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Lucasarts hires former Tomb Raider man Tim Longo for unannounced project

Lucasarts has announced it has hired Tomb Raider's former creative and franchise director Tim Longo.

The ex-Crystal Dynamics man will serve as creative director on an unannounced project, the firm told Gamasutra.

Longo worked with Lucasarts previously on titled such as Star Wars: Starfighter and Jedi Starfighter as the games' lead designer, and he was also Star Wars: Republic Commando's creative director. He was even a playtester for X-Wing vs TIE fighter back in the late 90s.

A company statement said it was "thrilled to welcome him back to the Lucasarts family."

Longo's last Tomb Raider projects were Underworld and Anniversary.

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