Dragon Age Lead Designer Joins Empire Avenue

December 6, 2010 -

Game industry veteran Brent Knowles has joined the Empire Avenue team today. Empire Avenue is a social stock market game where users trade shares in each other. Empire Avenue says that Knowles "will be working closely with Empire Avenue to further refine, enhance and generally totally-awesomeify its ever-so-addictive Social Stock Market Game."

Knowles is a former BioWare developer, who most recently served as the Lead Designer and Creative Director on the studio’s action-RPG, Dragon Age: Origins. Knowles other credits include Co-Lead Designer on Neverwinter Nights, Lead Designer on the Neverwinter Nights expansions, a Designer on Baldur’s Gate II, and design work on Jade Empire.

Knowles is also a writer and recently placed first in the third quarter of the Writers of the Future Contest and has had his writing published in magazines such as On Spec, Neo-Opsis and Tales of the Talisman. For more information on Brent, visit his web site.

For more information on Empire Avenue, visit empireavenue.com.

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