Frank Pearce, one of many three co-founders of game developer Blizzard Entertainment, is leaving the corporate.
The announcement of Pearce’s exit comes less than a year after president Michael Morhaime, another Blizzard co-founder, left the company. J. Allen Brack, executive producer of “World of Warcraft,” took over the place as president of Blizzard.
“The moment has come for me to move away from Blizzard and move the torch to the following generation of leaders,” Pearce stated in a July 19 blog post. He has served as the chief development officer for Blizzard, which has run as a division of Activision Blizzard.
Pearce has been a part of Blizzard since its formation in early 1991 when the corporate was known as Silicon & Synapse. Early on, he worked as a programmer on titles including “Diablo,” “StarCraft,” “The Lost Vikings,” and “Blackthorne.” Allen Adham, Blizzard’s third founder, give up in 2004 then rejoined the corporate in 2016 and now serves as senior VP.
“I do know that the future of Blizzard will probably be wonderful below their guidance. There are various thrilling initiatives in the works, and I can’t wait to see the end outcomes,” Pearce wrote in his farewell post.
Brack, in an accompanying weblog, publishes, stated Pearce has saved a low public profile however has been an enormous a part of Blizzard for practically three decades. “Like many people, Frank is an introvert,” Brack wrote.