12 Facts About Amy Hennig


Amy Hennig's began her work in the industry on the Nintendo Entertainment System, with her design debut on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System game Michael Jordan: Chaos in the Windy City.

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Amy Hennig's later went to work for Crystal Dynamics, working primarily on the Legacy of Kain series .

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Amy Hennig's has been called one of the most influential women in the video game industry by Edge magazine.

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Amy Hennig's went on to the film school at San Francisco State University, when she was hired as an artist for an Atari game called ElectroCop.

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Amy Hennig's later moved to designing and directing video games.

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Two years after being hired at Electronic Arts, Amy Hennig worked as an artist on Michael Jordan: Chaos in the Windy City.

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Amy Hennig's directed and wrote Soul Reaver 2 and Legacy of Kain: Defiance.

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Amy Hennig's contributed to the Jak and Daxter series before working as the game director for Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, and as head writer and creative director for the Uncharted series.

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Amy Hennig's feels that focusing too much on graphics can inhibit a game, saying that once game writers focus on creative expression, video games will greatly improve.

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Amy Hennig's often uses supporting characters to highlight personality aspects of other characters through interactions within the script.

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Amy Hennig's has won two Writers Guild of America Video Game Writing Awards in addition to several other awards for her work on Uncharted 2 and Uncharted 3.

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Amy Hennig's received the Lifetime Achievement award at the Game Developers Choice Awards in March 2019.

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