Microsoft Confirms Stamper Brothers Departure From Rare

Posted by bink on January 3 2007, 10:28 PM. Posted in Windows Games.

Chris and Tim Stamper, the founders of famed UK developer Rare (Donkey Kong Country, GoldenEye, Viva Pinata) have left the company they started in 1982, according to a statement from current Rare owner Microsoft.Speaking to consumer website 1UP, an unnamed Microsoft spokesperson indicated that the duo have already left the company, adding: “"Chris and Tim have helped shape Rare into the world-renowned development studio that is it today and their impact on the videogame industry as a whole is well known. They are simply leaving to pursue other opportunities and we wish them luck in their future endeavors."Continue At Source