Louis Castle

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Louis Castle
Louis Castle at BAFTA2011 GameDevs.jpg
Castle at a BAFTA event in Los Angeles in July 2011.
Occupation game designer

Louis Castle is an American video games designer.


Castle co-founded Westwood Studios with Brett Sperry in 1985.[1][2] Castle remained with Westwood when it was bought by Electronic Arts in 1998 and he was a vice president and General Manager of EA's Blueprint Studio,[3] he was given the second annual Lifetime Achievement Award by the Computer Game Developers Association at the Spotlight Awards in 1999.[citation needed] From 2003 to June 2009, Castle was Vice President of Creative Development at the Los Angeles studio of Electronic Arts,[4] on July 15, 2009, it was announced that Castle would join InstantAction as the new CEO of GarageGames.[5] After InstantAction was shut down in November 2010, Castle went on to become Senior Advisor for Premium FanPage in January 2011,[6] and later joined Zynga as VP of Studios,[7] on March 9, 2017, he became the head of Amazon Game Studios Seattle.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Castle lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with his family.


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