In 2006 when science fiction author Karen Traviss' editor asked her if she wanted to do a military video game tie-in novel, it was the first she'd heard of Epic Games' Gears of War. Today she's responsible for the entire fictional universe, steering the adventure of Marcus Fenix and company to its inevitable…
Author Greg Bear isn't just a one-time Kotaku guest columnist and a prize-winning science fiction author. He's also the guy working on the origin story for the entire HALO universe.
Artist, writer, game designer; the biggest feather in Brenda Brathwaite's cap, in my book, is that she had a hand in creating some of the Wizardry games.