Randy Pitchford steps down from Gearbox Software, leads Gearbox Studios

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by James Batchelor

Former CTO Steve Jones to take over Borderlands developer, Pitchford to head up new TV/film studio

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Randy Pitchford is stepping away from his duties at Gearbox Software to concentrate on other parts of the company — namely a new media production arm.

He hands the role of president for the Borderlands developer to Steve Jones, who leaves his previous role as chief technology officer. Jones has worked at Gearbox for 22 years, and was technical director on the first two Borderlands games.

With Jones in charge of Gearbox’s development arm, Pitchford focuses on his duties as CEO and

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