Arnab Basu

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Arnab Basu is a product manager, game designer and a videogames producer. He has contributed to the Tomb Raider series for Crystal Dynamics[1] on Tomb Raider: Anniversary[2] and Tomb Raider: Underworld.[3] And later, at Eidos Interactive for Batman: Arkham Asylum.[4]

Arnab is a secretary on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Play,[5] a not-for-profit which promotes game design as a non-traditional education tool. His focus has been enhancing primary education for kids around the world by harnessing new media and game design techniques to build flexible, on-demand learning ecologies. He has given talks on game design at the Game Design Expo, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver' 2008[6] and the Game Developers Conference, Lyon, 2007[7]

Basu graduated with an MET degree from the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon in 2006.[8] He holds a BE in Computer Science and Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University[9]


  1. ^ Why Your Game Studio Should Practice 'Shared Design', Gamasutra Article, February 5, 2008
  2. ^ "Credits for Anniversary". Retrieved 2011-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Credits for Underworld". Retrieved 2011-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Credits for Batman: Arkham Asylum". Retrieved 2011-06-19. 
  5. ^ "Bio page on Institute of Play website". Retrieved 2011-06-19. 
  6. ^ Shared Design. Jan 20, 2008
  7. ^ Crystal Dynamics on sharing design skills across teams, December 3, 2007
  8. ^ Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Profile, June 2006
  9. ^ Achiever's List, Alumni News, C.M.R. Institute of Technology, June 2005, Retrieved February 5, 2010

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