Mafia 3’s Hanger 13 studio head is stepping down after seven years

Haden Blackman, studio head and founder of Mafia 3’s developer Hanger 13, is stepping down from the role after seven years.

In an internal email from 2K, the publisher wrote: “Hello team, it’s with mixed emotions that I share with you several leadership updates from Hangar 13. Haden Blackman is stepping down as Studio Head of Hangar 13 and is leaving the company to pursue his passion at a new endeavor.

“We are grateful for Haden’s leadership in establishing Hangar 13, building and uniting teams in Novato, Brighton and Czech, and releasing multiple studio-defining Mafia games and collections.

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