Corey May

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Corey May
BornUnited States
Alma materHarvard University
OccupationScreenwriter, producer
Years active2002–present
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Corey May
BornUnited States
Alma materHarvard University
OccupationScreenwriter, producer
Years active2002–present

Corey May is the co-founder and President of Sekretagent Productions, a production company based in Los Angeles, California working in the film, video game, and internet industries. May is the main writer of the Assassin's Creed series. May worked as the lead writer on Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed II, and Assassin's Creed III. Corey May also helped Jeffrey Yohalem as a writer on Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, and Darby McDevitt on Assassin's Creed: Revelations. May also helps in the production of most other entries into the Assassin's Creed franchise to make sure everything flows together into one coherent narrative.

May graduated from Harvard University in 1999 and founded Sekretagent with Dooma Wendschuh upon their graduation from the University of Southern California's Peter Stark Producing Program in 2001.

Along with Dooma Wendschuh, May has co-written for video games such as Prince of Persia: Warrior Within, Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones, Army of Two and Terminator Salvation. He also was an executive producer on the 2006 horror film The Plague, was a producer on the 2002 film Yo, Tyrone.

Recently, it has been announced that he and Wendschuh will write the upcoming Batman video game developed by Warner Bros. Games Montreal, Batman: Arkham Origins,[1] a prequel to Rocksteady Studios Batman video games: Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City.

Video Gameography[edit]

YearTitleCredited asNotes
2002Yo, TyroneYesShort film
2004Prince of Persia: Warrior WithinYes
2005Prince of Persia: The Two ThronesYes
Battles of Prince of PersiaYes
2006The PlagueYesDirect-to-video
2007Assassin's CreedYes
2008Army of TwoYes
2009Terminator SalvationYes
Assassin's Creed IIYes
2010Assassin's Creed: BrotherhoodYesStory
2011Assassin's Creed: RevelationsYesStory
2011Happy Feet Two: Erik's AdventureYesApp
2012Assassin's Creed IIIYes
Cartoon UniverseYesOnline Game
2013Assassin's Creed IV: Black FlagYesStory
Batman: Arkham OriginsYes

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardAward categoryTitle of workResult
2010British Academy Video Games AwardsBest Story (shared with Joshua Rubin and Jeffrey Yohalem)Assassin's Creed IINominated
Writers Guild of America AwardOutstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing (shared with Joshua Rubin and Jeffrey Yohalem)Nominated
2011Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing (shared with Jeffrey Yohalem and Patrice Désilets)Assassin's Creed: BrotherhoodWon
2014Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing (shared with Dooma Wendschuh and Ryan Galletta)Batman: Arkham OriginsNominated


  1. ^ Hanson, Ben (April 17, 2013). "The Storyline of Batman: Arkham Origins". Game Informer. GameStop. Archived from the original on April 17, 2013. Retrieved April 17, 2013. 

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