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Derek Manning

Developer Biography

Derek Manning is currently working as the Lead Game Designer on multiple health-related game projects for ORCAS in Eugene, OR.

He previously worked for Disney Interactive where he released ESPN Return Man on Facebook as the Lead Designer, as well as Game Designer on the unreleased Disney's City Girl. Previously he held the title of Lead Designer at InstantAction, formerly Garage Games, after working at Buzz Monkey Software. He worked in QA at Buzz Monkey while making Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary and as a Level Designer on Tomb Raider: Underworld. At Garage Games he released Fallen Empire: Legions for and PlayLegions in the Lead Designer role, then Instant Jam as a Game Designer. Other titles were in the works but unfortunately InstantAction was shut down in November 2010.

He has worked on the PS2, Wii, Xbox 360, PSP, PC, and Facebook platforms.

Contributed by Derek Manning (62) on Nov 07, 2007. [revised by : Derek Manning (62)].