Randall S. Pitchford II
Randy's had a long professional background in the production and design of 3D games including work on 3D Realms Entertainment
’ Duke Nukem 3D
, Atomic, Duke Nukem 64
and Shadow Warrior
. He left the company in May 1997 to work on Prax War
at Rebel Boat Rocker
. The game was never released and he founded Gearbox Software LLC
with three others in January 1999, where he is the President and CEO.
Randy accepted the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences award for best PC Action Game in 2000 for his production and direction of Gearbox’s debut title, Half-Life: Opposing Force
. Since then, Randy directed or produced, and/or was executive produced on Half-Life: Blue Shift
, Half-Life (PS2)
, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero
, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3
, Halo (PC)
, 007: Nightfire
In 2005 he served as Co-Director and Executive Producer on the original franchise Brothers in Arms
Randy is also is a fierce deathmatch enthusiast who has earned a reputation since the days of Doom
with the handle “DuvalMagic”. Before becoming a full-time game developer, Randy was a professional magician in Hollywood occasionally performing at the famous Magic Castle between classes at UCLA.
Also Known As
- IMDb -- Randall Pitchford's profile at the Internet Movie Database.
- Aliens: Colonial Marines (2013), SEGA of America, Inc.
- Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition (2013), Devolver Digital
- Borderlands 2 (2012), 2K Games, Inc.
- Death Rally (2012), Remedy Entertainment Ltd.
- Duke Nukem Forever (2011), 2K Games, Inc.
- Borderlands: Double Game Add-on Pack (2010), 2K Games, Inc.
- Borderlands (2009), 2K Games, Inc.
- Borderlands: The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned (2009), 2K Games, Inc.
- Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway (2008), Ubisoft, Inc.
- Duke Nukem 3D (2008), 3D Realms Entertainment
- Brothers in Arms: D-Day (2006), Ubisoft, Inc.
- Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood (2005), Ubisoft, Inc.
- Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 (2005), Ubisoft, Inc.
- Halo: Combat Evolved (2003), Microsoft Game Studios
- 007: Nightfire (2002), Electronic Arts, Inc.
- Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (2002), Activision Publishing, Inc.
- Half-Life (2001), Sierra On-Line, Inc.
- Half-Life: Blue Shift (2001), Sierra On-Line, Inc.
- Half-Life: Opposing Force (1999), Sierra On-Line, Inc.
- Shadow Warrior (1997), GT Interactive Software Corp.
- Duke Nukem 3D: Atomic Edition (1996), GT Interactive Software Corp.
- Duke Nukem 3D: Plutonium Pak (1996), GT Interactive Software Corp.