User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)

John Kavanagh

Game Credits

Business

Anachronox (2001)   (CEO)
Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition (2001)   (Eidos Honcho)
Deus Ex (2000)   (Eidos Honcho)
Thief: The Dark Project (1998)   (Publishing Credits)
Hard Drivin' II (1990)   (Management)
ThunderJaws (1990)   (Management by)
Hard Drivin' (1989)   (Management)
 

Production

Star Trek: D-A-C (2009)   (SVP, Videogames)
Joint Strike Fighter - JSF (1997)   (Executive Producer)
Flying Nightmares (1994)   (Producers)
Hard Drivin' (1989)   (Management)
 

Design

Mad Dash Racing (2001)   (El Presidente)
John Romero's Daikatana (2000)   (EIdos Director Of Development)
007: Licence to Kill (1989)   (Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

MiG-29 Fulcrum (1991)   (Development team)
James Bond 007 in The Living Daylights: The Comput... (1987)   (Programmers)
 

Writers

MiG-29 Fulcrum (1991)   (Manual's Writer)
 

Art/Graphics

Flying Nightmares (1994)   (Opening Animation)
James Bond 007 in The Living Daylights: The Comput... (1987)   (Graphic Artists)
 

Audio

Deus Ex (2000)   (The Cast)
 

Quality Assurance

S.T.U.N. Runner (1989)   (Management)
 

Creative Services

Flying Nightmares (1994)   (User Manual)
 

Support

Flight Unlimited II (1997)   (EIDOS Interactive)
 

Thanks

SEGA Arcade Gallery (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Whiplash (2003)   (Special Thanks)
The Legacy of Kain Series: Blood Omen 2 (2002)   (Special thanks)
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver 2 (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Deus Ex (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Hitman: Codename 47 (2000)   (Special Thanks To)
Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty (1999)   (Special Thanks To)
Official Formula One Racing (1999)   (Eidos Interactive)
Omikron: The Nomad Soul (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Revenant (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Warzone 2100 (1999)   (Special Thanks To)
Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines (1998)   (Special Thanks To)
Gangsters: Organized Crime (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Tomb Raider Gold (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Tomb Raider (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Cyberball (1988)   (Thanks To)
 

Other

The Adventures of Tintin: The Game (2011)   (SVP Video Games)
Shutter Island (2010)   (SVP, Games)
The Legacy of Kain Series: Blood Omen 2 (2002)   (President)
 


Developer Biography

Since February 2009 John Kavanagh is the senior vice president of videogames at Paramount Digital Entertainment, Previously, since late January 2008, he led Kuju America, which he helped establish. Kavanagh began his career as a programmer at Atari, and later worked with Eidos as VP of product development, signing brands including Deus Ex, Hitman and Thief, and ran their US studio, Crystal Dynamics.

Last updated: Aug 23, 2009