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In 1981, Andrew Hieke founded Terminal Software, a software publisher and later Binary Design Limited, focusing on software development with over fifty employees. In 1993, Hieke joined Microprose Limited as Development Director and worked on numerous titles including Formula One Grand Prix and X-Com. Spectrum Holobyte acquired Microprose in 1995 and Hieke was promoted to Development Director at Spectrum’s head office in Alameda, California, overseeing Star Trek, Top Gun and the Falcon brands.
As President of Production, Hieke co-founded PostLinear Entertainment, a San Francisco based development company that developed numerous casual card games for the Imagination Network and multiplayer online games, Ten-Six and Vigilance for SEGA's Heat.Net. In 1998, Hieke co-founded the Redmond-based Nintendo Software Technology Corporation, the first US based development studio on the Nintendo campus.
Around 2000 to 2005, Hieke was General Manager and Senior Vice President of Atari’s Humongous Entertainment studio, working with titles in the Backyard Sports franchise, the sports brand for children. As of July 2007, he is the General Manager of Production at iWin, Inc.
Andrew Hieke holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronics from the University of Salford, England.
Last updated: Aug 24, 2009