John Cook

Game Credits

Business

Carmageddon: Reincarnation (2014)   (Business development)
Asteroids & Deluxe (2007)   (Biz)
Centipede & Millipede (2007)   (Biz)
Snakeball (2007)   (Biz)
Q.A.D: Quintessential Art of Destruction (1996)   (Deals)
Zoop (1995)   (Bad Management)
Tetris (1988)   (Nagging by)
 

Quality Assurance

Space Tripper (2001)   (Agent)
 

Public Relations

Zoop (1995)   (Hookstone Worldwide Representation)
 

Thanks

Prison Architect (2017)   (Special Thanks)
Battle Engine Aquila (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Grand Prix 4 (2002)   (Thank you...)
ZooCube (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Grand Prix 3 Season 2000 (2001)   (Thank you...)
Ball Breakers (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Grand Prix 3 (2000)   (Special Thanks To)
Spirit of Speed 1937 (1999)   (Broadsword Interactive would like to acknowledge the following for their invaluable help in the production of this computer game)
Super Alfred Chicken (1994)   (Special thanks to)
Alfred Chicken (1993)   (Special thanks go to)
SkyChase (1990)   (Special Thanks To)
 

Other

Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers (2014)   (Business Development)
Carmageddon (2013)   (Another Bloke Watching This Thing With Considerable Interest )
Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers (2013)   (Business Development)
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers ... (2012)   (Business Dvelopment)
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers ... (2011)   (Business Development)
Risk: Factions (2010)   (Business Development)
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers (2009)   (Business)
Battlezone (2008)   (Biz)
Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm (2008)   (Biz)
Zoop (1995)   (Hookstone Worldwide Representation)
The Flintstones (1994)   (Agent)
Zig-Zag (1987)   (Key Grip)
 


Developer Biography

Since 1988, Cook has represented some of the world's top game companies, including Maxis (Sim City et al), Bullfrog Productions (Populous, Syndicate, Theme Park etc.), Sensible Software, The Bitmap Brothers, Geoff Crammond, Mucky Foot and most recently, Puzzlekings, Simergy, Lost Toys, Elixir, Carmageddon creators, Stainless Games and those futurist retrogamers PomPom.

Cook's involvement with the games industry dates back to the earlyeighties when he was a journalist on the cult magazine Popular Computing Weekly. In 1986 he joined the Mirror Group where he became Head of Development of Mirrorsoft, its computer game subsidiary. He was influential in the first release of Tetris, probably the world's most successful computer game as well as the launch of the trailblazing Imageworks label.

After leaving the Mirror Group in 1988, he set up his own games agency business (Bad Management), later to also establish developers Cranberry Source and his own production company, NoName Games, producers of Sentinel Returns. He lives in Hampstead, London and France.

Last updated: Sep 22, 2003