Chris Taylor's first game, Hardball II
, shipped in 1989, winning a Software Publishers Association award for best sports game of the year. The second game 4-D Boxing
won many awards and was among the first games to use motion capture data for its character animation. After completing Triple Play '96
for Electronic Arts
, Chris joined Cavedog Entertainment
, where he created a truly next-generation Real-time Strategy game, Total Annihilation
, which was released in 1997.
After The Core Contingency
expansion pack for TA, Chris started his own company: Gas Powered Games
in May 1998. The action RPG Dungeon Siege
was released in 2002 and again confirmed Chris as an innovator in both technology and gameplay. He worked on 3 more games in the franchise: the expansion pack Legends of Aranna
(2003), the sequel Dungeon Siege II
(2005) and the PSP version Throne of Agony
After this, he returned to real-time strategy games with the release of Supreme Commander
- Age of Empires Online (2011), Microsoft Game Studios
- Dungeon Siege III (2011), Square Enix, Inc.
- Supreme Commander 2 (2010), Square Enix, Inc.
- Demigod (2009), Stardock Entertainment, Inc.
- Space Siege (2008), SEGA of America, Inc.
- Empire Earth III (2007), Sierra Entertainment, Inc.
- Hellgate: London (2007), Namco Bandai Games America Inc.
- Supreme Commander (2007), THQ Inc.
- Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance (2007), THQ Inc.
- Dungeon Siege II: Broken World (2006), 2K Games, Inc.
- Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony (2006), 2K Games, Inc.
- Dungeon Siege II (2005), Microsoft Game Studios
- Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna (2003), Microsoft Game Studios
- Dungeon Siege (2002), Microsoft Corporation
- Total Annihilation: The Core Contingency (1998), Cavedog Entertainment
- Total Annihilation (1997), GT Interactive Software Europe Ltd.
- Triple Play: Gold Edition (1996), Electronic Arts, Inc.
- Triple Play 96 (1995), Electronic Arts, Inc.
- 4-D Boxing (1991), Electronic Arts, Inc.
- The Duel: Test Drive II (1989), Accolade, Inc.
- HardBall II (1989), Accolade, Inc.