User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Emmanuel Valdez

Also Known As

  • Emmanual Valdez

Game Credits

Production

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy (2008)   (Game Director)
 

Design

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Darkwatch (2005)   (Original Concept Created By)
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing (1999)   (Ready 2 Rumble Boxing Design Team)
 

Art/Graphics

Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2 (2000)   (Lead Artist)
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing (1999)   (Lead Artist)
Bio FREAKS (1998)   (Senior Animator)
ESPN Extreme Games (1995)   (Artists)
ESPN Baseball Tonight (1994)   (Sprite Teams)
ESPN NBA Hangtime '95 (1994)   (3D Effects)
ESPN Speed World (1994)   (Animations)
Champions World Class Soccer (1993)   (Graphic Design)
Beat the House (1992)   (Art)
 

Video/Cinematics

Darkwatch (2005)   (Talent)
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2 (2000)   (Motion Talent)
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing (1999)   (Motion Talent)
 

Audio

Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2 (2000)   (Voice Talent)
 

Thanks

Spy Fiction (2004)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Iron Phoenix (2005)   (Vice President)
 


Developer Biography

Emmanuel Valdez has been a designer in the video game industry for over nine years. Most recently, Emmanuel served as lead artist and game designer for Midway Home Entertainment, where he worked on B.I.O. Freaks and the highly-acclaimed Ready 2 Rumble Boxing franchise, a series that has received industry-wide praise and numerous awards.

Prior to Midway, Emmanuel was at Sony Computer Entertainment's 989 Studios, where he worked as senior artist on ESPN Extreme Racing, NFL Gameday '95, NBA Hangtime / ESPN2 World Tour Basketball, ESPN Speedworld, ESPN Baseball Tonight, and ESPN Hockey Tonight.

Emmanuel began his career at Park Place Productions, helping produce such classic games for PC, Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo as Mohammed Ali Boxing, Championship World Class Soccer, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.

Emmanuel is a frequent keynote speaker and panel discussion participant, and has been quoted by publications such as New York Times, Post Magazine and IGN.com. He received his BS in Industrial and Environmental Design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

[Source: Sammy Studios Management]

Last updated: Feb 09, 2005