Chris Archer

Game Credits


Offensive Combat (2012)   (Chief Creative Officer)


Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)   (Executive Producer)
Fantastic 4 (2005)   (Executive Producer)
Spider-Man 2 (2005)   (Executive Producer)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)   (Executive Producer )
Spider-Man 2 (2004)   (Executive Producer)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)   (Executive Producer)
X-Men: Legends (2004)   (Executive Producer)
True Crime: Streets of LA (2003)   (Executive Producer)
Activision Anthology (2002)   (Executive Producer)
Disney's Tarzan: Return to the Jungle (2002)   (Executive Producer)
X-Men: Next Dimension (2002)   (Executive Producer)
Alienators: Evolution Continues (2001)   (Executive Producer)
Supercar Street Challenge (2001)   (Executive Producer)
X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse (2001)   (Executive Producer)
Road Champs: BXS Stunt Biking (2000)   (Executive Producer)
Spider-Man (2000)   (Senior Producer)
Spider-Man (2000)   (Senior Producer)
X-Men: Mutant Academy (2000)   (Sr. Producer)
Space Invaders (1999)   (Producer)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (1999)   (Producer)
Gex 3D: Enter the Gecko (1997)   (Producers)
Powerslave (1996)   (Producer)
The 11th Hour (1995)   (Virgin Assistant Producer)
The Daedalus Encounter (1995)   (Assistant Producer)
TriTryst (1995)   (Producer)
Creature Shock (1994)   (Assoc. Producer)


Offensive Combat (2012)   (Additional Design)
Fantastic 4 (2005)   (Additional Design)
X-Men: Legends (2004)   (Original Concept & Design)


Fantastic 4 (2005)   (Writing, DVD Extras)


Don Bradman Cricket 14 (2014)   (Additional Art)
Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Burning Earth (2007)   (Artists)
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2006)   (Artists)
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan (2005)   (Artists)
King Arthur (2004)   (Character Team)


Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan (2005)   (Cutscene Animations)


Offensive Combat (2012)   (Audio Design and Implementation)

Quality Assurance

Dark Colony (1997)   (Beta Testing)

Creative Services

Spider-Man: The Movie (2002)  


Spider-Man 2: The Game (2004)   (Special Thanks)


Sleeping Dogs (2012)   (Thank You!)
X-Men: Destiny (2011)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009)   (Special Thanks To...)
007: Quantum of Solace (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Call of Duty 3 (2006)   (Special Thanks)
2 in 1: DreamWorks' Shark Tale + Shrek 2 (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Fantastic 4 (2005)   (Seven Studios Special Thanks)
Madagascar (2005)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Madagascar (2005)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Ultimate Spider-Man (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Ultimate Spider-Man (Limited Edition) (2005)   (Special Thanks)
X-Men: Legends II - Rise of Apocalypse (2005)   (Production Special Thanks )
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Pitfall: The Lost Expedition (2004)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Pitfall: The Lost Expedition (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Shrek 2 (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Shrek 2 (2004)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer (2002)   (Production Thanks)
Spider-Man: The Movie (2002)   (Activision Thanks)
Street Hoops (2002)   (Thanks to)
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 (2001)   (Pro-Tec)
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX: Maximum Remix (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Jackie Chan Adventures: Legend of the Dark Hand (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX (2001)   (Activision Production Special Thanks)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX (2001)   (Thanks To)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX (2001)   (Activision Production Special Thanks)
Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Spider-Man 2: Enter: Electro (2001)   (Activision Thanks)
Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Tech Deck Skateboarding (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (2001)   (Special Thanks)
X-Men: Wolverine's Rage (2001)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Disney's the Lion King: Simba's Mighty A... (2000)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Spider-Man (2000)   (Thanks to)
Star Wars: Demolition (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Charlie Blast's Territory (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Space Invaders (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick (1997)   (Special Thanks )
MDK (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Battle Arena Toshinden 3 (1996)   (Playmate Interactive would like to give Special Thanks to)
NHL Powerplay '96 (1996)   (Special Thanks to)
Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six (2001)   (Special Thanks)


Neverwinter (2013)   (Cryptic Studios - Team Member)

Developer Biography

Position: Studio Head / Director of Development – SOE Seattle

With SOE since: 2010

Active in the industry since: 1992, Virgin Interactive

18-year industry veteran and currently Head of Studio for Sony Online Entertainment Seattle working on the highly anticipated "The Agency" for PC and PS3. Archer previously worked at Activision where he produced and developed such hit titles as the original Tony Hawk's Pro Skater and Spider-Man for the Nintendo 64 system, multi-million-unit selling hit games, True Crime: Streets of LA, Spider-Man the Movie 2, X-Men Legends, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 and Spider-Man 3. Prior to his move to SOE Chris created original concepts and designs for several games including Spider-Man, The new True Crime: Reboot and a Super Secret New IP.

Prior to joining the Activision team, Archer served as a Producer at Realtime Associates, where he produced Gex 2: Enter the Gecko for the N64, as well as designing several original concepts for Nintendo of America.

At Playmates Interactive Entertainment, he contributed his talents to the critically acclaimed Powerslave and Alien Earth. Previous to PIE, Archer served as a producer at Virgin Interactive Entertainment working on several hit titles including The Daedalus Encounter, Creature Shock, The 11th Hour, and Tritryst.

Chris has designed and/or produced over 40 games, garnering numerous awards, millions of units sold well over 1 billion in revenue generated.

Major Contributions to: True Crime: Hong Kong (Treyarch/UFG 2010) Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (VV/Activision 2010)Spider-Man 3 (Treyarch/Activision, 2008) Fantastic Four (Seven Studios/Activision 2005) X-Men Legends (Raven/Activision, 2004) Spider-Man The Movie 2 (Treyarch/Activision, 2004) True Crime (Luxoflux/Activision, 2001-2003) Tarzan Return to the Jungle (GBA, Activision, 2000) Tony Hawk (Nintendo 64, Activision, 2000) Spider-Man (Nintendo 64, Activision, 2000) Space Invaders (PSX/N64/PC/GBA, Activision, 2000) Gex 2 (N64, Realtime Associates, 1998) Powerslave (PSX/Saturn, Playmates, 1996) The 11th hour (PC/MAC/3DO VIE, 1995) The Daedalus Encounter (PC/MAC/3DO, VIE, 1995) Creature Shock (PC/3DO, VIE, 1994), among others.

Last updated: Sep 01, 2010