User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)

Brian Schorr

Game Credits

Business

The Conduit (2009)   (Director of A&R)
Planet 51: The Game (2009)   (A&R Director)
Crazy Taxi (1999)   (Director of A&R)
Sonic & Knuckles (1994)   (Director A&R)
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (1994)   (Director A&R)
Phantasy Star II (1989)   (Director A&R)
 

Production

Time Crisis: Project Titan (2001)   (Producers)
Smashing Drive (2000)   (Producers)
Pac-Man World (1999)   (Producer)
Power F1 (1997)   (Producer)
Tales of Destiny (1997)   (Localization Coordinator)
The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga (1996)   (Producer)
Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings (1995)   (Produced for U.S. Gold by)
Dominus (1994)   (Produced for U.S. Gold by)
Winter Olympic Games: Lillehammer '94 (1994)   (Producer)
 

Writers

Tales of Destiny (1997)   (Script Implementation)
 

Art/Graphics

Alpha Protocol (2010)   (Director of Artists & Repertoire)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (2009)   (Director of Artists & Repertoire)
SoulCalibur IV (2008)   (Guest Character Concept)
 

Audio

The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga (1996)   (Voices)
 

Quality Assurance

I-Ninja (2003)   (QA & Customer Support Manager)
kill.switch (2003)   (Quality Assurance & Customer Support Manager)
MotoGP 3 (2003)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Spawn: Armageddon (2003)   (QA & Customer Support Manager)
Dead to Rights (2002)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Pac-Man Fever (2002)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Pac-Man World 2 (2002)   (Quality Assurance)
Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament (2002)   (Q.A. Manager)
SoulCalibur II (2002)   (QA & Customer Service Manager)
Time Crisis 3 (2002)   (QA & Customer Support Manager)
Xenosaga: Episode I - Der Wille zur Macht (2002)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies (2001)   (QA Manager)
AirBlade (2001)   (QA Manager)
Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil (2001)   (Q.A. Manager)
Klonoa: Empire of Dreams (2001)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Namco Museum (2001)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Pac-Man Collection (2001)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Tekken 4 (2001)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Vampire Night (2001)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Point Blank 3 (2000)   (Q.A. Manager)
Smashing Drive (2000)   (QA Manager)
Tales of Destiny II (2000)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Namco Museum (2001)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Tales of Destiny (1997)   (Q.A. Manager)
Tekken 3 (1997)   (Q.A. Manager)
Time Crisis II (1997)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
CrimeWave (1996)   (QA)
Shellshock (1996)   (Quality Assurance)
Tomb Raider (1996)   (QA)
BC Racers (1995)   (Testing the Wheel (U.S. Gold))
Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings (1995)   (Morph Masters Quality Assurance)
Slipstream 5000 (1995)   (Air Traffic Controller (for U.S. Gold))
Dominus (1994)   (Quality Assurance)
Flashback: The Quest for Identity (1992)   (Testers )
 

Localization

Klonoa: Door to Phantomile (1997)   (Localization Coordinator - US)
 

Marketing

Planet 51: The Game (2009)   (A&R Director)
Ridge Racer 6 (2005)   (National Sales Manager)
The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino dungeon (2004)   (Channel Marketing Manager)
 

Public Relations

Tekken 5 (2004)   (Channel Marketing Manager)
 

Creative Services

Tales of Destiny (1997)   (Manual Development)
Tekken 3 (1997)   (Manual Development)
The Incredible Hulk: The Pantheon Saga (1996)   (Manual)
 

Customer/Technical Support

Spawn: Armageddon (2003)   (QA & Customer Support Manager )
SoulCalibur II (2002)   (Customer Service Manager)
 

Support

SoulCalibur II (2002)   (QA & Customer Service Manager )
Race Drivin' (1990)   (Technical Support, Administrative Support, Management, Manufacturing, Etc.)
 

Thanks

Culdcept Saga (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos - Battle March (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos (2006)   (Special Thanks to)
Xenosaga: Episode III - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Ace Combat Advance (2005)   (Special Thanks To)
Atomic Betty (2005)   (Special Thanks To)
The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree (2005)   (Special Thanks to)
Dead to Rights II (2005)   (Special Thanks (Namco))
Dead to Rights: Reckoning (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Death by Degrees (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Gumby vs. the Astrobots (2005)   (Special Thanks To:)
Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament (2005)   (Special Thanks to:)
Namco Museum 50th Anniversary (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Namco Museum Battle Collection (2005)   (Special Thanks to)
Pac-Man Pinball Advance (2005)   (Special Thanks to)
Popeye: Rush for Spinach (2005)   (Special Thanks to)
Rebelstar: Tactical Command (2005)   (Special Thanks To)
Sigma Star Saga (2005)   (Special Thanks To)
SoulCalibur III (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Tales of Legendia (2005)   (Special Thanks to)
Tales of the Abyss (2005)   (Special Thanks)
We Love Katamari (2005)   (Special Thanks to)
Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War (2004)   (US Special Thanks)
Arc the Lad: End of Darkness (2004)   (Special Thanks To)
Breakdown (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Katamari Damacy (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Mr. DRILLER: Drill Spirits (2004)  
Xenosaga: Episode II - Jenseits von Gut und Böse (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Pac-Man World 3 (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Time Crisis II (1997)   (Special Thanks to)
BC Racers (1995)   (Special thanks to:)
 

Other

Alpha Protocol (2010)   (Director of Repertoire)
Iron Man 2 (2010)   (A&R Director)
Napoleon: Total War (2010)   (A&R Director)
SoulCalibur IV (2008)   (Strategic Business Manager & Guest Character Concept)
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation (2007)   (National Sales Manager)
Beautiful Katamari (2007)   (Strategic Business Manager)
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam (2007)   (National Sales Manager)
InuYasha: Secret of the Divine Jewel (2007)   (National Sales Manager)
Namco Museum DS (2007)   (National Sales Manager)
QuickSpot (2007)   (NBGA Staff)
Soulcalibur Legends (2007)   (Strategic Business Manager)
Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Bounty Hounds (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Curious George (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
The Fast and the Furious (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Gunpey DS (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
.hack//G.U. Vol. 1//Rebirth (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Mage Knight: Apocalypse (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Pac-Man World Rally (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Point Blank DS (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Ridge Racer 7 (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Snoopy vs. the Red Baron (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Tekken: Dark Resurrection (2006)   (National Sales Manager)
Me & My Katamari (2005)   (National Sales Manager)
Tales of Legendia (2005)   (National Sales Manager)
Tales of the Abyss (2005)   (National Sales Manager)
Urban Reign (2005)   (National Sales Manager)
Tekken 3 (1997)   (Localization Coordinator)
Gunstar Heroes (1993)   (Director A&R)
Shinobi (1987)   (Director A&R)
 


Developer Biography

Brian is a skilled business management professional with a proven record of success developing, producing and marketing next-generation titles for the highly competitive video game industry.

He has played an integral part in the on-time production and successful release of hundreds of game titles during his career, generating strong revenue streams for Namco Bandai Games America in a variety of key management roles, most recently as Strategic Business Manager.

Proven expertise in all phases of the project and product management lifecycles, from initial planning and scheduling through design, development, testing, QA, production and release.

From directing national sales teams and managing high-priority accounts to driving channel marketing programs and producing top-selling titles, his career has been marked by a strong drive toward product excellence, both in quality and sales performance.

Last updated: Jun 03, 2008