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

Jack Tretton

Game Credits

Business

Journey (2012)   (Recognition to the executive management team)
God of War III (2010)   (With special recognition to the Executive Management Team including)
Heavy Rain (2010)   (Executive Management Team)
Sports Champions (2010)   (We Would Like to Thank Each Individual At Sony Computer Entertainment America for Their Contribution, Support and Dedication to the Success of Sport Champions with Special Recognition to the Executive Management Team Including:)
Flower (2009)   (Executive Management Team)
SingStar ABBA (2008)   (Executive Management Team)
MLB 07: The Show (2007)   (Executive Management team)
Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice (2007)   (With special recognition to the Executive Management Team including)
The Con (2005)   (Executive Vice President)
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie (2005)   (Executive Vice President and Co-COO)
 

Production

Daxter (2006)   (Executive Vice President of Product Development)
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005)   (Executive Vice President of Product Development)
 

Public Relations

ATV Offroad Fury 2 (2002)   (Executive Marketing Team)
 

Thanks

inFAMOUS: First Light (2014)   (Special Thanks)
inFAMOUS: Second Son (2014)   (We would like to thank)
Beyond: Two Souls (2013)   (Special Thanks to the Executive Management Team)
God of War: Ascension (2013)   (Special Thanks)
Knack (2013)   (Executive Management Team)
The Last of Us (2013)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of The Last of Us with special recognition to the executive management team including)
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (2012)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of The Ratchet Collection with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Resistance: Burning Skies (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Resistance: Burning Skies with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Sorcery (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Sorcery, with special recognition to the Executive Management team, including)
Starhawk (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Starhawk with special recognition to the Executive Management including)
The Unfinished Swan (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of The Unfinished Swan with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Wonderbook: Book of Spells (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions; support and dedication to the success of Wonderbook™: Book of Spells with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
inFAMOUS 2 (2011)   (Special Thanks)
inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Killzone 3 (2011)   (Special Thanks)
LittleBigPlanet 2 (2011)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Littlebigplanet 2 with special recognition to the executive management team including)
MotorStorm: Apocalypse (2011)   (With special thanks to the Executive Management Team including)
PixelJunk Shooter 2 (2011)   (-)
Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One (2011)   (We would like to thank)
Resistance 3 (2011)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Resistance 3 with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011)   (Extra Special Thanks - Executive Management Team)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake (2010)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of the Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
God of War: Ghost of Sparta (2010)   (We would like to thank each)
MAG (2010)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of MAG with special recognition to the executive management team including:)
ModNation Racers (2010)   (We Would Like to Thank Each Individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for Their Contributions, Support and Dedication to the Success of ModNation Racers with Special Recognition to the Executive Management Team Including:)
Fat Princess (2009)   (Special Thanks)
God of War Collection (2009)   (With Special Recognition to the Executive Management Team Including)
inFAMOUS (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (2009)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Jak and Daxter®: The Lost Frontier™ with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Killzone 2 (2009)   (Special Thanks)
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge (2009)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions; support and dedication to the success of Motorstorm Arctic Edge with special recognition to the executive management team including)
Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic (2009)   (Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Resistance: Retribution (2009)   (SCEA)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009)   (Special Thanks)
God of War: Chains of Olympus (2008)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contridubtions, support and dedication to the success of God of War: Chains of Olympus with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
MLB 08: The Show (2008)   (Special Thanks)
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Patapon (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty (2008)   (We would like to thank)
Resistance 2 (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Secret Agent Clank (2008)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Secret Agent Clank with special recognition to the executive management team including)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (Extra Twisted Edition) (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Everyday Shooter (2007)   (Special Thanks)
The Eye of Judgment (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of THE EYE OF JUDGMENT™ with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Folklore (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Folklore™ with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Formula 1 Championship Edition (2007)   (Executive Management Team)
God of War II (2007)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Go! Puzzle (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Go! Puzzle with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Heavenly Sword (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Jeanne d'Arc (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Lair (2007)   (Special Thanks)
MLB 07: The Show (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (2007)   (Special Thanks (Executive Management Team))
Rogue Galaxy (2007)   (Special Thanks)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Tactical Strike (2007)   (Sony Computer Entertainment America Executive Management team)
Syphon Filter: Combat Ops (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Syphon Filter®: Logan's Shadow with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contribution, support and dedication to the success of Uncharted: Drake's Fortune with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
ATV Offroad Fury Pro (2006)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Daxter (2006)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Daxter with special recognition to the Executive Management team including: )
Genji: Days of the Blade (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Killzone: Liberation (2006)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Killzone™: Liberation with special recognition to the Executive Management team Including:)
Lemmings (2006)   (Special Thanks)
LocoRoco (2006)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America)
MotorStorm (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Resistance: Fall of Man (2006)   (Special Thanks)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo 2 (2006)   (Special Thanks )
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Tourist Trophy: The Real Riding Simulator (2006)   (Special Thanks )
ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails (2005)   (Special Thanks)
The Con (2005)   (With special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
EyeToy: Kinetic (2005)   (Special Recognition to the Management Team)
Genji: Dawn of the Samurai (2005)   (Special Thanks)
God of War (2005)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Jak X: Combat Racing (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Kingdom of Paradise (2005)   (Special Thanks (Executive Management Team))
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Pursuit Force (2005)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Pursuit Force with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Rise of the Kasai (2005)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005)   (Special Thanks)
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (2005)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo (2005)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (2005)   (Special Thanks)
WipEout Pure (2005)   (Special Thanks)
ATV Offroad Fury 3 (2004)   (Management Team)
Downhill Domination (2004)   (Special Thanks)
EyeToy: AntiGrav (2004)   (Special Thanks)
EyeToy: Play 2 (2004)  
Gran Turismo 4 (2004)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Gran Turismo 4 with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Jak 3 (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Killzone (2004)   (Special recognition to the Executive Management team)
Rise to Honor (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Sly 2: Band of Thieves (2004)   (Executive Acknowledgement)
Amplitude (2003)   (Thanks To )
Jak II (2003)   (with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
MLB 2004 (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Primal (2003)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Primal with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (2003)  
Siren (2003)   (Special Thanks (Executive Management Team))
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (2003)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support, and dedication to the success of SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
War of the Monsters (2003)   (Special Thanks to the SCEA Executive Management Team)
Dark Cloud 2 (2002)   (We would like to thank each undividual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contribution, support and dedication to the success of Dark Cloud 2 with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Disney's Treasure Planet (2002)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Disney's Treasure Planet with special recognition to the Executive management team including)
Drakan: The Ancients' Gates (2002)   (Special Thanks)
The Mark of Kri (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (2002)   (Special Thanks )
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs (2002)   (Special Thanks)
C-12: Final Resistance (2001)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of C-12: Final Resistance with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Cool Boarders 2001 (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Extermination (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Frequency (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec (2001)   (Thank You's)
ICO (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Kinetica (2001)   (Special Thanks)
NFL GameDay 2002 (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Okage: Shadow King (2001)   (SCEA Special Thanks)
PaRappa the Rapper 2 (2001)   (Special Thanks )
Syphon Filter 3 (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Crash Bash (2000)   (SCEA Special Thanks)
Dark Cloud (2000)   (SCEA Special Thanks)
MediEvil II (2000)   (And More Thank You's)
NCAA GameBreaker 2001 (2000)   (Special Thanks)
NFL GameDay 2001 (2000)   (Special Thanks)
NHL FaceOff 2001 (2000)   (SPECIAL THANKS)
Spyro: Year of the Dragon (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Syphon Filter 2 (2000)   (Speical Thanks)
CTR: Crash Team Racing (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Gran Turismo 2 (1999)   (And More Thank You's)
Jet Moto 3 (1999)   (Special Thanks to)
NCAA Final Four 99 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
NFL GameDay 2000 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Speed Punks (1999)   (And More Thank You's)
Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Syphon Filter (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Twisted Metal 4 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Wild Arms 2 (1999)   (Special Thanks To)
Blasto (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Bust A Groove (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Cool Boarders 3 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Crash Bandicoot: Warped (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar A Bug's Life (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Legend of Legaia (1998)   (Special Thanks)
NCAA GameBreaker 99 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
NFL Xtreme (1998)   (Special Thanks)
NHL FaceOff '99 (1998)   (SCEA)
Rally Cross 2 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Spyro the Dragon (1998)   (Special Thanks To (SCEA))
Star Ocean: The Second Story (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Twisted Metal III (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Armored Core (1997)   (Special Thanks To)
Bloody Roar (1997)   (Special Thanks)
CART World Series (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Cool Boarders 2 (1997)   (Special Thanks To)
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Final Fantasy VII (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Grandia (1997)   (Special Thanks To)
Gran Turismo (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Jersey Devil (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Jet Moto 2 (1997)   (Special Thanks to)
NFL GameDay 98 (1997)   (Special Thanks)
NHL FaceOff '98 (1997)   (SCEA)
Jet Moto (1996)   (Special Thanks)
NFL GameDay '97 (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Twisted Metal 2 (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Rise of the Robots (1994)   (Special Thanks To)
Rise of the Robots: The Director's Cut (1994)   (Special Thanks to)
 

Other

Genji: Dawn of the Samurai (2005)   (Executive Vice President)
Jak X: Combat Racing (2005)   (Executive Vice President)
Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005)   (Executive Vice President)
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)   (Executive Vice President)
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (2005)   (Executive Vice President)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo (2005)   (Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer)
World Tour Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Executive Vice President)
MLB 2002 (2001)   (Sales)
Hot Shots Golf 2 (1999)   (Golf Consultant)
 

Companies

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Confrontation (2008)   (Sony Computer Entertainment Executive Management team)
 


Developer Biography

Jack Tretton is President and CEO of SCEA since 1st December 2006. Previously, he was Executive Vice President at the same company. Under Tretton as VP, the product development group was divided into seven studios with more than 500 employees reporting to him directly.

Tretton joined Sony Computer Entertainment America in 1995 as Director of Sales, and one of the founding members of the executive team.

Prior to joining Sony Computer Entertainment America, Tretton worked for JVC Musical Industries, an international publisher of videogames, where he served as General Manager directing the company’s sales, product development, marketing, finance and operation efforts. From 1986 to 1991, Tretton held numerous positions with Activision, an international publisher of interactive software, culminating as vice president, sales. He also held sales positions with Majers Corporation and Duracell, U.S.A.

Tretton received his bachelor of science degree from Providence College.

Last updated: Dec 04, 2006