Darren Falcus

Game Credits

Business

Build It Green: Back to the Beach (2010)   (CEO / Managing Director)
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Directo... (2009)   (Managing Director)
Empire Builder: Ancient Egypt (2009)   (CEO)
The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2008)   (Managing Director)
Arctic Tale (2007)   (Managing Director)
Arctic Tale (2007)   (Managing Director)
Charlotte's Web (2007)   (Managing Director)
Jenga World Tour (2007)   (Managing Director)
Pro Pinball: Trilogy (2005)   (Managing Director)
SAS Anti-Terror Force (2005)   (Managing Director)
The Guy Game (2004)   (Managing Director)
Jackie Chan Adventures (2004)   (Managing Director)
Mega Man: Anniversary Collection (2004)   (Managing Director)
Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown (2003)   (Managing Director)
Aero the Acro-Bat (2002)   (Managing Director)
Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing (2002)   (Managing Director)
Shadow Man (1999)   (Managing Director )
Forsaken (1998)   (Managing Director)
All-Star 1997 Featuring Frank Thomas (1997)   (Managing Director)
Batman Forever (1996)   (Managing Director)
Frank Thomas Big Hurt Baseball (1996)   (Managing Director)
 

Production

AMF Bowling Pinbusters! (2007)   (Managing Director)
The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome (2007)   (Managing Director)
Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)   (Managing Director)
Daemon Summoner (2006)   (Managing Director)
Mega Man: Anniversary Collection (2004)   (Managing Director )
Miami Vice (2004)   (Managing Director)
Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! (2002)   (Managing Director)
 

Design

Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo (2003)   (Managing Director)
Shadow Man (1999)   (Managing Director)
Big Nose Freaks Out (1992)   (Design )
Pegasus (1991)   (Game Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

Big Nose Freaks Out (1992)   (Programming)
Big Nose the Caveman (1991)   (Programming & Design)
 

Marketing

Wings!: Remastered Edition (2014)   (Managing Director)
 


Developer Biography

Darren, along with brother, Jason Falcus, started programming and designing video games in 1981, and had several of these published in the UK over the next five years. In 1988, after recognising the market potential, and the way that games were going to have to be developed in the future, he set up a small development company, Optimus Software Ltd.

By 1993, Darren's role had changed and involved the day-to-day running of the company. This was when Optimus was acquired by Iguana Entertainment, and became Iguana UK.

Over the next three years, Darren was involved in setting up an organizational structure and relocating Iguana to a plush, new building overlooking the River Tees. Darren was also involved in accounting, equipment purchasing, network installation, recruitment, project management, scheduling and initiating policies and procedures. A large amount of his time was been spent building up Iguana UK (now Acclaim Studios Teesside) to a high of over seventy people, and helping to recruit for the U.S. studio.

Darren founded Atomic Planet Entertainment with his brother in August, 2000, and is currently responsible for the day-to-day running of Atomic Planet, and providing the vision for the future direction.

Source: Atomic Planet Entertainment company homepage

Last updated: May 11, 2005