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

Brian J. Farrell

Also Known As

  • Brian Farrell

Game Credits

Business

Darksiders (2010)   (CEO)
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor (2009)   (CEO)
Red Faction: Guerrilla (2009)   (CEO)
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (2009)   (CEO)
Baja: Edge of Control (2008)   (CEO)
de Blob (2008)   (President and CEO)
Frontlines: Fuel of War (2008)   (President and CEO)
Saints Row 2 (2008)   (CEO)
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Soulstorm (2008)   (Chief Executive Officer)
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (2007)   (Chief Executive Officer)
MX vs. ATV Untamed (2007)   (President)
Stuntman: Ignition (2007)   (President)
Secrets of the Ark: A Broken Sword Game (2006)   (President and CEO)
Nuclear Strike (1997)   (CEO)
 

Audio

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Movie (2004)   (Special Thanks)
 

Quality Assurance

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six (1998)   (Testers)
 

Thanks

Stacking (2011)   (Special Thanks to THQ)
WWE All Stars (2011)   (Fight Group Special Thanks)
Costume Quest (2010)   (Special Thanks to THQ)
Megamind: The Blue Defender (2010)   (Special Thanks)
WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2011 (2010)   (Fight Group Special Thanks)
50 Cent: Blood on the Sand (2009)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars: Race-O-Rama (2009)   (Special Thanks)
MX vs ATV Reflex (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Up (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Age of Empires: Mythologies (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Lock's Quest (2008)  
Wall-E (2008)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Worms: A Space Oddity (2008)   (Special Thanks)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 (2008)   (THQ Product Development Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars: Mater-National Championship (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars: Mater-National Championship (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Ratatouille (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Titan Quest: Immortal Throne (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command (2007)   (Special Thanks)
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 (2007)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2006)   (Special Thanks to)
Barnyard (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue (2006)   (Special thanks)
Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Monster House (2006)   (Special Thanks)
MX vs. ATV: On the Edge (2006)   (Special Thanks)
The Sopranos: Road to Respect (2006)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob Squarepants: Creature from the Krusty Krab (2006)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature From the Krusty Krab (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Titan Quest (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Worms: Open Warfare (2006)   (THQ Thanks)
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Advent Rising (2005)   (Special Thanks to THQ)
Æon Flux (2005)   (Special Thanks to THQ)
Bratz: Rock Angelz (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Constantine (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Evil Dead: Regeneration (2005)   (Special Thanks)
The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Juiced (2005)   (THQ Thanks)
MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3 (2005)   (THQ Thanks)
MX vs. ATV Unleashed (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Psychonauts (2005)   (Special Thanks to THQ)
Scooby-Doo!: Unmasked (2005)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants! (2005)   (THQ Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger (2005)   (Special Thanks:)
WWE Day of Reckoning 2 (2005)   (And Many Thanks To)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 (2005)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Zoo Tycoon DS (2005)   (Special Thanks)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius - Atta... (2004)   (Special Thanks)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius - Atta... (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Hot Wheels: Stunt Track Challenge (2004)   (Special Thanks)
The Incredibles (2004)   (Special Thanks)
MX Unleashed (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Ping Pals (2004)   (Special Thanks)
The Polar Express (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Scooby Doo!: Mystery Mayhem (2004)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Movie (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Tak 2: The Staff of Dreams (2004)   (THQ Inc. Special Thanks)
Tak 2: The Staff of Dreams (2004)   (THQ Special Thanks)
The Incredibles (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Wrath of the Darkhul King (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Crazy Taxi: Catch a Ride (2003)   (Special Thanks to)
Disney•Pixar Finding Nemo (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Finding Nemo (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick (2003)   (THQ Special Thanks)
The Fairly OddParents!: Breakin' Da Rules (2003)   (THQ Thanks)
GT Advance 3: Pro Concept Racing (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Hot Wheels: World Race (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Jet Grind Radio (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Monster Truck Madness (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee (2003)   (Special Thanks)
SEGA Arcade Gallery (2003)   (Special Thanks)
The Simpsons: Road Rage (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy (2003)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Tak and the Power of Juju (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Tak and the Power of Juju (2003)   (Special Thanks)
WWE Raw 2 (2003)   (Special Thanks)
WWE Smackdown! Here Comes the Pain (2003)  
WWE WrestleMania XIX (2003)  
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Vs. Ji... (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Altered Beast: Guardian of the Realms (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Baseball Advance (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Britney's Dance Beat (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Britney's Dance Beat (2002)   (Special Thanks to)
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)   (Special Thanks)
New Legends (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Nickelodeon: Rocket Power - Beach Bandits (2002)   (Special Thanks)
The Pinball of the Dead (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Rugrats: I Gotta Go Party (2002)   (Special thanks)
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Employee of the Month (2002)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Star Wars: The New Droid Army (2002)   (Very Special Thanks)
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Specical Thanks)
Virtua Tennis (2002)   (Special Thanks)
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Monsters, Inc. (2001)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Monsters, Inc. (2001)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Disney's Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Disney's Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)   (Special Thanks to)
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (2001)   (Special Thanks to)
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)   (Thq Special Thanks)
Saban's Power Rangers: Time Force (2001)   (Special thanks to)
Saban's Power Rangers: Time Force (2001)   (Special Thanks to)
Saban's Power Rangers: Time Force (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Saban's Power Rangers: Time Force (2001)   (Thanks to)
Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase (2001)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Scooby-Doo!: Classic Creep Capers (2001)   (Special thanks to)
SpongeBob Squarepants: Legend of the Lost Spatula (2001)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge (2001)   (Special Thanks to)
Tetris Worlds (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Aidyn Chronicles: The First Mage (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Chicken Run (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Evil Dead: Hail to the King (2000)   (Special Thanks)
MTV Sports: Skateboarding (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Scooby-Doo! Classic Creep Capers (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Star Wars: Episode I - Obi-Wan's Adventures (2000)   (Special Thanks)
BassMasters 2000 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Rugrats: Studio Tour (1999)   (THQ would like to thank)
Space Channel 5 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Phantasy Star Collection (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Rugrats: Search for Reptar (1998)   (Special Thanks)
WCW Nitro (1998)   (Special Thanks)
WCW/NWO Revenge (1998)   (Special Thanks)
WCW/NWO Thunder (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Star Wars: Yoda Stories (1997)   (Thanks to)
Bass Masters Classic: Pro Edition (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Bass Masters Classic (1995)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Frontlines: Fuel of War (2008)   (President and CEO)
Bionicle: Maze of Shadows (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Sinistar Unleashed (1999)   (THQ Executive)
Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain (1997)   (President and CEO (THQ))
 


Developer Biography

Brian Farrell joined THQ in April 1991, as vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, and was elected to his current position, CEO and President, in January 1995.

Prior to joining THQ, he was vice president and chief financial officer of Hotel Investors Trust, a New York Stock Exchange company. Previously, he was employed by Deloitte & Touche LLP. Farrell holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Farrell is currently chairman of the Interactive Digital Software Association, the major industry trade association. He has also served as co-chairman of the industry’s charitable foundation, which has raised over $2.8 million for children’s charities in its first three years. Farrell serves as chairman of the Price Center for Entrepreneurial studies at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

(Source: THQ web site)

Last updated: Jul 07, 2003