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Michael Blackledge

Game Credits

Business

God of War (2005)   (Director)
 

Production

Genji: Days of the Blade (2006)   (SCEA Product Development)
Killzone: Liberation (2006)   (Director)
 

Design

Formula 1 Championship Edition (2007)   (Director)
Rogue Galaxy (2007)   (Director)
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)   (Director)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (2005)   (Director)
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee (2004)   (Director)
Rise to Honor (2004)   (Director)
 

Video/Cinematics

MotorStorm (2006)   (Director)
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie (2005)   (Director)
 

Audio

God of War II (2007)   (Director)
 

Quality Assurance

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (2012)   (WWS QA Director)
Daxter (2006)   (Director, First Party Quality Assurance (FPQA))
Genji: Days of the Blade (2006)   (First Party Quality Assurance (FPQA) Director)
Lemmings (2006)   (Director )
LocoRoco (2006)   (Director)
Resistance: Fall of Man (2006)   (Director, First Party Quality Assurance)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo 2 (2006)   (Director )
Tourist Trophy: The Real Riding Simulator (2006)   (Product Development, First Party Quality Assurance (FPQA) Director)
ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails (2005)   (Director)
The Con (2005)   (Director)
EyeToy: Kinetic (2005)   (Director)
Genji: Dawn of the Samurai (2005)   (Director)
Jak X: Combat Racing (2005)   (Director, First Party Quality Assurance (FPQA))
Kingdom of Paradise (2005)   (QA Director)
Pursuit Force (2005)   (Director)
Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005)   (Director, First Party Quality Assurance)
Rise of the Kasai (2005)   (Director)
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005)   (Director, First Party Quality Assurance (FPQA))
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (2005)   (Director)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo (2005)   (FPQA Director)
WipEout Pure (2005)   (Director of First Party Quality Assurance)
ATV Offroad Fury 3 (2004)   (Director)
Downhill Domination (2004)   (Director)
EyeToy: AntiGrav (2004)   (Director)
EyeToy: Play 2 (2004)   (Director)
Gran Turismo 4 (2004)   (Director)
Jak 3 (2004)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (2004)   (First Party QA Director)
Sly 2: Band of Thieves (2004)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
Amplitude (2003)   (Director, Quality Assurance )
Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits (2003)   (Quality Assurance Director)
Jak II (2003)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
MLB 2004 (2003)   (Director)
My Street (2003)   (Director First Party Quality Assurance)
Primal (2003)   (Director of FPQA)
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (2003)   (Director of First Party Quality Assurance)
Siren (2003)   (QA Director)
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (2003)   (Director)
War of the Monsters (2003)   (Director)
ATV Offroad Fury 2 (2002)   (Director 1st Party QA)
Dark Cloud 2 (2002)   (QA Director)
Disney's Lilo & Stitch: Trouble in Paradise (2002)   (QA Director)
Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 (2002)   (QA Director)
Disney's Treasure Planet (2002)   (QA Director)
Drakan: The Ancients' Gates (2002)   (Director of First Party QA)
The Mark of Kri (2002)   (Director)
Peter Pan in Disney's Return to Never Land (2002)   (QA Director)
Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (2002)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs (2002)   (QA Director)
C-12: Final Resistance (2001)   (Director of First Party QA)
Cool Boarders 2001 (2001)   (Director Of 1st Party QA)
Extermination (2001)   (QA Director)
Frequency (2001)   (Director)
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec (2001)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
ICO (2001)   (Director, FPQA)
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (2001)   (Director of QA)
Kinetica (2001)   (Director QA)
MLB 2002 (2001)   (First Party Quality Assurance Director)
NFL GameDay 2002 (2001)   (Director, First Party QA)
Okage: Shadow King (2001)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
PaRappa the Rapper 2 (2001)   (Director of Quality Assurance )
Syphon Filter 3 (2001)   (Director of First Party QA)
Twisted Metal: Black (2001)   (Director)
Twisted Metal Small Brawl (2001)   (First Party Quality Assurance Director)
Dark Cloud (2000)   (Director of QA)
 

Creative Services

World Tour Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Director)
 

Technology

MLB 07: The Show (2007)   (Director)
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (2006)   (Director)
Killzone (2004)   (Director)
 


Developer Biography

During his career, Michael has helped define, shift and shape industry standards and paradigms with companies like Electronic Arts, Sony Computer Entertainment, Microsoft and Hasbro Interactive. He is a member of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, a voting member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences and the Webby Awards, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, Board Member of the Corporate Advisory Committee at The Los Angeles Film School, an industry Contributor for the Game Development Essential Series, and credited on over 100 video games. From 2008 to 2011 as Program Chair/Director, Michael created and managed the digital/interactive media degree program at The Los Angeles Film School. He continues to expand his interest and expertise in media, technology and interactivity through ongoing academic endeavors.

Last updated: Mar 18, 2014