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

Karthik Bala

Game Credits

Business

Skylanders Giants (2012)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Transformers: War for Cybertron - Autobots (2010)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Transformers: War for Cybertron - Decepticons (2010)   (CEO)
Band Hero (2009)   (CEO)
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Guitar Hero: On Tour (2008)   (CEO)
Guitar Hero: On Tour - Decades (2008)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Kung Fu Panda (2008)   (CEO)
Bee Movie Game (2007)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Marvel Ultimate Alliance (Special Edition) (2007)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Shrek the Third (2007)   (CEO)
Shrek the Third (2007)   (CEO, Chief Creative Officer)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)   (CEO)
Transformers: Autobots (2007)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Transformers: Decepticons (2007)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer )
Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Over the Hedge (2006)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Over the Hedge (2006)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Over the Hedge: Hammy Goes Nuts! (2006)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
2 in 1: DreamWorks' Shark Tale + Shrek 2 (2005)   (CEO)
Batman Begins (2005)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
DOOM³ (Limited Collector's Edition) (2005)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Madagascar (2005)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Madagascar: Operation Penguin (2005)   (CEO)
Spider-Man 2 (2005)   (CEO and Chief Creative Officer)
Tony Hawk's American Sk8land (2005)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Tony Hawk's American Sk8land (2005)   (CEO & Chief Creative Officer)
Ultimate Spider-Man (2005)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Ultimate Spider-Man (2005)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
X-Men: Legends II - Rise of Apocalypse (2005)   (CEO\Chief Creative Officer)
Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage (2004)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
DOOM³ (2004)   (CEO and Chief Creative Officer)
Shrek 2: Beg for Mercy! (2004)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy (2004)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Static Shock (2004)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
That's So Raven (2004)   (CEO)
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (2004)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced (2003)   (CTO)
Crash Nitro Kart (2003)   (CEO)
Disney's Brother Bear (2003)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure (2003)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Disney's The Lion King 1 ½ (2003)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Jet Grind Radio (2003)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Spy Muppets: License to Croak (2003)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
X2: Wolverine's Revenge (2003)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
The Powerpuff Girls: Him and Seek (2002)   (CEO)
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast (2002)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Whiteout (2002)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Blue's Clues: Blue's Alphabet Book (2001)   (CEO)
 

Production

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (2011)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend (2003)   (Executive Producers)
The Muppets: On with the Show (2003)   (Executive Producers)
Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure (2002)   (Executive Producers)
Frogger Advance: The Great Quest (2002)   (Executive Producers)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (2002)   (Executive Producers)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (2002)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Sea-Doo Hydrocross (2001)   (Executive Producers)
Spider-Man 2: Enter: Electro (2001)   (Executive Producers)
Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace (2001)   (Executive Producers)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (2001)   (Executive Producers)
Polaris SnoCross (2000)   (Executive Producers)
Terminus (2000)   (Produced by)
Vigilante 8 (1999)   (Production)
Zebco Fishing! (1999)   (Production)
Synnergist (1996)   (Project Manager )
 

Design

Band Hero (2009)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Guitar Hero: On Tour (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Kung Fu Panda (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)   (Chief Creative Officer)
2 in 1: DreamWorks' Shark Tale + Shrek 2 (2005)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)   (CEO and Chief Creative Officer)
That's So Raven (2004)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure (2002)   (Game Design)
The Powerpuff Girls: Him and Seek (2002)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Spider-Man 2: Enter: Electro (2001)   (Game Design and Scripting)
Zebco Fishing! (1999)   (Design)
Dark Angael (1997)   (Producer)
Synnergist (1996)   (Designed by)
 

Programming/Engineering

Activision Anthology (2012)   (CTO, Mobile)
Lost Treasures of Infocom (2012)   (CTO, Mobile)
Shrek the Third (2007)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Crash Nitro Kart (2003)   (Game Development Team)
Synnergist (1996)   (Additional System Programming )
 

Writers

Spider-Man (2000)   (Story, Script)
Dark Angael (1997)   (Story)
Synnergist (1996)   (Additional Writing )
 

Art/Graphics

Terminus (2000)   (Graphics)
Dark Angael (1997)   (Art and visual effects)
Synnergist (1996)   (Animation Team)
 

Video/Cinematics

Terminus (2000)   (Video Production)
Synnergist (1996)   (Film Director)
 

Creative Services

Synnergist (1996)   (Manual text written by)
 

Thanks

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers - 20th Anniver... (2014)   (Special Thanks)
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009)   (Our friends, partners, and associates at Vicarious Visions...)
DOOM II (1994)   (Special Thanks)
DOOM (1993)   (Special Thanks)
Wolfenstein 3D (1992)   (Thanks)
 

Other

Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam (2006)   (CEO/Chief Creative Officer)
Disney•Pixar Finding Nemo (2003)   (CEO / Chief Creative Officer)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (2002)   (CEO, Chief Creative Officer)
 


Developer Biography

Karthik has led Vicarious Visions since its formation in 1994. He's been in the gaming business for ten years and has had diverse roles ranging from programming, art / animation to marketing and public relations. Karthik enjoys finding innovative solutions to technical and art challenges and always asks for the impossible :). To date, Karthik has over 40 published game titles to his credit on a variety of different platforms. He holds degrees in both Computer Science and Psychology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Source: Selected articles from Vicarious Visions Official Website - About Us - Management Team

http://www.vvisions.com/about/management.cfm

Last updated: Jun 18, 2003