Yossarian King

Also Known As

  • Yggy King

Game Credits


Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak (2016)   (CTO)
FIFA Soccer 2004 (2003)   (Programming Team)
2002 FIFA World Cup (2002)   (Lead Programmers)
FIFA Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Lead Programmers)
FIFA Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Lead Programmers)
FIFA Soccer 2002: Major League Soccer (2001)   (Lead Programmers)
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer (2000)   (Lead Programmers)
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer (2000)   (Lead Programmers)
FIFA 2000: Major League Soccer (1999)   (Lead Programmers)
WCW Mayhem (1999)   (Software Engineers)
FIFA 99 (1998)   (Lead Programmer)
NHL 99 (1998)   (N64 Technical Director)
FIFA 98: Road to World Cup (1997)   (Lead Programmer)
FIFA Soccer 64 (1997)   (Programmers)
Privateer 2: The Darkening (1996)   (EA Canada Tools Group)
FIFA Soccer 96 (1995)   (Tools & Libraries)


Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2002 (2002)   (Special Thanks)
NBA Live 99 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
World Cup 98 (1998)   (Special Thanks)

Developer Biography

Yossarian has over 20 years of software engineering experience with 16 years in video games. He was previously the technical director of the central tools group at EA Canada, where he helped ship almost every major sports title from the studio since 1995 including the hugely successful FIFA, NHL and NBA sport franchises. He has a Master’s degree in computer vision from the University of British Columbia, wrote several articles for the Game Programming Gems series, and blogs at AltDevBlogADay. When not coding, he enjoys unicycling, ultimate, kayaking, and spending time with his wife and kids.

Yossarian received a B.Sc. in Computing Science from Dalhousie University in 1990, and a Masters in computer vision in 1993 from the University of British Columbia.

In his spare time he plays ultimate, hangs out with his kids, and rides a unicycle.

Last updated: Jul 30, 2016