Michael V. Capps

Also Known As

  • Mike Capps
  • Michael Capps

Game Credits

Business

Gears of War: Judgment (2013)   (President)
Bulletstorm (2011)   (President)
Gears of War 3 (2011)   (President)
Infinity Blade (2010)   (President)
Shadow Complex (2009)   (President)
Gears of War 2 (2008)   (President)
Gears of War 2 (Limited Edition) (2008)   (President)
Unreal Tournament III (2007)   (Biz / President)
Unreal Tournament 2004 (2004)   (Studio Director)
Unreal Tournament 2004 (DVD Special Edition) (2004)   (Studio Director)
 

Production

Gears of War (2007)   (Executive Producer)
Unreal Tournament III (2007)   (Executive Producer)
Gears of War (Limited Collector's Edition) (2006)   (Executive Producer)
America's Army: Operations (2002)   (Producer)
 

Design

Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict (2005)   (Lead Designer)
America's Army: Operations (2002)   (Game Designer)
 

Programming/Engineering

Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict (2005)   (Additional Programming)
Unreal Tournament 2004 (2004)   (Programming)
Unreal Tournament 2004 (DVD Special Edition) (2004)   (Programming)
Unreal Tournament 2003 (2002)   (Programming)
 

Writers

Unreal Tournament III (2007)   (Writing)
 

Thanks

Star Wars: Republic Commando (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Unreal Tournament 2004: Editor's Choice Edition (2004)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Lost Planet 2 (2010)   (President)
Fat Princess (2009)   (Epic Games Inc.)
Gears of War (2007)   (President)
Gears of War (2006)   (Biz)
Gears of War (Limited Collector's Edition) (2006)   (Biz)
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict (2005)   (Biz)
 


Developer Biography

Dr. Michael Capps has been a game designer, executive producer, head writer, lead programmer, research professor, and studio executive. He's best known for his decade as the president of Epic Games, makers of the mega-hit Gears of War and Infinity Blade franchises and the award-winning Unreal Engine. Mike currently serves on the boards of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS), the Game Developers Conference (GDC), Remedy Entertainment in Finland, the Sphero entertainment robotics company in Colorado, as well as a few unannounced companies. Prior to entering the games industry, Michael served on the faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School, with a research focus of networked virtual reality and simulations.

Mike was recently featured as a digital warfare expert in the Military Channel's Combat Countdown series. He is currently featured as a technology futurist on both the Science Channel's "NASA Unexplained Files" and "What on Earth" series.

Last updated: Apr 26, 2015