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Defender (GameCube)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
2.5
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Defender Credits

Midway Home Entertainment

ProducerDavid Brooks
Associate ProducerHans Lo
Assistant ProducerSheila Julaton
Test ManagerRobert Sablan (Uncle Bobby)
Test SupervisorBrian Davis
Lead Product Testing AnalystsJake Rosewall, Eljin Whitehead
Product Testing AnalystsJeff Kennedy, Erin Dolan, Clint Brown, Johnny Gussner, Shane Cruz, John Bozeman
Technical Standards AnalystsRaymond Mitchell
Technical DirectorEric Hart
Art DirectorCraig Rundels
Product ManagerPatrick Dillon
Print Design and ProductionMidway Creative Services - San Diego
Motion Capture TalentJohn F. Kaiser III, Chanel Penley
International coordinationRema Sundarajan, Joanna Hammond, Yoni Attias, Yvonne White-Baptista
International MarketingDavid Burton (European Marketing Manager), Mike Eglington (UK Product Marketing Manager)
Special ThanksNeil Nicastro, Ken Fedesna, Michael Abbot, Darrin Stubbington, Paul D. LeFevre, Che-Yuan Wang, Aurora Romans, Michelle Savoie, Brenda Wilson, Serena Chan, Janet Whitehead, Gabriel Manansala, all our families, Randall Mage, Nina Lampinen, everyone at Localsoft

Inevitable Entertainment, Inc.

ProducerJaime R. Grieves
ProgrammersStephen Broumley, John Nagle, Brian Watson
DesignersBey Bickerton, Jim Richardson
ArtCyrus Lum
QAKent Raffray, Todd Raffray
CEORussell Byrd
CTOCraig Galley
CAOCyrus Lum
CCOBey Bickerton
CFOJudy Stubbington
Special ThanksBilly Spears, Seven Studios

Seven Studios

DirectionGeorge Collins
Chief Software EngineerGeorge Sutty
Technical DirectorJohn Keating
Lead ProgrammerBrian Hawkins
ProgrammersEd Baum, Chris Buchanan, Daniel Chuang, John Cooke, Kim Staples
Aditional Engineering Provided byTom Ketola, Dan Stanfill
Art DirectorDamon Conn
Lead ArtistMiguel Lleras
ArtistsJon Balmer, Scott Fabianek, Nelson Plumey
Additional ArtIvan Bouinatchov, Barclay Chantel (Buck), Kenzie LaMar
DesignersRobert Berger, Richard Bisso, Jeffery Gardiner, Michael Kirkbride
Mission ScriptingIvanna Kartarahardja, Nathan Mah
Story and DialogueRobert Berger, Michael Kirkbride, Sara Margaret Stohl
Executive ProducerLewis S. Peterson
ProducersMatthew Candler, Christine Thomas
Assistant ProducerAlex Garcia
Music Provided byMidway Home Entertainment
Additional Music byJon Balmer (Rock on Chicago)
FMV Audio ProductionKeith Arem
FMV Sound DesignKeith Arem
FMV Original MusicMichael Cohen
Voice Over Recording Performed bySoundelux Design Music Group, PCB Productions
Voice Over EngineersKeith Arem, Ronald Dutch Hill
Sound Design & DirectionMichael Kirkbride, Matthew Candler, Robert Berger
Additional Sound FX Provided byScorpio Sound LLC
Supervising Sound DesignerGregory J. Hainer
Sound DesignerMichael Kamper
Commander KyotoTraci Elizabeth Lords
Colonel AdamsNoah Nelson
MemoryValerie Michelle Arem
Dr. MudoEric Passoja
Additional VO Provided byLex Lang, Perry Zombolas, Jason Lee, Dave Wittenberg
Special ThanksLorraine Conn, Harrison Hays, Scot Kramarich, Chane Parker, Lewis S. Peterson, Sara Margaret Stohl, Lisa Farina, Erik Yeo
Sony Developer Support EngineersGeoff Audy, David Coombes
Metroworks Technical SupportGabe Ahn, Becky Hook
Defender(TM) Test SquadronSam Alper, Rory Behr, AJ Calabrese, Alex Chen, Bobby Hill, Tory Hill, Martine Johanneson, David Leohong, Danny H. Nguyen, Adam Payne, Emma Peterson, May Peterson, Jack Schwada, Alex Schwada, Spencer Strasmore, David Wagmeister, Johno Wagmeister
The Defender(TM) team would like to express their thanks and gratitude toMom and Dad - all of them, Margarite Fox, Loren Kirkbride, Uncle Atari, Kirsten Stanwyck, Leeds Development Studio - for Wipeout and Colony Wars, The Sea Monkeys, The Bossman, Deanne M. Dickson, Ruben E. Plumey, Prima Plumey, Frank Zappa, George Harrison, John Entwhistle, Sharon Cagey, Ben Garcia, ATVI GRADS Fantasy Football League, Caryn Krooth, Carol Gardiner, John Geiger, Flag, Dave Hammock (aka BC), John Lemberger, Ethan Heinz, Elmer R. Bisard, Laura L. Ellis, Becky Allen, Amanda Wyatt, Logan Conn, Sara Margaret Stohl, Emma Peterson, May Peterson, Kate Peterson
"Defender" and "Defender -- Club Mix" Composed byRichard Strauss (based on Also Sprach Zarathustra)
"Defender" and "Defender -- Club Mix" Produced bySascha Konietzko, Phil Rieflin, Michael Cozzi (for KMFDM Inc.)
"Vaunt" Written byTrigger
"Vaunt" Published byBlack Ether Music
"Vaunt" Courtesy ofBlackBlack Records
"Clandestine" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Clandestine" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Clandestine" Published byRed Engine Music
"Clandestine" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Cybertron" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Cybertron" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Cybertron" Published byRed Engine Music
"Cybertron" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Dig It" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Dig It" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Dig It" Published byRed Engine Music
"Dig It" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Eliminate" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Eliminate" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Eliminate" Published byRed Engine Music
"Eliminate" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Epic" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Epic" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Epic" Published byRed Engine Music
"Epic" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Go" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Go" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Go" Published byRed Engine Music
"Go" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Planet Chasing" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Planet Chasing" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Planet Chasing" Published byRed Engine Music
"Planet Chasing" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Run" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Run" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Run" Published byRed Engine Music
"Run" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Shining Through" Written byAdam Hamilton
"Shining Through" Performed byAdam Hamilton
"Shining Through" Published byRed Engine Music
"Shining Through" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari
"Stripmine" Written byTim Paruszkiewicz, Stephen Phillips
"Stripmine" Performed byTim Paruszkiewicz, Stephen Phillips
"Stripmine" Published byRevision West
"Stripmine" All Songs Courtesy ofMarc Ferrari

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Keith Arem, 156 other games
Dave Wittenberg, 118 other games
Lex Lang, 71 other games
Randall Mage, 63 other games
Robert Sablan, 61 other games
Amanda Wyatt, 56 other games
Becky Allen, 55 other games
Valerie Michelle Arem, 47 other games
Ronald Dutch Hill, 37 other games
Brian Watson, 37 other games
Robert Berger, 35 other games
Hans Lo, 33 other games
Eric Hart, 33 other games
Paul D. LeFevre, 31 other games
Darrin Stubbington, 30 other games
David Burton, 29 other games
Raymond Mitchell, 28 other games
Erik Yeo, 28 other games
Che-Yuan Wang, 27 other games
Russell Byrd, 26 other games
Cyrus Lum, 26 other games
Gregory J. Hainer, 25 other games
Ken Fedesna, 25 other games
Craig Rundels, 24 other games
Craig Galley, 24 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Legion: The Legend of Excalibur, a group of 27 people
Fantastic 4, a group of 25 people
Freaky Flyers, a group of 20 people
The Suffering, a group of 14 people
RoadKill, a group of 14 people
Area-51, a group of 13 people
The Hobbit, a group of 12 people
Tribes: Aerial Assault, a group of 12 people
MLB SlugFest 20-04, a group of 10 people
Midway Arcade Treasures 3, a group of 10 people
Rampage Puzzle Attack, a group of 10 people
Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition, a group of 9 people
SpyHunter, a group of 9 people
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun, a group of 9 people
The Sopranos: Road to Respect, a group of 9 people
SpyHunter 2, a group of 9 people
Fireblade, a group of 9 people
Saints Row: The Third, a group of 8 people
BlackSite: Area 51, a group of 8 people
All-Star Baseball 2000, a group of 8 people
South Park: Chef's Luv Shack, a group of 8 people
Battlezone II: Combat Commander, a group of 8 people
All-Star Baseball 99, a group of 8 people
The Suffering: Ties That Bind, a group of 8 people
Six Flags Fun Park, a group of 7 people

Credits for this game were contributed by MAT (72560)