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Blitz: The League (PlayStation 2)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Sport
78
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.5
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Blitz: The League Credits

Production

Executive ProducerMike Bilder
ProducerAdam Boyes
Lead DesignerKraig Kujawa
Programming LeadDave Lang
Art DirectorMatthew Gilmore
Audio LeadRichard Carle

Programming

ProgrammersJeff Campen, Vinh Chu, Dan Coleman, Drew Dormann, James Freeman-Hargis, Ken Lam, Prashant Patel, Josh Williams, Darryl Wisner
Additional ProgrammingTodd Allen, Alexander Barrentine, Jon Greenberg, Eitan Levy, Adisak Pochanayon, Jim Terdina, Alan Villani
Advanced Technology GroupSteve Anichini, Erdem Erdenen, Jason Fugate, Edward Keenan, Shawn Liptak, Michael O'Connor, Otto Schnurr, Graham West

Art

Environment ArtistsDavid Mueller, Rhett Torgoley
Character ArtistsTravis Gosnell, Chuck Jones, Justin Muir, Cari Oberstar
Additional Character ArtistsSteve Beran, Jennifer Hedrick, Pav Kovacic, Luis Mangubat, Herman Sanchez

Design

DesignersDavid M. Friedland, Steve Jones, Jon Walsh
Additional DesignersVinh Chu, Dan Coleman

Motion Capture / Animation

Animation/Motion Capture ManagerJames Gentile
Animation LeadJeff Baker
AnimatorsBrian Wright, Darrel Christian, Elias Figueroa
Additional AnimatorsRick Chase, Kirk DeGrasse, Charles Ghislandi, Jin Jang, Carlos Pesina, John Vogel, Tony Zeffiro
Motion Capture SpecialistFredy Palma
Talent ManagerJon Nielsen
TalentKenny Bell, Chris Robbins, Trevor Baber
Additional TalentEtu Molden, Ronnie Gordon, Jovon Corbin, Ken Bouie, Morgan Lyons, Rasche Hill, Siaka Massaquio, Steven Clancy, Johanna Añonuevo, Jessica Swiggum, BethAnn Smukowski

Cinematics

Cinematics ManagerJon McClenahan
Cinematics Team LeadTodd Keller
Cinematics Creative DirectorTy Primosch
Cinematics ArtistsAndrew Currie, Doug Smith
Additional Cinematics ArtistsSpiro Anagnostakos, Paul Chamnankit, Charles Ernst, Shannah O'Meara, James Matthew Taylor, Joshua Slingerland, Matt Skonicki

User Interface

User Interface Art DirectorWilliam Fox
User Interface Lead                   Ernie Perez
User Interface Artists                 Stewart Fritz, Brian Rouleau
User Interface Artists Matthew Secrist
Additional UI Artists                   Chad Bailey, Kevin Hurley, Robert Klapka, Brian Wing, Michelle Lin, Martin Ryan

Story

Additional WritersRichard Carle, Brian Chard, Tom Gottlieb, Steve Heinrich, Matthew B. Kelly, Kraig Kujawa, Edmund O’Brien, Richard Carle, Brian Chard, Tom Gottlieb, Steve Heinrich, Matthew B. Kelly, Kraig Kujawa, Edmund O’Brien

Audio

Additional Audio LeadBrian Chard
Additional Audio support:Chase Ashbaker, Jim Bonney, Dan Forden, Alex Nied, Vincent Pontarelli

Voice Actor

Quentin Sands Lawrence Taylor
Lyman Strang Ron Ferraro
Mayor Sheila Andrews Lynne Magnavite
The Vet Max Crawford
The Rookie Kevin Douglas
Bruno Battaglia John Gawlik
CoachDan Bakadahl
Spoils Johanna Añonuevo
Bookie Rom Barkhordar
Waitress Jill Kogut
Centerfold BethAnn Smukowski
Radio Show Host Bill Hainsworth
Reporter Richard Carle
Doctor Dan Forden
Loan Shark Michael Higgins
PublicistJustin Krogh
Home Boy Ronnie Gordon
Collections Agent Beth Melewski
Tawny Michele Williams
Escort Johanna Añonuevo
Commentator William Davis
Offensive Coordinator Jamie Vann
Jacob Williams Len St. James
Kwazi Mbutabe Marz Timms
Ezekiel Freeman Dan Bakadahl
Chad Longstreet Rom Barkhordar
Vonnie Treonday John Barnett
Julius Williams Qudell Davis
Shane Spain Phil Ridarelli
Kelvin Diggs Vance Evans
Tyrell Price Corey Ruff
Cookie Wallace Keenan Powell
Grant Tanner Jon Walsh
Tito Maas Elias Figueroa
Tony Forbes Chase Ashbaker
On‑Field Player VoicesRonnie Gordon, Freddie Grayer, Marcus Neris, Simeon Norfleet, Michael Higgins, Justin Krogh, Rob Janas, Peter Lawson
Coach 2 Marz Timms
TrainersVincent Pontarelli, Richard Carle
Stadium Announcer Brian Chard

Cover Athlete

QUENTIN SANDSLawrence Taylor

Creative Media

Creative MediaMichael Crawford, Rigoberto Cortes, Jack O'Neall, Bill O'Neil, Chris Skrundz, BethAnn Smukowski, Dimitrios Tianis, James Vogel, Christa Woss, Larry Wotman

Quality Assurance (Chicago)

QA SupervisorJacob Beucler
Lead QA AnalystKi Wolf-Smith
QA Product AnalystsReggie Banks, Dave Bulvan, Adam Coriglione, John Cruz, Andy Hernandez, Robert Lathan, Chris McFadden, Greg Ranz, Dion Solano, David Turkiewicz, Richard Vrtis, Tim Waller, Warren Wilkes

Quality Assurance (San Diego)

QA DirectorPaul Sterngold
QA ManagerMalcolm Scott
QA SupervisorCurtis Robert Barnes
QA LeadsLeroy Butler, Jomel Fontanilla
QA Assistant LeadsJohn Tajuna, Travis Zander
QA Product AnalystsShane Cruz, Beck Dubois, Richie Edquid, Paul Fekas, Mike Garcia, Desmond Gregory, Jason Grimes, Robbin Hutchison, Daryl Jackson, Ed Jimenez, Mark Joya, Jared Keahi Lazaro, Samson Lui, Eddie Muraira, Ryan Musgrove, Brandon Platt, John Platt, Jon Ritchie, J. B. Sarao, Samantha Smith, Mike Yob
Technical Standard AnalystsRommel Abalos, Cailab Bourell, Jennifer Johnson, Josh Palmer, Rich Phim, Jimmy Storey

Marketing & P.R.

Chief Marketing OfficerSteven M. Allison
VP MarketingMona Hamilton
Marketing DirectorTom McClure
Product ManagerJack Van Leer
Director of Media RelationsReilly Brennan
Media Relations ManagerTim DaRosa

Product Development

Studio Art DirectorChip Sineni
Studio Technology DirectorMichael Weilbacher
Director of Central GroupsJoel Seider
Director of Studio Operations Samuel Peterson
Director of Art TechnologyMartin Murphy
Development DirectorMark Smith
VP Product Development ChicagoScot Bayless
Senior VP Worldwide Studios Matthew V. Booty

Legal Counsel

VP, Secretary & General CounselDeborah K. Fulton
Licensing CounselRobert Gustafson
Associate General CounselCory Halpern, Michael Burke

Licensing

Director of LicensingMark T. Morrison
Licensing CoordinatorChari Ong

Music

Music SupervisorAdam Boyes
Assistant Music SupervisorSteve Rosen
External Music LicensingSessing Music Services

Special Thanks

Special ThanksAmanda Cinfio, Ed Boon, Rob Cairns, Scott Callan, Currin Cyr, Nicole Garcia, Ronnie Gordon, Tom Hitchcock, Jill Kogut, Hugh Leon, Brian Loke, Shawn McCullough, Sarah Moschea, Greg Mucha, Christian Munoz, Tony Peterson, Joost Schuur, Elias Slater, Samuel Peterson, John Podlasek, Martin Stoltz, Mark Turmell, David F. Zucker, The MK Team, The Subterranean, Bosey’s Snack Bar

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.

Paul Sterngold, 83 other games
Steven M. Allison, 83 other games
Mona Hamilton, 77 other games
Reilly Brennan, 67 other games
Robert Gustafson, 65 other games
Deborah K. Fulton, 62 other games
Greg Mucha, 55 other games
Matthew V. Booty, 51 other games
Christa Woss, 45 other games
Scot Bayless, 45 other games
Rigoberto Cortes, 39 other games
Josh Palmer, 38 other games
BethAnn Smukowski, 38 other games
Michael Burke, 37 other games
Dan Forden, 37 other games
Larry Wotman, 37 other games
Chris Skrundz, 37 other games
Jack O'Neall, 36 other games
Mark T. Morrison, 35 other games
John Podlasek, 33 other games
Jack Van Leer, 33 other games
Joost Schuur, 31 other games
Malcolm Scott, 31 other games
Samuel Peterson, 31 other games
Adam Boyes, 31 other games

Collaborations

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

Mortal Kombat: Deception, a group of 100 people
NBA Ballers: Phenom, a group of 98 people
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, a group of 98 people
Mortal Kombat: Unchained, a group of 97 people
John Woo presents Stranglehold, a group of 96 people
MLB Slugfest Loaded, a group of 74 people
Blitz: The League II, a group of 70 people
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, a group of 70 people
NBA Ballers, a group of 69 people
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy, a group of 66 people
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, a group of 63 people
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, a group of 44 people
Area-51, a group of 42 people
TNA iMPACT!, a group of 38 people
Happy Feet, a group of 38 people
MLB Slugfest 2006, a group of 37 people
NFL Blitz 20-02, a group of 37 people
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, a group of 37 people
MLB SlugFest 20-04, a group of 37 people
Wheelman, a group of 36 people
MLB SlugFest 20-03, a group of 36 people
Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows, a group of 35 people
BlackSite: Area 51, a group of 34 people
Mortal Kombat, a group of 33 people
L. A. Rush, a group of 31 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Adam Boyes (125)