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Gears of War (Xbox 360)

94
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3.5
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Gears of War Credits

Epic Games

Lead DesignerCliff Bleszinski
Executive ProducerMichael V. Capps
ProducerRod Fergusson
Art DirectorJeremiah O'Flaherty
Lead ArtistChris Perna
Lead Level DesignerLee Perry
Lead ProgrammerRay Davis
ProgrammersLaurent Delayen, Jeff Farris, Joe Graf, Rob McLaughlin, Amitt Mahajan, Stephen Superville, Martin Sweitzer
Additional ProgrammingThomas James, Matt Oelfke, Steven Polge, John Scott, Joe Wilcox
Concept ArtJames Hawkins
ArtistsChris Bartlett, Mike Buck, Shane Caudle (Technical Art Director), Bill Green, Matt Hancy, Pete Hayes, Josh Jay, Wyeth Johnson, Kevin Lanning, Maury Mountain, Danny Rodriguez, Michael Spano, Alan Willard
AnimationScott Dossett, Aaron Herzog, Jay Hosfelt
Additional ArtworkPeter Ellis, Cedric Fiorentino, Steve Garafolo, Kevin Johnstone, Greg Mitchell, Aaron Smith, Chris Wells
Level DesignersAndrew Bains, Jim Brown, Ryan Brucks, Phil Cole, Grayson Edge, David Ewing, Stuart Fitzsimmons, Paul Mader, Warren Marshall, Dave Nash, Sidney Rauchberger, Demond Rogers, David Spalinski, Ken Spencer
Audio DirectorMike Larson
Unreal Engine ProgrammersJosh Adams, David Burke, James Golding, Ron Prestenback, Andrew Scheidecker, Scott Sherman, Niklas Smedberg, Tim Sweeney, Daniel Vogel, Sam Zamani
Additional Programming (Unreal Engine)Tim Johnson, Daniel Wright
Additional Dialogue WritingRod Fergusson
Pre‑Production ProducerJeffrey Kennedy Morris
Quality AssuranceScott Bigwood, Preston Thorne
System AdministrationWarren Schultz, Shane Smith
BizTim Sweeney, Michael V. Capps, Mark A. Rein (VP), Jay Wilbur (VP)
Office ManagerAnne Dube
HR DirectorKimberly Thompson
Office AssistantsSarah Amidon, Leah Ball
Special ThanksEric Nylund, Paul David Jones, Kendall Tucker, Bryan Galdrikian, David Black, Jamie Redmond, Roy Machado, Tyler Fergusson, Zach Hays, James Lee, Michelle Lee, Gypsy, Peter Moore, and an extra special thanks to all of our friends and family for their patience understanding and love - all of which were necessary to finish Gears of War.

Contractors

Concept ArtworkJohn Wallin Liberto, Thomas A. Szakolczay
ProgrammingDave Hagewood (Psyonix)
Level DesignBen Beckwith (Psyonix)
Scripts and DialogueSusan O'Connor
MusicKevin Riepl
Sound DesignJamey Scott
Voice Casting DirectorChris Borders
Voice ActorsJohn DiMaggio, Carlos Ferro, Lester Speight (Rasta), Fred Tatasciore, Robin Atkin Downes, Jamie Alcroft, Nan McNamara, Carolyn Seymour, Michael Gough, Dee Bradley Baker, Bruce DuBose

Technicolor Interactive Services

Cinematic Animation - DirectorsChan Park, Joseph McGuffin, Robert Castaneda
Cinematic Animation - Lead AnimatorRoger Seto
Cinematic Animation - AnimatorsDan Goldman, Jose Hernandez, Daniel Godinez, Martin Leeper, Rachel Flowers
Cinematic Animation - EngineeringWen Tien, David Vodhanel
Cinematic Animation - Project CoordinatorIva Marie Palmer
Technicolor Audio - Audio Services DirectorTom Hays
Technicolor Audio - Dialogue Recording EngineersBeau Biggart, Morgan Gerhard, David Walsh
Technicolor Audio - Supervising Dialogue EditorLydian Tone
Technicolor Audio - Dialogue EditorsDavid Fisk, Paul Kim

Brainzoo

Cinematic AnimationKevin Bertazzon, Francis Co, Mohammed Davoudian, Daniel Lindsay, Larry Paolicelli
Facial Rigging and AnimationDan Borth, Kris Taylor
Motion Capture ActorsScott Dossett, Bill Green, Jay Hawkins, Pete Hayes, Aaron Herzog, Jay Hosfelt, Mary O'Flaherty, Megan O'Flaherty, Danny Rodriguez

Live Music Orchestrations

Orchestrator/ConductorTim Simonec
Orchestra ContractorSimon James Music
OrchestraNorthwest Sinfonia

Microsoft - Production

Executive ProducerLaura Fryer
ProducersErika Carlson, Sam Charchian, Robert L. Jerauld

Microsoft - Development

Director of DevelopmentTony Cox
Development ManagerAaron Nicholls
Development LeadsAustin Appleby, Kutta Srinivasan, Philipp Teschner

Microsoft - Art

Senior Art DirectorKevin A. Brown
Art DirectorTim Dean

Microsoft - Game-Design

Senior Design DirectorThomas Zuccotti
Design DirectorChris Esaki

Microsoft - Test

Test ManagerKyle Shannon
Lead Software Development Engineers (SDETs)Shane White, Craig Marshall, Domenic Koeplin, Doug Jelen, Jeff Nelson, Robert Lamb
SDETsAdam Dare, Bill Metters, Christopher Liu II, Diana Antczak, Jeffrey Kafer, Jeffrey R. Stephens, Melissa Batten, Tanya Jessen
Software Development Engineers (SDEs)Daniel Price, J. McBride

Microsoft - Audio

Audio DirectorCaesar Filori
Audio Design ManagerKen Kato
Audio DesignerPeter Comley

Microsoft - Business Development

Group Business ManagerTodd Stevens
Business ManagerBrandon Morris

Microsoft - Marketing

Senior Global Product ManagerJohn Dongelmans
Group Product ManagerPeter Kingsley
Senior Public Relations ManagerCharles Scibetta

Microsoft - User Experience

WriterEric Nylund
EditorMelanie Henry
Design LeadChris Lassen
DesignerRyan Anderson (Sakson & Taylor)

Microsoft - User Research

User Research EngineersKevin Keeker, Nick Hillyer, Kevin Goebel, Jun Kim, Tim Nichols

Microsoft - Localization

International Program ManagerVirginia Spencer
Korea ‑ Program ManagerKyoung Ho Han
Korea ‑ Group ManagerJi Young Kim
Korea - Software Test Engineer (STE) Il Jin Park
Korea - Loc. Program ManagerWhi Young Yoon
Korea ‑ ReviewerJi Hoon Kim
Taiwan ‑ Program ManagerCheng-Te Tony Lin
Taiwan ‑ STEsAndy Liu, Jason Cheng
Taiwan - Localization Project ManagerKay Wang
Japan ‑ Program ManagerSeigen Ko
Japan ‑ Senior ManagerShinji Komiyama
Japan - Software Design EngineersYutaka Hasegawa, Takashi Sasaki
Japan ‑ STEsJunya Chiba, Masao Okamoto, Yukako Suzuki, Toshihiko Nishimoto, Hiroshi Akiba
Japan ‑ Content EditorYuki Harima
Ireland ‑ Program ManagerDavid Foster
Ireland ‑ STEGary Smith
Ireland ‑ SDEPaul Peacock
Ireland ‑ Audio ProducerSteve Belton
Ireland - Test Team LeadEnda Kelly

Microsoft - Tools and Technology Software

Development LeadJohn Burns
SDEAnna Sweet

Microsoft - Multiplayer Test Lead

Multiplayer Test LeadT. J. Duez, Chong Kim (Volt), James Schend (Volt), Joseph E. Ezell (Volt), Brishan Merrill-Brown (Volt)

Miicrosoft - Legal Corporate Affairs

AttorneyDonald McGowan, Elke Suber
Senior ParalegalSue Stickney

Microsoft - Additional Test

Additional TestAaron Jones (Volt), Andrew Brown, Brandon McCurry (Volt), Brett Holcomb (Volt), Chad Hale (Volt), Chris McClean (Volt), Christina Linville (Excel), David Hoar (Excel), Edward McPherson (Volt), Gabe Carter (Volt), Jeremy Totten (Volt), Jeremy Wilder (Excel), John Wallin Liberto, Jonathan Green (Excel), Jordan Anderson (Volt), Josh Svoboda (Volt), Josiah Colborn (Volt), Justin Towle (Excel), Kelly Rutan (Excel), Kevin Lamb (Volt), Kyle Jacobsen (Volt), Lucas Myers (Volt), Mark Uyeda (Volt), Michael Sanders, Richard Curry (Volt), Roger Collum (Volt), Scott Sedlickas (Volt), Scott Shields (Volt), Sean Colbert, Thurston Smith (Volt), Tim Chidsey (Volt), Tim Daniels, Wade Davis (Volt)

Microsoft - MGS Community Web

Site ManagersJohn Peoples, Jason Carl
EditorTom Kristensen (Volt)
DesignersMatt Sokolowsky (Bullvision Communications), Ryan Anderson (Bullvision Communications)

Microsoft - Special Thanks

Special ThanksBonnie Ross Ziegler, Phil Spencer, Shane Kim, James Veevaert, Frank Pape, Nick Dimitrov, Greg B. Jones, Ken Lobb, Alfred Tan, Dennis Reis, Craig Davison, Chris DiCesare, Catherine Haller, Justin Kirby, Ted Nugent, Doug Banker, Tomoyuki Hoshi, Michael Wetzel, Steven Kastner, Josh Atkins, Kiki Wolfkill, Guy Whitmore, Ryan Wilkerson, Yasmine Nelson, Lief Thompson, Dana Fos, Paige Williams, Laura Hamilton, Matthew Whiting, David Holmes, Matt Gradwohl, Sean Jenkin, Ramon Romero, Mike Cody, JoAnne Williams, David Pierot, Lev Chapelsky (Blindlight), Dawn Hershey (C.S.A. / Blindlight), Digital Domain Inc

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.

Fred Tatasciore, 248 other games
Robin Atkin Downes, 177 other games
Michael Gough, 155 other games
Dee Bradley Baker, 112 other games
Chris Borders, 109 other games
Ken Lobb, 98 other games
Tom Hays, 82 other games
Chris Lassen, 68 other games
Peter Moore, 67 other games
Shane Kim, 62 other games
Mark A. Rein, 57 other games
Tim Sweeney, 56 other games
Jay Wilbur, 56 other games
Dawn Hershey, 55 other games
John Burns, 54 other games
Morgan Gerhard, 52 other games
Greg B. Jones, 52 other games
Dana Fos, 52 other games
John DiMaggio, 52 other games
James Veevaert, 52 other games
Matthew Whiting, 50 other games
JoAnne Williams, 49 other games
Guy Whitmore, 49 other games
Kevin Lamb, 47 other games
Yasmine Nelson, 46 other games

Collaborations

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

Gears of War (Limited Collector's Edition), a group of 285 people
Gears of War, a group of 182 people
Gears of War 2, a group of 130 people
Gears of War 2 (Limited Edition), a group of 130 people
Gears of War 3, a group of 101 people
Unreal Tournament III, a group of 88 people
Gears of War: Judgment, a group of 76 people
Mass Effect, a group of 50 people
Bulletstorm, a group of 50 people
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict, a group of 44 people
Infinity Blade, a group of 44 people
Shadow Complex, a group of 37 people
Unreal Tournament 2004, a group of 35 people
Unreal Tournament 2004 (DVD Special Edition), a group of 35 people
Infinity Blade II, a group of 34 people
Lips, a group of 32 people
Alan Wake, a group of 31 people
Alan Wake, a group of 31 people
Lost Odyssey, a group of 29 people
Jade Empire (Limited Edition), a group of 27 people
Kinectimals, a group of 27 people
Jade Empire, a group of 27 people
Dungeon Siege II, a group of 27 people
Project Gotham Racing 4, a group of 25 people
Halo 3, a group of 25 people

Credits for this game were contributed by PolloDiablo (16614)