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NBA 2K12 (Xbox 360)

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NBA 2K12 Credits

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.

Lead EngineerAndrew H. Marrinson
Studio Art DirectorsMatthew Crysdale, Alvin Cardona
Art DirectorLynell Jinks

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.: Engineering

AI EngineersShawn Lee, Eddie Park, Gordon Read, Mark Horsley, Ivan Myers Jr., Ben Hester
EngineersChris Larson, Matthew Hamre, John Yang, Nick Jones, Mark Roberts, Nathan Bamberger, Evan Harsha, David Copelovici, Thomas Anderson, Matt Townsend, Matthias M. Wloka, Harlan Young, Steven Fuller, Tim Schroeder, Paul Hale, Brad Jones, Thomas Anderson, Sang-Won Kim, Kijin Keum, Barry LaVergne, Jordan Sztanyo, Alex O'Konski, Bryan Harris, Bryan Austin, Glen Hempstock, John Brough, David Burchanowski, Doug Hyde, Beom Sik Kim, Evan Young, Brian Townsend

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.: Tech Group

Director of TechnologyTim Walters
Lead Library EngineerIvar Olsen
Lead Tools Library EngineerJason Dorie
Library EngineersBoris Kazanskii, Zhe Peng, Brian Ramagli

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.: Production

Executive ProducerJeffrey J. Thomas
ProducersAsif Chaudhri, Erick Boenisch, Felicia Whitehouse, Grant Wilson
Gameplay ProducerRob Jones
ProductionZachary Timmerman, Kyle Lai-Fatt, Jerson Sapida, Mike Wang, Dion Peete, Ocie Henderson, Jay Iwahashi, Jason Souza, Dan Indra, Joseph Levesque, Benjamin Bishop, Abe Navarro, Jonathan Corl
DesignZachary Timmerman, Kyle Lai-Fatt, Jerson Sapida, Mike Wang, Dion Peete, Ocie Henderson, Jay Iwahashi, Jason Souza, Dan Indra, Joseph Levesque, Benjamin Bishop, Abraham Navarro, Jonathan Corl

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.: Art Team

Character LeadJonathan Gregory
Character ArtistWinnie Hsieh
Environment LeadJohn Lee
Environment ArtistTim Loucks
Outsourcing ManagerKurt Lai
UI Art LeadHerman Fok
User InterfaceDavid Lee, Justin Cook, Carrie Dinitz, Chris Darroca, Myra Lim, Quinn Kaneko, Anthony Yau
RiggingNathan Frigard
Technical ArtAlex Steinberg, Don Bhatarakamol
Special ThanksZhen Tan, Ray Wong
Animation Director "4-ever"Roy Tse
Lead AnimatorElias Figueroa
AnimatorsPaulette Trinh, Wilster Phung, Derrik McGinnis

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.: Motion Capture

SupervisorDavid Washburn
CoordinatorSteve Park
SpecialistsJose Gutierrez, Gil Espanto, Anthony Tominia
Audio DirectorJoel Simmons
Sr. Audio EngineersDaniel Gardopee, Todd Gunnerson, Randolph Rivas
Audio ToolsDaniel Gardopee
Script WritersTor Unsworth, Rhys Jones
Additional AudioJohn Crysdale, Justin Rothaug
Additional Script WritingKevin Asseo

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.: Broadcast Team & Voice Talent

Play‑by‑Play AnnouncerKevin Harlan
Color AnalystsClark Kellogg, Steve Kerr
Sideline ReporterDoris Burke
Studio AnnouncerDamon Bruce
PA AnnouncerPeter Barto
Promo AnnouncerTony Azzolino
Press ConferenceMark Middleton

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.: 2K Sports Theme Music

The Contest and Network Sports Tonight written, engineered, and produced byBill Kole
The Comeback, The Rivalry, and The Breakdown written byJoel Simmons
Engineered and Produced byCosmoSquad
Arena Organ, Beats, & MusicCasey Cameron
Special ThanksTim Anderson, Phil Johnson, Fresno State Building Marching Band
Additional Special ThanksGreg Ortiz, Aggie Pack, California Aggie Marching Band, Craig Rettmer
Player ChatterDonell Dshone Johnson Jr., Sean Lasatar, Shane Meston, Matt Pymm, Nick Powers, Carney Lucas, Michael Distad, Will Dagnino, Michael Turner, Spencer Douglass, Todd Bergmann, Cecil Hendrix, Sean Pacher, Brian Shute, Eric White
Crowd ChatterNiko Ackerman, Steven Baston, Marcus Boddy, Vincent Byrne Davis, Philip Floyd, Ben Hader, Daryll Jones, Khaleisheia Jones, Jesse Langland, Rolan Jed Negranza, Hana Ohira, Danielle Strickland, Joshua Cervantes, Reinard Coloma, Stephen Bernad, Justin Balague, Joshua Balague, Ryanson S. Aspiras, Nathan Runner, Eric Distad, Francis Sameon, Ken Sameon, Christopher Nichols, Jaymi Valdes, Yusuf Hansia, Jason Arnold, Jordan Carson, Byron Deme, Thomas Brewer, Michael McCoy, Rebecca Friedman, Savon Cleveland, Colety Kaltschmidt, Daniel Stafford, Megan Knapp, Eliott Whitehurst, Dustin Ragozzino, Guido Sontori, Billy Harris, Leslie Peacock, Paulette Trinh

2K Publishing

PresidentChristoph Hartmann
C.O.O.David Ismailer
SVP, Sports DepartmentGregory A. Thomas
Director of PD OperationsKate Kellogg
Director of TechnologyJacob Hawley
SVP, MarketingSarah Anderson
VP, Sports MarketingJason Argent
VP of International MarketingMatthias Wehner
Director of MarketingChristopher John Snyder
Senior Brand ManagerMark Goodrich
Product ManagerRyan Hunt
Global Director of Public RelationsMarkus Wilding
International Associate PR ManagerErica Denning
Director of Marketing ProductionJackie Truong
Art Director, MarketingLesley Zinn
Web DirectorGabe Abarcar
Web DesignerKeith Echevarria
Jr. Graphic DesignerChristopher Maas
Marketing Production AssistantHam Nguyen
Video Production ManagerJ. Mateo Baker
Video EditorKenny Crosbie
Jr. Video EditorMichael Howard
Game Capture SpecalistDoug Tyler
Director of Creative ProductionJack Scalici
Senior Manager of Creative ProductionChad Rocco
Manager of Creative ProductionJosh Orellana
Consumer Engagement ManagerRonnie Singh
VP, Business DevelopmentKristine Severson
VP, Sales & LicensingSteve Glickstein
Strategic Sales and Licensing DirectorPaul Crockett
VP, LegalPeter Welch
Director of OperationsDorian Rehfield
Licensing/Operations SpecialistXenia Mul
Director of Analysis & PlanningPhil Shpilberg
Director of Licensing, Strategic Partnerships & In-game MediaShelby Cox
Associate Manager of Partner MarketingDawn Burnell

2K Games International

General ManagerNeil Ralley
International Marketing ManagerSian Evans
International PR ManagerEmily Britt
Assistant International PR ManagerSam Woodward
International PR ExecutiveMatt Roche
Licensing DirectorClaire Roberts
International Digital Marketing ManagerMartin Moore

2K International Product Development

International ProducerMark Ward
Localization ManagerJean-Sebastien Ferrey
Assistant Localization ManagerArsenio Formoso
External Localization TeamsAround the Word, Synthesis International Srl, Synthesis Iberia, Code Entertainment, Entalize
Localisation Tools and Support Provided byXLOC Inc.

2K Quality Assurance

Vice President of Quality AssuranceAlexander Plachowski
Quality Assurance Test ManagerDavid Arnspiger
Quality Assurance Test Managers - Support TeamsAlexis Ladd, Douglas Rothman
Project LeadJeremy Ford
Lead Testers - Support TeamsNathan Bell, Scott Sanford, Casey Ferrell
Senior TestersShant Boyatzian, Adam Klingensmith, Brian Salazar, Justin Waller, Marc Perret, Ruben Gonzalez
Quality Assurance TeamShane Coffin, Christopher Beltran, Dewayne Wilbert Jr., Ali Akhavan-Rajabi, Edgar Solis, Ryan Walter, Jordan Rush, Alex Maltsev, Rico Serrano, David Boo, Ramon Villacorta, Justin Jordan, Lee Irvin, Craig Baroody, Dustin Gibbs, Peter Long, Kyle Adamson, Cody Starr, Sergio Sanchez, Devon Stewart, Cody Paterson, Cris Maurera, Jason Berlin, Michael Speiler, Stephanie Anderson, Benjamin Sorofman, Jeremy Thompson, Manny Juarez, Chris Adams, Matthew Foley, Erin O'Malley, Luke Williams, Andrew R. Garrett, Ivan Preciado, Joshua Glover, Robert Newman, Bill Lanker, Mark Vazquez, Luis Nieves, Keith Doran, Nigel Nikitovich, Davis Krieghoff, Andrew Vietri, Noah Ryan-Stout, Colin Campbell, Kevin Skorcz, John Hernande, Chris Henderson, Gabe Woods, Antonio Monteverde-Talarico, Josh Lagerson
Special ThanksChris Jones, Todd Ingram, Pedro Villa, Eric Lane, Merja Reed, Daisy Amescua, Rick Shawalker, Lori Durrant

2K International Quality Assurance

QA ManagerGhulam Khan
QA Localisation SupervisorLena Brenk
Mastering EngineerWayne Boyce
Mastering TechnicianAlan Vincent
Localisation QA Project LeadJosé Miñana
Localisation QA LeadsKarim Cherif, Luigi Andrea Di Domenico, Óscar Pereira
Localisation QA Senior TechniciansElmar Schubert, Fabrizio Mariani, Florian Genthon, Jose Olivares, Stefan Rossi
Localisation QA TechniciansGiovanni De Caro, Harald Raschen, Javier Vidal Fimia, Marcella Franzese, Tirdad Nosrati
Design TeamJames Crocker, Tom Baker

2K International Team

2K International TeamAgnès Rosique, Alex Bickham, Ben Lawrence, Ben Seccombe, Dan Cooke, David Halse, Diana Freitag, Luis De La Camara Burditt, Olivier Troit, Richie Churchill, Ross Purdy, Sandra Melero, Simon Turner, Solenne Antien, Stefan Eder

2K Asia

Asia Marketing DirectorKaren Teo
Asia Product AssociateAlbert Hoolsema
Japan Marketing ManagerTakahiro Morita
Localization ManagerYosuke Yano
Take Two Asia OperationsEileen Chong, Veron Khuan, Chermine Tan, Fumiko Okura
Take Two Asia Business DepartmentJulian Corbett, Andrew Donovan, Ellen Hs, Henry Park, Satoshi Kashiwazaki

Fox Studios

Fox StudiosRick Fox, Michael Weber, Tim Schmidt, Cal Halter, Keith Fox, Dustin Smith, Joe Schmidt

National Basketball Association

Senior Vice President, Licensing & Business AffairsVicky Picca
Senior Director, Entertainment ProductsAnne Hart
Senior Director, Global Marketing PartnershipsChad Biggs
Manager, Entertainment Products LicensingMatthew Holt
Manager, Global Marketing PartnershipsNatasha Opong
Account ExecutiveAmy Blumberg
Department Assistant, Retail LicensingLindsay Milne

Motion Capture Talent

NBA TalentRudy Gay, Dwight Howard, Andre Iguodala, shaun Livingston, Corey Maggette, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Paul, Gerald Wallace, Evan Turner, Wesley Johnson
Basketball TalentQuincy Pondexter, Grayson Boucher (aka The Professor), James White (Flight), Taurian Fontenette (aka Air Up There), Stan Fletcher, Noah Ballou, Deonte Huff, Leigh Gayden, Christopher Devine, Joe Everly, Omar Wilkes, Alain Laroche, Terrence Hundley, Shawn Malloy, Charles Rhodes (Beast), Marquis Gilstrap, Tim Parham (TP), Brian Laing, Brandon Bush, Quinnel Brown, Kasib Powell, Larry Williams (Bone), Terrance Todd, Darren Brooks, Drew Gibson, Johnnie Bryant, Patrick Sanders, Calvin Henry, Gerard Anderson, Jesse Byrd, Purnell Davis, Matthew Elijah
MascotSnoop Dogg, Todd Maroldo
DancersJennifer Santich, Rebecca Breining
Special ThanksMotion Sports Management, Ben Pensack

Special Thanks

Special ThanksMichael Jordan, Scott Patterson, Jordan Katz, David Cox, Siobhan Boes, Hank Diamond, Alan Lewis, Daniel Einzig, Christopher Fiumano, Pedram Rahbari, Jennifer Kolbe, Seth Krauss, Greg Gibson, Take‑Two Legal Team, Jonathan Washburn, David Boutry, Ryan Dixon, Michael Lightner, Gail Hamrick, Sharon Hunter, Kate Ryan, Michele Shadid, 72 & SunnyAccess Communications, KD&E, Red Sheet, Hanshaw Ink & Image, Gwendoline Oliviero, Robert Nelson, Matt Underwood, Edwin Melendez, Everyone at Operation Sports

Published by 2K Sports

2K Sports is a Division of 2K, a publishing labelof Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.All trademarks are the property of their respective owners., The names and logos of all arenas are trademarks of their respective owners and are used by permission., Certain trademarks used herein [or hereon] are properties of American Airlines Inc. used under license to 2K Sports., All rights reserved., Copyright 2011 by STATS LLC., Any commercial use or distribution of the Licensed Materials without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
Basketball Equipment Supplied byGared Sports, the exclusive supplier of basketball backboards and rims to NBA arenas
This software is based in part on the work ofthe Independent JPEG Group.
Localization Tools and Support provided byXLOC Inc.
Special Thanks toAnne Hart, Matthew Holt, Brian Choi (at NBA Entertainment Inc.)

NBA 2K12 Music Credits

"Basketball"Kurtis Blow (Performer), (P) 1984 The Island Def Jam Music Group., Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group under license from Universal Music Enterprises
"Fast Lane"Performed by Eminem & Royce Da 5'9, Eminem (Performer), Royce da 5'9" (Performer), (P) 2011 Shady Records/Interscope Records., Courtesy of Interscope Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises.
"Let's Go"Performed by Travis Barker feat. Yelawolf; Busta Rhymes; Lil Jon; & Twista., Travis Barker (Performer), Yelawolf (Feat./Writer), Busta Rhymes (Performer/Writer), Lil Jon (Performer), Twista (Performer/Writer), Published by EMI Music Publishing; Universal Music Publishing Group; Kobalt Music Publishing America; BugMusic Publishing., Courtesy Interscope Records.
"Awesome"Performed by XV, Donovan Johnson (Writer), Terrence Thornton (Writer), Michael Summers (Writer), Published by: Donovan Johnson; Neighborhood Pusha Publishing c/oSony /ATV; ASCAP Man; I Need My Publishing., Courtesy Warner Brothers Records.
"Skeleton Boy"Performed by Friendly Fires, John Frederick Gibson (Writer), David MacFarlane (Writer), Barnaby Savidge (Writer), Published by Universal Music Publishing Group., 2008 XL Recordings.
"Let It (Edit Remix) feat. Melo"Performed by Machine Drum, Travis Stewart (Writer - Boulder Heave BMI), Sean Rhoden (Writer - Meloxtra Publishing BMI), Published by Stones Throw Records.
"Sideways (2K Remix)"Cydel Young (Performer/Composer/Lyrics - aka Cyhi da Prynce), Ensayne Wayne (Composer/Producer - for ENSAYNE Music Group)
"We're Through"Performed by James Pants., James Singleton (Writer - Boulder Heave BMI.), Published by Stones ThrowRecords.
"Thunder Bay"Hudson Mohawke (Performer/Writer), Published by Kobalt Music Publishing., Courtesy of Warp Records.
"Still A Soldier"Performed by Ancient Astronauts., Tom Strauch (Writer), Ingo Moell (Writer.), Published by Bug Music Publishing., Courtesy ESL Recordings.
"Rock Hood"Performed by Shinobi Ninja., Michael Machinist (Writer), David Machinist (Writer), David Aaron Gerberer (Writer), Edara Johnson (Writer), Marcus Hrdina (Writer), Jonathan Nunes-Simone (Writer), Published by: Shinobi Ninja LLC.
"Cozza Frenzy" Bassnectar (Performer/Writer), Published by Blue Mountain Music., Courtesy OM Records.
"The Shuffle (instrumental)"Performed by The Freeze Tag, Jason Drake (Writer - KidLucci Music SESAC), Bisco Smith (Writer - Ivee Sessions SESAC), Published by Ivee Sessions., Courtesy Dope Lotus Records.
"By The Numbers"Performed by Jamaica., Antoine Hilaire (Writer), Florent Lyonnet (Writer), Xavier Dulong De Rosnay (Writer), Peter Franco (Writer), Published by: 2009 Warner Chappell Music France & Control Freak., Courtesy Downtown Records.
"It's Another Day"Performed by The Death Set., John Lloyd Sierakowski (Writer - APRA), Daniel Walker (Writer - APRA), Jahphet Landis (Writer - ASCAP), Published by Just Isn't Music Ltd., Courtesy of NINJA TUNE; 2011.
"Make Your Move"Performed by Thunderball., Sidney Barcelona (Writer), Stephen Raskin (Writer), Published by Bug Music Publishing., Courtesy ESL Recordings.
"Workin' Man Blues"Performed by Aceyalone feat. CeeLo., Aceyalone (Performer/Writer), Cee Lo Green (Feat./Writer), Stefon Taylor (Writer), Published by That Kind of Music [ASCAP]; Stefon Taylor Publishing [ASCAP], BMG Chrysalis. [P] + © 2011 DeconRecords., CeeLo appears courtesy of Atlantic Records.
"Hear You Calling"Performed by Kid Mac feat. Mat McHugh., Nicholas Audino (Writer), Lewis Hughes (Writer), Mat McHugh (Writer), Kid Mac (Writer), Produced by Twice As Nice., C&P 2011 Move The Crowd Records.
"Shapeshift"Performed by DELS., Kieren Karl Dickins (Writer - PRS), Joe Goddard (Writer), Published by Just Isn’t Music Ltd/Warner Chappell Music Publishing., Courtesy of NINJATUNE; 2010.
"Haterz"Performed by See‑I, Archie Steele (Writer), Salem Steele (Writer), Rob Meyers (Writer), Published by: See Eye Music [BMI].
"Many Stylez"Performed by Zion I feat. Rebelution, Amp Live (Writer), Zion (Writer), Ben Yonas (Writer), Published by Crystal House Music [ASCAP]; Gaines For Anja Blue Music [ASCAP]; Yonas For Atzwhatimtalkinabout Music [ASCAP], © 2010 Gold Dust Media Part of the !k7LabelGroup.
"They Come Back"Performed by Project Lionheart, Caleb Cunningham (Writer), TJ Berry (Writer), Jarrod Keith (Writer - ASCAP), Published by: CC Lionheart Publishing [ASCAP]
"New Low"Performed by Middle Class Rut, Zack Lopez (Writer), Sean Stockham (Writer), Published by EMI Music Publishing., ©2010 Bright Antenna Records
"Here We Go"Performed by Chiddy Bang feat. Q-Tip., James Patterson Jr III (Writer), Benjamin Ruttner (Writer), Chidera Anamege (Writer), Noah Beresin (Writer), Q-Tip (Writer), Published by: EMI Music Publishing; Song Music; Warner Chappell, (P) 2010 EMI Records Ltd.
"Look Easy"Freddie Gibbs (Performer/Writer), Sidney Miller (Writer/Producer), Published by: Willie Watts Music/Sony Music ATV [ASCAP]; Stewart Music/Universal Music Publishing Group [ASCAP], Freddie Gibbs appears courtesy CTE World
"Shout The Winners Out (Duck Down All-Stars 2)"Performed by Skyzoo; Smit N Wessun & Pharoahe Monch., Skyzoo (Performer/Writer), Smith-N-Wessun (Performer/Writer), Pharoahe Monch (Performer/Writer), !llmind (Producer/Writer), Publishing: Little Trouble Big China [ASCAP]; Rudy For Real Publishing [BMI]; Bucktown USA [ASCAP]; Boot Camp Clik [ASCAP]; Trescadecaphobia Music [BMI] Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing.
"Now's My Time"Performed by D.J.I.G., Alex Kresovich (Writer/Publishing/Publisher - ASCAP), Isaiah DuPree (Writer)
"Intermezzo 2 (instrumental)"Mr. Chop (Performer/Writer - BoulderHeave BMI), Published by Stones Throw Records

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