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Michael H. Gilmartin

Also Known As

  • Mike Gilmartin
  • Michael Gilmartin

Game Credits

Business

Act of War: Direct Action (2005)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Backyard Baseball 2006 (2005)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dragon Ball Z: Sagas (2005)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonshard (2005)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Axis & Allies (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Backyard Basketball (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Backyard Skateboarding (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Chris Sawyer's Locomotion (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dead Man's Hand (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Deer Hunter: The 2005 Season (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dora the Explorer: Fairytale Adventure (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dragon Ball Z: Buu's Fury (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Driv3r (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Duel Masters Kaijudo Showdown (2004)   (Publishing Support Director)
Duel Masters (Limited Edition) (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Godzilla: Save the Earth (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Saturday Night Speedway (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Scrabble Online (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Shadow Ops: Red Mercury (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Sid Meier's Pirates!: Live the Life (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Terminator 3: The Redemption (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Test Drive: Eve of Destruction (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
TransFormers (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Trivial Pursuit: Unhinged (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Unreal Tournament 2004 (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Unreal Tournament 2004 (DVD Special Edition) (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files - Dark Tournament (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files - Tournament Tactics (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Zoids: Legacy (2004)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Apex (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Atari: 80 Classic Games in One! (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Backyard Baseball (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Backyard Basketball (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Backyard Basketball 2004 (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Backyard Football 2004 (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Backyard Hockey (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Battle Engine Aquila (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Beyblade VForce: Ultimate Blader Jam (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Blue's Clues: Blue Takes You to School (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Deer Hunter (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Deer Hunter 2004 (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dora the Explorer: Animal Adventures (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Dragon Ball Z: Taiketsu (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Duel Masters Sempai Legends (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Enter the Matrix (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support )
Horizons: Empire of Istaria (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Ikaruga (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Jeopardy! (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Kya: Dark Lineage (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Mission: Impossible - Operation Surma (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Neverwinter Nights: Gold (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Once Upon a Knight (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Pajama Sam: Life is Rough When You Lose Your Stuff (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Putt-Putt: Pep's Birthday Surprise (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Risk: Global Domination (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Time Twister (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Wacky Worlds (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
RollerCoaster Tycoon: Gold Edition (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Stuntman (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Superman: Countdown to Apokolips (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
The Temple of Elemental Evil: A Classic Greyhawk A... (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Terminator 3: War of the Machines (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Thomas & Friends: Thomas Saves the Day (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Unreal II: The Awakening (2003)   (Director Of Publishing Support)
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files - Spirit Detective (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Zoids: Battle Legends (2003)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Atari: Anniversary Edition (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Backyard Football (2002)   (Dir. of Publishing Support Services)
Beyblade VForce: Super Tournament Battle (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Big Air FreeStyle (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services )
Driver 2 Advance (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support North America)
Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Godzilla: Domination! (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Gothic II (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Looney Tunes: Space Race (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Men in Black II: Alien Escape (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Micro Machines (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Monopoly Party (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
NASCAR: Dirt to Daytona (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Nickelodeon Party Blast (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Stuntman (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support)
Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Taz: Wanted (2002)   (Direcor of Publishing Support Services)
The Terminator: Dawn of Fate (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services (QA))
Test Drive (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Unreal Championship (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
World of Outlaws: Sprint Car Racing 2002 (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! (2002)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
NASCAR Heat 2002 (2001)   (Director of Publishing Support Services)
 

Production

Warzone 2100 (1999)   (Producer)
 

Programming/Engineering

Unreal II: eXpanded MultiPlayer (2003)   (Betatests.net)
 

Audio

SimCopter (1996)   (Voices)
 

Quality Assurance

WarCraft III: Reforged (2020)   (Vice President, Global Quality Assurance)
World of WarCraft: Battle for Azeroth (2018)   (Vice President, Global Quality Assurance & Localization)
StarCraft: Remastered (2017)   (Vice President, Global Quality Assurance & Localization)
Overwatch (2016)   (Vice President, Global Quality Assurance & Localization)
StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops - Mission Pack 3 (2016)   (Vice President, Global Quality Assurance)
World of WarCraft: Legion (2016)   (Vice President, Global Quality Assurance & Localization)
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Collectors Editi... (2015)   (Playtest)
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void (2015)   (Vice President, Digital Quality Assurance & Localization)
World of WarCraft: The Burning Crusade (2007)   (Quality Assurance Manager)
Mission: Impossible - Operation Surma (2003)   (Director of QA)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
Men in Black II: Alien Escape (2002)   (Director of QA)
TransWorld Snowboarding (2002)   (Director of QA)
Backyard Soccer (2001)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos (2001)   (Director of San Jose QA Studio Operations)
Pajama Sam 3: You Are What You Eat From Your Head ... (2001)   (Director of QA)
Final Fantasy VII (1998)   (Quality Assurance)
Flying Saucer (1998)   (QA Manager)
A Fork in the Tale (1997)   (QA Manager)
The Crystal Skull (1996)   (Additional Testers)
Full Tilt! 2 Pinball (1996)   (Additional Testing)
Full Tilt! Pinball (1996)   (Lead Tester)
SimCity 2000: Network Edition (1996)   (Lead Tester)
SimCopter (1996)   (Lead Tester)
SimGolf (1996)   (QA)
SimPark (1996)   (Maxis Testers)
SimTunes (1996)   (Additional Testing)
Marty And The Trouble With Cheese (1995)   (Beta Testers)
SimIsle: Missions in the Rainforest (1995)   (Playtesting Director (Maxis))
SimCity 2000: CD Collection (1994)   (had to force)
SimCity 2000: Urban Renewal Kit (1994)   (Testers)
SimTower: The Vertical Empire (1994)   (Lead Tester)
X-Men (1994)   (Testers)
Ecco the Dolphin (1993)   (Testing)
Flashback: The Quest for Identity (1993)   (Playtesting)
Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-43 - Amer... (1993)   (Playtesting)
Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-43 - Scen... (1993)   (Spieletester)
Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-43 - Supe... (1993)   (Playtesting)
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1993)   (Testers)
Jurassic Park (1993)   (Testers)
NFL Football '94 starring Joe Montana (1993)   (Additional Testers)
Racing Aces (1993)   (Testers)
Sim Farm (1993)   (QA)
Veil of Darkness (1993)   (Playtesters)
Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed (1992)   (Playtesters)
Carrier Strike: South Pacific 1942-44 (1992)   (Playtesting)
The Dark Queen of Krynn (1992)   (Playtesters)
Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-43 (1992)   (Playtesting)
Legends of Valour (1992)   (Playtesting)
Prophecy of the Shadow (1992)   (Playtesting)
Death Knights of Krynn (1991)   (Playtesters)
Eye of the Beholder (1991)   (Playtesting (SSI))
Shadow Sorcerer (1991)   (Amiga Playtesters)
Renegade Legion: Interceptor (1990)   (In-house Playtesting)
 

Localization

StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops - Mission Pack 3 (2016)   (Vice President, Global Localization)
 

Public Relations

TransWorld Surf (2002)   (Sr Manager of Strategic Relations)
 

Technology

Heroes of the Storm (2015)   (Team Members)
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014)   (Vice President, Global Platform Services)
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (2014)   (Vice President, Global Platform Services)
Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft (2014)   (Vice President, Global Platform Services)
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)   (Senior Director, Global Platform Services)
Diablo III (2012)   (Senior Director, Global Platform Services)
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010)   (Senior Director)
World of WarCraft: Cataclysm (2010)   (Senior Director)
World of WarCraft: Wrath of the Lich King (2008)   (Platform Services Director)
 

Administration

The Ring: Terror's Realm (2000)   (Director of Studio Operations)
 

Thanks

Shadow Ops: Red Mercury (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Battle Engine Aquila (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Stuntman (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Men in Black: The Series - Crashdown (2001)   (Special Thanks to)
MXrider (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Bugs Bunny & Taz: Time Busters (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Driver 2 (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
PGA European Tour Golf (2000)   (Thanks to)
Silver (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Fighting Force (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Thief: The Dark Project (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft (1998)   (Special Thanks)
 


Developer Biography

In 2007 Michael H. Gilmartin is Global Director, Quality Assurance at Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

As the global quality assurance director for Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., Michael Gilmartin is responsible for overseeing the testing and localization of all Blizzard products. This involves coordinating strategies and communication to maximize efficiency and consistency across multiple teams worldwide. Gilmartin arrived at Blizzard Entertainment in 2004 following nearly 15 years of success in positions at several game companies, including SEGA of America, Inc., Eidos Inc., Maxis Software, Inc., and Atari, Inc. Over the course of his career, he has served as producer, senior producer, designer, director of quality assurance, and studio head, among other roles. He has been involved with more than 100 titles, including AAA franchises such as World of Warcraft, Unreal Tournament, Neverwinter Nights, Tomb Raider and Sid Meier’s Civilization.

Last updated: Jul 05, 2007


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