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Michael Merren

Also Known As

  • Mike Merren

Game Credits


AO Tennis 2 (2020)   (Development Director)
Tennis World Tour 2 (2020)   (Development Director)
Official Games of the Ashes: Cricket 19 (2019)   (Development Director)
AO International Tennis (2018)   (Development Director)
AO Tennis (2018)   (Development Director)
Don Bradman Cricket 17 (2017)   (Development Director)
Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 (2016)   (Development Director)
Masquerade: The Baubles of Doom (2016)   (Development Director)
Rugby League Live 3 (2015)   (Development Director)
Don Bradman Cricket 14 (2014)   (Development Director)
Rugby League Live 2: World Cup Edition (2013)   (Development Director)
AFL Live (2011)   (Development Director)
Hello, Pocoyo! (2008)   (Development Manager)
Ed, Edd n Eddy: Jawbreakers! (2003)   (Director of Development)
Wings (2003)   (Director of Development)
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)   (Head of Development)
Defender of the Crown (2002)   (Director of Development)
Robot Wars: Advanced Destruction (2002)   (Director of Development)
Street Fighter Alpha 3 (2002)   (Director of Development)
The Three Stooges (2002)   (Director of Development)
Driven (2001)   (Director of Development)
Ecks vs. Sever (2001)   (Head of Development)
LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (2001)   (Dev. Director)
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2 (2001)   (Director of Development)
Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (2001)   (Director of Development)
Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M. (1999)   (Executive Project Manager)
Jimmy White's 2: Cueball (1998)   (Production)
Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror (1997)   (Producer)
Resident Evil (1997)   (Executive Producer (Virgin UK))
Circle of Blood (1996)   (Producer)
hyper 3-D Pinball (1996)   (Best Boy)
World Masters Golf (1995)   (Producer)
Dino Dini's Soccer (1994)   (Producer)
Caesars Palace (1993)   (Produced for Virgin by)
Goal! (1993)   (Produced for Virgin by)
Smash Tennis (1993)   (European Product Co-ordinator)
M.C. Kids (1992)   (Producer)
Motörhead (1992)   (Produced by)


Dino Dini's Soccer (1994)   (Team Data)


Circle of Blood (1996)   (Sampling)

Quality Assurance

Circle of Blood (1996)   (Product Analysts)
Dino Dini's Soccer (1994)   (Playtesters)
Goal! (1993)   (The Testing Squad)
M.C. Kids (1992)   (Quality Control)


Screamer Rally (1997)   (Special Thanks To)
Grid Runner (1996)   (Thanks to)
NHL Powerplay '96 (1996)   (Special Thanks to)
Manic Karts (1995)   (Thanks To All At Virgin)


Jetpack Joyride (2012)   (The Bigwigs)
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1994)   (Jaguar Team)

Developer Biography

Mike Merren started in the Games Industry in 1987 working at Mirrorsoft - working on Cinemaware titles such as Defender of the Crown and Wings. In 1992 he went to Virgin Interactive and worked on some 20 titles for the company including the Broken Sword series with Revolution Software.

Mike then moved from publishing to the development side of the business working with Acclaim Studios London and then as Development Director for the handheld developer Crawfish where he helped with the development of 15 GBA titles in 2 years.

In March 2003, he joined Climax Handheld and eventually returned to Virgin when he joined Virgin PLAY in 2007 as Development Manager of its Virgin PLAY and V.2Play brands.

Last updated: Oct 02, 2007

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