Denny Thorley

Also Known As

  • Dennis R. Thorley

Game Credits


F.3.A.R. (2011)   (President)
Fracture (2008)   (President)
MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf (2004)   (President)
ABC Monday Night Football (1989)   (Head Coach)


Fracture (2008)   (Executive Producer)
MechAssault (2002)   (Executive Producer)
Mech Commander (1998)   (Executive Producer)
BattleTech: A Game of Armored Combat (1994)   (Executive Producer)
Riddick Bowe Boxing (1993)   (Executive Producer)
ABC Wide World of Sports Boxing (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Bo Jackson Baseball (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Bo Jackson Baseball (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Captain America and the Avengers (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Full Metal Planet (1991)   (Producer)
ABC Monday Night Football (1989)   (Producer)


Mech Commander: Gold (1999)   (Design)
Mech Commander (1998)   (Game Design)
BattleTech: A Game of Armored Combat (1994)   (Game Design)
Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess (1989)   (Technical Advisor)


Spiderbot (1988)   (Graphics)


Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess (1989)   (Support)


F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon (2006)   (Special Thanks to the following Day 1 Studios personnel)
Battleship: Surface Thunder (2000)   (Special Thanks)
MechWarrior 3 (1999)   (Thanks)
MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat (1995)   (Special Thanks To)
Continuum (1990)   (Special Thanks To)
ABC Monday Night Football (1989)   (Special Thanks)
Drakkhen (1989)   (Special thanks to the following)
The Games: Winter Edition (1988)   (Special Thanks To)


Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess (1989)   (Technical Advisor)

Developer Biography

An industry veteran with more than 17 years experience, Denny Thorley is currently the President of independent game developer, Day 1 Studios. At Day 1, Thorley is credited with securing a first-party development relationship with Microsoft and establishing long term development partnerships with Lucas Arts and Vivendi Games.

Prior to joining Day 1 Studios, Thorley was the CEO and co-founder of FASA Interactive Technologies where he executive produced MechCommander for the PC and assisted in the development of Alien Invasion, a location-based, multi-person game experience for Walt Disney’s DisneyQuest facility.

During his tenure in the industry, Thorley has also held executive-level sales, marketing and product development positions with software publishers such as Data East and Extreme Entertainment.

Last updated: Jun 01, 2009