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Dan Forden

Game Credits


Wheelman (2009)   (Central Groups Management )
Stranglehold (2007)   (Director Studio Operations)


Blitz: The League II (2008)   (Director of Central Groups)
NBA Ballers: Chosen One (2008)   (Director of Central Content Groups)


Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection (2012)   (Team)
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (2010)   (Original Arcade Design Team)
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (2008)   (Director of Central Groups)
NBA Ballers (2004)   (Commentary Design )
NFL Blitz 2000 (1999)   (Arcade Design Team)
NFL Blitz (1998)   (Design Team)
Mortal Kombat 4 (1997)   (Design)
Mortal Kombat Trilogy (1996)   (Mortal Kombat Trilogy Design Team)
Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (MK3 Design Team)
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (UMK3 Design Team )
Mortal Kombat II (1993)   (MK Design Team)


Pigskin 621 AD (1990)   (Pigskin)


MLB SlugFest 20-04 (2003)   (Script Writers)


Mortal Kombat Trilogy (1996)   (Graphics)


Mortal Kombat 11 (2019)   (Audio Director)
Injustice 2 (2017)   (Audio Director)
Mortal Kombat X (2015)   (Audio Director)
Mortal Kombat X (2015)   (Audio Director)
WWE Immortals (2015)   (Audio)
Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013)   (Audio Director)
Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013)   (Audio Director)
Injustice: Gods Among Us - Ultimate Edition (2013)   (Audio Director)
Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection (2012)   (Lead Sound Designer)
Batman: Arkham City Lockdown (2011)   (Senior Sound Designers)
Mortal Kombat (2011)   (Lead Sound Designer)
I Wanna Be the Boshy (2010)   (Mortal Kombat)
MLB Slugfest 2006 (2006)   (Dialog Recording )
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006)   (Audio Lead)
Mortal Kombat: Unchained (2006)   (Audio Lead)
NBA Ballers: Phenom (2006)   (Audio Director)
Blitz: The League (2005)   (Additional Audio Support)
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks (2005)   (Audio Lead)
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict (2005)   (Voice Production)
MLB Slugfest Loaded (2004)   (Audio Director )
Mortal Kombat: Deception (2004)   (Audio Lead)
NBA Ballers (2004)   (Commentary Design)
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy (2004)   (Additional Audio)
MLB SlugFest 20-04 (2003)   (Music)
Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition (2003)   (Sound and Music)
MLB SlugFest 20-03 (2002)   (Sound Effects)
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance (2002)   (Sound and Music)
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance (2002)   (Sound Effects & Music)
NFL Blitz 20-02 (2002)   (Sound Effects)
NFL Blitz 20-03 (2002)   (Audio)
WWF Raw (2002)   (SE Recording)
CART Fury: Championship Racing (2000)   (Music and Sound)
The Grid (2000)   (Music and Sound)
Mortal Kombat: Special Forces (2000)   (Music)
NFL Blitz (1998)   (Sound and Music)
Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero (1997)   (Music)
Mortal Kombat Trilogy (1996)   (Sound and Music)
Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (Sounds)
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (Grunts, Screams, Groans and Gibberish)
Mortal Kombat II (1993)   (Sounds)
Mortal Kombat (1992)   (Music)
Super High Impact (1991)   (Sounds and Music)
Arch Rivals (1989)   (Music Composer (uncredited))


Mortal Kombat: Unchained (2006)   (Additional Support)


WWE Smackdown! Shut Your Mouth (2002)   (Special Thanks)
WWE WrestleMania X8 (2002)   (Special Thanks)
WWF Smackdown! Just Bring It (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (Many thanks go to)
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (Additional Thanks)
NBA Jam Tournament Edition (1994)   (Special Thanks)
NBA Jam (1993)   (Special Thanks)


MLB SlugFest 20-04 (2003)   (Midway Amusement Games)
Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (Midway MK3 Team)
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)   (Original MK Team)
Mortal Kombat II (1993)   (Undetermined)

Developer Biography

Daniel Warren Forden is an American sound programmer, music composer, and the lead on several high-profile arcade and pinball games. The most notable he has worked on is the Mortal Kombat fighting game series.

Forden is best known for an easter egg that first appeared in Mortal Kombat II, where Forden's head would appear in the bottom-right corner of the screen and shout "Toasty!" when a perfect uppercut was performed. Certain events, usually involving Sub-Zero, would make him appear and shout "Frosty!". There were many gamers who saw him for the first time in Mortal Kombat II but thought that he was actually saying "Whoopsy!" because they were doing badly or because they had messed up a combo.

Last updated: Apr 26, 2007

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