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Gary Liddon

Also Known As

  • Gaz Liddon

Game Credits


Halo: The Master Chief Collection (2019)   (Studio Head)
Nike+ Kinect Training (2012)   (CEO)
Crackdown 2 (2010)   (Studio Head)
Too Human (2008)   (CEO)
Crackdown (2007)   (Xen Services CEO)
Hot Wheels: Stunt Track Challenge (2004)   (C.O.O.)
Serious Sam (2004)   (COO)
Sudeki (2004)   (Climax Management)
MotoGP 2 (2003)   (Another Boss)
SX Superstar (2003)   (Climax Management (Chief Operating Officer))
MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology (2002)   (Another Boss)
Saban's Power Rangers: Time Force (2001)   (Managing Director)
SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge (2001)   (Managing Director)
LEGO Racers (2000)   (Climax Management)
Saban's Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue (2000)   (Managing Director)
Warriors of Might and Magic (2000)   (Managing Director)


Robot Wars: Extreme Destruction (2002)   (Group Development Director)
The Incredible Hulk (1995)   (Produced at Probe by)
Mortal Kombat (1993)   (Produced By )
Days of Thunder (1990)   (This is Gary. He is famous. He does not have any hands. Well his writing could get better.)
Delta Patrol (1987)   (Produced by)
Sanxion (1986)   (Producer)


Space Giraffe (2008)   (PC User Interface)
Robot Wars: Arenas of Destruction (2001)   (Group Development Director)
SimCoaster (2001)   (Managing Director)
The Pagemaster (1994)   (Design)
Delta Patrol (1987)   (Technical guidance)


Space Giraffe (2008)   (PC Optimization Support)
Robot Wars: Arenas of Destruction (2001)   (Group Development Manager)
ATV: Quad Power Racing (2000)   (Technical Consultant)
Sim Theme Park (2000)   (Lead Programmer)
Diablo (1998)   (Lead Programmers)
NBA Hangtime (1996)   (Programming)
Batman Forever (1995)   (Utility Programmers)
Batman Forever (1995)   (Utility's)
Mortal Kombat II (1994)   (Programmer (main boy))
The Pagemaster (1994)   (Program)
Mortal Kombat (1993)   (Conversion / Porting)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1993)   (Special Programs)
Loopz (1991)   (Programmed by)


Mortal Kombat (1993)   (Graphics By)


MotoGP 2 (2003)   (Another Boss)

Quality Assurance

Gridrunner Revolution (2009)   (Beta Test Team)
Space Giraffe (2008)   (PC Beta Test Team)


Superbike 2000 (2000)   (Technical Consultant)
Populous: The Beginning (1999)   (Technical Consultant)


Sharkey's 3D Pool (1989)   (Also, ta)


Lumo (2016)   (Hat tips, Salutes & Hugs)
Extreme-G: XG2 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Batman Forever (1995)   (Special Thanks)
FIFA Soccer 96 (1995)   (Special Thanks)
Stargate (1994)   (Special Thanks To)
Mortal Kombat (1993)   (Special Thanks To)
Krusty's Super Fun House (1992)   (Special Thanks to)
Morpheus (1987)   (Thanks also to)


Batman Forever (1995)   (All pies eaten by)
Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance (1990)   (Team)

Developer Biography

Contact with games programmers led Gary to co-found a subsidiary company with Newsfield called Thalamus Ltd. Thalamus was a highly regarded 8 bit software house and published the hit games Sanxion and Delta. Learning programming skills at Thalamus, Gary then left to become a contract programmer, working on a variety of projects including the console conversions of the Mortal Kombat series.

Gary joined Climax in 1996 as a producer and lead the teams responsible for developing successful games as Diablo and Theme Park World Gary became Managing Director of the studio located in Fareham in 1999 and later Group Development Director in 2000, overseeing and helping to establish the Brighton, Nottingham and London studios.

In 2001, Gary was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the entire group of Climax companies and oversaw all aspects of day-to-day production, development and operations.

Gary left Climax and founded Xen Services, Ltd. in 2004, a development services company who worked on projects for THQ, Sony and Microsoft including games such as MotoGP 2, Crackdown, Project Gotham 4 and Too Human.

On 19th January 2009 the development studio Ruffian Games was announced, where Gary Liddon is Studio Head.

Last updated: Mar 16, 2009

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