🎮 Check out The Top 10 Consoles owned by MobyGames community!

atari gravitar

Josh Atkins

Game Credits


WWE 2K20 (2019)   (VP, Global & Creative Services)
WWE 2K18 (2017)   (VP, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Civilization VI (2016)   (VP Creative Development)
XCOM 2 (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth (2014)   (VP Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World (2013)   (VP Creative Development)
WWE 2K14 (2013)   (VP, Creative Development)
Rise of Nations (2003)   (Management)
Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus (2003)   (Management)
Voodoo Vince (2003)   (Management)


The Quarry (2022)   (SVP, Product Development)
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands (2022)   (SVP, Product Development)
Mafia: Definitive Edition (2020)   (SVP, Product Development)
NBA 2K21 (2020)   (SVP, Product Development)
PGA Tour 2K21 (2020)   (SVP, Product Development)
WWE 2K Battlegrounds (2020)   (SVP, Product Development)
XCOM: Chimera Squad (2020)   (VP, Global Services)
Evolve (2015)   (VP, Product Development)
Evolve: Hunter's Quest (2015)   (VP, Creative Development)
NBA 2K16 (2015)   (VP, Creative Development)
BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode Two (2014)   (Vice President, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution 2 (2014)   (VP, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies (2013)   (VP, Creative Development)


NBA 2K20 (2019)   (VP, Creative Development)
NBA 2K Mobile Basketball (2019)   (VP, Creative Development)
NBA 2K19 (2018)   (VP, Creative Development)
WWE 2K19 (2018)   (VP, Creative Development)
NBA 2K18 (2017)   (VP, Creative Development)
Voodoo Vince: Remastered (2017)   (Design Lead)
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (2017)   (VP, Creative Development)
Battleborn (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
BioShock 2: Remastered (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
BioShock: Remastered (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
Mafia III (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
NBA 2K17 (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
NHL SuperCard 2K17 (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
WWE 2K16 (2016)   (VP, Creative Development)
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (2015)   (Senior Design Director)
WWE 2K15 (2015)   (VP, Creative Development)
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! (2014)   (VP, Creative Development)
Fable: Anniversary (2014)   (Original Designers)
NBA 2K15 (2014)   (VP, Creative Development)
WWE SuperCard (2014)   (V.P. Creative Development)
Beejumbled (2013)   (VP, Creative Development)
BioShock Infinite (2013)   (Vice President, Creative Development)
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (2013)   (VP, Creative Development)
NBA 2K14 (2013)   (VP, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Ace Patrol (2013)   (VP, Creative Development)
Turd Birds (2013)   (VP Creative Development)
Fable III (2010)   (Senior Design Director)
Fable II (2008)   (Design)
Fable II: Pub Games (2008)   (Design)
Too Human (2008)   (Sr. Design Director)
Gears of War (2007)   (Senior Design Director)
Mass Effect (2007)   (Sr Design Director)
Viva Piñata: Party Animals (2007)   (Design)
Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals (2007)   (Design Director)
Viva Piñata (2006)   (Design)
Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania (2006)   (Design Director)
Fable: The Lost Chapters (2005)   (Designers)
Fable (2004)   (Design)
Wave Race: Blue Storm (2001)   (Associate Game Director)
Bionic Commando: Elite Forces (2000)   (Game Director)
Crystalis (2000)   (Game Director )

Creative Services

Borderlands 3 (2019)   (VP, Global & Creative Services)
WWE 2K17 (2017)   (VP, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Risi... (2015)   (VP, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Starships (2015)   (VP, Creative Development)
Sid Meier's Ace Patrol (2013)   (VP, Creative Development)


WWE 2K20 (2019)   (Special Thanks)
WWE 2K19 (2018)   (Special Thanks )
WWE 2K17 (2017)   (Visual Concepts Development Team Special Thanks)
WWE 2K18 (2017)   (Visual Concepts Development Team Special Thanks)
WWE 2K16 (2016)   (Visual Concept Development Team Special Thanks)
WWE 2K15 (2015)   (Visual Concepts Development Team Special Thanks)
Fable: Heroes (2012)   (Special Thanks)
Gears of War 2 (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Gears of War 2 (Limited Edition) (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Crackdown (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Project Gotham Racing 4 (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Gears of War (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Gears of War (Limited Collector's Edition) (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Forza Motorsport (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Kameo: Elements of Power (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Project Gotham Racing 2 (2003)   (Special Thanks)


Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends (2006)   (Management)

Developer Biography

Josh Atkins has been in the Interactive Entertainment Industry for the last 18 years. Josh began his career working for several small game developers in the San Francisco Bay Area but moved to Seattle in 1998 to become a Game Designer working for Nintendo's US first party studio. While at Nintendo Josh had the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and had the privilege to spend several years working with Nintendo's top creative talent. This included the opportunity to work directly with with legendary Game Designer Shigeru Miyamoto and Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. In 2002 Josh joined Microsoft Games Studios and became the Director of Game Design for MGS. His team of designers worked across all MGS published titles including franchises such as Fable, Forza and Gears of War. The work of his team helped establish Microsoft as a top tier Game Publisher.

In 2008 Josh moved out to the UK in order to become the Senior Design Director at Lionhead Studios under Peter Molyneux. While at Lionhead Josh lead the Fable design team under Peter's guidance and shipped several titles in the Fable Franchise. In 2011 Josh joined Microsoft's new Soho Studios to work on a brand new form of Interactive Television focused on Children's Education. The first project in this line is Kinect Sesame Street TV which was seen at Microsoft's 2012 CES Keynote. Kinect Sesame Street TV is a joint production between Microsoft and Sesame Workshop.

Last updated: Aug 05, 2012

Atari Black Friday