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David Perry

Also Known As

  • D. P.
  • Dave Perry

Game Credits


Messiah (2000)   (President)
Sacrifice (2000)   (President)
R/C Stunt Copter (1999)   (Production Management)
Wild 9 (1998)   (Tall Man & President)


SXPD: Extreme Pursuit Force (2014)   (Director)
MDK (1997)   (Executive Producer)
Disney's Aladdin (1993)   (Project Management)


Rock Free (2010)   (Chief Creative Officer)
The Chronicles of Spellborn (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Dekaron (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
MyDivaDoll (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Ponystars (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Prize Potato (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Tribal Nations (2008)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Dance! Online (2007)   (Chief Creative Officer)
The Simpsons Game (2007)   (Creative Consultant)
Bots (2006)   (Chief Creative Officer)
Enter the Matrix (2003)   (Lead Designer )
Disney's The Jungle Book (1994)   (Game Design)
The Jungle Book (1994)   (Original Design Concept by)
Cool Spot (1993)   (Original Game By)
Disney's Aladdin (1993)   (Original Version by)
The Terminator (1993)   (Original Concept)
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1992)   (Game design)
Dan Dare III: The Escape (1990)   (Concept)
Overlord (1990)   (Original Design)
Savage (1988)   (Designed by)


Earthworm Jim HD (2010)   (Original SEGA Co Programming)
Earthworm Jim 1 & 2: The Whole Can 'O Worms (1996)   (Additional Programming)
Earthworm Jim 2 (1995)   (Additional Programming)
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (1995)   (Additional Programming )
Earthworm Jim (1994)   (Programming )
Cool Spot (1993)   (Programming)
Disney's Aladdin (1993)   (Programming)
Mick & Mack as the Global Gladiators (1993)   (Programmed by)
The Terminator (1993)   (Programming Assistance)
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1992)   (Programming)
Paperboy 2 (1992)   (By)
The Terminator (1992)   (Programming)
Extreme (1991)   (Spectrum Coding)
Smash T.V. (1991)   (Programmer)
Dan Dare III: The Escape (1990)   (Dan Dare III by)
Overlord (1990)   (Amiga and ST Programming)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)   (By)
Beyond the Ice Palace (1988)   (Program)
Savage (1988)   (Programming)
Trantor the Last Stormtrooper (1987)   (Coded by)
Stainless Steel (1986)   (Programming)
Herbert's Dummy Run (1985)   (By)
Three Weeks in Paradise (1985)   (Programming)


Gladiator (1991)   (By)
Overlord (1990)   (Introduction Sequence - Graphical Support and Design)


Messiah (2000)   (Messiah Voice Talent)

Quality Assurance

Hostile Makeover (2009)   (Quality Assurance)
Overlord (1990)   (Playtesting)


Tribal Nations (2008)   (Chief Technical Officer)


Disney DuckTales: Remastered (2013)   (WayForward Special Thanks)
Earthworm Jim HD (2010)   (And especially...)
Sonic Robo Blast 2 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
MDK (1997)   (Playmates Interactive Entertainment would like to give special thanks to)
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (1995)   (Special Thanks To)
Spot Goes to Hollywood (1995)   (Special Thanks to)
Disney's The Jungle Book (1994)   (Special Thanks to)
Cool Spot (1993)   (Special Thanks to)


The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005)   (President)

Developer Biography

David Perry was the President and Founder of Shiny Entertainment. With David at the helm, Shiny earned both critical and commercial success, forging a reputation as a forward-looking, innovative force that's constantly pushing the boundries in the gaming world.

Perry launched his career at just 15 years of age, when he started writing computer game programming books in his Native Ireland. Since then, David has developed 35 games (serving as lead programmer on 24 of them), totalling 101 individual retail titles across 23 video game platforms. All told, Perry's games have totalled more than $500 million in sales.

Early 2006, Atari announced it wanted to sell certain development divisions, including Shiny. Perry left the company as he was part of the Atari management, and wanted to find a buyer independently.

In May 2006, he founded the consultancy company, to provide advice and support for investors, hardware manufacturers, foreign development teams and publishers looking to secure funding and create a presence in the US interactive entertainment market, with additional services including game prototype and development team capacity reviews.

In August 2006, it was announced David Perry is directing 2Moons, an MMORPG by the newly-formed Acclaim Games.

Last updated: Nov 03, 2006