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Christopher D. Yates

Also Known As

  • Chris Yates
  • Christopher Yates

Game Credits


Champions: Return to Arms (2005)   (Vice President of Technology)
EverQuest: Gates of Discord (2004)   (Vice President of Technology)
SubSpace (1997)   (VP Development)
Spot Goes to Hollywood (1996)   (Executives in Charge of Burst)
The Lion King (1994)   (Vice President of Product Development)


Toonstruck (1996)   (Executives in Charge of Burst)
Dune: The Battle for Arrakis (1994)   (Executive Producer)
The Lion King (1994)   (VP Product Development)
Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (1993)   (Directed by)
The Legend of Kyrandia (1992)   (Produced by)


Grand Theft Auto V (2015)   (Head of Platform, Social Club)
EverQuest: Secrets of Faydwer (2007)   (Chief Technology Officer)
The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Re... (1994)   (Technical Direction)
Dungeons & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun (1992)   (Programmers)
The Legend of Kyrandia (1992)   (Intro & Finale)
DragonStrike (1990)   (Programming)


Defiance (2013)   (Senior Vice President of Platform & Technology)
Rift: Storm Legion (2012)   (Senior Vice President of Platform & Technology)
EverQuest II: Rise of Kunark (2007)   (Chief Technology Officer)
EverQuest: The Buried Sea (2007)   (VP of Platform)
Legends of Norrath (2007)   (Chief Technology Officer)
Vanguard: Saga of Heroes (2007)   (Vice President of Technology)
EverQuest II: Echoes of Faydwer (2006)   (Vice President of Technology)
EverQuest II: Kingdom of Sky (2006)   (Vice President of Technology)
EverQuest: Prophecy of Ro (2006)   (Vice President of Technology)
EverQuest: The Serpent's Spine (2006)   (VP of Platform)
Field Commander (2006)   (VP of Platform)
Pirates: Constructible Strategy Game Online (2006)   (Vice President of Technology)
Star Wars: Galaxies - The Complete Online Adventures (2006)   (VP of Technology)
Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom (2006)   (VP of Platform)
Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code (2006)   (VP of Platform)
EverQuest: Depths of Darkhollow (2005)   (Vice President of Technology)
EverQuest II: Desert of Flames (2005)   (Vice President of Technology)
Star Wars: Galaxies - The Total Experience (2005)   (Vice President of Technology )
Star Wars: Galaxies - Trials of Obi-Wan (2005)   (VP of Technology)
EverQuest II (2004)   (Vice President of Technology)
EverQuest: Omens of War (2004)   (Vice President of Technology)
Star Wars: Galaxies - Jump to Lightspeed (2004)   (Vice President of Technology)
The Sims: Online (2002)   (VP of Technology)
Grand Slam (1997)   (Vice President - Technology)


Red Dead Redemption II (2018)   (Thank You)
Majestic: Special Edition (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Ultima Online: The Second Age (1998)   (Special Thanks To)


Rift (2011)   (Senior Vice President of Platform & Technology)
Star Wars: Galaxies - Episode III Rage of the Wook... (2005)   (Vice President of Technology)

Developer Biography

Christopher D. Yates became Senior Vice President of Platform and Technology at Trion Game Worlds in September 2010. Before he had been Senior Vice President of Technology at Sony Online Entertainmant and been part of several online games launches at Electronic Arts such as The Sims Online. Yates has also held Vice President, Research and Development roles at Virgin Interactive Entertainanment and Westwood Studios.

Last updated: Nov 24, 2010