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H. R. Giger

Game Credits


Aliens: Fireteam Elite (2021)   (Original Alien Design)
Alien: Blackout (2019)   (Original Alien Design by)
Dark Seed (1992)   (Dark World Art)


Operation: Matriarchy (2005)   (Thanks From Sergey Lozovoy)
Alien: Resurrection (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Aliens Versus Predator: Gold Edition (2000)   (...the folks who made the movies)
Aliens Versus Predator (1999)   (Big Shouts go out to the Folks Who Made the Movies)
Liath: WorldSpiral (1998)   (Special Thanks To)
Dark Seed II (1995)   (Based on the fantastic artwork of)
Dark Seed (1992)   (Very Special Thanks to)
Jaseiken Necromancer (1988)   (Special Thanks to)

Developer Biography

H.R. Giger was born in Chur, Switzerland in 1940. He passed away on May 12, 2014.

As a child, he developed a powerful fascination with all things surreal and macabre. His need to express himself and share the unique aspects of his vivid imagination drew him to the visual arts. Giger’s own dreams and the brilliant imagery of such fantastique geniuses as Gustav Meyrink, Jean Cocteau, Alfred Kubin and H.P. Lovecraft, combined to form a rich soil from which the amazing imagery of Giger’s art has come to sprout. It has grown into the vast canon of exotic women, wondrously disturbing landscapes and frightening creatures that has captured the fascination of millions of fans worldwide.

Meticulously detailed, Giger’s paintings are done on large canvases and worked and reworked by this maestro of the airbrush. It was Giger’s popular art book, Necronomicon, that caught the eye of director Ridley Scott as he was searching for the right look for a creature in his upcoming film. That creature, of course, turned out to be the Alien, and Giger’s masterful designs for the film of that same name garnered him a much deserved Academy Award.

Giger’s fascinating biomechanical style, that brilliant synthesis of flesh and machine, has been realized not only through his paintings, but also through sculpture pieces, elegant furniture, and architectural and interior design projects. His paintings have been displayed in galleries and museums throughout the world. H.R. Giger has earned his place in the international art scene.

“Giger is the master of fantastic art” OMNI MAGAZINE

“Giger’s Oscar-winning work on ALIEN changed the look of science fiction” CINEFANTASTIQUE

“Giger knows what we fear” HARLAN ELLISON

“His silence is as profound as his genius” CLIVE BARKER

“One of Europe’s leading fabulist artists” PENTHOUSE

“Brilliantly perverse” NEWSWEEK

“The evolutionary genius... Giger” TIMOTHY LEARY

“H.R. Giger creates eerie erotic fantasies with a nightmare imagination and an airbrush” PEOPLE MAGAZINE

Last updated: May 21, 2014

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