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Dan is an experienced leader and game developer with over 13 years of experience and 80 shipped titles. Dan began his video game career in 2002 as a designer on the million-selling The Sims: Bustin’ Out (GBA). After a rapid advance into the production ranks, Dan has guided a bevy of top titles to completion including Assassin’s Creed: Bloodlines (PSP), Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery (DSi/iPhone), Age of Empires: Mythologies (DS), Spore: Creatures (DS), The Sims 2 (DS), and The Urbz: Sims in the City (DS/GBA). At Griptonite, Dan was instrumental in enhancing both the efficiency of development and quality of the studio's top titles. In 2011, after Griptonite was acquired by Glu Mobile, Dan launched 5 titles as a studio EP including Samurai vs Zombies Defense. Later, as the Head of Studio at Z2, Dan drove the creation of original F2P games on mobile platforms through the restructuring of studio processes and live operations resulting in the launch of Paradise Bay. After leaving Z2, Dan helped build the mobile arm of Amazon Game Studios by setting up the framework and infrastructure for F2P mobile titles on all mobile platforms and helping launch several titles on Kindle and iOS. Ultimately, Dan went on to run DropForge/WG Cells for Wargaming. At WG Cells, Dan built a development and publishing studio that launched 4 games in its 2 year run before ultimately dissolving at the end of 2016. In addition to being an avid board and video gamer, Dan enjoys all manner of outdoor sports, reading and music.
Credited on 42 games
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|Destiny 2: The Witch Queen (2022, Xbox One)||Production|
|Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance (2021, Windows)||Special Thanks|
|Dungeons & Dragons Online: Masterminds of Sharn (2019, Windows)||Executive Producer Digital Publishing|
|Lost Within (2015, Fire OS)||Special Thanks|
|Tales from Deep Space (2014, Fire OS)||Special Thanks|
|Gears & Guts (2012, Android)||Special Thanks|
|Sesame Street: Elmo's Musical Monsterpiece (2012, Wii)||Studio Development Directors|
|Sesame Street: Elmo's Musical Monsterpiece - The Videogame (2012, Nintendo DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat (2011, PlayStation 3)||Studio Development Directors|
|Shinobi (2011, Nintendo 3DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|Bejeweled 3 (2011, Nintendo DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|The Penguins of Madagascar: Dr. Blowhole Returns Again! (2011, PlayStation 3)||Studio Development Directors|
|Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover! with Elmo - The Videogame (2011, Nintendo DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|Captain America: Super Soldier (2011, Nintendo DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters (2011, Nintendo DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011, Nintendo DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011, Xbox 360)||Studio Development Directors|
|Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet (2010, Xbox 360)||Studio Development Directors|
|Wheel of Fortune (2010, Nintendo DS)||Studio Development Directors|
|Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions (2010, Nintendo DS)||Development Directors|
[ full credits ]
- 37 games with J. C. Connors
- 36 games with David Mann
- 36 games with Steven Ettinger
- 34 games with Jack Brummet
- 33 games with Michael Dean
- 33 games with Christian Kimball
- 31 games with Jason W. Bay
- 31 games with Ryan Silva
- 27 games with Randy Briley
- 25 games with Alan Heller
- 30 games with Griptonite, Inc.
- 8 games with THQ Inc.
- 7 games with Electronic Arts, Inc.
- 6 games with Amaze Entertainment, Inc.
- 4 games with EA Games
- 4 games with Warner Bros. Interactive...
- 3 games with Maxis Software Inc.
- 3 games with Tt Games Publishing Ltd.
- 3 games with SEGA of America, Inc.
- 2 games with SomaTone Interactive Audio