Alex McLean

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Alex Mclean is a graduate of Edinburgh University where he studied Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science. A self-taught 8-bit assembly programmer, he started out commercially as a Software Engineer at MicroProse and later went on to be Head of Software Engineering at Eidos' Pumpkin Studios, where he lead the PC version of Warzone 2100.

He then co-founded development studio Pivotal Games in April 2000, known for the Conflict series and became the studio's CTO. It ran for eight years until it was shut down by Eidos. After a stint at Engine Room Games he became a director at Codemasters in 2009. In October 2009 he became the studio head of Codemasters Birmingham, replacing Trevor Williams.

Credited on 18 games

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Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee - New 'n' Tasty! (2014, PlayStation 4) Special Thanks
F1 2013 (2013, Xbox 360) Vice President
Colin McRae Rally (2013, iPhone) Special Thanks
GRID 2 (2013, Windows) VP, Technology
F1 Race Stars (2012, PlayStation 3) Vice President, Technology
F1 2012 (2012, Windows) Head of Studio - Birmingham
F1 2011 (2011, Xbox 360) Head of Studio - Birmingham
F1 2010 (2010, Windows) Head of Studio - Birmingham
Overlord II (2009, PlayStation 3) Special Thanks
Conflict: Denied Ops (2008, Xbox 360) Technical Director
Conflict: Global Terror (2005, PlayStation 2) Technical Director
Conflict: Vietnam (2004, Windows) Technical Director
Conflict: Desert Storm II - Back to Baghdad (2003, PlayStation 2) Technical Director
The Great Escape (2003, Windows) Technical Director
Conflict: Desert Storm (2002, Windows) Technical Director
Warzone 2100 (1999, PlayStation) Head of Software Engineering
Humbug (1990, DOS) Best wishes to
Jacaranda Jim (1987, DOS) best wishes to

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