Jeff Pobst

Moby ID: 5131

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Jeff is CEO of Hidden Path Entertainment, a 35-person video game company founded in 2006. HPE has developed games and entertainment with Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and Valve, independently releasing the award-winning tower defense game Defense Grid on the Xbox 360 and PC, and shipping Counter-Strike Global Offensive on four platforms last August.

Jeff has served as a game programmer, producer, team lead, and operations officer, shipping over 25 games on six platforms, including games in the Half-Life, Homeworld, and Lord of the Rings franchises. At Microsoft, Jeff rolled out the first information on Xbox 360 to game developers around the world and participated on the Xbox 360 portfolio team.

Before game development, Jeff earned a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering, was a film student, a propulsion researcher, and a satellite project manager.

Credited on 27 games

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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (2019, Windows) Hidden Path Entertainment
Homeworld: Remastered Collection (2015, Windows) Producer, Ext. Development
Satellite Reign (2014, Windows) Special Thanks
Defense Grid 2 (2014, Xbox One) Hidden Path employees
Age of Empires II: HD Edition (2013, Windows) Hidden Path Entertainment
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (2012, Windows) Hidden Path Entertainment
Attanck!3 (2012, Xbox 360) Special Thanks
SOL: Exodus (2012, Windows) Special Thanks
Attanck!2: Printers Gone Wild (2011, Xbox 360) Special Thanks
Attanck! (2011, Xbox 360) Special Thanks
Defense Grid: The Awakening (2008, Windows) Hidden Path Entertainment is
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2002, PlayStation 2) Voice Direction
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2002, Xbox) Voice Direction
Half-Life (2001, PlayStation 2) Senior Producer
Throne of Darkness (2001, Windows) Production
Half-Life: Blue Shift (2001, Windows) Gearbox would like to give Special Thanks to
Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura (2001, Windows) Production
Ground Control: Dark Conspiracy (2000, Windows) Producer
Gunman Chronicles (2000, Windows) Producer
Homeworld: Cataclysm (2000, Windows) Producer

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