Greg Canessa

Moby ID: 51785

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In May 2009 Blizzard confirmed that Greg Canessa had joined the company to work on the new version of its gaming service Battle.net. Prior to that, Greg Canessa was Vice President, video game platforms, at PopCap Games, since February 2007. Previously, he was General Manager of Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade service, where he worked for 7 years. Prior to his tenure at Microsoft, Mr. Canessa was VP of Online Marketing at Idealab, an incubator of early-stage technology firms. Previously, he served as a senior marketing executive at Vivendi Games for most of the 1990s, after beginning his professional career at Apple Computer as a games marketer and evangelist.

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Worm Game (2023, Stadia) Stadia was created with love by a village and not limited to the following people*
Submerged: Hidden Depths (2022, Windows) Special Thanks
Wavetale (2021, Stadia) Stadia Special Thanks
PixelJunk Raiders (2021, Stadia) Stadia Special Thanks
Outcasters (2020, Stadia) Special Thanks
Gylt (2019, Stadia) Stadia Special Thanks
Call of Duty: Black Ops - Zombies (2015, Android) VP, Mobile
Pitfall! (2014, Android) VP, Mobile
Lost Treasures of Infocom (2012, iPhone) VP, Mobile
Activision Anthology (2012, Android) VP, Mobile
Diablo III (2012, Windows) Special Thanks
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010, Windows) Project Director
World of WarCraft: Cataclysm (2010, Windows) Project Director
Peggle: Dual Shot (2009, Nintendo DS) Vice President of Video Game Platforms
Amazing Adventures: The Forgotten Ruins (2008, Nintendo DS) Special Thanks
PopCap Arcade Vol 1 (2007, Xbox 360) VP, Video Game Platforms
PopCap Hits! Vol 1 (2007, PlayStation 2) VP, Video Game Platforms
Rush'n Attack (2007, Xbox 360) Group Manager
Aegis Wing (2007, Xbox 360) Group Manager
Double Dragon (2007, Xbox 360) Group Manager

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