Gary Penn

Moby ID: 6754

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Gary was one of the UK's leading videogames journalists from 1985 onwards and in the early 1990s, editing the seminal C64 magazine Zzap!, and the multi-format incarnation of The One, Amiga Power, PC Format, and more. His contribution to making games was initially mostly in manual writing.

Later he left journalism for a career in games development, pioneering new ways to play for such companies as Konami, Rockstar and Denki, where he works in 2007.

In 2007 he won the UK Games Media Legend award. He was also nominated for a Bafta award for Quarrel in 2012.

Credited on 27 games

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Crackdown 3 (2019, Xbox One) Special Thanks
Lumo (2017, Nintendo Switch) Hat tips, Salutes & Hugs
Crackdown (2007, Xbox 360) Designers
Grand Theft Auto 2 (1999, Windows) Creative Manager
Wild Metal Country (1999, Windows) Additional Design
Tanktics (1999, Windows) Creative Manager
Space Station Silicon Valley (1998, Nintendo 64) Special Thanks
Body Harvest (1998, Nintendo 64) Creative Manager
Grand Theft Auto (1997, DOS) Project Blokes
Disney's The Lion King (1995, NES) Game Manual
The Incredible Crash Dummies (1994, Amiga) Manual Design
Cannon Fodder (1994, 3DO) Original manual
Soccer Kid (1993, Amiga) Manual / Documentation
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993, Game Gear) Manual Origination
European Champions (1993, Amiga) Manual Copy
TFX (1993, DOS) Documentation
Cool Spot (1993, Game Gear) Manual Origination
Fatman: The Caped Consumer (1993, Amiga) The crew wishes to thank the following people for their help and support
Wolfchild (1993, SEGA Master System) Manual organisation by
Frontier: Elite II (1993, Atari ST) Written Material

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