Michael V. Capps

aka: Mike Capps, Michael Capps

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Dr. Michael Capps has been a game designer, executive producer, head writer, lead programmer, research professor, and studio executive. He's best known for his decade as the president of Epic Games, makers of the mega-hit Gears of War and Infinity Blade franchises and the award-winning Unreal Engine. Mike currently serves on the boards of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS), the Game Developers Conference (GDC), Remedy Entertainment in Finland, the Sphero entertainment robotics company in Colorado, as well as a few unannounced companies. Prior to entering the games industry, Michael served on the faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School, with a research focus of networked virtual reality and simulations.

Mike was recently featured as a digital warfare expert in the Military Channel's Combat Countdown series. He is currently featured as a technology futurist on both the Science Channel's "NASA Unexplained Files" and "What on Earth" series.

Credited on 28 games

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Nine to Five (2021, Stadia) Investors & Advisors
Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition (2017, Xbox One) President
Quantum Break (2016, Windows) Special Thanks
Quantum Break (2016, Xbox One) Special Thanks
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (2015, Xbox One) Executive Producer
AirMech (2015, Xbox One) Special Thanks
Infinity Blade III (2013, iPad) ChAIR would like to thank
Gears of War: Judgment (2013, Xbox 360) President
Game Party: Champions (2012, Wii U) Epic Games
Infinity Blade II (2011, iPhone) President
Gears of War 3 (2011, Xbox 360) President
Bulletstorm (2011, Windows) President
Infinity Blade (2010, iPhone) President
Lost Planet 2 (2010, Xbox 360) President
Shadow Complex (2009, Xbox 360) President
Fat Princess (2009, PlayStation 3) Epic Games Inc.
Gears of War 2 (2008, Xbox 360) President
Gears of War 2 (Limited Edition) (2008, Xbox 360) President
Unreal Tournament III (2008, Xbox 360) Writing
Gears of War (2007, Windows) Executive Producer

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