David Perry

aka: Dave Perry, D. P.

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David Perry was the President and Founder of Shiny Entertainment. With David at the helm, Shiny earned both critical and commercial success, forging a reputation as a forward-looking, innovative force that's constantly pushing the boundries in the gaming world.

Perry launched his career at just 15 years of age, when he started writing computer game programming books in his Native Ireland. Since then, David has developed 35 games (serving as lead programmer on 24 of them), totalling 101 individual retail titles across 23 video game platforms. All told, Perry's games have totalled more than $500 million in sales.

Early 2006, Atari announced it wanted to sell certain development divisions, including Shiny. Perry left the company as he was part of the Atari management, and wanted to find a buyer independently.

In May 2006, he founded the consultancy company GameConsultants.com, to provide advice and support for investors, hardware manufacturers, foreign development teams and publishers looking to secure funding and create a presence in the US interactive entertainment market, with additional services including game prototype and development team capacity reviews.

In August 2006, it was announced David Perry is directing 2Moons, an MMORPG by the newly-formed Acclaim Games.

Credited on 50 games

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SXPD: Extreme Pursuit Force (2014, Android) Director
Gang Beasts (2014, Windows) Special Thanks
Disney DuckTales: Remastered (2013, Wii U) WayForward Special Thanks
Earthworm Jim HD (2010, PlayStation 3) Original SEGA Co Programming
Rock Free (2010, Browser) Chief Creative Officer
Hostile Makeover (2009, Windows) Quality Assurance
Prize Potato (2008, Browser) Chief Creative Officer
Tribal Nations (2008, Browser) Chief Technical Officer
MyDivaDoll (2008, Browser) Chief Creative Officer
Ponystars (2008, Browser) Chief Creative Officer
Dekaron (2008, Windows) Chief Creative Officer
The Chronicles of Spellborn (2008, Windows) Chief Creative Officer
The Simpsons Game (2007, PSP) Creative Consultant
Dance! Online (2007, Browser) Chief Creative Officer
Bots (2006, Browser) Chief Creative Officer
The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005, Xbox) President
Enter the Matrix (2003, Windows) Lead Designer
Sacrifice (2000, Windows) President
Messiah (2000, Windows) President
R/C Stunt Copter (1999, PlayStation) Production Management

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