Frank Pearce Jr.
Moby ID: 9165
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As Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.’s executive vice president of product development, Frank Pearce plays a critical role in the development of all Blizzard Entertainment® titles. This involves coordinating the work of multiple teams in order to ensure that every project maintains the same polish and quality that mark all Blizzard games.
Pearce takes an active role in the ongoing development of World of Warcraft as the current executive producer, and he recently oversaw the development of World of Warcraft’s first expansion pack, The Burning Crusade. Before this, he directed the development process of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. Currently, Pearce is coordinating the development of the highly-anticipated StarCraft II and World of Warcraft’s second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King. Since co-founding Blizzard with Allen Adham and Mike Morhaime in 1991, Pearce has been deeply involved in the company’s projects. Games he has worked on include Amiga ports of various licensed titles, as well as The Lost Vikings™, Blackthorne™, Justice League Task Force™, and The Lost Vikings II for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness™, Diablo, StarCraft, StarCraft: Brood War, and Diablo II for the PC, among others.
Pearce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and engineering from the University of California in Los Angeles.
Credited on 38 games
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|World of WarCraft: Battle for Azeroth (2018, Windows)||Chief Product Officer|
|Destiny 2 (2017, PlayStation 4)||Special Thanks to Blizzard Entertainment|
|StarCraft: Remastered (2017, Windows)||Blizzard Development Family|
|StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops - Mission Pack 3 (2016, Windows)||Chief Development Officer|
|World of WarCraft: Legion (2016, Windows)||Chief Development Officer|
|Overwatch (2016, Windows)||Executive Producers|
|StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void (2015, Windows)||Chief Development Officer|
|Heroes of the Storm (2015, Windows)||Chief Development Officer|
|World of WarCraft: Warlords of Draenor (2014, Windows)||Chief Development Officer|
|Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (2014, PlayStation 4)||Executive Producer|
|Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014, Windows)||Executive Producer|
|Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft (2014, Windows)||Chief Development Officer|
|StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013, Windows)||Executive Producer|
|World of WarCraft: Mists of Pandaria (2012, Windows)||Executive Producer|
|Diablo III (2012, Macintosh)||Executive Vice President, Product Development|
|World of WarCraft: Cataclysm (2010, Windows)||Executive Producer|
|StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010, Windows)||Executive Producer|
|World of WarCraft: Wrath of the Lich King (2008, Windows)||Executive Producer|
|World of WarCraft: The Burning Crusade (2007, Windows)||Executive Producer|
|World of WarCraft (2004, Windows)||Director of Dunsel Development|
[ full credits ]
- 37 games with Sam Didier
- 36 games with Michael Morhaime
- 35 games with Glenn Stafford
- 34 games with Chris Metzen
- 31 games with Brian Fitzgerald
- 31 games with Robert Bridenbecker
- 30 games with Joeyray Hall
- 30 games with Isaac Matarasso
- 30 games with Allen Adham
- 29 games with Hung Nguyen
- 37 games with Blizzard Entertainment Inc.
- 10 games with Activision Blizzard...
- 7 games with Epic Games Tools LLC
- 7 games with Activision Blizzard France SAS
- 7 games with SoftClub
- 7 games with Actibliz México, S. de R.L. de C.V.
- 6 games with Vivendi Games (UK) Limited
- 6 games with Blizzard Entertainment Europe
- 5 games with Firelight Technologies Pty. Ltd.
- 5 games with Leader S.p.a.