Yoko Shimomura (Pioneer Award)

Yoko Shimomura (Pioneer Award)

Yoko Shimomura (Pioneer Award) Composer The composer Yōko Shimomura has worked for some of the most acclaimed international developers, from her early days at Capcom (just after graduating in piano at the Conservatory of Osaka in 1988) to her works for Square-Enix or...
Bruce Straley (Vanguardia Award)

Bruce Straley (Vanguardia Award)

Bruce Straley (Vanguardia Award) Former Game Director at Naughty Dog After graduating as a Computer Engineer, Straley entered the industry in Western Technologies Inc, working for games like Menacer and X-Men. After several projects, he co-founded Pacific Softsparece...
Greg Street (Honorary Award)

Greg Street (Honorary Award)

Greg Street (Honorary Award) VP of Intellectual Property and Entertainment at Riot Games Greeg Street’s life took a U-turn when he was hired by Ensemble Studios as Game Designer for the Age of Empires franchise in 1998; up until then, he had been an...
Tim Willits (Bizkaia Award)

Tim Willits (Bizkaia Award)

Tim Willits (Bizkaia Award) Former director of id Software, currently Chief Creative Officer at Sabre Entertainment Tim Willits will always be linked to the Doom and Quake franchises. A computer science and business graduate of the University of Minnesota, Willits...
Roger Clark

Roger Clark

Roger Clark Actoir, voiced Arthur Morgan in Red Dead Redemption 2 Roger Clark was born in July 14, 1981 in Belleville, New Jersey, although he spent most of his childhood in Ireland. Clark studied acting in the University of Glamorgan (Wales), finding his place in TV...
Sam Barlow

Sam Barlow

Sam Barlow Videogame writer and director Sam Barlow is a videogame writer and director known for pushing the boundaries of interactive narrative with games such as Aisle, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Her Story. He continues to explore the marriage of film and...