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MEIC Guest Speaker Roster
www.midwestentertainmentconference.com, 8 Nov 2004 [cached]
Adam BoyesGame Producer Adam has worked in the software development industry for 8 years, and started his journey working at EA Canada as a youngster in the QA testing department.Throughout his career, he has created QA departments at 4 different companies, and has worked very closely with process improvement in software development.Bridging the gap between QA and production at Next Level Games, Adam then moved from Vancouver to Chicago to join Midway Games as a Producer on various titles within the company.Adam also has experience handling music licensing on the last three titles he has worked on, and has experience within the independent film industry as a hobbiest on the side of his busy schedule.
BCNG Portals Page
www.abbynews.com, 22 Jan 2006 [cached]
Adam Boyes (right) talks with former NFL player and Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor of the New York Giants.Boyes is the producer of the new game Blitz: The League which is receiving critical acclaim from reviewers and game players alike.
But if you ask Adam Boyes
, he'll tell you its as much fun to create a game as it is to play one.Boyes
, age 29, is a graduate of Yale secondary school and has always been fascinated with computer games and graphics.Ten years ago, he started his career at EA Sports in Vancouver, considered by many to be the best sports game company out there.
It didn't take long for other companies to recognize Boyes' talents and soon he
was on the move.His
journey eventually led him to Chicago where he
joined with Midway Games.As a video game producer, Boyes and his team got to work and Blitz: The League was born.
"There's more to football than what you see on Monday night," explained Boyes
agrees."We wrote 150 years of history for this game," he
It's always hard to decide what gamers want but this game seems to have caught on," said Boyes
.Not only has Blitz: The League received rave reviews from gaming fans, it has also earned the respect of industry insiders.Blitz recently won the Best Alternative Sports Game award from Gamespot, beating out some tough competition including EA Sports
NBA Street.While happy with the success, Boyes
doesn't have much time to sit back and enjoy his
team are already busy with other gaming projects.
IGDA Chicago - Meeting Report
www.igda.org, 1 Feb 2006 [cached]
Adam Boyes - Producer
...Adam Boyes has worked in the software development industry for 9 years, and started his journey working at EA in Vancouver so many years ago as a wee tester.He left EA after 4 years, and after a hiatus from the games industry in corporate software development, he returned to work on NHL Hitz Pro, MLB Slugfest: Loaded, and most recently Adam was the Producer on Blitz: The League.Adam
enjoys walks on the beach, attempting to rock out to Guitar Hero on Expert, purchasing an Xbox 360 for arcade games exclusively, stealing wireless bandwidth, and most importantly, all things Canadian.
CINEME® :: Speakers & Panelists
www.cineme.org, 25 Sept 2004 [cached]
Adam Boyes - Midway Games