Chris Sutherland Project Director & Software Engineer Playtonic Games


With over 30 years in the games industry, Chris helped engineer a number of perennial fan favourite titles such as Donkey Kong Country and Banjo-Kazooie, developing the feel and play mechanics. As a producer he worked on a wide range of titles from Viva Pinata, Xbox Avatars and Kinect Sports. As co-founder of Playtonic Games, he returned to engineering to bring Yooka and Laylee to life (as part of a mega Kickstarter campaign), and subsequently into the acclaimed Yooka-Laylee and The Impossible Lair.

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