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Mark Haigh-Hutchinson


Mark Haigh-Hutchinson

Mark Haigh-Hutchison
Mark Haigh-Hutchinson
Born 1964
United Kingdom
Died 2008 (aged 43–44)
Austin, Texas
Occupation Game designer and programmer
Known for Designer of several video games

Mark Haigh-Hutchinson (1964 – January 15, 2008) was an English video game developer. He is most notable for working on Paperboy, Zombies Ate My Neighbors, Star Wars and the Metroid Prime games.


  • Biography 1
  • Works 2
    • Video games 2.1
    • Books 2.2
  • Sources 3


Haigh-Hutchinson started his career at Artic Software, but moved to Vortex Software in 1984. In 1986, he left Vortex for Elite Systems, where he ported Paperboy to the Amstrad CPC. He then later worked at Tiertex. In 1989, he was hired by LucasArts, where he worked until 1999, mostly on Star Wars video games. Since 2000, he worked at Retro Studios, where he developed the camera system for the Metroid Prime series.

On January 15, 2008, Haigh-Hutchinson died in Austin, Texas after battling pancreatic cancer, at the age of 43. He is survived by a wife and two children.


Video games


  • Real-Time Cameras (2008), Morgan Kaufmann, ISBN 978-0-12-311634-5


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