Chief Creative Officer
Denis Dyack is the Chief Creative Officer of Precursor Games and a video game industry veteran of more than 20 years. In 1992 he founded Silicon Knights, creating titles such as Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes, Too Human and many others.
Denis is a firm believer in education and has been on several advisory boards such as MIT, Brock University, and McMaster University. He has spoken at many conferences such as GDC, GDC Europe, Games Con, and DIG, and is a member of the Peter Drucker Society. Denis has earned several commendations to his name, including B. Phed and H. BSc degrees from Brock University, and a M. Sc degree from Guelph University.
In 2011, Denis was inducted into the Canadian Game Developers Hall of Fame. Denis is moved by the positive potential of video games and is dedicated to creating games that are original and engaging.
When not spending time with his wife and three cats, Denis loves to play video games, watch movies/TV, and reading. Denis recently graduated from Miskatonic University with full honors, believing one can never be educated enough to deal with the unknown.