Brian Reynolds

Brian Reynolds

Chief Creative Officer

Big Huge Games

A twenty-four-year industry veteran, Brian Reynolds is recognized as one of the industry's most talented and productive game designers. Honored by PC Gamer magazine as one of twenty-five "Game Gods" and by IGN as one of the “Top 100 Game Developers of All Time,” Reynolds played a principal role founding four successful game studios: Firaxis, Big Huge Games, Zynga East, and Big Huge Games “2.0”. While serving as the Chief Game Designer for Zynga, tens of millions of players a day flocked to the social games Brian helped Zynga develop – Reynolds long advised the FarmVille, CityVille, and The Ville franchises, and his FrontierVille was celebrated as an industry breakthrough. Meanwhile Reynolds’ videogames have sold over 6 million copies worldwide, and he has masterminded the design of several smash hits including Civilization II®, Alpha Centauri®, and Rise of Nations®, as well as Settlers of Catan® for Xbox360 Live Arcade. Most recently Brian guided the creative development of DomiNations™, a new mobile strategy game for iOS and Android which launched in 2015.