Brian Howarth

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Brian Howarth
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Born 1953-01-22
Birth Place Bispam, Blackpool, United Kingdom
Nationality British   UK.svg

Brian Howarth was a British game programmer and sound designer. Ever since 1990, he has been living in Moorpark, California. He has a wife and two sons. He worked for various game companies including Adventure Soft and Malibu Interactive.

Audio Development


For Might & Magic II, he used Steve Hayes' music driver. For all other titles on the Genesis that he worked on, Brian used the famous GEMS.


Howarth used the Chip Level Designs sound driver for Cal Ripken Jr. and a variant of Sculptured Software's BMus for Cliffhanger.


Released Title Sample Notes
1988-??-?? Heroes of the Lance (AST)
1988-??-?? Heroes of the Lance (CPC)
1991-??-?? ABC's Wide World of Sport Boxing (DOS) With Bernard Whang.
1991-??-?? Bo Jackson Baseball (DOS) Sound Effects
1991-??-?? Might & Magic: Gates to Another World (GEN) With Rob Wallace.
1991-??-?? TV Sports: Boxing (AMI)
1991-??-?? TV Sports Hockey (TG16) (TVスポーツ・アイスホッケー)
1992-07-10 David Robinson's Supreme Court (GEN) (デビッド・ロビンソン バスケットボール) Sound Effects
1992-08-?? Evander 'Real Deal' Holyfield's Boxing (GEN) (ホリフィールド ボクシング) FX
1992-12-?? Cal Ripken Jr.'s Baseball (SNES)
1992-??-?? Batman Returns (GEN) (バットマン・リターンズ) With Paul Gadbois, Clifford Falls, Rolf Weber, David Delia, and Brian Coburn.
1992-??-?? Ex-Mutants (GEN) Music with Russell Lieblich and Bernard Whang
Sound Effects
1993-05-?? Batman Returns (SCD) Sound Programmer
1993-08-02 Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (GEN)
1993-10-?? Cliffhanger (SNES)
1994-??-?? Battletech (GEN) Sound Effects with Eric Hammond and Bernard Whang.
1995-??-?? Thunder in Paradise (CDI) Sound Effects
1995-??-?? Thunder in Paradise (DOS) Sound Effects

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