BIOGRAPHY

Austin Herrington

- 2015-2019 studied at University of Advancing Technology, AZ
- 2006-2012 studied at Scottsdale Community College, AZ
- 2005-2006 studied at Arizona State University, AZ

After graduating high school in 2005, I spent time pursuing several different paths of study, starting with a brief tenure studying architecture at Arizona State University.  I changed direction in 2006 and pursued a music career that spanned 6 years and several wedding and corporate event bands.  I then chose to pursue more stable employment with GoDaddy.com and McLaren Automotive before returning to college to study game design at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, AZ.  I worked as a designer, lighting and technical artist for Monster Vault Entertainment for 2 years before leaving the company in 2019 to pursue other opportunities in the game industry.




 

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GAMES

2019

Bug Hunt: Colonial Infantry is a single-player narrative VR experience that inserts players into an immersive science fiction universe to battle hordes of alien monsters and to defend democracy with guns!

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Glow Survival is an intense wave-based twin-stick shooter that is both challenging and fun!

2019
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2019

Flamin' Tires is a single-player racer featuring "Hot Wheels"-style toy cars and expansive bedroom racetracks!

2018

Communication Meltdown is a multiplayer virtual reality game developed for both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.  Players work cooperatively to avert disaster in this communication-focused game developed by Monster Vault Entertainment.

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2018

Unholy Descent is a single-player virtual reality game developed for use with both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.  Players face waves of hellish abominations in this action-packed shooter developed by Monster Vault Entertainment.

2018

GigaBlast is a single-player virtual reality experience developed for both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.  Players annihilate entire planets in this puzzle game developed by Monster Vault Entertainment.

2017

Call Center Simulator is a multiplayer virtual reality game developed for use with both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.  Players engage in epic toy gun fights in this ground-breaking social game developed by Monster Vault Entertainment.

2017

Commissioned by the Arizona Tech Council, Chill Out is a multiplayer virtual reality game for the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.  Players compete in an epic snowball fight in this competitive VR game developed by Monster Vault Entertainment.

2017

My Playable Portfolio. is a single-player narrative experience intended for release on PC.  The game follows a game designer as he uses his portfolio to reflect on his life as a game design student.  I narrate the experience in a reflection on the loss of inspiration.

VIDEO REELS

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