Creator of the arcade classic Q*Bert
Warren Davis is perhaps best known for creating the arcade classic Q*bert, but his Video Game-ography includes Joust 2, Lotto Fun, Exterminator, Terminator 2, and Revolution X (featuring Aerosmith), as well as Us. Vs. Them, a laserdisc arcade game so rare that even our amazing arcade won’t have it.
Davis is also well known for developing the video digitization system that was used in Williams/Midway video games from the late 1980s thru mid-90’s. This allowed images of live actors videotaped in front of a blue-screen to be placed in games. Yeah, as in the Mortal Kombat series, the NBA Jam series, Terminator 2, Revolution X, and many others.
As with other Williams employees, Warren’s head and name appear as a player character in the arcade version of NBA Jam Tournament Edition, if his initials and birthday are entered.