Jason Kingsley

Jason Kingsley OBE is the CEO, Creative Director and Co-owner of Rebellion, one of Europe’s largest and oldest independent game developers. Jason co-founded Rebellion with his brother Chris in 1992, with the studio making an immediate impact upon the release of seminal shooter Alien vs Predator. Today Jason continues to lead the development of Rebellion’s AAA video games as Creative Director, including projects based on the company’s own IP such as PlayStation VR launch title Battlezone, 1930s rips-roaring action-adventure Strange Brigade and the bestselling Sniper Elite series.

In 2000 Jason led Rebellion’s purchase of powerhouse UK sci-fi comic 2000 AD, and later co-produced the 2012 film adaptation, Dredd 3D. A highly influential figure in the UK game industry, Jason helped found industry organisation TIGA and has been awarded an OBE for his services to the UK economy. He also sat on the government’s Creative Industries Council and was a trustee of her Majesty’s Royal Armouries. Jason has been profiled in The Times, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.com. In addition to being a regular guest on BBC news and radio, Jason presents the YouTube series Modern History TV, which has rapidly grown a worldwide subscriber base of nearly three quarters of a million.

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