July 31, 2012 at 16:08

Thumbstar Developer Biography - Matthew Dunthorne

Meet our fabulous game designer, Matthew. he's working hard creating levels for one of our upcoming titles.


Games Designer

Career History

I’ve been in the industry for just over 4 years, I got my break when I landed a placement at Ubisoft during my Games Design degree and was lucky enough to go on to work on Emergency Heroes, Monster 4x4: Stunt Racer and both the Xbox/PlayStation and Nintendo Wii versions of Driver San Francisco before leaving to join Thumbstar.

What Matthew's working on right now.


Current Phone

HTC Trophy, living it up with Microsoft at the Windows Phone 7 party.

mygames1a.jpgFavourite Games

Super Mario World, Pokémon and Mass Effect.

Currently Playing

At home I’m playing Lego Batman 2 with my Fiancée and on my breaks at work I’m playing Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic thanks to the Steam Summer Sale.

Favourite Movies

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

Favourite Music / Band

I like a bit of everything, from Motown to Heavy Metal. The Strokes are my favourite band.

Favourite Place in the World

Japan, Not been lucky enough to go there yet though.


“Nothing will happen, unless you make it happen”, I’m a big believer in working hard to get what you want, it’s how I got into the industry.

Role Model/Hero

Shigeru Miyamoto, The greatest Games Designer the world has ever known. The heart and soul of Nintendo. Legend.

Matthew's cats



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