Dr. Gregory P. Zeschuk is a former VP at EA and General Manager at BioWare Austin, a studio within the BioWare Label - BioWare Corp. and Electronic Arts. He co-founded BioWare in 1995 with BioWare’s other co-founder and Group GM/CEO, Dr. Ray Muzyka, after earning their medical degrees from the University of Alberta.
Muzyka and Zeschuk were the Co-Executive Producers on Shattered Steel, the Baldur's Gate series (PC), MDK2, MDK2: Armageddon, the Neverwinter Nights series, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Xbox and PC), Jade Empire, the Mass Effect series and the Dragon Age series.
In addition to his development role, Zeschuk has completed his executive MBA program at Queen's School of Business. He also serves as a Director and Co-Chairman of CodeBaby Corp., another software company developing a next generation interface for digital media and the Internet.
Dr. Zeschuk announced his retirement from Bioware on September 18, 2012. He is currently involved in a number of projects related to the craft-beer industry, including the production of a web-based interview show known as "The Beer Diaries."
BioWare projects credited with platforms and dates
- Shattered Steel (PC and Mac, 1996)
- Baldur's Gate (PC and Mac, 1998)
- Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast (PC and Mac, 1999)
- MDK2 (Dreamcast and PC, 2000)
- Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (PC and Mac, 2000)
- Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal (PC and Mac, 2001)
- MDK2: Armageddon (PS2, 2001)
- Neverwinter Nights (PC and Mac, 2002)
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic ("KotOR") (Xbox and PC and Mac, 2003)
- Jade Empire (Xbox, 2005/PC, 2006)
- Mass Effect (Xbox 360, 2007/PC, 2008/PlayStation 3, 2012)
- Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (2008)
- Dragon Age: Origins (PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Mac, 2009)
- Mass Effect 2 (Xbox 360, PC, January 26, 2010) (PlayStation 3, January 18, 2011)
- Dragon Age II (PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, March 8, 2011)
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC, December 20, 2011)
- Mass Effect 3 (PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, March 6, 2012)
Awards and recognition
- "RAY MUZYKA & GREG ZESCHUK RETIRE". BioWare. Retrieved 2012-09-17.
- Ewalt, David (2011-06-27). "Obsessed With Imagination: BioWare's Co-Founders On Storytelling And The Future Of Mass Effect". Forbes. Retrieved 2015-03-12.
- Greg Zeschuk (2012-09-18). "FROM GREG ZESCHUK". BioWare. Retrieved 2015-03-04.
- "RAY MUZYKA & GREG ZESCHUK RETIRE". BioWare. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
- "Sega Announces BioWare Will Create Sonic Role Playing Game For Nintendo DS". 2007-06-21. Retrieved 2007.
- Makuch, Eddie (11 February 2013). "BioWare founders getting Lifetime Achievement Award". Gamespot. Retrieved 12 February 2013.