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Julian Eggebrecht is a video game developer. He is notable as having been the founding president and creative director of Factor 5, a defunct game studio which was located in Marin County, California with additional R&D offices in Cologne, Germany.
He was key in Factor 5 becoming Nintendo's technology partner, supplying the Nintendo 64 audio development software; and in the fundamental development of the Nintendo GameCube and Wii console hardware and software. He was a member of the Sony PS3 Edge toolset group. He and teams from his company have pioneered many technological advancements in video game audiovisual technology such as MusyX (originally called MOsys FX Surround), with collaboration with Dolby Labs, THX, and AMD (then known as ATi)..
His games include the Turrican and Star Wars Rogue Squadron series, Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures, and ports of International Superstar Soccer Deluxe and Contra III: The Alien Wars. He served on the board of the IGDA of the Game Developers Conference.
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