|Born||10 May 1967|
|Occupation||Video game programmer|
Raffaele Cecco, born 10 May 1967, is a British video games developer who has created numerous video games since 1984, including Cybernoid and Exolon. He grew up in Tottenham in North London. Spurred by an interest in computers, he received his first computer, a Sinclair ZX81, as a birthday gift from his parents in 1981 and began programming simple games in BASIC.
Partial list of games
These are games that Cecco has developed or been closely associated with.
- Equinox (1986, Mikro-Gen)
- Cybernoid (1988, Hewson Consultants)
- Exolon (1987, Hewson Consultants)
- Stormlord (1989, Hewson Consultants)
- First Samurai (1991, Vivid Image)
A compilation of his games, Cecco's Collection, was released by Hewson in 1990, and includes Exolon, Cybernoid, Cybernoid II, and Stormlord. Your Sinclair awarded this compilation 92%, describing it as a fine three-year collection of Cecco's achievements and a succinct history of Spectrum programming to that date. The reviewer, Andy Ide, also considered Cecco as one of the Spectrum's biggest stars.
- CRASH issue 59 at CRASH Online; Programmers on Programmers article.
- (in French) Amstrad Cent pour Cent issue 14; an interview.
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