Tony Rowe

Senior Instructor

Tony is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Game Design and Production at Drexel University, and has more than two decades of professional game development experience. He has worked with some of the most prominent studios in the industry, including LucasArts and Dreamworks Interactive. During his time there, he created immersive games in the worlds of Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Saving Private Ryan, working alongside the visionary creators of those films. At Spark Unlimited, he worked with Infinity Ward to found the Call of Duty series, now one of the top five best-selling game franchises of all time. 

Tony is also an avid video game historian, tracing the industry’s roots to the days before Pong. To this end, he published a 30-year history of Star Wars-themed video games entitled Game On! in 2012. The Writers’ Guild of America nominated him for the 2011 Award for Outstanding Achievement Videogame Writing for his work on Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. In his spare time, he collects and repairs vintage computers and video game consoles with a large library of classic games.