Peter Molyneux

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Peter Molyneux

Name: Peter Molyneux

Born: May 5, 1959, in Guildford, Surrey, UK

Computer-related contributions

  • English video game designer and game programmer.
  • Created the god games Dungeon Keeper, Populous, and Black & White, among others, as well as business simulation games such as Theme Park.
  • Helped publish Fable series which was created by Dene and Simon Carter of Big Blue Box.

Honors and awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award by the Game Developers Choice Awards (2011).
  • Awarded the title of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2007).
  • Order of the British Empire (2004).
  • Inducted into the AIAS Hall of Fame (2004).


"It's you Americans. There's something about nipples you hate. If this were Germany, we'd be romping around naked on the stage here."