Russell Shiffer

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Russell Shiffer
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Nationality American   USA.svg

Russell Shiffer is an American video game designer and developer. From 1984 to 1988, he attended California State University-Northridge and obtained a Bachelors in Classical Music Composition. He joined Accolade in 1989. Here, he performed various duties for the company, including programming, graphics, and audio. While at Accolade, he also reverse engineered the Sega Genesis and also developed some tools for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System so that the company could develop for it. In 1997, he left Accolade and worked for various other game developers such as 3DO, Electronic Arts, and Namco Bandai Games, though he did not work on audio at any of these companies.

Today, Shiffer currently is the Staff Technical Program Manager of Simulation at Cruise, a company based in San Francisco which specializes in developing fully electric, self-driving cars.

Audio Development


Russell used the Accolade sound driver which he also programmed.


Released Title Sample Notes
1990-01-01 Test Drive III: The Passion (DOS)
1990-??-?? Altered Destiny (DOS)
1990-??-?? The Game of Harmony (DOS) With Bob Smith.
1990-??-?? Jack Nicklaus' Unlimited Golf & Course Design (AMI)
1990-??-?? Jack Nicklaus' Unlimited Golf & Course Design (DOS)
1990-??-?? Les Manley in: Search for the King (DOS)
1991-??-?? Altered Destiny (AMI)
1991-??-?? Gunboat (DOS) With Gary Eskow.
1991-??-?? Hardball! (GEN)
1991-??-?? Les Manley in: Search for the King (AMI)
1991-??-?? Mike Ditka Power Football (GEN)
1991-??-?? Mike Ditka Ultimate Football (DOS)
1991-??-?? Star Control (GEN) Sound Driver
1992-??-?? Hardball III (DOS) Sound with Mike Benna.
1992-??-?? Les Manley in: Lost in L.A. (DOS) With Russell Lieblich and Ken Allen.
1992-??-?? Road & Track Presents Grand Prix Unlimited (DOS) With Rob Wallace and Ken Allen.
1992-??-?? The Duel: Test Drive II (GEN) With Alistair Hirst.
1992-??-?? Winter Challenge (GEN) Sound Driver
1993-07-?? Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind (GEN) Sound Driver
1993-??-?? Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! (GEN) Sound Driver
1993-??-?? Jack Nicklaus' Power Challenge Golf (GEN) Not listed in the game's credits. Verified by composer.
1993-??-?? Pele! (GEN) Sound Driver
1993-??-?? Summer Challenge (GEN) Sound Driver
1993-??-?? Warpspeed (GEN) Sound Driver
1994-08-25 Unnecessary Roughness '95 (GEN) Sound Driver
1994-??-?? Brett Hull Hockey 95 (GEN) Sound Driver
1994-??-?? Bubsy 2 (GEN) Sound Driver
1994-??-?? Pele II: World Tournament Soccer (GEN) Sound Driver
1995-??-?? Barkley: Shut Up and Jam 2 (GEN) Sound Driver

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