Michael Clasgens, apparently a megalomaniac.

Michael Clasgens (or Mikey Clasgens) is a programmer. He was the lead programmer on Shantae: Risky's Revenge.


Michael Clasgens studied at the University of California, Santa Cruz in computer science between 2004 and 2008, and graduated in 2008 with a bachelor of science.[1]


Clasgens was hired in January 2009 as a programmer at WayForward. During his tenure there, he served as lead programmer on Shantae: Risky's Revenge. He left in March 2012[1] to join KIXEYE, a company producing online games,[2] where he serves as "gameplay engineer".[1]


This is a list of projects Michael Clasgens was involved in according to Metacritic and Moby Games.[3][4]


  • Mighty Flip Champs! - programmer (2009)
  • Shantae: Risky's Revenge - lead programmer (2010)
  • Aliens: Infestation - programmer (2011)
  • Mighty Milky Way - lead programmer (2011)
  • Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition - additional programming (2012)
  • Mighty Switch Force! 2 - programmer (2013)

Unspecified contributions

  • Mighty Switch Force! - contributor (2011)


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