Video game development is an art. It needs the perfection in terms of both technology and art. This perfection level can be easily witnessed through the products from top companies. Hence, gaming freaks always prefer trying video games from their preferred brands only. Given below is the line-up of top Video Game Developer Companies in the world.
Nintendo: Nintendo is having headquartered in Kyoto, Japan is known for its manual video games made in the 80s. The company was established by Fusajiro Yamauchi in the year 1889, and today it is having many branches across the globe. Nintendo is considered as the biggest video game maker in terms of the revenue it generates. Its net revenue worth can easily cross more than $85 US. Nintendo is the maker of various popular video games like Mario, Pokemon, The Legend of Zelda, etc.
Valve Corporation: Headquartered at Bellevue, Washington, the company is having its subsidiary centre in Luxembourg. The company was set by Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington, those were former employees of Microsoft. Taking of revenue, the company can easily surpass over 2.5 billion US dollars. Counter Strike, Dota 2, Day of Defeat Series, and Half-Life series are some of the noteworthy developments by the company.
Rockstar Games: The company is headquartered at New York City, US. Within just 17 years of establishment, the company has managed to earn incredible reputation. Rockstar Games was established by Same House, Dan Houser, Terry Donovan, Jamie King, and Gary Foreman in the year 1998. GTA (Grand Theft Auto), Red dead, Midnight Club, Bully, and Max Payne are some of the popular developments by the company.
Electronic Arts: Headquartered at Redwood City, Electronics Arts (also referred as EA GAMES) started its journey in the year 1982. The company was found by Trip Hawkins. Current revenue of the company can easily cross over 4.5 billion US dollars. Army of Two series, Battlefield series, FIFA, The Simpsons series, Star Wars series, etc are some of the most noteworthy developments by the company.
Activision Blizzard: Headquartered at Santa Monica, California, the company’s revenue has crossed more than 4.6 billion US dollars. It is here to note that the company’s shares trade on NASDAQ. Robert Kotick is the current president. The company holds a reputation for developing various popular games like Call of Duty Series, Crash Bandicoot Series, Spyro; the dragon series, Tony Hawks series, and many others.
Sony Computer Entertainment: Sony Computer Entertainment is headquartered at Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Sony Computer Entertainment is the solely owned subsidiary of the very reputed Sony Corporation. In addition, it is having many subsidiaries in different parts of the globe. The company was established in the year 1993. Play Station series is the most popular developments of the company.
Ubisoft: Headquartered in Montreuil, France, the company was founded in the year 1986. Five siblings from Guillemot family initially established the company, which is having its subsidiaries in 26 nations across the globe. The company trades on Euronex as UBI. Its revenue can easily cross over 1.5 billion in present time. Assassin’s Creed Series, Far Cry Series, Just Dance Series, Tom Clany Series, etc, are some of the popular developments by the company.
Sega Games Co. Ltd: Having it’s headquarter in Tokyo, Japan, the company was established in 1940. Initially, it was established in Honolulu Hawali. There are many branch offices of the company at present in different parts of the world. Sonic; the hedgehog, Virtua Fighter, Phantasy Star, Yakuza, and Total War are some of the very popular developments of the company.
BioWare: Headquartered at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is a company owned by Electronics Art. It was established by Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk. Interestingly, both Greg and Ray are doctors by profession. Some of the noteworthy developments by the company include names like Mass Effects, Dragon Age Series, Star Wars; Knights of theOlds, Baldur’s Gate series, and Republic series.
Naughty Dog Inc: The company’s headquarter is t Santa Monica, California. It was established in the year 1984 by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin. The company is currently owned by Sony Computer Entertainment. Crash Bandicoot, Jak and Daxter, The Last of Us, and Unchartered are some of the popular developments by the company.
Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd: Headquartered at Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd was established by Yasuhiro Fukushima in the year 1975. The company’s share is listed at the Tokyo stock market. The company came into the news when its revenue crossed 155 million Japanese Yen in the year 2015. It is known for the gaming products like Space Invaders, and Bubble Bobble.
Capcom Company Ltd: Headquartered in Chuo-Ku Osaka, Japan, it’s a public listed video Game Developing Company. The company established in 1979, is considered as one of the largest grossing companies. Popular developments by the company include names like Monster Hunter, Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man, etc.