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Top American Game Developers

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American video game developers list includes some of the top game designers in the US. These are video game developers currently headquartered in the United States. Video game development is a specialized type of software development focusing on games. These games can be for any type of computer whether it be game consoles such as Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo, mobile platforms such as the iPhone or iPad, or traditional computers such as PC and Macintosh.

Who are the top American game developers? What companies have the best game developers? Developers often further specialize into a specific type of genre, whether it be RPG's, FPS's, or RTS's. Unlike regular software development, game development can also trek into the territory of Hollywood, requiring work from writers, artists, and actors to complete their projects.
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    Video game industry, Software, Video game More
    Located in: Bellevue, WashingtonFounded in: 1996
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: New York CityFounded in: 1998
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Rockville, MarylandFounded in: 1985
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Santa Monica, CaliforniaFounded in: 1986
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Irvine, CaliforniaFounded in: 1991
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Mesquite, TexasFounded in: 1991
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    Cloud Imperium Games

    Video game industry, Video games More
    Located In: Los Angeles, California and Austin, Texas
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    Video game industry, Software development, Video game More
    Located in: Encino, CaliforniaFounded in: 2002
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    Obsidian Entertainment

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    Located in: Santa Ana, CaliforniaFounded in: 2004
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    Video game industry, Prepackaged Software More
    Located in: Santa Monica, CaliforniaFounded in: 1979
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    Sony Computer Entertainment America

    Located in: San DiegoFounded in: 1994
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: San Rafael, CaliforniaFounded in: 2004
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: San Francisco, CaliforniaFounded in: 1951
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Burbank, CaliforniaFounded in: 1994
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    Video game More
    Located in: Plano, TexasFounded in: 1999
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    Epic Games

    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Cary, North CarolinaFounded in: 1991
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    Video game industry, Video game, Prepackaged Software More
    Located in: Agoura Hills, CaliforniaFounded in: 1989
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Santa Monica, CaliforniaFounded in: 1996
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Middleton, WisconsinFounded in: 1990
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    Video game industry, Consumer electronics, Video game More
    Located in: New York City, New YorkFounded in: 1972
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: San Francisco, CaliforniaFounded in: 2001
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    Video game industry, Video game, Prepackaged Software More
    Located in: CaliforniaFounded in: 1983
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Fairfax, VirginiaFounded in: 1996
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Bellevue, WashingtonFounded in: 1991
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    new! Neatherrealm Studios

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    Visceral Games

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    Big Huge Games

    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Timonium, MarylandFounded in: 2000
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    Take Two Interactive

    Located in: New York CityFounded in: 1993
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    WB Games

    Located in: ChicagoFounded in: 1988
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Hunt Valley, MarylandFounded in: 1996
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    Maxis Software

    Located in: EmeryvilleFounded in: 1987
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    Volition, Inc.

    Located in: Champaign, IllinoisFounded in: 1996
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Austin, TexasFounded in: 1998
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    Wolfire Games

    Located in: Berkeley, CaliforniaFounded in: 2003
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Agoura Hills, CaliforniaFounded in: 1985
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    Video game More
    Located in: San Francisco, CaliforniaFounded in: 2000
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Houston, TexasFounded in: 2002
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Redmond, WashingtonFounded in: 1995
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Los AngelesFounded in: 1986
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    Video game industry More
    Located in: Torrance, CaliforniaFounded in: 2004
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Lake Forest, CaliforniaFounded in: 1997
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Sherman Oaks, CaliforniaFounded in: 2007
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    42 Entertainment

    Located in: Pasadena, CaliforniaFounded in: 1993
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    Demiurge Studios

    Located in: Cambridge, MassachusettsFounded in: 2002
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Woodland Hills, CaliforniaFounded in: 1994
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    Video game More
    Located in: KirklandFounded in: 1994
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Seattle, WashingtonFounded in: 2000
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Seattle, WashingtonFounded in: 1998
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    Video game industry, Video game More
    Located in: Los Gatos, CaliforniaFounded in: 2000
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    Software More
    Located in: Plymouth, MichiganFounded in: 1991

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