The Top American Game Developers Companies

The 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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    Located in: New York CityFounded in: 1998

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    Located in: Bellevue, WashingtonFounded in: 1996

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    Located in: Santa Monica, CaliforniaFounded in: 1986

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    Sony Computer Entertainment America Located in: San DiegoFounded in: 1994

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    Located in: Irvine, CaliforniaFounded in: 1991

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    Obsidian Entertainment Located in: Santa Ana, CaliforniaFounded in: 2004

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    Located in: Burbank, CaliforniaFounded in: 1994

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    Located in: San Francisco, CaliforniaFounded in: 1951

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    Located in: San Rafael, CaliforniaFounded in: 2004

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    Located in: Mesquite, TexasFounded in: 1991

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    Located in: Encino, CaliforniaFounded in: 2002

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    Located in: Santa Monica, CaliforniaFounded in: 1979

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    Located in: Bellevue, WashingtonFounded in: 1991

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    Epic Games Located in: Cary, North CarolinaFounded in: 1991

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    Volition, Inc. Located in: Champaign, IllinoisFounded in: 1996

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    Located in: Plano, TexasFounded in: 1999

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    WB Games Located in: ChicagoFounded in: 1988

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    Located in: Agoura Hills, CaliforniaFounded in: 1989

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    Cloud Imperium Games Located In: Los Angeles, California and Austin, Texas

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    Take Two Interactive Located in: New York CityFounded in: 1993

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    Visceral Games

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    Maxis Software Located in: EmeryvilleFounded in: 1987

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    Located in: Middleton, WisconsinFounded in: 1990

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    Located in: Santa Monica, CaliforniaFounded in: 2008

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    Located in: New York City, New YorkFounded in: 1972

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    Located in: Santa Monica, CaliforniaFounded in: 1996

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    Located in: KirklandFounded in: 1994

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    Located in: Seattle, WashingtonFounded in: 2000

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    Located in: San Francisco, CaliforniaFounded in: 2001

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    Located in: Hunt Valley, MarylandFounded in: 1996

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    Located in: Woodland Hills, CaliforniaFounded in: 1994

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    Neatherrealm Studios

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    Located in: Morrisville, North CarolinaFounded in: 1996

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    Located in: Bellevue, WashingtonFounded in: 1997

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    Located in: Lake Forest, CaliforniaFounded in: 1997

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    Located in: Fairfax, VirginiaFounded in: 1996

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    Located in: Agoura Hills, CaliforniaFounded in: 1985

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    Located in: CaliforniaFounded in: 1983

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    The Behemoth Located in: San Diego, CaliforniaFounded in: 2002

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    Located in: Los Gatos, CaliforniaFounded in: 2000

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    Located in: San Francisco, CaliforniaFounded in: 2000

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    Located in: Plymouth, MichiganFounded in: 1991

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    Big Huge Games Located in: Timonium, MarylandFounded in: 2000

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    Located in: Boston, MassachusettsFounded in: 1996

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    42 Entertainment Located in: Pasadena, CaliforniaFounded in: 1993

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    Located in: Seattle, WashingtonFounded in: 1998

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    Located in: Redmond, WashingtonFounded in: 1995

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    Located in: Sherman Oaks, CaliforniaFounded in: 2007

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    Demiurge Studios Located in: Cambridge, MassachusettsFounded in: 2002

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    Located in: Houston, TexasFounded in: 2002

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