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Total Nerd The Top American Game Developers  

El Gamer Grande
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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.
list ordered by

1
337 159
Rockstar Games is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Video game industry
Located in: New York City
Founded in: 1998

2
247 130
Naughty Dog is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Santa Monica, California
Founded in: 1986

3
262 140
Valve Corporation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Digital distribution, Software, Video game
Located in: Bellevue, Washington
Founded in: 1996

4
189 98
Sony Computer Entertainment Am... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Sony Computer Entertainment America
Located in: San Diego
Founded in: 1994

5
255 144
Blizzard Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Video game industry
Located in: Irvine, California
Founded in: 1991

6
126 62
Obsidian Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Obsidian Entertainment Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Santa Ana, California
Founded in: 2004

7
96 52
Insomniac Games is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Burbank, California
Founded in: 1994

8
127 87
Sega is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Video game industry
Located in: San Francisco, California
Founded in: 1951

9
106 77
id Software is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Mesquite, Texas
Founded in: 1991

10
165 136
Activision is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game industry, Prepackaged Software
Located in: Santa Monica, California
Founded in: 1979

11
83 60
Epic Games is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Epic Games Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Cary, North Carolina
Founded in: 1991

12
67 46
WB Games is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top American Game Developers
WB Games
Located in: Chicago
Founded in: 1988

13
103 82
Telltale Games is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Video game industry
Located in: San Rafael, California
Founded in: 2004

14
134 114
Infinity Ward is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Video game industry, Software development
Located in: Encino, California
Founded in: 2002

15
61 44
Gearbox Software is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Plano, Texas
Founded in: 1999

16
77 60
THQ is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Agoura Hills, California
Founded in: 1989

17
73 58
Bungie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Bellevue, Washington
Founded in: 1991

18
56 43
Atari is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Consumer electronics, Video game, Video game industry
Located in: New York City, New York
Founded in: 1972

19
50 39
Take Two Interactive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Take Two Interactive
Located in: New York City
Founded in: 1993

20
59 50
Volition, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Volition, Inc.
Located in: Champaign, Illinois
Founded in: 1996

21
70 65
Activision Blizzard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Santa Monica, California
Founded in: 2008

22
36 29
Visceral Games is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Visceral Games Interactive entertainment, Video game industry

23
45 41
Raven Software is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry
Located in: Middleton, Wisconsin
Founded in: 1990

24
35 31
Three Rings Design is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Video game, Video game industry
Located in: San Francisco, California
Founded in: 2001

25
41 39
Maxis Software is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top American Game Developers
Maxis Software
Located in: Emeryville
Founded in: 1987