Total Nerd List of Video Game Companies

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List of the top video game companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major video game companies includes the largest and most profitable video game businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest video game companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous video game companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the video game industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big video game businesses.

Companies include everything from Microsoft Corporation to Nokia.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest video game companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful video game companies?"

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0verflow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Video Game Companies
0verflow Video game, Interactive entertainment Overflow is a Japanese video game division of Stack Ltd. specializing in the production of mature interactive fiction. The Overflow label is known for its game franchise School Days. The company ...more

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10tacle Studios is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Video Game Companies
10tacle Studios Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry 10Tacle Studios was a German video game company active from 2003 to 2008.

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10tons Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry

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13cm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Video Game Companies
13cm Video game 13 cm is a Japanese visual novel studio under VisualArt's known for creating strictly adult-oriented titles. The company has spawned two sister studios, 130cm, known for creating moe-oriented ...more

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1C Company is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game 1C Company is one of the largest independent Russian software developers and publishers. Its headquarters are in Moscow, Russia. It is best known outside Russia as a video game developer whose ...more

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1st Playable Productions is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry 1st Playable Productions is a game development studio with a focus on handheld games for kids. It was started around 2005 by former members of Vicarious Visions, when it was purchased by

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2K Czech is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Video Game Companies
2K Czech Video game 2K Czech is a game development company located in Brno, Czech Republic. The company focuses mostly on first-person and third-person shooter games, but is widely known for their Mafia series of ...more

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2K Games is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry 2K Games, Inc. is an American global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of video games, like Borderlands, Civilization V, The Darkness and NBA 2K. 2K Games is a subsidiary of ...more

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2K Sports is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Video Game Companies
2K Sports Interactive entertainment, Video game industry 2K Sports, Inc. is a division of 2K Games that develops and publishes sports video games. It comprises a single development studio, Visual Concepts, which was purchased from Sega in 2005. 2K ...more

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3 Blokes Studios is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Video Game Companies
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38 Studios is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry 38 Studios, LLC, formerly Green Monster Games, LLC, was an American entertainment and IP development company founded in 2006 by Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling and named for his ...more

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3D Realms is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Video Game Companies
3D Realms Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry 3D Realms is a current video game publisher and former video game developer based in Garland, Texas, United States, established in 1987. It is best known for popularizing the shareware ...more

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3d6 games is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry

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3rd Dimension Creations is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Video Game Companies
3rd Dimension Creations Video game

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42 Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Video Game Companies
42 Entertainment Video game 42 Entertainment is an American company based in Burbank which specializes in creating and producing alternate reality games. The company was founded in 2003 as an independently owned, creative ...more

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505 Games is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Video Game Companies
505 Games Video game, Video game industry 505 Games, is the global video game publishing division of Italian company Digital Bros. S.p.A. founded in 2006. 505 Games' headquarters is located out of it's North American location in ...more

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5pb. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Music 5pb. Inc., is a Japanese video game manufacturer and record label for video game and anime music. 5pb. formed on April 6, 2005 after Chiyomaru Shikura left Scitron to begin the company as its ...more

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5th Cell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry 5th Cell is an independently owned video game developer founded in 2003 as 5th Cell Media, LLC. and is currently run by Joseph M. Tringali, Jeremiah Slaczka and Marius Falhbusch. The company is ...more

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7 Studios is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Video Game Companies
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7-128 Software is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Video Game Companies
7-128 Software Video game

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7th Level is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry 7th Level was a video game development company based in Dallas, Texas and founded in 1993. The company was most famous for developing the three Monty Python games, G-Nome — a MechWarrior-style ...more

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8D World, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Video Game Companies
8D World, Inc. Video game

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989 Studios is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Video Game Companies
989 Studios Video game, Video game industry 989 Studios was a division of Sony Computer Entertainment America that developed games for the PlayStation consoles and Windows personal computers. Their games include EverQuest, Twisted Metal ...more

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A Sharp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Video Game Companies
A Sharp Video game

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ABA Games is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Video Game Companies
ABA Games Video game ABA Games is a Japanese video game developer, composed solely of game designer Kenta Cho. ABA Games' works, available as open source freeware, are predominantly shoot 'em up games often inspired ...more

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Abandon Interactive Entertainm... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Abandon Interactive Entertainment Video game, Video game industry

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Abandon Mobile is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Video Game Companies
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Absolute Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry Absolute Entertainment was an American video game publishing company. Through its development house, Imagineering, Absolute Entertainment produced titles for the Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, ...more

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Absolutist Games is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Video Game Companies
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Acclaim Cheltenham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Acclaim Cheltenham was a British video game studio in Croydon, England. It was founded in 1984 as Probe Software by Fergus McGovern and Vakis Paraskeva, later renamed Probe Entertainment. They ...more

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Acclaim Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Acclaim Entertainment was an American video game developer and publisher. It developed, published, marketed and distributed interactive entertainment software for a variety of hardware ...more

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Acclaim Games is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry Acclaim Games is a revolutionary company with over 1 million registered players worldwide. CEO Howard Marks, a cofounder of Activision, has established Acclaim as one of America´s top ...more

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Acclaim Studios Teesside is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Acclaim Studios Teesside Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Acclaim Studios Teesside was a British video game developer based in Teesside, England. The company was founded in 1988 by brothers Darren and Jason Falcus as Optimus Software. In 1993, it was ...more

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Accolade is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game Accolade, Inc. was an American video game developer and publisher of the 1980s and 1990s. Headquartered in San Jose, California, it was founded in 1984 by Alan Miller and Bob Whitehead after ...more

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Acheron Design is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry Acheron Design is an independent Australian game development studio, which has historically thrived on subcontracting and outsource work. Acheron Design was founded in 2004 by Lewis Strudwick ...more

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Acornsoft is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Software, Video game, Video game industry Acornsoft was the software arm of Acorn Computers, and a major publisher of software for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron. As well as games, it also produced a large number of educational ...more

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ActionXL is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Video Game Companies
ActionXL Video game

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Active Enterprises is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Active Enterprises Video game, Interactive entertainment Active Enterprises Ltd. is a defunct American video game developer headquartered in Miami, Florida which was active in the early 1990s. Their best known game, officially released by the company, ...more

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Activision Blizzard is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the American holding company for Activision, Blizzard Entertainment and Sierra Entertainment, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, United States. In 2009, ...more

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Activision Publishing Minneapo... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Activision Publishing Minneapolis Video game, Video game industry

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Adeline Software International is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Adeline Software International Video game, Video game industry Adeline Software International was a video game developer founded in February 1993 as a subsidiary company of Delphine Software International, and based in Lyon, France. The team mostly came ...more

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ADK is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry ADK Corporation, formerly known as Alpha Denshi Corporation, was a Japanese video game production company throughout the 1980s and 90s. ADK began as a developer of arcade games but is best known ...more

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Adventure International is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game Adventure International was an American video game publishing company that existed from 1978 until 1985. It was started by Scott and Alexis Adams. Their games were notable for being the first ...more

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Adventure Soft is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game Adventure Soft is a U.K.-based video game developer established by Mike Woodroffe, first as an importer and reseller of Adventure International games. The firm operates out of Sutton Coldfield, ...more

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AGD Interactive is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Video Game Companies
AGD Interactive Video game AGD Interactive, LLC. is a non-profit company given a fan license to remake Sierra Entertainment's popular classic adventure games from the 1980s and early 1990s.

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Âge is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Âge Video game âge is a division of Acid Co., Ltd., a Japanese publisher of adult video games and visual novels. âge was formerly known as Relic and developed video games for consoles. It gained ...more

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Agetec is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Video game, Video game industry Agetec Inc. is a US based video game publishing company that is best known for bringing Japanese titles to the US, including their flagship series Armored Core, and the King's Field RPG series, ...more

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AJ Square Inc is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Video Game Companies
AJ Square Inc Video game

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Alchemic Dream is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Alchemic Dream Video game

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Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Video Game Companies
Alchemist Video game Alchemist is a Japanese video game developer. It specializes in the development of visual novel video games ports for use on home video game consoles such as the PlayStation 2 and the