A successful game sure has a lot of “brains” behind the making. These are 7 best game developers in the world up to this day.
There are a lot of games that have been released, and God knows what is the exact number since the first game ever was born, Pong.
However, only a few could make millions of dollars in the market. What are the factors? Honestly, a lot. But what we know, behind every successful game, there are best game developers acting behind it.
If you are into playing games, there’s nothing wrong to also get to know the developers behind them. Who knows, you’ll end up liking their other games! Do you want to find out? Come and see the 7 best game developers in the world up to this date!
We believe you’re familiar with the name of Rockstar Games, a studio behind GTA series. This game developer is known to make cool packed action and captivating adventure titles.
Also, Rockstar Games is known for its large world in almost all of their games, making you eager to explore more and more into it. You could see at 2 of their best selling titles, Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption, and also Max Payne 3, even though it’s now an open world game, Max Payne offers unlimited shooting action and Hollywood rated story.
Right now, Rockstar Games is developing Red Dead Redemption 2, an action adventure game with a wild west setting, which means there will be cowboy shooting actions in the desert!
If you like actions, stories, and open world exploration, Rockstar Games is the game developer you can always count on.
CD Projekt Red
Have you played The Witcher? If you have, and you liked it, send your biggest gratitude to CD Projekt Red as the mind master behind it!
Located in Poland, CD Projekt Red is the game developer of The Witcher, The Witcher 2, and The Witcher 3, a notable game of the year in 2015. They’re currently working on Cyberpunk 2077 after its announcement in 2012.
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What makes CD Projekt Red became one of the best game developers in this list is that they could make a game with the large world, top-notch graphic, and even gameplay that’s going to make you want to play more and more, without the need of microtransaction or any DLC.
For instance, you can play hundred hours of The Witcher 3 without buying any DLC to enjoy the full content of the game. Furthermore, if you’re looking for another 10-17 hours of great gameplay, then you can buy the DLC.
All hail Lord Gaben! Founded by Gabe Newell (Gaben) and Mike Harrington, now Valve has evolved into not only a mere game developer but also the biggest video game distributor in the world through their platform, Steam.
Its success started from its phenomenal games then, Half-Life and Counter-Strike. Those two titles then turned into a-must-have and a-must-play for 90’s teenagers to young adult.
Now, Valve is getting bigger and stronger, thanks to their two frontline games, Dota 2 and CS:GO. Also, there’s Steam, which has been globally known as a one-stop service for gamers looking for cheap video games.
Valve also invented hardware to deliver a couch gaming experience, which is very hard for PC gamers to have, by Steam Machines, and Steam Link with Steam Controller they’re currently developing.
Do you guys think that Valve will announce Half-Life 3 in the near future?
The year 2017 was a year of Nintendo rising as a game developer, as well as a game publisher.
Why? Let’s see: last year, Nintendo released their newest console-slash-handheld, Nintendo Switch, which have been sold for over 4,8 million units in just 10 months on the United States, then 10 million units at least have been counted to be sold worldwide at December.
How about the game? Recently, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have just achieved a title Game of the Year from The Game Award! This game also recently won Duniaku Reader Awards 2017 as the best console/PC game.
If you haven’t had the chance to get your hands on one, you better get it fast since there are rumors that a major Pokemon RPG will be released from this console!