Current Top Game Design Companies

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Video game development may sound like a fun job but in fact it takes a lot of dedication and hard work to come out with game design that will be enjoyed by many. There are no video games that are produced by just one individual. There will be a whole team of employees working on the game design. This team will include designers, artists, programmers and game testers. There are several companies who are currently at the top of the gaming industry when it comes to producing the best games available on the market.

Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts was founded in 1982 and is currently at the top of the industry when it comes to game design. This company currently creates and distributes software for computers, internet, and video game consoles worldwide. Perhaps one of their most popular games is The Sims. Electronic Arts also carries an extensive line of sporting games including Madden Football games for all platforms. In addition to sporting games the company creates games in all popular genres including: racing, shooting, RPG, kids, puzzle, and strategy.

Emergent Game Technologies

With over 200 hit video games created for the PC and all major consoles, Emergent is one of the top game development companies currently. The company offers games in every genre including sports, racing, action and adventure, shooter, massive multi-player and parlor games. The company currently has over 50 more games in development. The company is also the current leader in development of 3D video game engines. In addition to being the leader in the 3D industry, the company’s recent merger with Krome Studios can only lead to the development of more sensational games from the company.

Mobile Pie

The new era of video games is on mobile devices. The company has received awards for being the best new mobile game developer and in 2008 received the Media Innovation Awards’ trophy. Working with companies such as BBC and Hewlett-Packard, the company is currently one of the leaders in creating mobile games. The company has created apps for your phone that offer unique games, including educational, research and entertainment. Currently, Mobile Pie works on iPhone and iPod, Android, Blackberry, text, social networking sites, DSI, and Microsoft Windows Mobile, as well as several other mobile platforms.


Focusing on building interactive experiences for their games and applications; Gskinner has become one of the top game design companies. The teams of game developers and programmers that work for the company have carried out projects for companies such as Microsoft, Adobe, Nike, Facebook, BBC, Disney, and CNN. The most current game launch for the company is a game called “Pirates Love Daisies.” This game was developed in JavaScript and HTML5 for Microsoft. The work that the team at Gskinner puts into their games is sure to keep them on top of the industry for a long time to come.

Gina Kraft wrote the article for Game Shastra. Gina is a supporter of Game Shastra especially, their Game Design, game programming, and game development areas.


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