The USA is home to quite a few computer and video game development companies known for quality games enjoyed globally. Parts of the gaming industry include video game licensors, publishers and developers. The following entries are a list of game development companies located in the USA.
343 Industries is currently responsible for the Halo franchise and is published by Microsoft Studios. 343 Industries is located in Kirkland, Washington.
Bethesda Game Studios
Bethesda Game Studios is responsible for the development of The Elder Scrolls series. Bethesda is located in Rockville, Maryland.
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is held by Activision but it operates independently to develop game franchises like the Diablo, Starcraft and Warcraft. The company is also known for the MMORPG World of Warcraft. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is located in Irvine, California.
Bungie LLC publishes with Activision. The company was the original developer of the Halo series. Bungie LLC is located in Bellevue, Washington.
Digital Chocolate was created by the founder of Electronic Arts and The 3DO Company. Successes include the Heroes of Might and Magic franchise as well as other games. Digital Chocolate is located in San Mateo, California.
Electronic Arts specializes in producing games for computers. Its most visible successes are the Madden sports titles, The Sims franchise, Dead Space, Dragon Age, Battlefield 4 and Mass Effect. Electronic Arts also developed Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Electronic Arts is located in Redwood City, California.
Infinity Ward was responsible for the Call of Duty franchise. Infinity Ward is located in Encino, Los Angeles, California.
Respawn Entertainment LLC
The founders of Infinity Ward and the majority of its employees, who originated the Call of Duty series started a new game development company called Respawn Entertainment. Respawn Entertainment is located in Sherman Oaks, California.
Sony Computer Entertainment of America
Sony Computer Entertainment of America is recognized for producing games like the Final Fantasy franchise, God of War series, Crash Bandicoot and Syphon Filter. The company is located in Foster City, California.
Valve Corporation is known for the development of the Half-Life and Portal series. It purchased and also operates Turtle Rock Studios which developed the Left 4 Dead franchise. Valve Corporation is located in Bellevue, Washington.