Thursday, 25 April 2013

XB3002 GAMES FUTURES #8: Research Post 3- AAA/ Indie Comapny Potential Candidates

Here is a list of developer studios I considered as my choices for the CV/ Cover letters/ Portfolios required for my XB3002 hand-in. As I'm hoping to obtain a job as a Game artist, my choices centered around companies that had a heavy focus on visuals and aesthetics

AAA Studio Candidates
Ninja Theory
Creators of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved, and recently DMC: Devil May Cry

Creators of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect, and Dragon Age

Creators of the Guild Wars series

AAA Studio Choice
Creators of Half-Life, Portal, Left 4 Dead and Counter Strike. Also owners of Steam
Chosen for the wide range of art styles, flat organisation and value for talent

Indie Studio Candidates
Creators of Flow, Flower and the critcally acclaimed Journey

Creators of the Trine series

Supergiant Games
Creators of Bastion. Currently making new game called The Transistor

Indie Studio Choice
Double Fine Studios
Creators of Psychonauts, Brutal Legend, Stacking and other games. Founded by industry veteran Tim Schafer. Chosen for friendly demeanour, wide range of visual styles and prestigious talent

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