List of video game publishers

List of video game publishers

This is a list of video and computer game publishers, past and present. Some of the publishers may also have large in-house development efforts (or studios), but also publish titles from other developers.

The list below includes both current and defunct companies.

# | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | See also

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#

*1C Company
*2K Games (Publishing label of Take-Two Interactive)
*3DO (console manufacturer) (defunct)

A

*Acclaim Entertainment (defunct) - Now known as Acclaim Games
*Accolade (Acquired by Atari née Infogrames, name retired)
*Activision (Merged with Vivendi Games to form Activision Blizzard in July 2008)
*Activision Blizzard
*Aventurine S.A.
*Agetec
*Akella
*Alten8
*Aspyr Media
*Atari
*Atlus

B

*Bandai Games (merged with Namco as Namco Bandai Games)
*Bethesda Softworks
*Big Fish Games
*Boonty
*Brøderbund (Acquired by Ubisoft, eventually sold to The Learning Company, no longer publishes video games)
*Buena Vista Interactive
*Blizzard Entertainment (Part of Activision Blizzard as of July 2008)
*Brash Entertainment
*Buka Entertainment

C

*Capcom
*Cdv Software Entertainment
*City Interactive S.A.
*Codemasters
*Coleco (console manufacturer) (defunct)
*Compedia
*Conspiracy Entertainment
*Core Design
*Crave Entertainment
*Crystal Dynamics (Acquired by Eidos)

D

*Data East (defunct)
*Deep Silver
*Dreamcatcher Games (Acquired by JoWooD Productions)

E

*Eidos Interactive (Acquired by SCi Entertainment)
*Electronic Arts
*Empire Interactive
*Enix (Merged with Squaresoft as Square Enix)
*Epyx (defunct)
*Epic Games

F

*First Star Software
*Fox Interactive
*Fresh Games (Publishing label for Eidos Interactive)
*Funcom

G

*Gamecock
*The Games Company
*Global Star Software (Publishing label of Take-Two Interactive, name retired)
*GOD Games (Acquired by Take-Two Interactive, name retired)
*Got Game Entertainment
*Graffiti Entertainment
*Gremlin Interactive (Acquired by Atari née Infogrames, name retired)
*Groove Media
*GT Interactive (Acquired by Atari née Infogrames)

H

*Hasbro Interactive (Acquired by Atari née Infogrames)
*Her Interactive
*Hudson Soft (Acquired by Konami)

I

*Ignition Entertainment
*Imagic (defunct)
*Infocom (Acquired by Activision, name retired)
*Infogrames (Renamed Atari)
*Interceptor Micros (defunct)
*Interplay Entertainment
*inXile Entertainment

J

*Jaleco
*JoWooD Productions

K

*Kemco
*Koei
*Konami

L

*Legacy Interactive
*Lighthouse Interactive
*Linux Game Publishing
*LJN (Publishing label for Acclaim Entertainment, defunct)
*LucasArts
*Lionhead Studios

M

*Mad Genius Software (defunct)
*Majesco
*Matrix Games
*Mattel Interactive (console manufacturer) (Merged with The Learning Company)
*Melbourne House (computer games and books)
*Mercury Games [http://www.mercurygames.com/]
*Merscom
*Microids
*MicroIllusions (defunct)
*MicroProse (Acquired by Hasbro Interactive, name retired)
*Microsoft Game Studios
*Midway Games
*Mindscape, Inc. (No longer publishes games)
*MUSE Software (defunct)
*Myelin Media

N

*Namco (Merged with Bandai Games as Namco Bandai Games)
*Namco Bandai Games
*NCSoft
*New World Computing (purchased by 3DO)
*Nintendo

O

*Ocean Software (Acquired by Atari née Infogrames, name retired)
*Origin Systems (Acquired by Electronic Arts)
*O~3 Entertainment

P

*Paradox Interactive
*Penguin Software (defunct)
*Phantom EFX
*Playlogic Entertainment, Inc.
*Play Ten Interactive
*PopCap Games
*Programma International (defunct)
*Psygnosis (defunct)

R

*Rare (Acquired by Microsoft Game Studios)
*redspotgames (independent publisher for Dreamcast, GP2X, Nintendo DS and Xbox Live Arcade)
*Rising Star Games
*Rocket Science Games (defunct)
*Rockstar Games (Currently a publishing label for Take-Two Interactive)

*Sammy Studios (merged with Sega as Sega Sammy Holdings)
*SCi Entertainment
*Sega (merged with Sammy Studios as Sega Sammy Holdings)
*Sega Sammy Holdings
*Shrapnel Games
*Sierra Entertainment (Publishing label of Activision Blizzard)
*SNK Playmore
*Spell Bound
*Sony Computer Entertainment
*Sony Pictures Digital (mobile phone games)
*SouthPeak Interactive
*Spectrum Holobyte (Acquired by Hasbro Interactive)
*Squaresoft (Merged with Enix to create Square Enix)
*Square Electronic Arts L.L.C. (Owned by Square and Electronic Arts. Folded back into Squaresoft and changed to Square Enix)
*Square Enix
*Stardock
*Strategic Simulations, Inc. ("SSI") (Acquired by Ubisoft, name retired)
*Strategy First
*Sunsoft

T

*Taito (Acquired by Square Enix)
*Take-Two Interactive
*TalonSoft (Acquired by Take-Two Interactive, name retired)
*Taxan (No longer publishes games)
*Technos Japan Corporation (defunct) (Assets acquired by Atlus)
*Tecmo
*Tengen (defunct)
*The Learning Company (Merged with Mattel Interactive, no longer publishes video games)
*THQ
*Titus Software (defunct)
*Tradewest (Acquired by Midway Games, name retired)
*Topware Interactive
*TT Games (Merger of Giant Interactive and Traveller's Tales) (Acquired by Warner Bros. Interactive)

U

*Ubisoft
*Ultimate Play The Game (defunct)
*Ultra Games (Publishing label for Konami, name retired)
*US Gold (Acquired by Eidos Interactive)

V

*Virgin Interactive Entertainment (defunct)
*Vivendi Games (Merged with Activision to form Activision Blizzard in July 2008)
*Valusoft

W

*Warner Bros. Interactive

X

*XSEED Games
*XS Games

Z

*Zuxxez Entertainment
*Zoo Digital Publishing

ee also

* List of indie game developers


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