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  • 25% (9)
    id Software
  • 2% (1)
    Infinity Ward
  • 2% (1)
    3D Realms
  • 0% (0)
    Ion Storm (defunct)
  • 0% (0)
    Origin (defunct)
  • 25% (9)
    Blizzard
  • 0% (0)
    Sigil (Annexed to SOE)
  • 0% (0)
    Verant (Annexed to SOE)
  • 13% (5)
    Valve
  • 30% (11)
    Other
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post #1 of 48
Thread Starter 
This is dedicated to our favorite game developers of all time.
Feel free to list any of your top coders, designers, and debuggers.
Also, list your farvorite games from said developer and why.


IE. John Carmack-Doom, Quake, Wolf3D, Doom3, Quake 4. Advanced graphics and still with enough guts to use the OpenGL engine.
post #2 of 48
This may be a bit premature reasoning, but I'm going to go with Flying labs Software...

Pirates of the Burning Sea is looking very good from screenshots and beta, and they respond quickly on their forums. They listen to the forums as well, implementing suggestion after suggestion. Also not being afraid to delay the game so that they could retain control over their game from the publisher.

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I like valve because they have an awesome engine, and great games. I also like blizzard/flagship for the obvious reasons.
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post #4 of 48
Anything not EA, lol...

Blizzard is, of course, amazing. I've never seen them make a bad game. Other than them, I would say Epic Games and Valve both seem to be great companies, consistantly putting out great game after great game.
    
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i like square enix. But dont know if they have andy pc games really. I know they have some ports but thats about it.
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post #6 of 48
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Anything not EA, lol...

Blizzard is, of course, amazing. I've never seen them make a bad game. Other than them, I would say Epic Games and Valve both seem to be great companies, consistantly putting out great game after great game.

haha, but I love bf2142! jk.
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post #7 of 48
Ubisoft! Assassin's Creed is going to be awesome, Splinter Cell and Rainbow Six have always been sweet games to play, plus, they never disappoint.
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post #8 of 48
John Carmack, of course. I hate it when noobs act like he's no big deal. He invented the genre these fools slather over so much. He commands respect.

Warren Spector. Most people appreciate his work from Deus Ex or System Shock 2, but mine goes all the way back to his work in the Ultima games.

And I'll give Richard Garriot a nod for coming up with Ultima way back in dawn of personal computing, and it remained the best RPG series around until we got stuck with Ultima 8 and 9. And of course Ultima Online...bah to WoW, UO rules all.
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Capcom for every Megaman series.
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Bungie (shocker right?) Then probably NCsoft for Guild Wars.
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