Key studios, from Epic to 5th Cell

Develop 100: Positions 51-100

This month we’ve published the 2010 edition of the Develop 100.

Published in association with Deep Silver and based on data compiled by GfK Chart-Track, the Develop 100 ranks the world’s games developers based on the amount of revenues their games generated at UK retail.

The Develop site is publishing major extracts from the book – here we present the details of positions 51 to 100.

Click here for a guide to all the Develop 100 – 2010 Edition content available now on the Develop site

51. Epic Games – £7.02m

Founded: 1991
Independent

www.epicgames.com

Top Title: Gears of War 2

52. Krome Studios – £7.00m

Founded: 1999
Independent

www.kromestudios.com

Top Title: Star Wars: Clone Wars – Republic Heroes

53. Insomniac – £6.74m

Founded: 2002
Independent

www.insomniacgames.com

Top Title: Resistance 2

54. Media Molecule – £6.43m

Founded: 2006
Owned by: Sony

www.mediamolecule.com

Top Title: Little Big Planet

55. Rockstar Leeds – £6.15m

Founded: 1997
Owned by: Rockstar Games

www.rockstarleeds.co.uk

Top Title: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

56. Luxoflux – £5.87m

Founded: 1997 (Studio closed by parent Activision in 2010)

Top Title: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

57. Hudson – £5.78m

Founded: 1973
Owned by: Konami

www.hudsonsoft.net

Top Title: Sports Island

58. Techland – £5.59m

Founded: 1991
Independent

www.techland.pl

Top Title: Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

59. Creative Assembly – £5.53m

Founded: 1987
Owned by: Sega

www.creative-assembly.co.uk

Top Title: Empire: Total War

60. Cooking Mama Ltd – £5.52m

Independent

www.ofcr.co.jp

Top Title: Cooking Mama 3

61. Freestylegames – £5.23m

Founded: 2002
Owned by: Activision

www.freestylegames.com

Top Title: DJ Hero

62. Sucker Punch – £5.20m

Founded: 1997
Independent

www.suckerpunch.com

Top Title: Infamous

63. Midway – £5.12m

Founded: 1988
Owned by: Firm went bankrupt in 2009, assets brought by Warner Bros, THQ and Tradewest

Top Title: Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe

64.EA LA – £5.06m

Founded: 1995
Owned by: EA

www.ea.com

Top Title: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

65. Transmission Games – £5.05m

Founded: 1996 (Closed in 2009)

Top Title: Ashes Cricket 2009

66. Grin – £5.03m

Founded: 1997 (Closed in 2009)

Top Title: Terminator Salvation

67. Exient – £4.81m

Founded: 2001
Independent

www.exient.com

Top Title: Need for Speed: Undercover

68. EA Dice – £4.61m

Founded: 1988
Owned by: EA

www.dice.se

Top Title: Mirror’s Edge

69. INIS – £4.54m

Founded: 1997
Independent

www.inis.jp

Top Title: Lips: Number One Hits

70. Asylum – £4.43m

Founded: 1995
Independent

www.asylum-entertainment.com

Top Title: Peppa Pig: The Game

71. Respondesign – £4.33m

Founded: 2003
Independent

www.respondesign.com

Top Title: My Fitness Coach: Get in Shape

72. Rebellion – £4.23m

Founded: 1992
Independent

www.rebellion.co.uk

Top Title: Call of Duty: World at War

73. EA Salt Lake – £4.16m

Founded: 1992
Owned by: EA

www.ea.com

Top Title: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09

74. Black Rock Studios – £4.03m

Founded: 1998 (as Pixel Planet)
Owned by: Disney

www.blackrockstudio.com

Top Title: Pure

75.Heavy Iron Studios – £4.00m

Founded: 1999
Independent

www.heavy-iron.com

Top Title: Up

76. Monkey Bar Games – £3.92m

Founded: 2005
Owned by: Vicious Cycle Software/D3P/Namco Bandai

www.monkeybargames.com

Top Title: Ben 10: Alien Force

77. Terminal Reality – £3.90m

Founded: 1994
Independent

www.terminalreality.com

Top Title: Ghostbusters: The Video Game

78. Crystal Dynamics – £3.88m

Founded: 1992
Owned by: Square Enix

www.crystald.com

Top Title: Tomb Raider: Underworld

79. Sora – £3.86m

Founded: 2009
Independent

www.project-sora.co.jp

Top Title: Super Smash Brothers: Brawl

80. Blizzard Entertainment – £3.85m

Founded: 1991
Owned by: Activision Blizzard

www.blizzard.com

Top Title: World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

81. Criterion Games – £3.80m

Founded: 1993
Owned by: EA

www.criteriongames.com

Top Title:
Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box

82. Big Fish Games – £3.80m

Founded: 2002
Independent

www.bigfishgames.com

Top Title: Mystery Case Files: Millionheir

83. Polyphony Digital – £3.79m

Founded: 1998
Owned by: Sony

www.polyphony.co.jp

Top Title: Gran Turismo

84. Genius Sonority – £3.77m

Founded: 2002
Independent

www.geniussonority.co.jp

Top Title: 100 Clasic Book Collection

85. N-Space – £3.74m

Founded: 1994
Independent

www.n-space.com

Top Title: Hannah Montana: The Movie

86. Magic Pockets – £3.72m

Founded: 1994
Independent

www.magicpockets.com

Top Titles: Imagine: Teacher

87. Beenox – £3.62m

Founded: 2000
Independent

www.beenox.com

Top Title: Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits

88. Monolith – £3.59m

Founded: 1994
Owned by: Warner Bros.

www.lith.com

Top Title: F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin

89. Eurocom Entertainment – £3.53m

Founded: 1988
Independent

www.eurocom.co.uk

Top Title: G-Force

90. Midway Studios Newcastle – £3.48m

Founded: 1996 (Closed in 2009 as part of parent Midway’s bankruptcy and sell-off)

Top Title: Wheelman

91. Route 1 Games – £3.39m

Founded: 2007
Independent

www.route1games.com

Top Title: Puzzler Collection

92. Lionhead Studios – £3.39m

Founded: 1997
Owned by: Microsoft

www.lionhead.com

Top Title: Fable II

93. Relic – £3.24m

Founded: 1997
Owned by: THQ

www.relic.com

Top Title: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II

94. Altron – £3.22m

Founded: 1983
Independent

www.altron.co.jp

Top Title: Disney’s Bolt

95. Wizarbox – £3.20m

Founded: 2003
Independent

www.wizarbox.com

Top Title: Scrabble Interactive: 2009 Edition

96. Slam Productions – £3.20m

Founded: 2007
Independent

www.slam-productions.co.uk

Top Title: Golden Balls

97. Gusto Games – £3.18m

Founded: 2003
Independent

www.gustogames.com

Top Titles: Ashes Cricket 2009

98. High Voltage – £2.83m

Founded: 1993
Independent

www.high-voltage.com

Top Title: Ben 10: Protector of Earth

99. Rockstar San Diego – £2.82m

Founded: 1984
Owned by: Rockstar Games

www.rockstarsandiego.com

Top Title:
Midnight Club: Los Angeles

100. 5TH Cell – £2.78m

Founded: 2003
Independent

www.5thcell.com

Top Title: Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter

You can read the full Develop 100 2010 here.

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