Chicago Developer/Publisher Directory

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12 Gage Studio

Founded: 2009
Location: Chicago
Game: Pirate Blitz

The Amiable
Founded: 2013
Location: Chicago
Game: Tetrapulse (in development)

Babaroga
Founded: 2002
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Zombies!!!, Shuffle Party, Spore Origins

Bonus Stage Games
Founded: 2011
Location: Chicago
Game: Sky Hawks: Fighters in Time (in development)

Cardboard Computer
Founded: 2010
Location: Chicago
Games: Kentucky Route Zero, The Entertainment

Double Cluepon Studios
Founded: 2009
Location: Chicago
Game: Emerald Kingdom

Enlightened Games
Founded: 2013
Location: Chicago
Games: Song of Seven (in development), Bliss (in development)

High Voltage Software
Founded: 1993
Location: Hoffman Estates
Selected games: The Conduit, Kinect Star Wars, Hunter: The Reckoning

Important Little Games
Founded: 2013
Location: Chicago
Game: Codemancer (in development)

Incredible Technologies
Founded: 1985
Location: Arlington Heights
Selected games: Golden Tee, Carnival King, Target Toss Pro: Bags

Iron Galaxy Studios
Founded: 2008
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Divekick, Wreckateer, Killer Instinct: Season 2

Jackbox Games
Founded: 1995 (as Jellyvision Games; became Jackbox Games in 2013)
Location: Chicago
Games: You Don’t Know Jack series, Fibbage, Drawful

KBooM!
Founded: 2013
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Club Superstar, Sound City Music Trivia, Space Cakes

Level Zero Games
Founded: 2008
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Net Gain: Stories, Net Gain: Corporate Espionage, Node (card game)

Lunar Giant Studios
Founded: 2009
Location: Mokena
Games: Delve Deeper, Mega Ran: The Game, Tetrapulse (publisher)

Maxistentialism
Founded: 2008
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Samurai Gunn (publisher), Cards Against Humanity (board game)

The Men Who Wear Many Hats
Founded: 2012
Location: Chicago
Games: Organ Trail, Max Gentlemen, Intern Saga: Trademark Lawyer

NetherRealm Studios
Founded: 2010
Location: Chicago
Games: Mortal Kombat series, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Batman: Arkham City Lockdown

One True Game Studios
Founded: 2011
Location: Chicago
Game: Divekick

Play Mechanix
Founded: 1995
Location: Glen Ellyn
Selected games: Big Buck Hunter, Deal or No Deal, Aliens Extermination

Paracat Games
Founded: 2013
Location: Chicago
Games: TBA

Phosphor Games Studio
Founded: 2010
Location: Chicago
Selected games: WARP (in development), Nether, The Dark Meadow

RagTag Studio
Founded: 2011
Location: Chicago
Games: Unstoppable Fist, Puppy Panic, Ray’s the Dead (in development)

Raw Thrills
Founded: 2001
Location: Skokie
Selected games: The Fast and the Furious, Target: Terror, H2Overdrive

Robomite
Founded: 2011
Location: Chicago
Games: Big League Sports, The Beasties: Hello World

Robomodo
Founded: 2007
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD, Catching Fire: Panem Run

SilverShoe Games
Founded: 2013
Location: Chicago
Game: Metro Defender (in development)

Sinister Design
Founded: 2006
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Telepath Tactics (in development), Telepath Psy Arena, Telepath RPG: Servants of God

Somasim
Founded: 2013
Location: Chicago
Game: 1849

Stand Alone, Inc.
Founded: 1997
Location: Chicago
Selected games: Words Play, Crosswords for iPhone, Dragon Hunter Pinball

Stern Pinball
Founded: 1999
Location: Melrose Park
Selected games (pinball): AC/DC, Avatar, Avengers

Synapse Games
Founded: 2008
Location: Chicago
Games: War Metal, War Metal: Tyrant, Redshift

Temporal Games
Founded: 2003
Location: Chicago
Games: Gavr; Please, Please, Let’s Eat Sweets!; The Tales of Walenir

Toy Studio
Founded: 2009
Location: Chicago
Selected games: The Curse, Pirate’s Quest, Word Off!

Trinket Studios
Founded: 2012
Location: Chicago
Games: Color Sheep, Orion’s Forge, Battle Chef Brigade (in development)

Wargaming West
Founded: 2001 (as Day 1 Studios; became Wargaming West in 2012)
Location: Chicago
Game: World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition

Webfoot Technologies
Founded: 1993
Location: Lemont
Selected games: Dragonball Z: The Legacy of Goku, Deadly Rooms of Death, 3D Frog Frenzy

Willy Chyr
Founded: 2012
Location: Chicago
Game: RELATIVITY (in development)

WMS Industries
Founded: 1943 (as Williams Manufacturing Company)
Locations: Chicago, Waukegan
Selected games: Defender, Robotron 2064, Addams Family Pinball

Young Horses
Founded: 2010
Location: Chicago
Game: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

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