Develop 100 - 2009: #51 to #100

Develop 100 - 2009: #51 to #100

By Develop

May 8th 2009 at 10:01AM

This month we've published the latest edition of the Develop 100. The Develop site is publishing major extracts from the book - here we present the details of positions 51 to 100â?¦

51. Rebellion

Founded: 1992
Independent
www.rebellion.co.uk
Key Release: The Simpsons

52. Luxoflux

Founded: 1998
Owned by: Activision
www.luxoflux.com
Key Release: Kung Fu Panda

53. Bungie

Founded: 1991
Independent
www.bungie.net
Key Release: Halo 3

54. Atlus

Founded: 1986
Owned by: Atlus
www.altus.com
Key Release: Persona 4

55. EA Mythic

Founded: 1995
Owned by: Electronic Arts
www.mythicentertainment.com
Key Release: Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

56. HB Studios

Founded: 2000
Independent
www.hb-studios.com
Key Release: Big Beach Sports

57. Monkey Bar Games

Founded: 2005
Owned by: Vicious Cycle
www.monkeybargames.com
Key Release: Ben 10: Protector of the Earth

58. Codemasters

Founded: 1985
Owned by: Codemasters
www.codemasters.com
Key Release: Race Driver GRiD

59. The Creative Assembly

Founded: 1987
Owned by: Sega
www.creative-assembly.co.uk
Key Release: Viking: Battle for Asgard

60. Big Fish

Founded: 2002
Independent
www.bigfishgames.com
Key Release: Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst

61. Crytek

Founded: 1999
Independent
www.crytek.com
Key Release: Crysis Warhead

62. NCsoft

Founded: 1997
Owned by: NCsoft
www.ncsoft.com
Key Release: Lineage II

63. Firaxis

Founded: 1996
Owned by: Take-Two
www.firaxis.com
Key Release: Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution

64. EA Dice

Founded: 1988
Owned by: Electronic Arts
www.dice.se
Key Release: Mirror's Edge

65. Koei

Founded: 1978
Owned by: Koei
www.koei.com
Key Release: Dynasty Warriors 6

66. Relic

Founded: 1997
Owned by: THQ
www.relic.com
Key Release: Company of Heroes Online

67. Rare

Founded: 1984
Owned by: Microsoft
www.rareware.com
Key Release: Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

68. Digital Chocolate

Founded: 2003
Independent
www.digitalchocolate.com
Key Release: Tower Bloxx Deluxe

69. Club Penguin

Founded: 2005
Owned by: Disney
www.clubpenguin.com
Key Release: Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

70. CCP

Founded: 1997
Independent
www.ccpgames.com
Key Release: EVE Online: Quantum Rise

71. Zoe Mode

Founded: 1998
Owned by: Kuju Entertainment
www.zoemode.com
Key Release: High School Musical 3: Sing it!

72. Evolution

Founded: 1999
Owned by: Sony
www.evos.net
Key Release: MotorStorm Pacific Rift

73. Volition

Founded: 1996
Owned by: THQ
www.volition-inc.com
Key Release: Saints Row 2

74. Bizarre Creations

Founded: 1994
Owned by: Activision
www.bizarrecreations.com
Key Release: The Club

75. The Cooking Mama Company

Independent
www.ofcr.co.jp
Key Release: Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends

76. Heavy Iron

Founded: 1999
Independent
www.heavy-iron.com
Key Release: Wall-E

77. EA Bioware

Founded: 1995
Owned by: Electronic Arts
www.bioware.com
Key Release: Mass Effect

78. Gearbox

Founded: 1999
Independent
www.gearboxsoftware.com
Key Release: Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

79. Sumo Digital

Founded: 2004
Owned by: Foundation 9
www.sumo-digital.com
Key Release: Sega Superstars Tennis

80. EA Bright Light

Founded: 2008 (via rebranding)
Owned by: Electronic Arts
www.ea.com
Key Release: Zubo

81. Polyphony Digital

Founded: 1998
Owned by: Sony
www.polyphony.co.jp
Key Release: Gran Turismo 5 Prologue

82. SCE Japan Studio

Founded: 1998
Owned by: Sony
www.scei.co.jp
Key Release: Siren: Blood Curse

83. Funcom

Founded: 1993
Independent
www.funcom.com
Key Release: Age of Conan - Hyborian Adventures

84. Team 17

Founded: 1987
Independent
www.team17.com
Key Release: Worms: Open Warfare 2

85. Silicon Knights

Founded: 1992
Independent
www.siliconknights.com
Key Release: Too Human

86. EA Montreal

Founded: 2003
Owned by: Electronic Arts
www.eamontreal.com
Key Release: Army of Two

87. Rockstar Leeds

Founded: 1997 (as Mobius)
Owned by: Rockstar Games
www.rockstarleeds.co.uk
Key Release: GTA: Vice City Stories

88. Grasshopper Manufacture

Founded: 1998
Independent
www.grasshopper.co.jp
Key Release: No More Heroes

89. Inis

Founded: 1997
Independent
www.inis.jp
Key Release: Lips

90. Amusement Vision

Founded: 2000
Owned by: Sega
www.amusementvision.com
Key Release: Yakuza Kenzan!

91. Ubisoft Shanghai

Founded: 1996
Owned by: Ubisoft
www.ubisoftgroup.com
Key Release: Tom Clancy's EndWar

92. Beenox

Founded: 2000
Owned by: Activision
www.beenox.com
Key Release: Kung Fu Panda

93. Blue Tongue

Founded: 1995
Owned by: THQ
www.bluetongue.com
Key Release: deBlob

94. Matrix

Founded: 1994
Independent
www.matrixsoft.co.jp
Key Release: Final Fantasy IV

95. Blitz Games

Founded: 1990
Independent
www.blitzgames.com
Key Release: American Idol 2: Encore

96. Dimps

Founded: 2000
Independent
www.dimps.co.jp
Key Release: Street Fighter IV (Arcade)

97. Intelligent Systems

Founded: 1984
Owned by: Nintendo
www.intsys.co.jp
Key Release: Advance Wars: Dark Conflict

98. PlayFish

Founded: 2007
Independent
www.playfish.com
Key Release: Word Challenge

99. Frontier Developments

Founded: 1994
Independent
www.frontier.co.uk
Key Release: LostWinds

100. Q Games

Founded: 2001
Independent
www.q-games.com
Key Release: PixelJunk Eden