Headquartered just north of Washington, D.C., with offices in North America, Europe and Asia, ZeniMax Media is a video game publisher, managed by an experienced group of executives, which has assembled a strong creative team of world-class game developers, graphic artists and designers, sound engineers, producers and programmers to create and sell premium video game titles to a growing worldwide market.
ZeniMax creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and handheld/wireless devices. Its Bethesda Softworks division, founded in 1986 in the early days of the industry, has a long history of success as a publisher of award-winning video games. In addition, the ZeniMax group includes some of the most acclaimed development studios in the world. The Company's growing library of intellectual properties includes such major franchises as The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Dishonored, DOOM, QUAKE, Wolfenstein, Enemy Territory, and RAGE.
Bethesda Game Studios:
Bethesda Game Studios is the award-winning development studio known around the world for its groundbreaking work on The Elder Scrolls series. Creators of the 2006 Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and 2008 Game of the Year, Fallout 3, Bethesda Game Studios has earned its reputation as one of the industry's most respected and accomplished game development studios. Bethesda Game Studios' latest game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, earned more than 200 perfect review scores and was honored with dozens of 'Game of the Year' awards from the industry's most recognized outlets and events including the 2011 Video Game Awards (VGAs), 2012 Annual Interactive Achievement Awards, 12th Annual Game Developer Choice Awards, and the Golden Joystick Awards 2012, among others.
Founded in 1991, id Software has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a game developer and technology innovator. id Software's iconic brands such as DOOM and QUAKE have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. RAGE, the latest game from id Software, won numerous awards at E3 2010, including 'Best Overall Game of Show' from IGN and three 'Best of E3' Game Critics Awards including 'Best Console Game'.
Arkane Studios, with offices in Lyon, France and Austin, Texas, was founded in 1999 and has earned an enviable reputation for creating distinctive games. Their most recent release, the innovated first-person action game Dishonored, has received worldwide critical-acclaim, winning over 50 awards at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) as well as GamesCom's "Game of the Show". Since its release in October 2012, Dishonored has received over 100 'Game of the Year' and 'Action/Adventure Game of the Year' awards from the industry's most influential media outlets.
Established in Uppsala, Sweden by former founding members of Starbreeze Studios, MachineGames is working on an unannounced project that is being built on id Software's revolutionary id Tech® 5 engine technology.
Tango Gameworks, located in Tokyo, is the development shop founded and run by the legendary Shinji Mikami. Best known as the creator of the Resident Evil series, Mikami is a 20-year veteran of the industry who has developed numerous award-winning titles. Tango is dedicated to AAA multi-platform game development and has recruited some of Japan's most accomplished and experienced developers who created such notable game franchises as Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, and Final Fantasy. Tango is currently working on an unannounced title.
ZeniMax Online Studios:
ZeniMax Online Studios, located in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is the division established for the development and operation of massively multiplayer on-line games. The team is currently working on The Elder Scrolls Online, the first Elder Scrolls game to allow gamers to explore the legendary Elder Scrolls world with others.
ZeniMax Media has formed Battlecry Studios, based in Austin Texas, to develop premier, engaging gameplay experiences for a connected world.