Bethesda Game Studios
Bethesda Game Studios® is the award-winning development team known around the world for their groundbreaking work on The Elder Scrolls and Fallout series. Creators of the 2006 ‘Game of the Year’, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®, the 2008 ‘Game of the Year’, Fallout® 3, the 2011 ‘Game of the Year’, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim®, and most recently, the 2015 ‘Game of the Year’, the record-breaking Fallout® 4. In 2015 the studio also released its first mobile game for iOS and Android devices, Fallout Shelter, which quickly became the top downloaded game in 48 countries and has been downloaded more than 120 million times. Bethesda Game Studios also launched Skyrim VR for PSVR and HTC Vive (PC), and Fallout 4 VR for HTC Vive, as well as Skyrim for Nintendo Switch. Bethesda Game Studios has earned its reputation as one of the industry’s most respected and accomplished game development studios. Bethesda Game Studios has offices in Rockville, Austin, Montreal, and Dallas.
ZeniMax Online Studios
Founded in 2007, ZeniMax Online Studios is the developer behind the hit online RPG The Elder Scrolls Online. Consisting of a mix of veteran developers and up-and-coming talent, the team strives to create immersive, living worlds where players can experience great storytelling, memorable characters, and enjoy the freedom to play the way they want to play. Based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, ZeniMax Online Studios is hard at work developing new, compelling content and DLCs for The Elder Scrolls Online in addition to currently unannounced projects. The studio continues to grow and is hiring for multiple roles.
With genre-defining blockbusters like Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM and QUAKE, id Software has secured itself a place in gaming history for generations to come. Founded in 1991, id Software is responsible for some of the best-selling and most critically acclaimed video games of all time and continues to provide forward-thinking technical, design and artistic leadership in the gaming space. They developed the highly-anticipated DOOM, which released on May 13, 2016 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4, and earned numerous awards worldwide, including Best Action Game at the 2016 Video Game Awards. id also released DOOM VFR for PSVR and HTC Vive in October 2017 and DOOM for Nintendo Switch in November 2017. The direct sequel to 2016’s DOOM, 2020’s DOOM Eternal, earned a 96% Critics Recommended rating on OpenCritic and quickly broke the franchise record for opening weekend sales, doubling the launch revenue of DOOM (2016).
Arkane® Studios, founded in 1999, is an award-winning development team that has earned its reputation for distinctly innovative gameplay, bold action and immersive environments. Creator of 2012’s Game of the Year Dishonored®, Dishonored 2, winner of more than 100 ‘Best Of 2016’ awards, including ‘Best Action-Adventure Game’ at The Game Awards 2016, and the critically acclaimed Prey®, Arkane Studios has offices in Lyon, France and Austin, Texas.
MachineGames was established in 2009 by former founding members of Starbreeze Studios and was acquired by ZeniMax Media in 2010. Located in Uppsala, Sweden, MachineGames is a studio comprised of a seasoned group of developers recognized for their work creating story-driven games. Their first title, the critically-acclaimed shooter, Wolfenstein: The New Order, is a reimagining of the franchise widely credited for helping establish the first-person shooter genre. Launched in May 2014, the game has garnered numerous ‘Game of the Year’ and ‘Shooter of the Year’ awards and nominations from media outlets worldwide. Launched in May 2015, The Old Blood was well received by fans and critics for bringing more of the thrilling action-adventure shooter gameplay they loved in The New Order, and unveiling more of this reimagined world while paying homage to the franchise’s roots. MachineGames released a sequel to The New Order, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, in October 2017, winning a number of accolades, including the award for “Best Action Game” at the 2017 Video Game Awards. Wolfenstein: Youngblood, released July 25, 2019, is a standalone side story that stars BJ Blazkowicz’s twin daughters, Soph and Jess, in Nazi-occupied Paris, 20 years following the events of The New Colossus.
Tango Gameworks, located in Tokyo, is the studio founded and led by legendary game designer, 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. In 2014 Tango launched its first AAA title The Evil Within, and later followed up with the release of three DLC packs: The Assignment, The Consequence, and The Executioner. In 2017 Tango released The Evil Within 2 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
Alpha Dog Games
Founded in 2012 by industry veterans Shawn Woods and Jeff Cameron, Alpha Dog Games is known for creating fun and engaging products for iOS and Android. Alpha Dog will support Bethesda’s growing mobile game initiative, developing new and exciting titles for iOS and Android devices.
In 2019, Bethesda Softworks opened a new development studio - Roundhouse Studios. The developers at Roundhouse Studios represent more than two decades working together on a variety of games and genres, including RPGs, shooters, action-adventure games, and more.