The 10 best developers of the year

Industry website Gamasutra has officially unveiled its 10 best developers of the year.

These are not necessarily the developers that put out the best games of the year, but rather developers and studios that left their mark on this year in a meaningful way, “shaping the year in the art and business of making games”.

You can check out the winners below (in alphabetical order).


Games: Overwatch, World of Warcraft: Legion

Concerned Ape

Games: Stardew Valley

D-Pad Studio

Games: Owlboy


Games: The Last Guardian

Hello Games

Games: No Man’s Sky

id Software

Games: DOOM

IO Interactive

Games: Hitman 2016

Niantic Labs

Games: Pokemon GO

Owlchemy Labs

Games: Job Simulator

Witching Hour Studios

Games: Masquerada

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