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Favourite Game Developer Tournament - Round 10

Platinum Games 292 45.84%
Konami 76 11.93%
Sega 151 23.70%
Codemasters 30 4.71%
Core Design 7 1.10%
Inti Creates 12 1.88%
Remedy Entertainment 36 5.65%
Stardock 4 0.63%
Housemarque 24 3.77%
Subset Games 5 0.78%

Round 10 developers and some of their more well-known games/series:

Platinum Games (MadWorld, Bayonetta series, Vanquish, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, The Wonderful 101, Nier: Automata, co-developed Star Fox Zero)

Konami (Castlevania series, PES series, Bomberman series, Jikkyou series, Silent Hill series, numerous entries in the Metal Gear Solid series, Suikoden series, and more)

Sega (Golden Axe series, Alex Kidd series, Daytona series, Phantasy Star series, Sega Rally series, Shenmue series, Virtua series, Yakuza series, numerous Sonic games, and more)

Codemasters (DiRT series, TOCA/GRID series, F1 series since 2009, Micro Machines series, Operation Flashpoint series, Overlord series, and more)

Core Design (original Tomb Raider series, Fighting Force series, Thunderhawk series, numerous Asterix games, Rick Dangerous series, etc.)

Inti Creates (Azure Striker Gunvolt series, Gal*Gun series, Mega Man Zero series, Blaster Master Zero, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Mighty Gunvolt series, co-developed Mega Man 9 & 10)

Remedy Entertainment (Death Rally series, Max Payne 1 & 2, Alan Wake series, Quantum Break)

Stardock (Galactic Civilizations series, The Political Machine series, Sins of a Solar Empire series, Ashes of the Singularity series, Offworld Trading Company)

Housemarque (Stardust series, Outland, Furmins, Resogun, Alienation, Nex Machina, Matterfall)

Subset Games (FTL, Into the Breach)


Results from round 9:

Atlus 156 28.84%
Santa Monica Studio 235 43.44%
Level-5 67 12.38%
EA DICE 33 6.10%
Blue Byte 10 1.85%
Ion Storm 1 0.18%
Looking Glass 4 0.74%
Evolution Studios 11 2.03%
4A Games 8 1.48%
Wolf Team/Namco Tales Studio 16 2.96%

Bolded = proceeding to the next stage
Italicised = will get a second chance in the bonus round

Last edited by Machina - on 10 November 2018

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I know it's heretical, considering the company's modern-day misadventures, but I can't overlook three decades of classics: Contra, Gradius, Castlevania, TMNT, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Suikoden, etc. Konami it is.

Sega > Remedy > Platinum > Subset > Stardock > Konami

Sega- I was a Sega kid in the 90's, love alot of their series, Sonic, Shinobi, Panzer Dragoon, Nights, Phantasy Star, Shenmue, Yakuza, etc. Obvious number 1 choice for me this round.

Remedy- I really liked Quantum Break and Alan Wake was cool as well

Platinum- Nier Automata was awesome, MGR:R was awesome.

Subset- FTL was one of the coolest indie games I've ever seen.

Stardock- The Political Machine series is good fun, and watching some of my favorite youtubers play it has provided me with tons of enjoyment over the years.

Konami- Truth is, I have very little experience with Konami, I have only played Ground Zeroes from them, which was meh, but even considering that, I would still give them the lowest spot of the studios I am familiar with this round simply for cancelling the amazing looking Silent Hills game that Kojima and Del Toro were developing.

Sega! One of the easiest votes in this tournament.

Platinum Games, followed by Sega. 10 to 15 years ago Konami might have been in contention as well, but the way they are now there's no chance. The difference between Platinum and Sega is pretty much Nier: Automata, without that I would have probably voted for Sega thanks to Yakuza and Valkyria Chronicles.

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Voted for Subset Games. There awesome.

This one's easy.

Frogger, Yie Ar Kung Fu, Super Cobra, Athletic Land, The Goonies, Penguin Adventure, Konami's Soccer, King's Valley, Road Fighter, Knightmare/Maze of Galious, TwinBee, Gradius/Nemesis/Salamander, Castlevania, Contra, Metal Gear, TMNT, PES, Suikoden and Silent Hill are some of the games/series I have fond memories of. Konami is my childhood.

You have to pick Inti Creates, people. For Zero.

You know it deserves the GOTY.

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Ah Sega, the greatest games they made back in the day.

Well, Remedy made Alan Wake, the best game ever, so... Yeah, I'm going with Remedy this round.