Local Video Game Companies – Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake City features an eclectic mix of game development studios.  Large publishers like EA, Epic and Disney have studios in the area.  Smaller studios with a focus on downloadable titles are also thriving.

There’s also an active IGDA chapter in the city – IGDA Salt Lake City

COMPANYNOTABLE PROJECTSFOCUSSTUDIO SIZE
Big Finish GamesRita James and the Race to Shangri La, Escape from Thunder IslandPC, Mac?
Chair Entertainment - EpicInfinity Blade, UndertowMobile, Downloadable11-50
Eat Sleep Play?Consoles11-50
EA Salt LakeSims, HasbroConsoles, Social, Downloadable51-200
Funium (Draper)Family VillageWeb11-50
NinjaBee (Orem)A Kingdom for Keflings, Outpost KalokiDownloadable?
React GamesArchon Classic, HelamSocial, Mobile11-50
Silverlode InteractiveSaga, Saga TacticsPC, Mobile11-50
Wahoo Studios (Orem)Family Game Night 4, Akimi VillageConsoles, Downloadable?
WildWorksAnimal Jam, Sky LegendsDownloadable, Consoles, Mobile11-50

 

 

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  • http://codecube.net Joel Martinez

    EA Salt Lake used to be called Headgate Studios :-)
    http://www.allgame.com/company.php?id=31141

  • Bobscandy69

    As of Nov 2012 EA Salt Lake has around 100 employees.

  • Snugglesnack

    Smart Bomb Interactive currently has around 35 employees.  They had a big layoff about a year ago.

  • SmellsLikeBeans

    Also Chair is located just north of the gateway, not Provo.  In fact Chair, ESP and SBI are all in the same big red brick building.

  • http://www.gamejobhunter.com/ Paul Teall

    Thanks for the info, Beans/Snack/Candy.  We’ll get those updated.  

  • http://www.gamejobhunter.com/ Paul Teall

    Removed Avalanche from the list. Disney recently cancelled Infinity and shut down the studio. RIP.