NZ Gaming Studios: List of all the Gaming Studios in New Zealand

New Zealand Game Development Association president Stephen Knightly said in a May article that there are 25-30 gaming studios in New Zealand.

Hooray for New Zealand!

State of the Games Industry in NZ:

  • Employs 390 people full time
  • Grew 43% in the last year
  • Released 73 games in 2011

Help me write a comprehensive list of all of them.

List of all the NZ Gaming Studios:

  1. PikPok [90 staff, mobile/digital downloads]
  2. Gameloft [80 staff, multinational mobile]
  3. Cerebral Fix [70 staff, online games]
  4. SmallWorlds [35 staff, social game world]
  5. Grinding Gear Games [20 staff, online PC games]
  6. NinjaKiwi [15 staff, online games]
  7. Stickmen Studios [15 staff, digital downloads]
  8. Minimonos [10 staff, online community]
  9. Custard Square [mobile games, online games]
  10. BigLittleBang [3D virtual world]
  11. PixelThis [mobile games, social]
  12. Sidhe [game design]
  13. Ninja Kiwi [ios games]
  14. Metia Interactive [games design]
  15. Runaway [social games]

Have I missed one? Tell me in the comments below and I’ll add it.

2 thoughts on “NZ Gaming Studios: List of all the Gaming Studios in New Zealand

  1. Hi there, is there any game software development companies in Timaru, South Island that my son could get future work in as a game developer?

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