Well, for a thesis that was mostly about individual techie’s biographies, I sure did end up having to write references for a whole bunch of specific games!

A&F Software (1983) Chucky Egg [BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, Dragon 32, Dragon 64, Acorn Electron, Commodore 64, MSX, Tatung Einstein, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit machines, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, IBC PC, mobile] A&F Software, Pick and Choose

Bethesda Game Studios (2011) The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim [Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360] Worldwide: Bethesda Softworks

Blizzard Entertainment (2005-) World of Warcraft [Windows, Mac OS X] EU: Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment (2002) Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. [Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X] EU: Sierra Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment (2010) Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty [Windows, Mac OS X] EU: Blizzard Entertainment

Bungie (2007) Halo 3 [Xbox 360; Xbox One] EU: Microsoft Game Studios

Capcom (1987) Mega Man [Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Android, PlayStation Portable] EU: Capcom

CD Projekt RED (2007) The Witcher [Windows] EU: CD Prokelt RED, Atari

Criterion Games et al. (2012) Need for Speed: Most Wanted [Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Wii U] EU: Electronic Arts

David Braben and Ian Bell (1984) Elite [BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein, IBM PC, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System] Acornsoft, Firebird, Imagineer

Daybreak Game Company (2011) DC Universe Online [Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4] EU: Daybreak Game Company

Daybreak Game Company (2012) PlanetSide 2 [Windows, PlayStation 4] EU: Daybreak Game Company

EA Canada (2012) FIFA 13 [Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Java ME] EU: Electronic Arts

id Software (1999) Quake III Arena [Windows, Xbox 360, Mac OS X] EU: Activision.

Jeremy Smith (1986) Thrust [BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit machines, Commodore 16, Vectrex, Atari 2600, Atari ST] Superior Software, Firebird

Matthew Smith (1983) Manic Miner [ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, DOS, Dragon 32, Dragon 64, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phones] Bug-Byte et al.

Media Molecule (2008) LittleBigPlanet [PlayStation 3] EU: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Micro Power (1986) Imogen [BBC Micro, Acorn Electron] Micro Power, Superior Software

Nintendo EAD Group No. 4 (2015) Super Mario Maker [Wii U] EU: Nintendo

Neversoft et al. (1999) Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater [PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast, N-Game, Xbox] EU: Activision et al.

Number None, Inc. and Hothead Games (2008) Braid [Xbox 360, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, PlayStation 3] Microsoft Game Studios and Number None, Inc.

Richard Garriot, Origin Systems (1986) Ultima [Apple II; Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1, Apple IIGS] Various publishers

Rockstar North (2004) Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas [PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360, OS X, PlayStation 3, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Fire OS] EU: Rockstar Games

Rockstar North (2013) Grand Theft Auto V [Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One] EU: Rockstar Games

Sirius Software (1983) Repton [Apple II, Atari 8-bit machines, Commodore 64] Sirius Software

Treyarch (2010) Call of Duty: Black Ops [Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Wii, Nintendo DS, OS X] EU: Activision

Turtle Rock Studios (2008) Left4Dead [Windows, Xbox 360, Mac OS X] EU: Valve Corporation

Ubisoft Montreal et al. (2012) Assassin’s Creed III [PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Microsoft Windows]  EU: Ubisoft

Valve Corporation (1998) Half-Life [Windows, PlayStation 2, Mac OS X, Linux] EU: Sierra Entertainment, Valve Corporation