3G Studios

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3G Studios, Inc.
Type Private
Industry Video Games
Headquarters Reno, Nevada, United States
Products
Website 3G Studios Official Site

3G Studios, Inc. is an independent video game development studio with a range of titles available on traditional consoles, iPhone applications and social gaming platforms. Founded in 2006, 3G Studios is based out of Reno, Nevada and has been known to collaborate with other companies in the game development industry.

Over the past few years 3G has grown into several key areas of technology. Their experience working on mobile devices and video game consoles allows the company to create high performance user experiences that today's customers demand.

History[edit]

3G Studios was founded in 2006 by James Kosta and several key employees from BattleBorne Entertainment, which produced Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers for the PlayStation 2 in 2005. In 2006, 3G Studios worked with MTV to create Stacked with Daniel Negreanu for the PlayStation Portable (PSP). In 2007, 3G Studios launched SWAT: Target Liberty for the PSP and also collaborated with Harmonix to release Rock Band.

In 2008, 3G Studios published Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2009, working directly with the fitness guru, Jillian Michaels herself. By March 2009, the game sold over 500,000 copies in the U.S.[1] and over 1,240,000 copies worldwide.[citation needed]

At the end of 2009, 3G Studios launched a handful of iPhone games in the App Store developing with what has been branded as 3G's Rocket Powered Mobile Technology: Zombeat,[2] The Deep,[3] Bloodlines: The Alexa Holmes Chronicles,[4] and Skate or Die.[5]

In 2010, 3G developed one of the first "Social Shooters"[citation needed] on Facebook, Brave Arms.[6] In 2011, 3G made another social application, The Dating Game,[7] available on Facebook, MySpace, Friendster and Bebo.

Games[8][edit]

Game Title Release Year Platform
Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers 2005 Sony PlayStation 2
Stacked with Daniel Negreanu 2006 Sony PlayStation Portable
SWAT: Target Liberty 2007 Sony PlayStation Portable
Rock Band (Collaboration with Harmonix) 2007 Sony PlayStation 3
Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2009 2008 Nintendo Wii
SKATE or DIE 2009 Apple iPhone
Bloodlines: The Alexa Holmes Chronicles 2009 Apple iPhone
Zombeat 2009 Apple iPhone
The Deep 2009 Apple iPhone
Brave Arms 2010 Facebook (PC)
The Dating Game 2011 Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, Bebo (PC)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Majesco Revenues Shoot Up 75% (Thanks, Cooking Mama & Jillian Michaels!)". Joystiq. March 12, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Zombeat". Rocketpowered.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  3. ^ "The Deep". Rocketpowered.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  4. ^ "Bloodlines: The Alexa Holmes Chronicles". Rocketpowered.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  5. ^ "Skate Or Die". Rocketpowered.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  6. ^ "Brave Arms Official Website". Bravearms.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  7. ^ "The Dating Game on social networks available now on Facebook, Bebo, Friendster". Datinggame.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  8. ^ "3G Studios Official Website". 3gstudios.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 

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