Monolith Productions

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Not to be confused with Monolith Soft, a Japanese video game studio.
Monolith Productions, Inc.
Type Subsidiary of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Industry Interactive entertainment
Computer and video games
Founded October 1994
Headquarters Kirkland, Washington, USA
Products Video games
Owners Time Warner
Employees 100+
Parent Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Website www.lith.com

Monolith Productions (or simply Monolith) is a Kirkland, Washington-based computer game developer. Monolith is also known for the development of the graphical game engine LithTech, which has been used for most of their games. Between 1997 and 1999, Monolith also published games, some developed by the studio, some by third parties.

Monolith's internally developed technology is currently available to be licensed to 3rd-parties through the company Touchdown Entertainment.

In 2004, Monolith Productions was acquired by Warner Bros., a subsidiary of Time Warner.[1]

List of video games[edit]

1997–2003[edit]

Year Title Platform(s) Metacritic Score (PC)
Amiga DOS GBA Lin Mac PS2 Win Xbox
1997 Blood No Yes No No No No Yes No 82/100[2]
1997 Claw No No No No No No Yes No N/A[3]
1998 Rage of Mages[A] No No No No No No Yes No N/A[4]
1998 Get Medieval No No No No No No Yes No N/A [5]
1998 Shogo: Mobile Armor Division Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No 88/100[6]
1998 Blood II: The Chosen No No No No No No Yes No 72/100[7]
1999 Gruntz No No No No No No Yes No N/A[8]
1999 Rage of Mages II: Necromancer[A] No No No No No No Yes No N/A[9]
1999 Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator[A] No No No No No No Yes No 72/100[10]
1999 TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter 2 No No No No No No Yes No N/A[11]
1999 Gorky 17/Odium[A] No No No Yes Yes No Yes No N/A[12]
2000 Sanity: Aiken's Artifact No No No No No No Yes No 73/100[13]
2000 The Operative: No One Lives Forever No No No No Yes Yes Yes No 91/100[14]
2001 Tex Atomic's Big Bot Battles No No No No No No Yes No N/A[15]
2001 Aliens versus Predator 2 No No No No Yes No Yes No 85/100[16]
2002 No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way No No No No Yes No Yes Yes 91/100[17]
2003 Tron 2.0 No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes 84/100[18]
2003 Contract J.A.C.K. No No No No No No Yes No 56/100[19]
Notes

A These games were published, not developed, by Monolith Productions.

2005–present[edit]

Year Title Platform(s) Metacritic Score
PS3 PS4 Win X360 X1
2005 The Matrix Online No No Yes No No 69/100[20]
2005 F.E.A.R. Yes No Yes Yes No 88/100[21]
2005 Condemned: Criminal Origins No No Yes Yes No 78/100[22]
2008 Condemned 2: Bloodshot [A] Yes No No Yes No 82/100[23]
2009 F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Yes No Yes Yes No 79/100[24]
2012 Gotham City Impostors Yes No Yes Yes No 65/100[25]
2012 Guardians of Middle-earth Yes No Yes Yes No 56/100[26]
2014 Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 86/100[27]
Notes

A The metacritic score came from the PlayStation 3 version of the game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Warner Bros. buys Monolith Productions". GameSpot. 2004-08-12. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Blood for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Claw for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Rage of Mages for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Get Medieval for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Shogo: Mobile Armor Division for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Blood II: The Chosen for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Gruntz for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Rage of Mages II: Necromancer for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  11. ^ "TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter 2 for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Odium for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Sanity: Aiken's Artifact for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  14. ^ "The Operative: No One Lives Forever for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Tex Atomic's Big Bot Battles for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Aliens versus Predator 2 for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  17. ^ "No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Tron 2.0 for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Contract J.A.C.K. for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  20. ^ "The Matrix Online for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  21. ^ "F.E.A.R for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Condemned: Criminal Origins for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Condemned 2: Bloodshot for PlayStation 3 review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  24. ^ "F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Gotham City Impostors for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  26. ^ 56 "Guardians of Middle-earth for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  27. ^ 86 "Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for PC review". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 

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