Airtight Games

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Airtight Games
Industry Video game industry
Founded 2004
Defunct July 2014
Headquarters Redmond, Washington,
United States
Key people
Jim Deal (President)
Website (archived version until 2014-09-06)

Airtight Games was an independent video game developer founded in 2004 that was made up of several former members of FASA Studio, Will Vinton Studios and Microsoft, as well as several other studios.[citation needed] The key members included president and creative director Jim Deal, art director Matt Brunner, and co-founder Ed Fries.[citation needed] Their first title was Dark Void for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It was going to be released earlier, but the date was rescheduled.[1] They later released a first-person puzzle game with Square Enix as publisher, entitled Quantum Conundrum.[2]

Airtight Games closed in July 2014 one month after releasing Murdered: Soul Suspect.[3][4]

Company overview[edit]

Airtight Games was formed in 2004 by a group of industry veterans and the core team that shipped the award-winning Xbox title, Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge.[citation needed] Airtight Games has been working with publishers and industry leaders on contracts and publishing deals. With backgrounds in the game, film, television and comic book industries, Airtight Games' team claims ship credit on over fifty different titles and decades of combined industry experience.[citation needed]

Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
Ouya iOS PS3 Win X360 PS4 XBO
2010 Dark Void No No Yes Yes Yes No No
2012 Quantum Conundrum No No Yes Yes Yes No No
2012 Pixld[5] No Yes No No No No No
2013 DerpBike[6] No Yes No No No No No
2014 Soul Fjord[7] Yes No No No No No No
2014 Murdered: Soul Suspect No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


  1. ^ "Company Website". Archived from the original on 7 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Quantum Conundrum". Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  3. ^ "Geekwire: Airtight Games closes, just weeks after debut of new game". Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
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  5. ^ "Pixld". GameSpot. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  6. ^ "DerpBike". GameSpot. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  7. ^ "Soul Fjord - Android". IGN. Retrieved 2013-07-16.