Demiurge Studios

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Demiurge Studios
Industry Video game industry
Founded 2002; 16 years ago (2002)
Founder Albert Reed
Chris Linder
Tom Lin
Headquarters Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Owner Sega Sammy Holdings
Parent Sega Games Co., Ltd.

Demiurge Studios is an American video game developer company, founded in 2002 by Albert Reed, Chris Linder and Tom Lin. It is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[1] The company has helped other developers such as Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Gearbox Software and THQ[2] create multiplayer maps for their games, but is best known for porting Mass Effect to Microsoft Windows, released in May 2008.

Demiurge Studios worked co-operatively on Green Day: Rock Band with Harmonix and Electronic Arts.[3] Demiurge Studios released their in-house project Shoot Many Robots in March 2012.

On February 19, 2015, Demiurge was acquired by Sega. It will be incorporated into its mobile gaming subsidiary Sega Networks.[4]

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  1. ^ Boston Globe, "Video game companies in Massachusetts"
  2. ^ "About Demiurge Studios". Demiurge Studios. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  3. ^ "Harmonix cooperatively developing Green Day: Rock Band with Demiurge, MK12, others". Joystiq. Retrieved 2010-05-17.
  4. ^ "Sega acquires Demiurge Studios, but not its best-known game, Marvel Puzzle Quest". Polygon. Retrieved 19 February 2015.

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