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|Parent||ZeniMax Media (2010–present)|
MachineGames was founded in 2009 by Jens Matthies, Jerk Gustafsson, Fredrik Ljungdahl, Jim Kjellin, Kjell Emanuelsson, Michael Wynne and Magnus Högdahl, all of which were formerly key members of Starbreeze Studios, with Högdahl also being its founder. The entire team previously worked on The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004) and The Darkness (2007).
On 5 November 2010, MachineGames was acquired by Bethesda Softworks' parent company ZeniMax Media, and was reported to have been renamed ZeniMax Sweden AB. MachineGames developed Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014) and its prequel, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (2015), using the id Tech 5 game engine. In 2016, they released an additional episode free for the original Quake in celebration of 20th anniversary for the series. At E3 2017 Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus was announced with a release date of 27 October 2017 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One using the id Tech 6 game engine. At E3 2018, Wolfenstein: Youngblood was announced and revealed to be the follow-up to The New Colossus, serving a spin-off and sequel to the series with a release scheduled for 2019.
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|2015||Wolfenstein: The Old Blood||Yes||No||Yes||No||Yes||No|
|2016||Quake: Dimension of the Past||First-person shooter||Quake engine||Yes||No||No||No||No||No|
|2017||Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus||id Tech 6||Yes||No||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
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