Maximum Games

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Maximum Games
Industry Video games
Founded August 2009
Founder Christina Seelye (CEO)
Len Ciciretto (President)
Headquarters Walnut Creek, California, USA
Area served
International
Products Video games
Website www.maximumgames.com

Maximum Games (formerly Maximum Family Games) is a publisher and distributor of interactive video games.[1] Founded in 2009, Maximum Games publishes video games on all leading platforms.[2] Notable titles include: Farming Simulator (distributor),[3] Worms Collection (publisher), The Golf Club, Collector's Edition (publisher), Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments (distributor), JASF: Jane's Advanced Strike Fighters (publisher), and WRC 5 (distributor).

Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Maximum Games is the publisher of upcoming games Infinite Air featuring Mark McMorris, Road Rage and the VR adventure game, Loading Human.

History[edit]

Maximum Games is a privately held California corporation, and was originally founded as "Maximum Family Games" in 2009 by two industry veterans, Christina Seelye and Len Ciciretto. During the 2009 holiday season, the company launched two very successful Junior DS titles, with placement in all USA major retailers. In 2010, the company published 16 new products in the Nintendo DS, Wii and PC formats. In 2010, the company was granted Third Party Publishing status with Nintendo of America and Sony Computer Entertainment America. In 2011, the company was granted the same for Europe with both companies, and ultimately produced more than 20 new titles that year, which included the addition of Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 titles. The company is now a full service publisher, with a warehouse in Sacramento, CA, a full sales and marketing team, and distribution partnerships that serve both North American and European markets.

On May 25, 2012, Maximum Family Games changed its name to Maximum Games[4] to reflect its expanding portfolio.

On March 31, 2016, Maximum Games acquired UK-based video game publisher and distributor, Avanquest Software Publishing Ltd.[5]

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