Saber Interactive

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Saber Interactive Incorporated
Private
IndustryVideo game industry
Founded2001; 18 years ago (2001)
Founders
  • Andrey Iones
  • Matthew Karch
  • Anton Krupkin
Headquarters,
U.S.
Number of locations
5 offices (2019)
Key people
Matthew Karch (CEO)
Number of employees
450[1] (2018)
Websitesaber3d.com

Saber Interactive Incorporated is an American video game developer based in Maplewood, New Jersey, with additional offices in Saint Petersburg, Madrid, Minsk and Sundsvall. It was founded in 2001 by Andrey Iones, Matthew Karch and Anton Krupkin.[2][3] Karch serves as chief executive officer for the company.[1] Saber develops and uses a proprietary game engine, the Saber3D engine, which was introduced with TimeShift (2007).[4]

Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform(s) Publisher(s) Ref.
2003 Will Rock Microsoft Windows Ubi Soft [5]
2007 TimeShift Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Vivendi Games [6]
2011 Battle: Los Angeles Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Konami [7]
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 Microsoft Game Studios [8]
2012 Inversion Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Namco Bandai Games [9]
2013 God Mode Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Atlus [10]
R.I.P.D. The Game Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 [11]
2014 Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox One Microsoft Studios [8]
2015 Halo Online Microsoft Windows Innova Systems [12]
2017 MX Nitro Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Miniclip [13]
Quake Champions Microsoft Windows Bethesda Softworks [14]
NBA Playgrounds Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Mad Dog Games [15]
Spintires: MudRunner Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Focus Home Interactive [16]
2018 Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Mad Dog Games [15]
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One 2K Games [17]
2019 World War Z Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Mad Dog Games [1]
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Mad Dog Games [18]
The Witcher 3: Complete Edition Nintendo Switch CD Projekt [19]
Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game Nintendo Switch Cyanide [20]
Vampyr Nintendo Switch Dontnod Entertainment [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Takahashi, Dean (December 26, 2018). "How World War Z will pick up where Left 4 Dead left us stranded". VentureBeat.
  2. ^ Nutt, Christian (November 20, 2007). "The Development Of A Continuum: Andrey Iones On TimeShift". Gamasutra.
  3. ^ VB Staff (December 7, 2017). "Saber Interactive: Classic shooters show off technical chops". VentureBeat.
  4. ^ Adams, David (January 10, 2005). "Atari Announces New Shooter". IGN.
  5. ^ Bramwell, Tom (October 24, 2002). "Saber Will Rock FPS". Eurogamer.
  6. ^ Iones, Andrey; Karch, Matthew (April 4, 2008). "Postmortem: Saber Interactive's TimeShift". Gamasutra.
  7. ^ Sliwinski, Alexander (February 21, 2011). "Battle: Los Angeles game being made by Saber Interactive, ratings board suggests". Engadget.
  8. ^ a b Makedonski, Brett (June 9, 2014). "Microsoft reveals Halo: The Master Chief Collection, its biggest HD bundle ever". Destructoid.
  9. ^ Reeves, Ben (December 18, 2009). "Saber Interactive Bends Gravity With Inversion". Game Informer.
  10. ^ Fletcher, JC (December 19, 2012). "Saber Interactive unlocking 'God Mode' on XBLA, PSN, and PC". Engadget.
  11. ^ O'Connor, Alice (March 7, 2017). "On the spattered line: Quake Champions beta signups". Rock, Paper, Shotgun.
  12. ^ Nunneley, Stephany (March 25, 2015). "Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video". VG247.
  13. ^ MCV Staff (February 15, 2017). "Miniclip moves to console publishing with MX Nitro, but mobile's still 'extremely healthy'". MCV.
  14. ^ Sillis, Ben (March 22, 2017). "How will Quake Champions handle the modern era?". Red Bull.
  15. ^ a b Good, Owen S. (June 3, 2017). "NBA Playgrounds apologizes with free Shaq Fu sequel". Polygon.
  16. ^ Holmes, Mike (February 19, 2018). "We talk to Saber Interactive about Spintires: MudRunner". Gamereactor.
  17. ^ Gilyadov, Alex (April 17, 2018). "NBA Playgrounds 2 Announced". IGN.
  18. ^ Borthwick, Ben (May 30, 2019). "Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered confirmed with trailer". VideoGamer.com.
  19. ^ Kim, Matt (June 11, 2019). "Entire The Witcher 3: Complete Edition Will Fit on the Notoriously Small Switch Cartridge". USgamer.
  20. ^ a b "Focus Home Interactive Partners With Saber Interactive For Vampyr/Call of Cthulhu Switch Ports, Two New Titles". WorthPlaying. Retrieved September 18, 2019.

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