Slant Six Games

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Slant Six Games
Industry Video game industry
Fate Closed
Founded 2005
Defunct 2013
Headquarters Vancouver, British Columbia
Key people
Brian Thalken (Managing Director)
Dan Mcbride (Director of Development)
Paul Martin (Director of Technology)
Peter Doidge-Harrison (Producer & Technical Director)
Alan Bucior (Technical Director)
Scott Paterson (Art Director)
Products Video games
Parent Independent

Slant Six Games was a Canadian Independent video game developer founded in 2005.[1] The company's name is derived from the 1959 Chrysler engine of the same name. Slant Six Games' studio was based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[1] They were voted the 7th best company to work for in British Columbia by BC Business 2011.[2]

Slant Six Games has released three games published by Sony Computer Entertainment of America: SOCOM: Tactical Strike which was named the best PSP multiplayer experience at E3 2007[2] and SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 for the PlayStation Portable as well as SOCOM: Confrontation for PlayStation 3.

In March 2012, Slant Six Games launched Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City as part of the Resident Evil franchise. The game has been called "a big success" by the publisher Capcom for shipping two million copies within two months of the release date. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is Capcom's 16th best selling title.[3]

In November 2012, Slant Six Games released their first original title The Bowling Dead for iOS devices.

In March 2013, in collaboration with Microsoft, Slant Six Games released "Galactic Reign" for the Microsoft Phone, Windows 8 and Windows RT.

In April 2013, Slant Six Games released "Max's Pirate Planet - A Board Game Adventure" for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.

In June 2013, Slant Six Games laid off the last of their employees.


Game title Release date Platform Meta score
SOCOM: Tactical Strike November 6, 2007 PlayStation Portable 72%
SOCOM: Confrontation October 14, 2008 PlayStation 3 63%
SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 February 16, 2010 PlayStation Portable 74%
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City March 20, 2012 PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows 52%(PS3/360) 48%(PC)
The Bowling Dead November 24, 2012 iOS 70%
Galactic Reign March 13, 2013 Windows Phone, Windows 8
Max's Pirate Planet - A Board Game Adventure April 25, 2013 iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

Hexane Engine[edit]

Hexane is a complete game engine developed by Slant Six Games for console, PC and mobile games.


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