This article showcases our top picks for the best Surrey based Gaming companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Gaming industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Surrey Gaming Companies
Mojiworks pioneers ‘hypersocial’ games: designed social-first and distributed using instant-play technology to be played with friends and family on the largest chat and social apps across the world. Mojiworks’ development ethos is to help Mojiworkers do the best work of their careers through values of inclusivity, collaboration, and learning.
Mojiworks strives to have an exceptionally progressive culture, receiving GamesIndustry.biz’s ‘Best Places To Work’ awards in 2018 and 2019, and winning the 2018 Diversity Award which recognises companies that encourage a diverse workforce in games. Based in Guildford UK and founded in 2016, Mojiworks is one of the highest-profile startups in the chat and instant games space.
The founders have a previous exit in games through acquisition of Wonderland Software Limited by Zynga Inc. Mojiworks’ investors are among the most successful games VCs: Balderton Capital (BigFish, NaturalMotion, Wooga), Heartcore Capital (Seriously) and Lifeline Ventures (Supercell)..
Edge Case Games
We’ve had the new update out for a couple of weeks now, so let’s take a look back at the results. There were big positives, and occasional challenges to overcome.
Afterwards, we’ll go over what the intentions are for the next update – which is being worked on right now as this is being typed out.. .
Hello Games is a British video game development and publishing company based in Guildford, England. The company is known for its Joe Danger series.
Joe Danger is a side-scrolling video game incorporating elements of racing and platform games. The player controls the eponymous daredevil and navigates time-limited courses, aiming to complete enough objectives to continue to further rounds.
Joe Danger is presented in a light-hearted way, with emphasis on stunts and maintaining speed. Hello Games has also developed games such as Joe Danger 2: The Movie and No Man’s Sky.
Hello Games was formed in July 2009.. .
Media Molecule is looking for an incredible UI designer to help us make more amazing games. We’re a video game development studio based in Guildford in the UK, and a proud member of the PlayStation Worldwide Studios.
Our Studio is a place where games are made, and sandwiches are eaten. A place where every scrawled upon wall tells a story, and not a single piece of paper is left un-doodled-upon..
22cans is a game development company focused on the development of multi-platform and mobile video games. Its first product, Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube? was launched in 2012.
It also released Godus in 2014. 22cans was founded by [Peter Molyneux](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/peter-molyneux) on March 7, 2012.
It is based in Guildford, England.. .
Games Press is the definitive one-stop PR resource for the games industry. The site is updated daily with press releases and artwork from publishers, developers, distributors and PR agencies, and They send out an e-mail digest of new material each day.
If you work in games PR it’s the most effective way to put press releases, product information and assets at the media’s fingertips.. .
Criterion Software Group
Criterion Software Group develops videogames and the technologies used to make them. The company is popularly known for its RenderWare product portfolio, a middleware technology for the games industry, which includes RenderWare platform: a game development middleware, which comprises an integrated technology suite that provides graphics, physics, AI, and Audio; and RenderWare studio: a game development framework.
The company’s games include Burnout, Burnout 2, Burnout 3: Takedown, Burnout Revenge, Black, Burnout Paradise, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, and Burnout Crash. Criterion Software Group Limited was founded in 1993 and is based in Guildford, United Kingdom.
The company was acquired by [Electronic Arts Inc.](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/electronicarts) in 2004.. .
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