2. Irrational Games/ 2k Whatever the hell they were called
7. Epic Games
8. Turn 10
9. Supergiant Games
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Papyrus Racing Games, who made one of the best NASCAR simulations ever with NASCAR Racing Season 2003 for the PC. It's way better than anything EA made, and it's actually quite rare (I think I paid $150 for a USED)
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I'd have to say Valve followed by Bethesda.
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Bioware, though EA's vicegrip on their testicles is dragging them down. 2K is pretty solid.
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Free Radical back in the day. Today it'd probably be Valve, with Rockstar close behind.
I'd point out, among others, Nippon Ichi, Double Fine, Bethesda, Atlus, Team17, and Sony Studio Liverpool (formerly Psygnosis).
Of studios that have since passed on, the aformentioned Black Isle, Looking Glass, Bullfrog, Free Radical, Pandemic, Sir-Tech, and Troika all come to mind.
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