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Double Helix Games

is an American video game developer based in Irvine, California, founded in 2007 through two mergers of Foundation 9 studios, The Collective and Shiny Entertainment. The... read more

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Founding date
2007
Address
City: California
Street: 9 Pasteur Irvine
ZIP: 92618
Country: United States
Number of Employees
51-100
Website
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Updated
5/30/2016 11:17:28 AM
Double Helix Games

is an American video game developer based in Irvine, California, founded in 2007 through two mergers of Foundation 9 studios, The Collective and Shiny Entertainment. The studio was acquired by Amazon.com on February 5, 2014. The studio's first release was Silent Hill: Homecoming for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.

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Double Helix Games was formed in 2007 via a merger between two Foundation 9 studios, The Collective and Shiny Entertainment. Double Helix Games cites on their website that the combined development experience totals 20+ yearsand that it is one of the largest and most experienced game developers in the world. Double Helix Games also states on their website that they are a developer for all the major home consoles and that they have worked with numerous notable IPs such as Star Wars, The Matrix, Indiana Jones and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Double Helix Games began using the HEX Engine for their upcoming titles on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Thethird entry in the Killer Instinct series was the first of these titles released that uses their new engine.

In February 2014, the company was acquired by Amazon.com  In a statement released to Polygon Microsoft stated that they'd be working with a "new development partner" on Double Helix's Killer Instinct title going forward.

Games developed

Year
Title
Platform(s)
ARD
PS2
PS3
PS4
PSP
Wii
PC
X360
XBO
2008
Silent Hill: Homecoming
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
2009
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
2010
Front Mission Evolved
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
2011
Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
2012
Battleship
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
2013
Killer Instinct (Season 1)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
2014
Strider
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
2014
UFOs love COWs
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No

Cancelled games

  • Harker
  • Petards
  • Hellions
  • Deep 6
  • Dark Fathoms
  • Sin City
  • Justice League Arcade
This article uses materialfrom the Wikipedia article Double Helix Games, which is released under the CreativeCommons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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Killer Instinct: Season 3 comes out today

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Killer Instinct: Season 3 comes out today. The store has 3 different versions of the Season. The third season launches on Xbox One and Windows 10.

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