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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
Private
IndustryVideo game industry
FateClosed
Founded2005
Defunct2013
HeadquartersVancouver, 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)
ProductsVideo games
ParentIndependent
Websiteslantsixgames.com

Slant Six Games has released three games published by Sony Computer Entertainment of America: SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: Tactical Strike which was named the best PSP multiplayer experience at E3 2007[2] and SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: Fireteam Bravo 3 for the PlayStation Portable as well as SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: 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 2013, in collaboration with Microsoft, Slant Six Games released Galactic Reign. They also released Max's Pirate Planet - A Board Game Adventure that same year.

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

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GamesEdit

Game title Release date Platform Metacritic
SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: Tactical Strike November 6, 2007 PlayStation Portable 72% (35 reviews)[4]
SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: Confrontation October 14, 2008 PlayStation 3 63% (64 reviews)[5]
SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: Fireteam Bravo 3 February 16, 2010 PlayStation Portable 74% (51 reviews)[6]
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City March 20, 2012 PlayStation 3 52% (36 reviews)[7]
Xbox 360 52% (56 reviews)[8]
Microsoft Windows 48% (8 reviews)[9]
The Bowling Dead November 24, 2012 iOS 70% (6 reviews)[10]
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 EngineEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Slant Six Games". IGN.
  2. ^ a b http://www.bctechnology.com/companies/Slant-Six-Games.cfm
  3. ^ "Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Ships 2 Million Copies Worldwide". Just Push Start.
  4. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/psp/socom-us-navy-seals-tactical-strike
  5. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-3/socom-us-navy-seals-confrontation
  6. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/psp/socom-us-navy-seals-fireteam-bravo-3
  7. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-3/resident-evil-operation-raccoon-city
  8. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-360/resident-evil-operation-raccoon-city
  9. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/resident-evil-operation-raccoon-city
  10. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/the-bowling-dead

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