Such games as Cuphead, Hearthstone, Hollow Knight, Ori and the Blind Forest, and Rust are most definitely among the favorites of many gamers. Those are some of the most successful titles built with the Unity game engine, the beloved tool of indie and mobile games developers.
If you aim for creating another Unity masterpiece and need capable hands to implement your idea, then this list of 8 top Unity game development companies might help in finding the optimal outsourcing partner.
How We Selected Top Unity Game Developers
Our researchers have analyzed various research and review platforms (Clutch.co, the Manifest, GoodFirms.co) to find the most rated and professional Unity game developers. We have browsed LinkedIn accounts of those companies, looked through their websites, and checked their portfolios. Based on our findings, we were selecting candidates according to the following criteria:
- 5+ years of industry experience
- 100+ in-house employees
- Available portfolio of Unity development projects.
- Positive feedback from customers
- Active social media presence
The list below includes some of the most competent Unity game development companies that the industry has to offer:
N-iX Game and VR Studio
N-iX Game & VR Studio is a part of N-iX, an established Ukrainian software development company with over 2,000 software engineers and 20 years’ market presence. Currently, the studio has over 200 passionate game development professionals and is focused on providing an array of game development services, including Unity development, Unreal Engine development, 2D/3D art production, animation and motion capture clean-up, co-development, full-cycle game development, and VR solutions.
N-iX Game & VR Studio is a long-time partner of Paradox Interactive, Wargaming, and Tempo Storm. N-iX Game and VR Studio has contributed to such AAA and large projects as World of Tanks, Sniper: Ghost Warrior Contracts 2; Remothered: Broken Porcelain; Stellaris, Crusader Kings III.
As a Unity game development company, the studio offers Full-Stack Unity Team Setup, Team Extension and Augmentation, Development Support. The team is also experienced in C++, C#, Vulkan, HLSL, OpenGL and has a strong tech experience in a number of world-known game engines, industry-standard graphic solutions, and proprietary third-party technologies (physic, networking, animations, etc.) on different platforms (PC, consoles, mobile, VR/AR, etc.).
iLogos Game Studios
The company was founded in 2006 and since then has been providing full-cycle game production and co-production game development services, including Unity game development solutions. iLogos Game Studios has a total of 300 specialists and works in almost all major areas of game development. The company is divided into four different divisions: game development, game art, game live ops, and game porting. This Unity game development provider delivered over 400 projects and has positive clients’ feedbacks, as well as the history of cooperating with such known companies as Electronic Arts (EA), Zynga, Playrix, Rovio, Wargaming, Peak Games.
This game development company was founded in 2003 in Taipei, Taiwan. The company offers Unity / Unreal Engine full-cycle development services and is capable of developing games on console and mobile platforms. Since the company is among the top art outsourcing companies, its other three major game development directions are 2D concept art (illustration, poster, environment), 3D modeling (level design, texture, characters), and in-game animation (VFX, Spine, rigging). The company has solid experience working with MMO titles, such as Blade & Soul 2, Lineage 2, AION. Within the last few years, this game development company formed partnerships with Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, Epic Games.
This Unity game development company is part of Magic Media Group, an international group with 500+ specialists worldwide. The company was established in 2011 and is headquartered in Lleida, Spain. They provide a vast range of Unity development services, including full-cycle Unity game development, 2D/3D games development, Unity mobile development, social integration services, augmented reality and virtual reality games production, cross-platform games development, and game backend development. Apart from that, the company offers such game development services as game porting, maintenance, testing, level design, animation, etc., as well as a variety of flexible services, such as cybersecurity, software development, VFX.
Next on our list of Unity game development companies is this Ukrainian game studio that was founded in Dnipro in 2007. Today, the studio has over 200 in-house specialists and offers a set of Unity development services, including 3D modeling, 2D animation, game testing, tech art, porting, co-development, and full-cycle game development. The company has a decent Unity game development portfolio with over 60 delivered game projects and worked with such clients as Square Enix, Epic Games, tinyBuild, and Qualcomm.
This Unity game development company was founded in Minsk, Belarus in 2012. Over the years the company has worked on several large projects, like FIFA 2021, Homescapes, and The Elder Scrolls Online. Today the company offers an array of services, including 2D & 3D animation and art, playable ads development, full-stack development, co-development and works with such game development technologies as Unity, Unreal Engine, Spine, HTML5, and more.
The company started its way as a full-cycle game development company in Lviv, Ukraine, in 2014. Having over 100 specialists under its roof, the company offers a vast specter of game development services, including Unity programming, art production, XR development, and blockchain game development. Over these 7 years on the market, the company delivered more than 25 projects, including Gu8ild of Warriors, Bigfoot, MMA Manager, etc.
Last but surely not least on this top of Unity game development companies is Virtuos. This company was founded back in 2004 and has over 2000 specialists in offices around the globe, including Singapore, China, Vietnam, Canada, France, Japan, South Korea, Ireland, and the United States. This Unity game development company specializes in game development and 3D art production for PC and mobile titles. The company has experience working on large game titles with eminent game publishers and has a total of 1,200 projects delivered since its establishment.
Why Choose N-iX Game and VR Studio as Your Partner
- N-iX Game and VR Studio is a separate Unit of N-iX, one of the leading IT companies with 2,000 software engineers, 19 years’ market experience, and a renowned employer brand.
- Our studio provides an array of game development services, and we can help you with whatever else you might need, be it AWS and VR services, full-cycle development, co-development Unreal/Unity development, art production, etc.
- Headquartered in Ukraine, N-iX Game and VR Studio provides the best price-quality ratio for unity game development solutions.
- N-iX Game and VR Studio is a reliable partner with high client satisfaction and return rates.
Our Unity Development Success Stories
Here are some of N-iX Game and VR Studio successful Unity-based game projects:
Tempo Storm is a US-based esports organization with 50+ professional gamers, fielded in the world’s top competitive games. The client entrusted N-iX Game & VR Studio with the creation of their very own digital-first strategy game, the Bazaar.
For this project, N-iX Game & VR Studio was responsible for:
- Game Art Production: together we developed an appealing and recognizable art style for the game.
- Game Design: Tempo Storm and N-iX Game & VR Studio teams are working closely together to come up with the best game design solutions.
- UI/UX Design. our team created a customizable user interface from scratch.
- Programming: it was decided to build the Bazaar on the most popular cross-platform technology, Unity.
- AWS Implementation: we used AWS to provide the game with the highest security standard and make it suitable for several million players.
Currently, the game is in an active development state, and the N-iX team puts maximum effort to polish every aspect of the game before its release. Tempo Storm is delighted with the result that we deliver and is eager to continue our cooperation:
“Partnering with N-iX has been one of the best decisions we've ever made as a company. They've repeatedly shown themselves to be skilled, responsive, fast, and flexible.”
Andrey <Reynad> Yanyuk - CEO Tempo Storm
A Swedish technological company, Adverty has come up with the idea of creating an advertising platform that would allow integrating ads into the game seamlessly. For this project, Adverty partnered with N-iX Game & VR Studio to develop a solution that helps to bring ads in extended reality (XR) without breaking the game experience.
For this project, N-iX Game & VR Studio provided end-to-end development services: from solution architecture to implementation, testing, and maintenance. Our team had to execute the following tasks:
- build the core of the platform – Unity SDK which integrates the service with Unity-based solutions;
- implement scalable and reliable backend;
- ensure Unity plugins don’t affect clients’ performance;
- develop an Unreal Engine plugin.
The project is continuously growing and our Unity game development company is providing constant support and quality assurance of the platform. Here is what the client says about our cooperation:
“In N-iX we found the excellence and top competence required to build our ad tech platform for the media of tomorrow. On top of that, we have integrated with the team on levels required to not only develop state-of-art technology but having fun while doing it.”
Niklas Bakos - CEO
ComPet is a Unity game development project for MindArk AB, a Swedish software company. The customer requested N-iX Game & VR Studio to create a cross-platform mid-core game with real cash economy, real-time PvP multiplayer with turn-based battles in the arena, and city-builder functionality.
This is a full-cycle development project for which N-iX Game & VR Studio provided such game development services as prototyping, game design, Unity development, art production, and post-production.
The customer’s feedback:
“MindArk have been working with N-iX for a number of projects over the last couple of years. Good communication, easy to work with, and friendly people have made our projects pleasant and successful experiences!”
Henrik Nel - CEO