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Playfish and MindCandy make the Guardian Tech Top 10 – 6 more games firms in the top 100

By on September 7, 2009

The Guardian has released its “top 100 tech media companies” (whatever a tech media company is…)

Playfish and MindCandy both make the top 10. Congratulations to Kristian Segerstrale and Michael Acton Smith and their respective teams. It’s great to see new business models in games getting such traction and attention.

The games industry is recognised throughout the list. Further congratulations to:

So the list contains three traditional developers, one publisher/developer, one hardware company and three web-based businesses.

An accurate reflection of the games market? Too forward-looking? Too backward looking?

What do you think, and more importantly, who do you think was overlooked?

About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: