Obsidian Entertainment

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Obsidian Entertainment is an American video game developer whose corporate headquarters is located in Irvine, California.
Although they have created original intellectual property, many of their games are sequels based on licensed properties. Early projects include Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords and Neverwinter Nights 2, both sequels to BioWare-developed games. The team then developed their first original game, Alpha Protocol, in 2010. It was met with generally mixed reviews. Other notable works from Obsidian include Fallout: New Vegas, Dungeon Siege III, and South Park: The Stick of Truth, all also licensed properties.
The company's latest games are Tyranny, a role-playing game set in a world where the war between good and evil has been fought with evil coming out on top, and Armored Warfare, a massively multiplayer online game with a focus on controlling tanks.

TypePrivate
Founded2003
HQIrvine, US
Websiteobsidian.net
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)199(+2%)

Key People/Management at Obsidian Entertainment

Feargus Urquhart

Feargus Urquhart

CEO
Chris Jones

Chris Jones

CTO and Co-Owner
Darren Monahan

Darren Monahan

CIO and Co-Owner
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Obsidian Entertainment Office Locations

Obsidian Entertainment has an office in Irvine
Irvine, US (HQ)
100 Spectrum Center Dr
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Obsidian Entertainment Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2003

Obsidian Entertainment total Funding

$6.9 m

Obsidian Entertainment latest funding size

$4.41 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago
Obsidian Entertainment's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $4.4 m. In total, Obsidian Entertainment has raised $6.9 m
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Obsidian Entertainment Online and Social Media Presence

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Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Available Now on the Nintendo Switch!

Today is the day, Watchers! Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition is available now on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Take your journey wherever you want to go!

The Outer Worlds is Coming to the Nintendo Switch!

We are excited to announce, alongside our partners at Private Division, that The Outer Worlds will be coming to the Nintendo Switch following the launch of the other platforms.

Pillars of Eternity for Switch Release Date Announced!

Greetings, Watchers! We are very happy to announce that the adventure made possible by over 70,000 backers, the original Pillars of Eternity, is coming to the Nintendo Switch on August 8! Come explore the world of Eora for the first time with the ability to easily take your party and venture for…

The Outer Worlds Release Date Announced!

We are excited to announce that The Outer Worlds will be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on October 25, 2019!

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Backer Update #61 is Now Live!

The latest Backer Update for Deadfire, which details the patch 5.0 update, is now live. Learn more about the new features added to the game as well as the ultimate challenge that awaits all adventures in the archipelago.

Dualshockers Interview The Outer Worlds Team Members at PAX East

While at PAX East where team members discussed working on The Outer Worlds and showed off new gameplay before answering questions from the live audience, Dualshockers had a chance to sit down with Charles Staples and Megan Starks from the team to learn more about the systems and designs that drive…
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Obsidian Entertainment Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Obsidian Entertainment founded?

    Obsidian Entertainment was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Obsidian Entertainment key executives?

    Obsidian Entertainment's key executives are Feargus Urquhart, Chris Jones and Darren Monahan.

  • How many employees does Obsidian Entertainment have?

    Obsidian Entertainment has 199 employees.

  • Who are Obsidian Entertainment competitors?

    Competitors of Obsidian Entertainment include Caret Games, Unknown Worlds Entertainment and Proletariat.

  • Where is Obsidian Entertainment headquarters?

    Obsidian Entertainment headquarters is located at 100 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine.

  • Where are Obsidian Entertainment offices?

    Obsidian Entertainment has an office in Irvine.

  • How many offices does Obsidian Entertainment have?

    Obsidian Entertainment has 1 office.