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Founded in 1996, Firaxis Games is a world renowned game development studio with an unwavering mission to “build games that stand the test of time”. The name Firaxis is a fusion of “fiery” and “axis”, communicating the company’s dynamic process of game development resulting in the creation of groundbreaking titles that deliver unparalleled gameplay and endless fun to millions of gamers around the globe. Under the creative direction of industry legend Sid Meier, Firaxis has released dozens of hit games on multiple platforms and is recognized as an industry leader in game development.
In 2005, Firaxis was acquired by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., joining their 2K Games publishing label.
In 2012, Firaxis was named as the World’s #1 Developer of the Year by Game Informer Magazine.