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Amaze Entertainment was a video game developer from the United States that sold over 100 games in its ten-year history (selling nearly 40 million units), for several video game platforms, with headquarters located in Kirkland, Washington. Amaze’s primary focus was licensed games based on movie franchises, comic series, and original titles for established videogame franchises. Amaze was acquired by Foundation 9 on November 14, 2006 that Amaze itself was acquired by Foundation 9. In July 2009, Amaze was folded into the Griptonite Games studio.

Amaze Entertainment Studio leadership[]

  • Michael Waite, Studio Head
  • Jeff Evertt, Studio Technology Director
  • Randy Briley, Studio Art Director
  • David Sears, Studio Design Director

Subsidiaries, divisions and affiliates[]

During its lifespan, Amaze Entertainment consisted of several sibling studios, including:

  • Griptonite Games - Kirkland, WA
  • Amaze Entertainment - Kirkland, WA
  • The Fizz Factor - Austin, TX
  • KnowWonder - Kirkland, WA
  • Adrenium Games - Kirkland, WA
  • Black Ship Games - Kirkland, WA
  • Monsoon - Kirkland, WA


Amaze Entertainment was widely known for developing games based on blockbuster movie licenses, including:

Other well-known media franchises Amaze Entertainment has worked on include:

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