Whats a second party game?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by rhyguy, Dec 17, 2007.

  1. rhyguy

    rhyguy GBAtemp Maniac

    Jul 21, 2007
    If a first party game is made by the console developers, and a 3rd party game is made by other companies
  2. TGBoy

    TGBoy GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 29, 2006
    Not so distant future
    A second-party developer is a developer who, while being a separate entity from any console manufacturer, is tied to a specific one usually through contract or partial ownership and makes games specifically for that console manufacturer.

    A second-party developer should not be confused with an internal first-party studio. For example, Intelligent Systems, developers of the original Metroid games (as well as the Fire Emblem and Advance Wars games,) is an internal Nintendo studio and therefore not second-party. Camelot Software Planning, developer of the Golden Sun, Mario Golf and Mario Tennis games, is an example of a second-party developer.

    --- WIKI [​IMG]
  3. sekhu

    sekhu moo?

    Feb 14, 2007
    Other examples:

    Microsoft/Bungie (though no longer true?)
    Nintendo/Retro Studios
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