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Sledgehammer Games
Type Subsidiary of Activision
Founded 2009
Headquarters Foster City, California, USA
Key people Aaron Halon
Industry Video games and Interactive entertainment
Products Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Call of Duty: WWII
Employees Over 300[1]
Parent Activision

Sledgehammer Games is a game developer that was founded on July 26, 2009 by Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey.[2] It is based in Silicon Valley, CA.

Before forming Sledgehammer Games, employees of the studio had taken part in developing titles such as Dead Space, Ratchet and Clank and Afro Samurai.


The studio had been developing Call of Duty: Vietnam in 2011 until it was put on hiatus and subsequently cancelled when it switched to working with Infinity Ward to make Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Sledgehammer is now part of the Call of Duty development cycle and developed Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. On April 21, 2017, Call of Duty: WWII was announced, with the worldwide reveal being revealed on April 26, 2017. On February 20, 2018, Studio heads Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey leave the studio and were promoted to executive duties at Activision.


Former EmployeesEdit

Games developed for the Call of Duty seriesEdit

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 box art
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
(Nov. 2011)
(In collaboration with Infinity Ward)
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare cover
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
(Nov. 2014)
(Current-Gen versions)
COD WWII cover
Call of Duty: WWII
(Nov. 2017)

Cancelled GamesEdit