The November 2012 issue of Game Developer Magazine features their “Power 50” list. These are 50 individuals who have made significant contributions to the evolution of game development in multiple areas. As fans of Xbox Live Arcade, we want to shout out the XBLA developers who earned their place on the list with some of our favorite games this year. We salute you.

Nels Anderson – Klei Entertainment
Dean Dodrill – Humble Hearts
Sami Saarinen – RedLynx
Sean Vanaman and Jake Rodkin – Telltale Games

Rich Vreeland – Polytron Corp

Brian Provinciano – VBlank Entertainment

Greg Rice – Double Fine Productions
Frederic St-Amour – Behaviour Interactive
Marcin Szymanski – Robot Entertainment