EarGames, a division of Brian Schmidt Studios, LLC, is an independent game developer based in Bellevue, WA dedicated to making games where sound drives the experience.  It’s founder, Brian Schmidt, has spent a quarter century in game music and sound, working on games and game technology for companies such as Microsoft, Sony, Zynga, Capcom, Sega,  NAMCO, Electronic Arts and myriad others.  For 10 years, Brian was in charge of the audio architecture for the Xbox program at Microsoft, where he was responsible for bringing digital surround sound to console gaming.  In 2008, Brian was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Game Audio Network Guild.