Founded in 1994 and located in Kirkland, Wash., Monolith Productions specializes in the production of computerized action and educational video games. The company is a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Entertainment. It has a staff of more than 100 professional personnel that include game developers and designers. The company utilizes advanced animation and 3D graphics technology for video games production. Monolith Productions produces a wide variety of games, such as Condemned: Criminal Origins, The Matrix Online, No One Lives Forever and BLOOD II: The Chosen. It has also produced the Alien versus Predator, a game that combines creatures, weapons and settings from the movie Aliens and Predator, and has received multiplayer and action game of the year awards. It additionally works in partnership with various video game production companies, such as Sega of America and Vivendi Universal Games that specialize in the production of multiplatform video games.