Machine Zone, Inc. (MZ) is a privately held technology company, founded in 2008 and based in Palo Alto, California. The company is best known for its widely advertised freemium mobile MMO strategy games Game of War: Fire Age and Mobile Strike, which have both simultaneously been ranked among the top ten highest-grossing mobile games. The company, which was originally called Addmired, was founded in 2008. In 2012, Addmired changed its name to Machine Zone, after raising $8 million in funding from Menlo Ventures. The company rebranded itself as MZ in 2016. Gabriel Leydon, currently the CEO, founded the company with partners Mike Sherrill and current Chief Technology Officer Halbert Nakagawa. It was among the participants in Y Combinators Winter 2008 Accelerator program for startups.
Highest paying job titles at Machine Zone include Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer, and Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)