nStigate Games (formerly Nihilistic Software) is an American video game developer based in Novato, California. Nihilistic was founded in March 1998 by Ray Gresko, Robert Huebner, and Steve Tietze. Gresko and Huebner had formerly worked at LucasArts, and Tietze had worked at Rogue Entertainment. Many of Nihilistics employees were drawn from LucasArts, working on games such as Jedi Knight. The first game produced by Nihilistic was Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption, set in the a role-playing world created by White Wolf. Released in 2000, Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption was published by Activision for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh computers.