Notable Developers: DICE, Mojang, Frictional Games

Notable Games: Battlefield 3, Minecraft, Amnesia: The Dark Descent

When it comes to underappreciated development countries that undoubtedly contribute in a massive way to the industry, Sweden stands alone at the top of that list of overlooked nations. Housing massive triple-A developers, indie success stories, and everything in between, Sweden may just be the best place to develop games; if you can stand the cold that is.