was an American video game developer, founded in 1994 by Joel Jewett, Mick West and Chris Ward. Neversoft is best recognized for their line of Neversoft and Guitar Hero . The company was acquired by Activision in October 1999. In 2011, Neversoft worked on the Tony Hawk skateboarding games Special Ops Chaos mode in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 . In 2013, Neversoft assisted  Infinity Ward in the tenth installment of the Call of Duty franchise, in the development of the Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction gamemode . Following the gamemode's success, Activision subsequently merged Neversoft with Infinity Ward in May 2014. 
Neversoft's icon is a prestige icon in Extinction.
The Neversoft icon can be earned in multiplayer.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's In the Extinction map Exodus, if the player goes into an office building in the right side of the map, upstairs and facing the left corner, there is an Eyeball being impaled with a Harpoon. This is a direct reference to Neversoft Studio, who helped create Extinction mode.
The Multiplayer map Showtime is shaped like an eye with a harpoon through it, also a direct reference to Neversoft Studio.
In , the Neversoft icon is available as an Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare accessory.
After they merged with Infinity Ward, most of their team went on to develop Zombies for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which contains references to their previous work from Extinction.