Company name Description Games

Acme Interactive, Inc.

ABC Wide World of Sports Boxing, Bo Jackson Baseball

Acord Games

Hotel Romanstein, 3D Land, Hotel Romanstein Gold 3, Monster Land, Gloomstein, Superheroes, Spacecraft, Capn Zapn

ACRO Studio

ACRO Studio was a South Korean game developer. They were best known for their scrolling shoot-em-up games for the PC, one of which, Baryon (1995), was released in the West.

Action Forms Ltd.

Founded in 1995, debuted in 1997 with Chasm - The Rift. The company also made Carnivores series and Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason.
CHASM The Rift

Action Games, Inc.

Action Games, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1986 and began life with QuarterPole, its original thoroughbred racing board game. The board game was the basis for the company's first computer game, QuarterPole, developed jointly with MicroLeague Sports under intellectual property license from Action Games. QuarterPole was upgraded to Hooves of Thunder, once again together with MicroLeague Sports. When Microleague ran into corporate difficulty and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, their license for the racing game series was cancelled. Action Games reissued Hooves of Thunder under its own label and has continued the development of the series in an upgrade to QuarterPole Plus.

Action Graphics, Inc.

Action Graphics was a US game development studio incorporated on 18th September 1981 and it was closed in 1985. The studio was headed by Bob Ogdon, the software manager for Dave Nutting Associates, as a separate company spun off from Bally Manufacturing Corporation to develop games for the Bally Astrocade platform. Development was not limited to that single platform, the studio also created games for the Atari 8-bit, 2600 and 5200, Adam, Amiga, ColecoVision and Commodore 64. The studio was closed during the development of Winter Games. Ogdon moved on to found Ogdon Micro Design, Inc. and later Mammoth Micro Productions. The employees Elaine Hodgson and Richard Ditton established Incredible Technologies, Inc..
Winter Games

Actionsoft Corporation

Up Periscope!

Actionware Corporation

Actionware was formed in Batavia, Illinois by Richard Parry. He was a hardware engineer who figured out how to modify some Nintendo light-guns to work with the Amiga (and when customers purchased the Amiga light-guns, they were just modified Nintendo light-guns). Actionware created 4 Amiga games and all of them supported these modified light-guns. Richard Parry moved out to the East Coast by the early 90's (1991 or 1992) and Actionware was gone.

Activision, Inc.

Activision was established in 1979 and followed the successful years until 1984. Then they struggled until 1989 when they stared to focus on software in general.
Alter Ego (Female version), Alter Ego (Male version), MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat, MechWarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy, MechWarrior 2: Mercenaries, Apache Strike

Acumen Software

Acumen Software is the name under which programmer Adrian B. Danieli released shareware software in the 1990's.

Ad Games

VW Sharan: Pack 'n Puzzle

Addix Software Development, Inc.

Addix Software Development, Inc. was a game development studio responsible for the DOS title Wrath of Earth (1995). According to Dave Faller, the seeds where planted in 1991 when he got together with Mark Spink to develop teaching software for a university.
Wrath of Earth

Adept Software

Adept Software is an independent game development studio located in Orlando, Florida. It was founded by Adam Pedersen. In the early-to-mid 1990s, Adept Software developed shareware games for the PC in MS-DOS. In more recent years, several of those games have been released as freeware and can be downloaded from their website. They also create free development tools for programmers. In 2012 Pedersen launched a Kickstarter campaign for a sequel to the 1993 DOS game Jetpack.
God of Thunder

Admiral Software

Dr. Who Dalek Attack

Adventure International

Scott Adams created Adventure International in the wake of the success of his text adventure games published by the TRS-80 Software Exchange (later The Software Exchange). It released all his classic adventures along with some new ones, plus a line of games by other designers, notably the "Other Venture" series. Amongst the later Text adventures was the Questprobe series, based on Marvel characters. The company went out of business in 1985 following the general decline of text adventures in the market.
Questprobe: Featuring Human Torch and the Thing, The Hulk

ADvertainment Software


Aestan Games


A-J Games

A-J's Quest

Al J. Jiménez


Alan Farmer

Willy the Worm Part II: The Big Trip Home