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Amwa (HK) Computer Co.

Pang

Anco Software Ltd.

Anco Software was a long-running British game developer and publisher. The company was founded as a spin-off from Anirog Software. Anirog was founded in 1982 by Anil Gupta and Roger Gamon, who were working for Mullard Mitcham at that time.
Player Manager 2

Andrew Spencer Studios

Andrew Spencer Studios was a London, UK-based development studio, named after Andrew Spencer. The studio made the survival horror Ecstatica series with two games: Ecstatica (1994) and Ecstatica II (1996). They both use ellipsoid technology to render characters. A third game, Urban Decay, was in development for Psygnosis and used the game technology, but it was left abandoned in favour of developing the Ecstatica sequel and eventually it was cancelled.
Ecstatica

AnimaTek International, Inc.

AnimaTek was a software development company founded in 1988 in Moscow, Russia, by the inventor of Tetris, Alexey Pajitnov, his partner, Vladimir Pokhilko and international entrepreneur, Henk Rogers. It had two development studios, one in Moscow, Russia and one in San Francisco, USA. The company was known for its Caviar Technology, a surface pixel real-time rendering engine. AnimaTek disappeared near the end of the '90s, but most of the staff and the technology moved on to Digital Element, Inc., a company founded in 1999 by AnimaTek's former General Manager Don McClure.
El-Fish

Animators

Blind People Simulator

Apogee

Apogee, founded in 1987, was considered an innovator in gaming industry. The game was eventually transformed to 3D Realms which continued to carry exceptional new ideas. Apogee also mend to the mind of players with vast base of shareware versions. Almost everyone can remember some shareware game from Apogee which were freely distributed among players. This approach made the company very known and popular and turned to be a good decision.
Duke Nukem, Monster Bash, Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure, Maze Machine, Maze Runner

Appaloosa Interactive Corporation

Appaloosa Interactive Corporation was a Hungarian game development studio founded by András Császár and Stephen J. Friedman. It was established in 1983 as Novotrade Software Kft. by 4 banks and 93 enterprises as a way to get hold of foreign currency, of which the supply was always low in the eastern bloc. Initially the company imported and sold computer hardware and software, and later began licensing software and games from European companies, mostly for the Commodore 64. The company also made computer programs and TV commercials. An office in California (USA) was also opened in 1983, possibly with the name Novotrade International LLC. When Hungary became a republic in October 1989 after shaking off the communist regime, the operations in Hungary and the USA were joined with the establishment of Novotrade International, Inc. In addition the name was changed to Appaloosa Interactive Corporation on 4th November 1996.
Museum Madness

Arcade Masters

Cool Croc Twin

Argo Games

Hexxagon, Night Raid, Hexxagon 2

Argonaut Sheffield

Particle Systems was a game development company formed in 1993 by industry veterans Michael Powell and Glyn Williams in the United Kingdom. The company specialized in science fiction games at the cutting edge of technology. The most well-known games from Particle were the Independence War series. In 2002 Particle Systems was acquired by Argonaut Software and subsequently renamed Argonaut Sheffield. The company closed in 2004 as did this division.
Evasive Action

Ark Multimedia Publishing

Onesimus: A Quest for Freedom

Artech Digital Entertainment, Ltd.

Das Boot, Blue Max - Aces of the Great War, Mini Putt, Wild Science Arcade, Blue Angels: Formation Flight Simulation, The Train: Escape to Normandy, Megafortress

ArtGame

Abandoned Places - A Time for Heroes

Artificial Intelligence Design

Rogue - The Adventure Game

ASCARON Entertainment GmbH

Ascaron was a computer game company headquartered in Gütersloh, Germany. The company was founded in 1991 under the name Ascon by Holger Flöttmann and developed entertainment software for the German market for 18 years, with games franchises like Patrician, Port Royale, ANSTOSS (On the Ball) and Sacred. Later it also became known for its publishing and distribution activities. In August 2001 the company went into administration for the first time. However, the reestablishment of the company keeping all IPRs and brands made it possible for Ascaron to continue its operative business and to survive. In July 2002, Ascaron expanded by opening a wholly-owned subsidiary, Studio II Software in the University City, Aachen (Germany) and in September 2002, the first international office, Ascaron Entertainment (UK) Ltd. with its main office in Birmingham, was founded.
On the Ball World Cup Edition

Ascon GmbH

Ascaron was a computer game company headquartered in Gütersloh, Germany. The company was founded in 1991 under the name Ascon by Holger Flöttmann and developed entertainment software for the German market for 18 years, with games franchises like Patrician, Port Royale, ANSTOSS (On the Ball) and Sacred.
Gloriana

Astral Software

Horror Zombies From The Crypt

Atari Europe S.A.S.U.

Atari Europe S.A.S.U. is a majority owned subsidiary of the holding company Infogrames Entertainment SA with worldwide headquarters in Lyon, France. The company was founded in June 1983 as Infogrames by Bruno Bonnell and Christophe Sapet and was primarily known as a game developer during the late 1980's and 1990's. Their best-known games include the initial Alone in the Dark trilogy, as well as various games based on Franco-Belgian comics. Together with the US headquarters Atari, Inc. (formerly Infogrames, Inc.) in New York, the European division is a global publisher and distributor of games for all major consoles and also computers, with many development studios under its wings. The company also has offices in France, United Kingdom, Benelux, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Greece, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, India, China, Australia, Japan.
Hostage Rescue Mission, Eternam, International Tennis Open

Atari, Inc.

Gremlins

Atod AB

The company was established as Atod Design KB in 1987 and incorporated as Atod AB in 1992 by Christoffer Nilsson and Thomas Liljetoft. In 2002 the company merged with Warthog Plc and became Warthog Sweden. This lasted until 2004 when the company was renamed Gizmondo Studios Helsingborg to focus on development for the Gizmondo hand-held. Eventually, in May 2006, the company was acquired by Eidos Interactive Ltd. (part of the SCi group) and renamed once more, now to Eidos Studios, Sweden AB. In 2008 Eidos restructured and closed the Swedish studio, who continued on their own, using their old name Atod AB.
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