Company name Description Games

Mark "Atomjack" Mackey


Mark C. Bayless

Martin Burkhart


Massive Development GmbH

Massive Development GmbH was a development studio based in Mannheim, Germany. The company was established in 1994 as Massive Development GbR by Alexander Jorias and Ingo Frick. Their first project was the DOS port of Serf City: Life is Feudal (1994). In its history, the company has created several submarine action games, starting with Archimedean Dynasty (1996). In November 1999 the company was reincorporated as Massive Development GmbH.

Mastertronic, Inc.

Mastertronic, Inc. was a branch of UK-based Mastertronic Ltd. It was started in 1986 by Martin Alper, one of the original co-founders of the main company, who relocated to the United States to actively manage this new division. The company published and distributed Mastertronic games to United States locations. Mastertronic, Inc. seems to have folded around 1989 during the take-over of its mother company by Virgin Games.
Knight Games

Max Design GesMBH

1869, Burntime, Motor City

Maxis Software Inc.

Maxis Software Inc. is another company eventually acquired by Electronics Arts. It was originally established in 1987 and produced all the Sim- games. Like SimCity, SimFarm or SimIsle. The Sims series was already produced under the Electronic Arts.
SimCity 2000, SimFarm, SimEarth, A-Train, SimAnt - The Electronic Ant Colony, Sim Isle: Missions In The Rainforest, SimCity Classic


MECC (the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium) started as a state agency. The software was given away to schools in Minnesota and elsewhere in the country. MECC was a publisher and distributor of high-quality educational software for children. In May 1996 MECC was acquired by SoftKey International Inc.
Oregon Trail, Amazon Trail, Secret Island

Merit Software

Merit Studios, Inc. was originally an American public company based in Dallas, Texas. Merit Studios (Europe) Limited, (formerly Zeppelin Games), was formed in 1994 and was allocated responsibility for the sales, marketing and distribution of Merit Inc.'s US games into the European marketplace as well as developing its own products. In 1996, Merit Studios (Europe) Limited obtained both registered developer and publisher status for Sony PlayStation. At the end of 1996, the Directors of Merit Studios (Europe) completed a Management Buy Back of the European Subsidiary from Merit Studios, Inc. The company was renamed Eutechnyx Limited, with the Infogrames Group acquiring a minority shareholding in the company.
Kronolog - The Nazi Paradox




Microïds is a French company founded in 1985 by Elliot Grassiano. Some of the best sellers in the company's large games library are primarily in the adventure genre: Amerzone, Syberia I and II, Still Life and Obscure.
Chicago 90, Ultimate Domain


Computer game developer and publisher of the home computer era (late 1970s to early 1990s) Was a strong supporter of the Commodore Amiga
Faery Tale Adventure, Jonny Quest - Curse of the Mayan Warriors

MicroLeague Multimedia, Inc.

Microleague was one of key developers of sports simulation games.


Microprose was founded in 1982 by Sid Meier and Bill Stealey. The company became well known very early with lots of interesting titles, where some of them became a legend. The company was acquired and dismantled in 2004.
Civilization, Stunts, Colonization, Railroad Tycoon, Formula 1, Transport Tycoon, X-COM : Terror From The Deep, UFO: Enemy Unknown, 1942: The Pacific Air War, Railroad Tycoon Deluxe, Pirates, 1944: Across The Rhine, Covert Action, Machiavelli the Prince, Gunship 2000, Transport Tycoon Deluxe, Task Force 1942, Fields of Glory, Red Storm, National Lampoons Chess Maniac Five Billion and One

Midway Games West, Inc.

Atari Games Corporation was a subsidiary of Time Warner Communications. It was founded in 1985 after Time Warner sold the console and computer divisions of Atari, Inc. (which continued operations as Atari Corporation). Atari Games Corporation kept Atari's arcade business. Warner Communications sold off its controlling interest to Namco in 1985 (which were bought back by Atari employees in 1986). At this time, the company founded Tengen, Inc. to get foot into the console market. Time Warner bought the controlling interest back in 1993 and made the company a subsidiary of Time Warner Interactive, Inc.. In 1996 it was sold to WMS Industries which made it a subsidiary or Midway Games, Inc. and renamed it to Midway Games West, Inc. in 1999. It remained in the arcade business until 2001 and was closed in 2003. However, the entity was not dissolved until 2013 (and, along with the rest of Midway, became property of Warner Bros. Entertainment in 2009).
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Klax

Midway Games, Inc.

Midway Games, Inc. is a game development gompany that made the Mortal Kombat series, and a number of other great titles. Midway had a long and illustrious history, beginning with its founding over 50 years ago as the manufacturing of pinball machines under the name of Midway Manufacturing Co.
Mortal Kombat 2, Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 3, WWF Wrestlemania - The Arcade Game, Skull Crossbones, Paperboy, Gauntlet II, Gauntlet

Millennium Interactive Ltd.

Formed from the roots of Logotron, the London-based Millennium were best known for the James Pond series, but released a range of games, particularly for Amiga and ST systems. Their titles were generally distributed by U.S. Gold. In 1997 the company was bought by Sony and became SCE Studio Cambridge.
Frogger, Diggers 2

Mindcraft Software, Inc.

Magic Candle, Keys to Maramon

Mindscape International Ltd.

Mindscape International Ltd. was the major European publishing and distribution arm of Mindscape, Inc. beginning in about 1986. Located in West Sussex, England, some games were also developed by this division. Its sister company was Mindscape International GmbH.
Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight, D/Generation, Balance of power 1990, Four Crystals Of Trazere

MindStorm Software

In Search of Dr. Riptide