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Animac

ANIMAC

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

Animation FX

Baron Baldric: A Grave Adventure

Animators

Blind People Simulator

Anthony Hamilton

Morkin 2

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, Meteors, Caverns of Kroz II

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

Arcadia Software

Mushroom Mania

Arcadia Systems, Inc.

Arcadia Systems, Inc. was located in Costa Mesa, California, and was part of the Mastertronic Group. The company published a very small library of software on their own.
Metropolis

Argo Games

Hexxagon, Night Raid, Hexxagon 2

Argonaut Games PLC

ArgonaFounded by Jez San, Argonaut Games Plc was a large independent games developer with a 17 year history of producing games. The company was based in Edgware, north London, UK, and at its peak boasted over 300 employees. Argonaut created numerous games, most notably Croc: The Legend of the Gobbos, Alien: Resurrection and the first Harry Potter on PlayStation for EA.
Alien Odyssey

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, Mental Blocks, Mystery at the Museums, Ace of Aces

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, Archipelagos