Company name Description Games


Star lord

Softdisk, Inc.

Softdisk was a publisher of "disk magazines" -- magazines distributed on disk, with programs, interviews, advertisements, etc. They were very popular from the 1980s until the mid 1990s, when the World Wide Web explosion changed the computer into a true consumer device. The programs were sometimes helpful utilities, but were mostly games you could play. Softdisk acted as a game publisher, and paid authors for their work.
Dark Designs - I Grelminars Staff, Street Ball, Battlestar, Big Blue Disk #16, Big Blue Disk #22, Big Blue Disk #25, Big Blue Disk #26, Big Blue Disk #27, Big Blue Disk #29, Big Blue Disk #35, Big Blue Disk #46, Big Blue Disk #48, Big Blue Disk #50, Big Blue Disk #52, Big Blue Disk #51

Softie, Inc.

Carl Lewis - Go for the Gold, Classic Concentration, Card Sharks

Softouch Productions


SoftServ, Inc.

SoftServ Inc. was a Washington State corporation in the 1980's and was best known for developing the simulation games Inside Trader and Corporate Raider. SoftServ was wholly owned by Bruce Kolpack and Brad Canady. Previous developments by SoftServ included the Server Series of home management software for the Commodore 64 and the IBM PC. SoftServ software was distributed nationwide in K-Mart and Sears stores, and later through a relationship with Cosmi Corp.
Inside Trader: The Authentic Stock Trading Game, Corporate Raider: The Pirate of Wall St.

Softstar Entertainment Inc.

Softstar (Chinese: 大宇, Da Yu) is a computer game developer based in Taipei, Taiwan (China). It was founded on April 27th, 1988, by a group of three people, and incorporated ten years later. Eric Lee is the company's CEO. Softstar has gradually gained a reputation of the leading developer and publisher of Chinese (Taiwanese)-made role-playing games. Xuanyuan Jian (1990) was one of the first Chinese-made games in the genre. Utilizing Japanese gameplay mechanics, the game was set in old China, establishing the tradition of Chinese RPGs with historical settings. Xuanyuan Jian spawned many sequels and became the longest-running Chinese RPG series. In 1995, Softstar released Xianjian Qixia Zhuan, also known as The Legend of Sword and Fairy, which became one of the most popular Chinese games of all times, inspiring not only several sequels, but also a TV series. In the second half of the 2000's Softstar began to shift its focus on online games.
Mirage Thunder

Software 2000

Software 2000 was a German game publisher and developer that became one of the biggest German game companies in the 1990s. Software 2000 was founded 1987 in Eutin (a small town in Schleswig-Holstein) by brothers Andreas and Marc Wardenga. They produced and published games for Amiga, Atari ST, PC and later on for Gameboy Color and the Playstation.
Ocean Trader, F1 Manager, Cubulus

Software Diversions, Inc.

Moraffware was formed in the mid 1980's by Steve Moraff. The company quickly became known for its well-made Mahjongg and jigzaw puzzle shareware and freeware games. In addition to puzzle games, the company also developed and published arcade, action and role-playing games. Moraff's Revenge was the company's first 3D dungeon game for the PC. Moraff's PinBall was the first computer game created by Moraffware for IBM's introduction of VGA resolution. The company began developing games for Windows in the 1990s. The company distributed games under the names Moraff Games and MoraffWare, as trademarked labels. Many of the company's freeware and shareware games were distributed through larger channels like AOL, Yahoo! and CNet. In June 2004 the company name was changed to Software Diversions, Inc.
Moraff's Blast I, Moraff's Dungeons of the Unforgiven, Moraff's Entrap, Moraff's Escapade, Moraff's Monster Bridge, Moraff's Monster Memory, Moraff's Morejongg, Moraff's Pinball, Moraff's Revenge, Moraff's Stones, Moraff's Tempt-Tris, Moraff's World

Software Pirates, INC.

Montezuma's Revenge

Software Sorcery


Software Studios

Software Studios was the development division of Electric Dreams.
Millennium: Return to Earth

Soleau Software, Inc.

Block-Man 1, Ladder Man I, Maze Mission Adventure Game, Mice Men, Ant Run, Bolo Ball

Special FX Software Ltd.

Batman - The Caped Crusader

Spectrum Holobyte

Founded in 1982, the company grow in numbers. It employed over 300 people and generated vast number of games. The company acquired Microprose and SimTex and from 1996 they presented itself as Microprose.
Sokoban, Crisis in the Kremlin, National Lampoon's Chess Maniac 5 Billion and 1

Sphere, Inc.

Sphere, Inc. was formed when Nexa Corporation merged with Spectrum Holobyte in 1987. Both companies were listed as divisions of Sphere, Inc. until late 1991. Sphere, Inc. was 89% owned by Robert Maxwell, the UK media baron. When Maxwell died in November 1991 (presumed to have fallen overboard from his luxury yacht), chaos ensued for all of the Maxwell companies, including Sphere.
Super Tetris, Tetris Gold, Stunt Driver, Gato, Vette!

Spidersoft Limited

Part of The 21st Century Entertainment Group. Spidersoft Ltd. is a development company with a reputation as one of the most talented teams in the game arena. Spidersoft boasts a client list including Sony Imagesoft, Core Design, THQ, Psygnosis, Tecmagik, Gametek and Western Technologies. Spidersoft has produced games on a variety of formats including PC, PC CD-ROM, Amiga, Super Nintendo, Mega Drive, Game Boy, Game Gear, Jaguar & projects for the Playstation.
Pinball World

Sports Interactive Limited

Sports Interactive Limited is a company based in the United Kingdom which develops sports management games. In addition to Football/Soccer, SI's stable of games includes management sims for other sports including Baseball and Hockey. The company was initially founded by Paul and Oliver Collyer in Islington, North London, United Kingdom, to create their own games. The founding year was 1994 although it did not become a "registered" company until 1995. Before establishing their own company, the brothers had programmed their first game European Championship, which became the first Championship Manager, inspired by Addictive Games' Football Manager. Even though Domark Ltd. published the game and changed the name, the Collyer brothers held the rights to the programming codes. Thus, the company was able to continue with the successful series and profit from it even after Eidos acquired the name when it acquired Domark. Under the Eidos banner, new Championship Manager games were released each year.
Championship Manager 2: Including Season 96/97 Updates, Championship Manager Italia, Championship Manager: Season 97/98

Spungulas Software


Stanley Associates

5th Fleet

Stanley Design Team

Megatron VGA