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RaceMan, Vampyr: Talisman of Invocation

Uptime Disk Monthly

Dangerous Dave

Uranium Software

Uranium Software is the name under which developer Victor H. Olvera released shareware games. The first 'game of quality' game he released was Pako, a 1994 DOS Pac-Mac clone.
Pako

Vectordean Ltd.

James Pond 2

Vektor Grafix Ltd

As the name implies, this UK team concentrated mostly on games using mathematical methods of drawing screen displays. It was founded in June 1987 by former musician Andy Craven and Danny Gallagher.
Shuttle, Air Duel: 80 Years of Dogfighting

Viacom New Media

MTV: Club Dead

Villa Crespo Software, Inc.

In 1990, Villa Crespo Software was formed by Dan Sejzer in Highland Park, IL named after the town in which he born in Argentina. Dan was a BASIC programmer who wrote two text games “Dr. Thorp’s Blackjack” and “Real Poker” which sold around 50,000 copies each. The distribution pipeline and finances from his friend and new partner, Skip Wood brought Villa Crespo Software into the limelight of computer game publishing. Dan Sejzer is a gambling industry expert at blackjack, poker, craps and roulette.
Combination Lock, Amarillo Slim 7 Card Stud

Vince Bly

Bricks

Viper Games

Jackal

Virgin Interactive Entertainment

Richard Branson expanded his Virgin business into computer games in the early 80s, initially concentrating on the ZX Spectrum. Within a few years they had an impressive roster of licenses, such as many Taito arcade games and UK publishing of Synergistic titles. The company bought out Mastertronic in 1989, briefly using the name for reissues and Virgin Mastertronic for full-price titles. In 1993 they became Virgin Interactive Entertainment, before eventually working with Electronic Arts. Ultimately they were bought by Titus as a subsidiary and the name Virgin Interactive Entertainment was used until April 2003. The name was changed to Avalon Interactive in May 2003 and it was responsible for the European distribution of the group's games.
Cool spot, Jungle Book, Aladdin, Scrabble - Deluxe Edition, Jimmy Whites - Whirlwind Snooker, M.C. Kids

Virtual Adventures Inc.

Virtual Adventures is an independent game development company based near Montreal in Canada and was established in 1994. Virtual Adventures is a familiar name for those who have played MS-DOS/Windows95 video games in 90's. It has successfully developed two classic video games: "Start Quest I in the 27th century" and "Stellar Mercenaries" and is currently working on the development of "Star Quest 2: United Galaxies" which is a sequel to Star Quest I in the 27th century. Visit www.virtuadv.com for more information.
Star Quest I in the 27th century

Vision Software

ALF: World of Words, ALF's Thinking Skills, ALF's U.S. Geography

Visionary Media, Inc.

Nerf Arena Blast

Visual Concepts Entertainment, Inc.

A developer of sports games founded in 1988 and based in California. Visual Concepts was bought by SEGA for US$ 10 million to develop exclusive sports games for their Dreamcast console, after Electronic Arts declined to support the platform with their popular EA Sports franchise (for which Visual Concepts had developed games before). These titles were released under the SEGA Sports label. In 2005, several years after support for the Dreamcast ended, the studio was sold to Take-Two Interactive, where it went on to form the core of 2K Sports.
Star Trek - 25th Anniversary, Dominus

Vivid Image

First Samurai

Vladimír Chvátal

Cervii

Wade L. Corby

Battle Fleet

Wah-Software

Alien Phobia

Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc.

Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. was established in 1988 as a subsidiary of Walt Disney Consumer Products, a division of The Walt Disney Company. Headed by Shelley Miles, it became the first Walt Disney entity to focus exclusively on the internal development and publishing of computer and video games. The operation was shut down in 1996 and reorganized as Disney Interactive. The company was an early pioneer in the video gaming industry, porting many games from arcade to home console systems, and developing its own games as well. Two of Sculptured Software's first in-house games were Ninja and Street Surfer.
Mickey's 123: The Big Surprise Party, Mickey's ABC's: A Day at the Fair, Mickey's Jigsaw Puzzles, Mickey's Memory Challenge, Mickey's Runaway Zoo, Mickey's Space Adventure, Mickey's Colors And Shapes

Warped Minds

Carnage