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Distinctive Software, Inc.

Distinctive Software, Inc. was founded by Don Mattrick and Jeff Sember in 1982. At least from 1988 until 1991 DSI resided in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada). In 1991 the company was acquired by Electronic Arts and became EA Canada. The company also had a porting division, Unlimited Software, founded by Don Mattrick in 1988, closely working together with the main company.
Simpsons Barts - House of Weirdness

Divide By Zero

Innocent Until Caught, Gene Machine, Guilty

Dolphin Marine Systems

Dolphin Boating Simulator

Domark Group Ltd.

Formed in about 1990 and located in London (United Kingdom), Domark Group Ltd. was the main corporate entity for the entire Domark conglomerate of companies including Domark Software Ltd. (UK) and Domark Software Inc. (USA). This company was the owner of all copyrights, licenses, and trademarks acquired and created by Domark collectively. This name is most commonly credited with "Software, Instructions, Artwork and Packaging" on game boxes and in credits. It is believed that production of marketing materials, promotions, artwork and printing was handled by this company, leaving the creation of the actual products to the lower divisions. This is the entity named in the legalities of the October 1995 Eidos acquisition of Domark.
Championship Manager

DreamForge Intertainment

DreamForge Intertainment, Inc. was an American computer game developer. It was founded as Event Horizon Software, Inc. by the computergame developers Thomas Holmes, Christopher Straka, and James Namestka. The company would later change to Dreamforge. Until its dissolution the company produced several well known and awarded computer games, most of them in the genre of role-playing games and strategy video games. The company was shut down in 2000 after struggles with the publisher while developing the never finished game Werewolf: The Apocalypse - The Heart of Gaia, which eventually led to the shutdown of the company.
Anvil of Dawn, Dungeon Hack, Summoning

Dynamix Inc.

Dynamix Inc. was located in Eugene, Oregon. Originally, the company was named Software Entertainment Company, which was started by Jeff Tunnell and Damon Slye, two graduates from the University of Oregon. The games weren't making enough money to keep Dynamix going, and in August 1990 the company was sold to Sierra On-Line.
A10 Tank Killer, Stellar 7, Rise of the Dragon, Aces Over Europe, Adventures of Willy Beamish, Deathtrack, Sid Als Incredible Toons, Caveman UghLympics, Ghostbusters II, Heart of China, Abrams Battle Tank, Aces of the Deep

Edward Grabowski Communications Ltd.

Grand Prix Manager 2, When Two Worlds War

Electric Transit, Inc.

Lunar Explorer: A Space Flight Simulator

Electronic Arts Inc.

Founded in 1982 as Amazin' Software by Trip Hawkins. They acquired many other companies such as: ORIGIN Systems, Bullfrog Productions, Dreamworks Interactive, Maxis Software and many more.
688 Attack Sub, 688I Hunter Killer, The Need For Speed, Hard Hat Mack, The Need For Speed SE, SEAL Team, Budokan - The Martial Spirit, NHL Hockey 94, Desert Strike - Return to the Gulf, Ski or die, Jungle Strike, Kings of the Beach, Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA, Jane's Combat Simulations: ATF - NATO Fighters, Jane's Combat Simulations: ATF - Advanced Tactical Fighters

Electronic Arts Seattle

EA Seattle was a development studio originally established as Manley & Associates in 1992, and acquired and renamed by Electronic Arts in 1996. It was closed down in 2002. A part of the engineering team left in the nineties to form and work at Lobotomy Software.
Wolf

Epic MegaGames, Inc.

Epic MegaGames, Inc., formerly established as Potomac Computer Systems in 1991 released many popular shareware games which generated enough fame among gamers to make enough profit from the sales. The most popular games are for example Jazz Jackrabbit or One Must Fall: 2097.
Tyrian 2000, BRIX, One Must Fall 2097, Jazz Jackrabbit, Jazz Jackrabbit 2, Jill of the Jungle - Jill Saves the Prince, Jill of the Jungle

Epyx, Inc.

Automated Simulations was co-founded by Jon Freeman and Jim Conelley. The company was more of a strategy game developer and publisher at the time, going by the Company motto "Computer Games Thinkers Play." Most of their products were developed for Computers, most importantly the Apple II computer. In 1981, the company was much larger and "office politics" drove Jon Freeman out of the company, and he left to found Free Fall Associates with his wife, Anne Westfall. It was at this time that Jim Conelley also left and started his own company, The Conelley Group which was more of a game developing company, and they let Epyx publish the games they developed.
Chips Challenge, Battle Bugs, California Games, Games - Summer Edition, World Games, Jumpman

ERE Informatique

A game company known for Macadam Bumper, Bubble Ghost, Teenage Queen and Crafton & Xunk. Despite its success, ERE suffered constant financial difficulties and was bought out by Infogrames in 1987.
Bubble Ghost, Billiards Simulator

Euphoria

Euphoria is a development studio in the Netherlands formed around 1989 to create games for the Amiga. It was established following the disbandment of Boys without Brains after completing the C64 game Hawkeye in 1988. It initially consisted of Mario van Zeist (programming) and Arthur van Jole (graphics), both previously with Boys without Brains.
Yogho Yogho spel

Event Horizon Software, Inc.

Veil of Darkness

Factor 5 GmbH

Based in San Rafael, California, originally founded in Cologne (Germany) in 1987 and privately held, Factor 5 LLC is a developer of interactive entertainment software and technology for a variety of console and computer platforms.
Turrican 2

Filipe Mateus

Gobman

First Star Software, Inc.

Founded in 1982 by Fernando Herrera, First Star Software, Inc. developed and published games. Then in 1985, they discontinued their publishing operations to concentrate on developing and licensing software.
Spy vs Spy III - Arctic Antics

Flair Software Ltd.

Microvalue is a well established Software Developer based in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the North East of England. They have developed software on most console platforms as well as for the PC and continue to produce top quality software on the cutting edge of techology. They have been developing and publishing their own computer games and sometimes involving external publishers such as the industry's giants like Konami and EA.
Whizz, International Ninja Rabbits

Free Fall Associates

Founded by John Freeman and Anne Westfall, the name being a portmanteau of their last names. Both of them left Epyx in 1981 to spend more time together and to get away from the office politics at a now larger company.
Archon Ultra