Company name Description Games

Eutechnyx Limited

Eutechnyx Limited is a UK-based interactive entertainment software developer, specializing in the design, development, and implementation of driving games. Based in the North East of England, Eutechnyx employs over 160 full time programmers, artists, animators, and game designers, dedicated to the business of developing computer games. The company has particular expertise in high-level mathematics and physics, disciplines necessary to recreate the dynamics of vehicle movement. Eutechnyx was incorporated as Zeppelin Games Limited, in November 1987 and during the period to 1990 it produced over 250 titles, which included several major TV and sports personality licences. During the early 1990s, Zeppelin Games began undertaking development contracts for the new SEGA and Nintendo consoles, for publishers such as Codemasters.
Arcade Fruit Machine

Event Horizon Software, Inc.

Veil of Darkness

Everett Kaser Software

Sherlock, Mine Field

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

Farr-Ware Software

Ancients 1: Death Watch

Filipe Mateus


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





Frank R. Neal


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

Frictional Games

Frictional Games is an independent game development company located in Helsingborg, the south of Sweden. It was co-founded by Thomas Grip and Jens Nilsson. They created their own 3D engine: HPL.

Frog City Software, Inc.

Frog City Software, Inc. was a game development studio based in San Francisco (USA), founded in 1995 by the brothers Bill Spieth and Ted Spieth, and by Rachel Bernstein. They mostly developed games for Strategic Simulations, Inc.

FTL Games

Dungeon Master 2, Dungeon Master

Fully Bugged Software


Funatics Software GmbH

Thorsten Knop, Thomas Friedmann and Thomas Häuser founded the German development company Funatics Development GmbH in 1998. In 2000 it was acquired for 75% by Phenomedia, but when that company filed for insolvency in May 2002, Funatics had to follow suit and soon all staff was laid off and operations shut down.

Funtastic, Inc.

A small software design company based in Drexel Hill, Penn. that released games in the 1980s.
Cosmic Crusader


Panza Kick Boxing, Advanced Destroyer Simulator