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Argonaut Games

Name: Argonaut Games
Established: 1983
Status: Active
Links: Official site
Submitter: Erchamion
Score: 10 points
Added: Feb 04 2006

Company description

Argonaut Games has more than 20 years of history and is considered one of the industry's founder with the creation of Starglider back in 1984, one of the first 3d games. Since then it has built a solid reputation and has been recognized for its creativity and reliability working for many of the major publishers including Electronic arts, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sierra, Namco, Sega, Vivendi, among others, developing original and licensed titles.
In 1993 Argonaut developed the SuperFX chip, a graphics acceleration chip for the Snes, and produced 3 titles using it, Star Fox was one of them and became one of the best selling game of all time with over 4 million copies.
Others Argonaut titles are Croc:the legend of the Gobbos (psx) , Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone, Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets (both psx), Afterburner (Atari ST), FX fighter (snes, pc), Catwoman (ps2, xbox, pc), Alien resurrection (psx, pc), and many, many others.

Since the acquisition of wireless game developer Morpheme it is now also working in titles for mobile phones, PDA's and other mobile devices.

Some games developed or published by this company

Name System Genre
Days of Thunder PC Racing
FX Fighter PC Action
King Arthur's World SNES Strategy
StarFox SNES Action

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