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Sledgehammer Games

Sledgehammer Games is an American video game developer. It was founded in 2009 by Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey, who worked at Visceral Games and have been an important of the Dead Space franchise development.

                                               

Treyarch

Treyarch is an American video game developer company. Peter Akemann and Doğan Koslu started the company in 1996. Activision bought it in 2001. It is in Santa Monica, California. In 2005, Gray Matter Interactive and Treyarch became one company. As ...

                                               

VMware

VMware, Inc. is a company that makes software and is a global leader in the virtualization market. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Palo Alto, California. The name "VMware" comes from the acronym "VM", meaning "virtual machine", wh ...

                                               

Internet service provider

An Internet service provider, or ISP, maintains, installs and provides internet connection to residential or commercial areas. Some examples of ISP clients include - homes, coffee shops, hotels, libraries, offices. They usually charge a fee for i ...

                                               

AOL

AOL Inc. is a U.S based online service provider and Internet service provider. It has been in business since 1985. Important services in the early years were online chat and online games. Most connections were dial-up. In 2001 AOL bought Time War ...

                                               

SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, mostly known as SpaceX, is a space transportation company based in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk, who also founded PayPal and Tesla. The company develops rockets that can li ...

                                               

Canon (company)

Canon Inc. is a Japanese company that makes imaging and optical products. These include cameras, film, image scanners and computer printers. The company was started in 1937.

                                               

Geir Ivarsoy

Geir Ivarsoy was the main programmer at Opera Software. He and Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner were part of a research group at the Norwegian state telephone company. They made browsing software called MultiTorg Opera. Telenor stopped them from work ...

                                               

Everland

Everland is a theme park in Yongin, South Korea. It is about one hours drive away from Seoul. Everland is the largest theme park in South Korea. In 2012, it ranked 12th in the world by number of visitors. It had 6.6 million visitors according to ...

                                               

Samsung Lions

Samsung Lions is a Korean professional baseball team. It is one of the first 6 teams which joined the Korean professional baseball league in 1982. The team is based in Daegu and plays at Daegu baseball stadium. The mascot of this team is a lion c ...

                                               

Suwon Samsung Bluewings

Suwon Samsung Bluewings is a South Korean football from Suwon. The teams mascot is "Agileon". There are three foreign players: Santos, Jonathan, and Castelin. "The wizard of left foot" Yum Ki Hun is Suwons captain.

                                               

BioWare

BioWare is a Canadian video game developer company that was started in 1995. The headquarters for BioWare is in Edmonton, Alberta. It was started by medical doctors Ray Muzyka, Greg Zeschuk, and Augustine Yip. The company currently has six studio ...

                                               

Bell System

The Bell System was a system of companies. The companies were led by the Bell Telephone Company and later by AT&T. The Bell System provided telephone service to most of the United States and Canada. Some times, it was a monopoly. The Bell Sys ...

                                               

Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworks is an American video-games company. It was founded in the city of Bethesda, Maryland, but the headquarters are in Rockville, Maryland.

                                               

Blue Sky Rangers

The Blue Sky Rangers is a group of Intellivision game programmers who worked for Mattel in the early 1980s. When the Intellivision first came out in 1978, its games were made by APh Technological Consulting. When they knew they could get much mor ...

                                               

Cypronia

Cypronia was founded in 1997 as Ablaze Entertainment. In 2001, the name was changed to Cypron Studios. Later, the name was changed again to Cypronia. The studio became popular after they released the 2015 video game Cube Life: Island Survival. It ...

                                               

Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts, Inc. is a large company which makes computer and video games all over the world. They made famous games such as The Sims, Madden NFL and Medal of Honor. They also made the Need for Speed series. EAs most popular products are the ...

                                               

Ensemble Studios

Ensemble Studios was a video game developer. It was founded in 1995 at first as an independent company. It was founded by Tony Goodman, Rick Goodman and John Boog-Scott. It was acquired by Microsoft in 2001 and operated as an internal studio unti ...

                                               

Gameloft

Gameloft S. A. is the worlds biggest developer and publisher for mobile games, for example Java-based phones, Android, and iPhone. Its headquarters are in Paris, France. It was founded in the year 1999 by Michel Guillemot, who stepped down as hea ...

                                               

Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games is an American video game developer. It started in 1994. They have made many games. These include the first three Spyro the Dragon games for the PlayStation, most of the Ratchet & Clank games for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation ...

                                               

Maxis

Maxis Software is an American company that was founded as a video game developer and is now a brand name of Electronic Arts. Maxis second software title was SimCity, a city simulation and planning game. Maxis is also the creator of the best-selli ...

                                               

Nexon

NEXON announced that they have made a partnership with Nintendo, though they will continue games for the computer as well. Together, they are currently working on MapleStory DS for Nintendos handheld console, Nintendo DS. On July 27, 2007, NEXON ...

                                               

Ninja Kiwi

Ninja Kiwi, which was previously known as Kaiparasoft Ltd, is a mobile and online video game developer founded in Auckland, New Zealand. It was founded in 2006 by brothers Chris and Stephen Harris. Ninja Kiwis first game was a browser based game ...

                                               

North American video game crash of 1983

The North American video game crash of 1983 was a major event in the history of video games where the North American video game industry had crashed. Many makers of home computers and video game consoles went bankrupt. Many business analysts thou ...

                                               

Pandemic Studios

Pandemic Studios was a video game developer that was started in 1998. It became owned by Electronic Arts from 2007 to 2009. It was an Australian and American company, with offices in Brisbane and Los Angeles. Pandemic Studios developed the first ...

                                               

The Pokemon Company

The Pokemon Company is a Japanese company founded in 1998 by the same makers of the Pokemon franchise. The Pokemon Companys headquarters is in Tokyo, Japan at the Pokemon Center. It is home to Pokemon toys, games, and other stuff that belongs to ...

                                               

Rockstar North

Rockstar North Limited is a British video game developer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company was founded as Acme Software in Dundee in 1984. The founders were classmates David Jones, Russell Kay, Steve Hammond, and Mike Dailly. It was renam ...

                                               

Sigma Team

Sigma Team is a Russian video game company. It was founded in the year 2003. The headquarters of the company is in Novosibirsk and its office will be in Tyumen. Their first game, Alien Shooter was an arcade action game with RPG elements.

                                               

SNK

SNK is a well known developer of video games. They are famous for their The King of Fighters series, Metal Slug series, Samurai Showdown series, Psycho Soldier, Art of Fighting series, and much more games.

                                               

Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software is a German company that develops and publishes video games. It is in Heusenstamm, Germany. It was founded in 1993 by Adi Boiko and Wilhelm Hamrozi. Boiko is now president of the company and Hamrozi i ...

                                               

Unknown Worlds Entertainment

Unknown Worlds Entertainment is an independent game development company. It is based in San Francisco, California. The company wants to "unite the world through play". They are best known for Natural Selection.

                                               

Virgin Interactive

Virgin Interactive was a British video game publisher. It was formed as Virgin Games Ltd. in 1981. The company became much larger after purchasing the budget label, Mastertronic in 1987. It was part of the Virgin Group. In 1994 it was renamed Vir ...

                                               

ZAPiT Games

ZAPiT Games, Inc. was a company from Mississauga, Canada. It started in 2003 to make a home video game console for families. To do that, they worked with companies such as National Semiconductor, Panasonic and Altera to make the Game Wave Family ...

                                               

ZeniMax Media

ZeniMax Media Inc. is an American video game holding company based in Rockville, Maryland, and founded in 1999. The company owns id Software developer of the Doom, Quake and Rage series, Arkane Studios developer of Dishonored and Prey, MachineGam ...

                                               

Western Australia

Western Australia is one of the eight states and territories of Australia. It is the biggest state in Australia measured by amount of land. It has a population of about two million people. Its capital city is Perth.

                                               

Biome

In ecology, a biome is a major regional group of distinctive plant and animal communities best adapted to the regions physical natural environment, latitude, elevation, and terrain. A biome is made up of ecoregions or settlements at stable steady ...

                                               

Cold seep

A cold seep is an area of the ocean floor where hydrogen sulfide, methane and other hydrocarbon-rich liquids leak out of the Earths crust, often in the form of a brine pool. Cold seeps form a biome supporting several native species. Cold seeps ch ...

                                               

Continental shelf

A continental shelf is the part of the continent that is under water. The shelf was part of the land during the ice ages in the glacial periods, but under water in the interglacial periods. We are at present in an interglacial period. Every conti ...

                                               

Coral reef

A coral reef is a large underwater structure made of dead and living corals. In most healthy reefs, stony corals are predominant. They are built from colonial polyps from the phylum Cnidaria which secrete an exoskeleton of calcium carbonate. The ...

                                               

Grassland

A grassland is a biome, an area of land that mostly has grasses. There are wild grasses, and there may be some trees. Several parts of the world have grasslands. Grasslands are found in Africa, North America, Central Asia, South America, and near ...

                                               

Pelagic zone

The pelagic zone is the open sea or ocean that is not near the coast. The name comes from the Greek πέλαγος, which might be translated as "open sea". To make this clear, seas around continents have continental crust beneath them. They are shallow ...

                                               

River

A river is a stream of water that flows through a channel in the surface of the ground. The passage where the river flows is called the river bed and the earth on each side is called a river bank. A river begins on high ground or in hills or moun ...

                                               

Rock pool

Rock pools are rocky pools by the sea. They are in the intertidal zone. They are filled with seawater during high tides, and exist as separate pools at low tide. Tide pools are habitats of uniquely adaptable animals that have engaged the special ...

                                               

Sahel

The Sahel is a narrow belt of land in North Africa. It is a strip of land about 5500 kilometers long and 450 kilometres wide. It lies at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert The Sahel has a tropical semi-arid climate. It is between the dry dese ...

                                               

Tundra

In physical geography, tundra is where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. The term "tundra" comes from tūndar which means uplands, tundra, treeless mountains. There are three types of tundra: Arctic tundra, ...

                                               

Urchin barren

Urchin barrens are places in the ocean where sea urchins have eaten and killed so many kelp plants that they turned a kelp forest into something like a desert. This happens when there are too many sea urchins. The fish, krill and other animals th ...

                                               

Mines of Paris

The Mines of Paris are made up of a number of abandoned, underground mines under Paris, France, connected together by large chambers called galleries. Three main networks exist; the largest, called the grand reseau sud, lies under the Ve, VIe, XI ...

                                               

Middle-earth

Middle-earth is a fictional fantasy world invented by J. R. R. Tolkien. Several of his books take place there, such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It is supposed to be a long gone mythological time of our earth. Although Middle-earth is ...

                                               

Middle-earth characters

Alatar the Blue and Pallando the Blue are the Blue Wizards. They went into the east of Middle-earth. Little is known about them. Alatar was originally a Maia of Orome the Huntsman named Morinehtar, and presumably lived in his forests on the conti ...

                                               

The History of Middle-earth

The History of Middle-Earth, is a series compound by twelve volumes, published in 1983 to 1996, that analyze the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. The book was edited and compiled by his son, Christopher Tolkien. These books are extremely detailed, Christ ...