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The Now Defunct Maxis Software Tops List of the Top Five Defunct Video Game Developers

Game Over Top Five Defunct Game Developers

Although games and series may continue on after company or licence acquisitions, mergers and bankruptcy, the original developers who created the games can at times be forgotten, but that’s now how it should be.

Game developers deserve the same recognition that the original artists get when their songs are covered by newer or different musical acts. In truth it’s their legacy, because like the original artists who wrote the musical notes and lyrics of a song that gets covered, these original developers created the script and code to the original game and that should not be forgotten.

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Retro Gaming Revisited

DinoPark Tycoon Retro Gaming Revisted Review

DinoPark Tycoon helped peak dinosaur fever in 1993

During the summer of 1993, Jurassic Park stormed through theaters and into our hearts. But that wasn’t the only dinosaur media in our hearts, especially if you were a student in elementary or middle school. “I have a game” would have been the safer words for John Hammond to say, as opposed to “I have an Island off the coast of Costa Rica,” but even though it didn’t work out for Hammond, that didn’t mean you couldn’t create your own Jurassic Park… with DinoPark Tycoon!

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Retro Gaming Revisited

Lemmings Retro Gaming Revisited Review

Lemmings marched blindly into a Wonderful Gaming Legacy

Before mindless games like Candy Crush and Angry Birds and before you could control Pikmin as pawns, there was a mindless game with over 100 levels called Lemmings. It was developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1991 for the Amiga before being ported over to many other platforms of the day.

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