Looking Back at Closed Game Publishers From the 1990s

Video game publishers come and go. Sometimes if gamers are lucky, the closing studios' franchises are acquired by other companies. Studios like Black Isle, 3D Realms, Sierra, Acclaim, Midway and several others delivered great games like Baldur's Gate, Planescape Torment, Duke Nukem, King's Quest, San Francisco Rush, the original Mortal Kombat and many other great games all had their heyday in the 1990s.

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come_at_me_bro3016d ago

Black Isle... why oh why :(

reznik_zerosum3016d ago

Black Isle Developed :
Fallout (1997)
Fallout 2 (1998)
Planescape: Torment (1999)
Icewind Dale (2000)
Icewind Dale: Heart of Winter (2001)
Icewind Dale: Heart of Winter - Trials of the Luremaster (2001)
Icewind Dale II (2002)
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II (2004)

and they are no more,life is so stupid

RyanDJ3016d ago

Does anyone know if Dark Alliance continues in any way? My only beef with that series was the terrible end of game cliffhangers. 1 and 2 made me want more.

morkendo233012d ago

good lord, all the DEV. used to make great games are dead now?? im hating ps3 games even more now.

WII-U here i come.