Encore, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based software publisher focused on retail (shelf) sales.
Encore is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Speed Commerce, which acquired Encore's assets from the [1 ] United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in August 2002. [2 ]
In November 2008 Encore announced an expanded license with Riverdeep.
Under the terms of the agreement Encore now manages the Broderbund family of products as well as Broderbund’s direct to consumer business. In May 2010 Encore acquired the assets of Punch! Software [3 ] [4 ]
This section requires expansion. (March 2010)
Among the brands published by Encore for the retail market:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Broderbund and The Learning Company: distributes primarily through the Broderbund website owned by Encore. Series include , Adventure Workshop Carmen Sandiego, ClickArt, Disney Fun & Skills, Mavis Beacon, , Oregon Trail , The Print Shop , PrintMaster and [5 ] Reader Rabbit.
, Hoyle Card Games and Hoyle Casino Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games
and Jeopardy! PC/Mac games Wheel of Fortune
PlayFirst titles [6 ]
Runic Games' : distributed to the North American retail market by Encore Torchlight [7 ] [8 ]
Panda Security software
WildTangent games, including Fate: The Traitor Soul [9 ]
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