Eurocom

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This article is about the now-defunct UK video game development company. For other uses, see Eurocom (disambiguation).
Eurocom
Former type Video game developer
Industry Computer and video games
Fate Bankruptcy
Founded October 1988
Founder(s) Mat Sneap, Chris Shrigley, Hugh Binns, Tim Rogers, Neil Baldwin
Defunct 6 December 2012[1]
Headquarters Derby, United Kingdom
Employees Approx.250

Eurocom (formerly Eurocom Entertainment Software) was a British video game developer founded in October 1988 by Mat Sneap, Chris Shrigley, Hugh Binns, Tim Rogers and Neil Baldwin, to specifically develop games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Since then, Eurocom expanded to several other platforms including handheld game systems and most major video game consoles.

The company was once famous for its arcade to console ports, but is now better known for working with licensed properties such as Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Ice Age 2: The Meltdown, the James Bond 007 series, and Batman Begins.

On 23 November 2012, Eurocom laid off around 75% of their 200 employees, in a statement company director Hugh Binns said "... Eurocom are undertaking a restructuring which I regret to say has meant we've made the majority of our workforce redundant today ...", attributing a "steep decline in demand for console games", and "...will be focusing mainly on mobile opportunities moving forward."[1]

On 6 December 2012, the company laid off its remaining staff and ceased trading.[2]

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