Fox Interactive

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Fox Interactive
Former type Defunct Subsidiary
Industry Software & Programming
Founded 1994
Defunct 2006
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, USA
Parent 20th Century Fox (1992-2003)
Vivendi Games (2003-2006)

Fox Interactive was a video game publisher and developer mainly concerned with titles based on 20th Century Fox properties, such as The Simpsons, Family Guy, Futurama, the Alien and Predator film franchises, Independence Day, Charmed, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, Avatar, 24, the Ice Age trilogy of films and the Die Hard series of films. They have also been involved with original titles, including Croc: Legend of the Gobbos, Croc 2, and The Operative: No One Lives Forever.

History[edit]

Fox Interactive was formed in December 1994 and was an operating unit of Fox Filmed Entertainment, a News Corporation company. The company published, developed and produced games mainly for titles based on 20th Century Fox film and movie properties.

Their first game was The Pagemaster, based on a film of the same name. Fox Interactive released both arcade games, Die Hard Arcade and The Simpsons Bowling. The company became most well known for its Croc, Aliens vs. Predator, Die Hard and Charmed games.

In March 2003, Fox Interactive Inc. was acquired by Vivendi Universal Games. In 2006, Fox Interactive went out of business. Further 20th Century Fox games were published by Fox Mobile Entertainment and now Fox Digital Entertainment.

List of video games developed[edit]

Title Release Date Platform
The Tick 1994 Super NES, Sega Genesis
The Pagemaster 1994 Super NES, Sega Genesis, Game Boy
Alien Trilogy 1995 PlayStation, Sega Saturn, MS-DOS
Die Hard Arcade 1996 Arcade, Sega Saturn
Die Hard Trilogy 1996 PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Windows
The Simpsons: Cartoon Studio 1996 Windows, Mac OS
Independence Day 1997 PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Windows
The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield 1997 Windows
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos 1997 PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Sega Saturn, Windows
James Cameron's Titanic Explorer 1997 Windows, Mac
Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok 1997 Windows/Macintosh
FOX Sports Soccer 99 1998 PlayStation
Icebreaker 1998 Windows
Fox Sports Golf '99 1998 Windows, PlayStation
Fox Sports College Hoops '99 1998 Nintendo 64
The X-Files Game 1998 Windows
Motorhead 1998 PlayStation, Windows
Team Losi RC Racer 1998 PlayStation
N2O: Nitrous Oxide 1998 PlayStation
FOX Sports Golf 1998 PlayStation
Fox Sports NBA Championship 2000 1999 Windows
NBA Basketball 2000 1999 PlayStation, Windows
Sci-Fi Pinball 1999 Windows, Mac
NHL Championship 2000 1999 PlayStation, Windows
The Simpsons: Cartoon Studio 1999 (re-release) Windows, Mac
Alien Resurrection 1999 PlayStation, Windows
Alien vs. Predator 1999 Windows, Mac
Croc 2 1999 PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Windows
Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas 2000 PlayStation, Windows
Sanity: Aiken's Artifact 2000 Windows
King of the Hill 2000 Windows, Mac
The Simpsons Bowling 2000 Arcade, PlayStation
The Operative: No One Lives Forever 2000 PlayStation 2, Windows, Mac OS X
World's Scariest Police Chases 2001 PlayStation, Windows
Planet of the Apes 2001 PlayStation, Windows
The Simpsons: Night of the Living Treehouse of Horror 2001 Game Boy Color
The Simpsons Wrestling 2001 PlayStation
The Simpsons: Road Rage 2001 PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Xbox
Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza 2002 Windows
Aliens versus Predator 2 2002 Windows
No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way 2002 Mac OS X, Windows
The Simpsons Skateboarding 2002 PlayStation 2
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2002 Xbox
Die Hard: Vendetta 2002 PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube
Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction 2003 PlayStation 2
The Simpsons: Hit & Run 2003 PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Windows
The X-Files: Resist or Serve 2004 PlayStation 2

References[edit]

Century Fox, Fox Video Games, Inc.