Particle Systems

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This article is about a computer game company. For the computer graphics technique, see particle system.
Argonaut Sheffield
Subsidiary of Argonaut Games
Industry Interactive entertainment
Fate Defunct
Founder Glyn Williams
Michael Powell
Defunct October 2004
Products Independence War series
Parent Argonaut Games

Particle Systems Ltd. was a computer game developer based in Sheffield, England. The company was founded by Glyn Williams and Michael Powell. Games developed by Particle Systems include Independence War and its sequel Independence War 2: Edge of Chaos and Powerdrome (xBox). The company was working on tactical combat game EXO, when it was acquired by Argonaut Games in January 2002[1] and became Argonaut's Sheffield studios. Under this new guise the company released Lego Bionicle and submitted a number of demos for Star Wars, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Zorro. Argonaut Sheffield was closed in late October 2004 when Argonaut games was put into administration.[2]

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