Simtex

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Simtex
Industry Interactive entertainment
Computer and video games
Founded 1988
Defunct 1997
Key people Steve Barcia
Products Master of Orion

Simtex was a video game developer established by Steve Barcia in 1988. It created a number of well-known turn-based strategy games for the PC, most notably the first two Master of Orion games. The company closed in 1997.

Games[edit]

The rights to Simtex's games were held by Atari until sold to various parties in a 2013 auction.[1] A third Master of Orion game named Master of Orion III was published by Atari (a subsidiary company of Infogrames) in 2003, having been developed by Quicksilver Software.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sliwinski, Alexander. "More Atari IP auction winners announced, Stardock plans Star Control reboot". Joystiq. Retrieved 13 November 2013.