Action Forms was founded in 1995. In 1997, their debut game Chasm: The Rift was released. Subsequently the company earned recognition as developer of the first three games in the Carnivores series. The company used their own game engine AtmosFear in every released game since Carnivores. In 2005 Vivisector: Beast Within and «Остров Сокровищ» (Ostrov Sokrovisch) based on the Soviet animated film Treasure Island, which itself was based on the novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson, were released. In 2009 Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason, which uses modified game engine AtmosFear 2.0, (though it was actually the fourth major generation of the engine) was released. Currently Action Forms is dormant. Main members of the company created the game development studio Tatem Games, focused on games for iOS platform and revived the Carnivores franchise.
List of games
- Chasm: The Rift (1997) (DOS)
- Carnivores (1998)
- Carnivores 2 (1999)
- Carnivores: Ice Age (2001)
- Duke Nukem: Endangered Species (cancelled)
- Ostrov Sokrovishch (Остров сокровищ) (2005)
- Vivisector: Beast Within (2005)
- Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason (2009)
- Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter (2010) (iOS, PlayStation Portable) (in collaboration with Tatem Games)
- Carnivores: Ice Age (2011) (iOS) (in collaboration with Tatem Games)
- "Electronic Entertainment Expo 2006 Exhibitor Profiles". Business Wire. Berkshire Hathaway. May 4, 2006. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
- Game page on AG.ru
- Интервью с Игорем Каревым (Часть 1: Историческая) [Action Forms: Interview with Igor Karev (Part 1: Historical)] (in Russian). 25 March 2011. Archived from the original on 29 April 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
- Интервью с Игорем Каревым (Часть 2: Портативная) [Action Forms: Interview with Igor Karev (Part 2: Portable)] (in Russian). 25 March 2011. Archived from the original on 12 November 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2011.
- "About Tatem Games". Retrieved July 5, 2019.
- "Duke Nukem: Endangered Species cancelled". GameSpot. 18 December 2001.
- Official site of Action Forms Limited (currently not working, Malware alert pops up)
- Official site of Action Forms Limited (Wayback Machine)
- Action Forms page on MobyGames
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