Aspyr

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Aspyr Media, Inc.
Private
Industry Video game industry
Founded September 27, 1996; 20 years ago (1996-09-27)
Headquarters Austin, Texas, U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Michael Rogers (President)
Products List of games ported by Aspyr
Website aspyr.com

Aspyr Media, Inc., doing business as Aspyr, is an American video game developer and publisher based in Austin, Texas. Established in 1996, the company specializes in porting video games from Microsoft Windows to macOS and Linux with partners 2K Games, Activision, Gearbox Software, and others.

Games[edit]

Aspyr's logo from 1996 to 2005

Popular franchises ported under Aspyr's banner include Call of Duty, Civilization, Star Wars, The Sims 2 and Borderlands. By 2003, Aspyr owned 60 percent of the Mac entertainment market.[1] Apart from macOS and Linux, platforms Aspyr ports to range over Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, iOS, Android, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Aspyr has also produced and distributed several albums and documentaries. In 2015, Aspyr developed and published Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered, a remaster of a game developed by Quantic Dream, making it their first title to receive upgrades outside the porting field.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (August 30, 2004). "Bungie Founder Finds Publisher". IGN. IGN Entertainment. Retrieved July 2, 2017. 

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