Black Element Software

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Black Element Software
Private
Industry Video game development
Founded 2000
Headquarters Prague, Czech Republic
Products Shade: Wrath of Angels, Alpha Prime
Website http://www.blackelement.net/

Black Element Software Co., LTD is a video game development company based in Prague, Czech Republic. Prior to their acquisition by Bohemia Interactive Studio in 2010, they developed computer and console games directly.

History[edit]

Black Element Software was founded in 2000 by the members of Insanity, known for their games Testament and Testament II.[1] They released their first game, Shade: Wrath of Angels, on 1 October 2004. In 2005, they joined with Bohemia Interactive Studio and Altar Games to form IDEA Games, which functioned as a publisher and consultant for several independent developers.[2]

On 30 September 2010, Black Element Software was acquired by fellow IDEA Games member Bohemia Interactive.[3] Despite this acquisition, Bohemia Interactive promised that the acquired companies, including Black Element Software, would continue to operate individually.[4] Since acquisition, Black Element Software has been credited as a subsidiary of Bohemia Interactive Studio.[5]

As of 2014, Black Element Software now provides 3D modeling and related services for other game developers.[6]

Games/expansion packs[edit]

Games released under Bohemia Interactive Studio[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Testament II". Hall of Light. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "IDEA Games". Giant Bomb. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Support". Idea Games. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  4. ^ "Bohemia Interactive company profile". Bistudio.com. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  5. ^ "Speciál: Bohemia Interactive: Studio, které zlepšilo herní průmysl - Kapitola šestá - Arma 2 se rozšiřuje" (in Czech). Zing.cz. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  6. ^ "Official Website". Black Element Software. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 

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