Limbic Entertainment

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Limbic Entertainment
Industry Video games
Founded September 19, 2002
Founder Stephan Winter
Eike Radunz
Alexander Frey
Headquarters Germany
Products Video games
Number of employees
50
Website Official website

Limbic Entertainment is a German game development company founded in 2002 and based in Langen.

Company details[edit]

The company was founded on September 19, 2002, by Stephan Winter, Eike Radunz and Alexander Frey and has about 50 employees. They developed the tenth installment in the Might and Magic video game series, Might & Magic X: Legacy, for Ubisoft. Also for Ubisoft, they developed Might & Magic Heroes VI in collaboration with Black Hole Entertainment and Virtuos. In August 2014, Ubisoft announced that it would produce Might & Magic Heroes VII in cooperation with Limbic Entertainment.[1][2][3]

Limbic Entertainment focuses on game design and programming. Other jobs, as for example graphics, are usually outsourced (in case of Might and Magic X: Legacy they collaborated with Ubisoft Chengdu and Liquid Development).[4][5][6] The three founders of the company are former employees of Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software, a company that published games like Anno 1602, Anno 1503, and Anno 1701. On April 11, 2007, Ubisoft had acquired Sunflowers.

During the development of Might & Magic X: Legacy, the developers wrote a blog post[7] in cooperation with the publisher, where they presented the game and discussed game features. This "OpenDev" phase has lasted since August 2013 (release of game Beta containing Act I) until the game's release in January 2014. Two months after Might and Magic X: Legacy release, on 27 March 2014 (together with last patch) the developer announced on game pages end of support for the game.[8]

In October 2016 Ubisoft announced the end of partnership with Limbic.[9]

In June 2017 Kalypso and Limbic announced that they would cooperate on the release of Tropico 6 scheduled for a 2018 release on PC, Linux, MacOS, PS4 and XBox One.[10]

Games[edit]

Year Title Publisher(s) Platforms
2011 Might & Magic Heroes VI Ubisoft Microsoft Windows
2014 Might & Magic X: Legacy Ubisoft Microsoft Windows, OS X
2015 Might & Magic Heroes VII Ubisoft Microsoft Windows
2018 Tropico 6 Kalypso Media Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
2018 Memories of Mars 505 Games Microsoft Windows

References[edit]

Official website[edit]