Pangea Software

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Pangea Software, Inc.
Private
Industry Video games
Founded 1987
Headquarters Austin, Texas
Key people
Brian Greenstone, CEO
Website http://www.pangeasoft.net

Pangea Software is an Apple product game company based in Austin, Texas that is owned and operated by Brian Greenstone. Founded in 1987, the company began as a developer of Apple IIGS games, with the first (and most notable) being their commercially published game, Xenocide. In 1991, they switched to Macintosh development; notable titles included Power Pete, Nanosaur, Bugdom, Cro-Mag Rally, and Otto Matic. Since 2008, the company has ceased developing Mac games and instead chosen to focus on iOS games,[1] due to them being a more lucrative business venture.

Pangea specializes in video games, the majority of which are 3D third person shooters. They have a shareware/demo version available for download from their website; serial numbers must be purchased to unlock the full versions. In 1995, Pangea made a deal with Apple to bundle their games with Macintosh computers; this deal ended in 2006, when Apple decided to stop bundling third-party software.

In addition to games, Pangea also specializes in panoramic photography services.

Developed games[edit]

Apple IIGS[edit]

  • Xenocide (1989)
  • Grackle (1989)
  • Copy Killers (1989)
  • Quadronome (1989)
  • Senseless Violence: The Survival of the Fetus (1989)
  • Orbizone (1989)
  • Senseless Violence II: You Use, You Die (1990)
  • Cosmocade, with: Journey to Calibus and Naxos (1990)

Macintosh[edit]

Other products[edit]

In 1984 Brian Greenstone released his first game, Bloodsuckers, as shareware for the 8-bit Apple II. In 1993 he programmed and co-designed Harley's Humongous Adventure for the Super Nintendo game console.

Brian Greenstone has also written The Ultimate Game Programming Guide ($39.99 USD), a book about programming a 3D game engine for Mac OS X, in 2004.

Since 2006, Pangea has also provided a panoramic photography service, allowing customers to have a 360˚ view of an area that can be navigated and interacted with via a cursor.

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