Paragon Software

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Paragon Software Corporation
Private
Industry Video game industry
Fate Merged into MicroProse
Founded December 12, 1985; 32 years ago (1985-12-12)
Founders
Defunct July 27, 1992 (1992-07-27)
Headquarters Greensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Number of employees
19 (1992)
Parent MicroProse (1992)

Paragon Software Corporation was an American video game developer based in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Founded on December 12, 1985, by Mark E. Seremet and Antony Davies, the company was best known for games developed around licenses from Marvel Comics,[1] including The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!,[2] and licenses from Game Designers' Workshop, such as the MegaTraveller series.[3] On July 27, 1992, MicroProse announced that they had acquired Paragon Software, and that the company would be merged into MicroProse as a result of it.[4] The company had 19 employees at the time.[4] The studio's final game, XF5700 Mantis Experimental Fighter, was released under the MicroProse branding on September 2, 1992.[5]

Games[edit]

Year Title Publisher(s)
1986 Master Ninja: Shadow Warrior of Death Paragon Software
Gemini-2
1987 Alien Fires: 2199 AD
1988 War Hawk Silverbird Software
Wizard Wars Paragon Software
Guardians of Infinity: To Save Kennedy
1989 X-Men: Madness in Murderworld
The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge! Paragon Software, Empire Software
1990 Space: 1889
MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy
The Amazing Spider-Man Paragon Software
The Punisher
1991 Millennium: Return to Earth Paragon Software, Empire Software
Twilight: 2000
MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients
Troika Paragon Software
X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sinclair, Brendan (April 14, 2009). "City of Heroes team renamed Paragon Studios". GameSpot. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  2. ^ IGN Staff (May 8, 2007). "Top 10 Tuesday: Longest Game Titles". IGN. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  3. ^ McNamara, Tom (December 6, 2004). "Sequels We'd Like to See". IGN. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  4. ^ a b Gilmore, Kathy; Bake, Elizabeth (July 27, 1992). "MICROPROSE ACQUIRES PARAGON SOFTWARE". TheFreeLibrary.com. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  5. ^ Gilmore, Kathy (September 2, 1992). "MICROPROSE RELEASES MANTIS". TheFreeLibrary.com. Retrieved February 26, 2018.