Rainbow Arts

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Rainbow Arts Software GmbH
IndustryVideo games
Founded1984; 37 years ago (1984)
FounderMarc Ullrich, Thomas Meiertoberens
Defunct1999 (1999)
SuccessorTHQ Deutschland
ProductsTurrican series
ParentRushware (1986–1999)

Rainbow Arts Software GmbH was a German video game publisher based in Gütersloh. The company was founded in 1984 by Marc Ullrich and Thomas Meiertoberens and acquired by Rushware in 1986.[1] In 1999, Funsoft Holding, which acquired Rushware and sister company Softgold in 1992, sold Rushware to THQ, which was incorporated into THQ Deutschland, THQ's German operations arm.[2][3][4]



  1. ^ Gamer-Redaktion, Retro (30 March 2017). Retro Gamer Spezial 2/2017 – C64: Alles über den legendären Brotkasten C64. ISBN 9783957881656.
  2. ^ Gamer-Redaktion, Retro (27 November 2015). Retro Gamer Spezial 1/2016: DAS ERSTE JAHRBUCH. ISBN 9783957880680.
  3. ^ "THQ Acquires Leading Game Publisher/Distributor in Germany". Business Wire. Berkshire Hathaway. 2 December 1998. Archived from the original on 24 February 1999. Retrieved 16 June 2019 – via Yahoo.com.
  4. ^ Drews, Alexander (March–April 2020). "Interview with Thomas Meiertoberens - The return of Magic Bytes". Amiga Future Magazine. 143: 10–14.

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