Saffire Corporation

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Saffire, Inc.
Saffire Corporation
Cygnus Multimedia Productions, Inc.
IndustryVideo game industry
FoundedSeptember 2, 1993; 25 years ago (1993-09-02) in American Fork, Utah, U.S.[1]
FounderLes Pardew
Defunct2007 (2007)
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Saffire, Inc., doing business as Saffire Corporation, was an American video game developer located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was known for both porting games and creating original titles. The company was founded as Cygnus Multimedia Productions, Inc. by Les Pardew in his basement in 1993, employing six people in total.

In 1994, it changed its name to Saffire Corporation and was later headed up by Sculptured Software co-founder Hal Rushton. They released their last title, Thunderbirds, in 2004 and went out of business in 2007.


Title Publisher(s) Platform(s) Release date
The Suit SoftKey Multimedia Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS 1996
They Call Me... The Skul SoftKey Multimedia, The Learning Company Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS 1996
NFL Legends Football '98 Accolade Microsoft Windows August 31, 1997
James Bond 007 Nintendo Game Boy January 29, 1998
Rampage World Tour Midway Games Nintendo 64 March 30, 1998
Bio F.R.E.A.K.S. Midway Games Nintendo 64, PlayStation May 31, 1998
StarCraft: Brood War Blizzard Entertainment Microsoft Windows, Mac OS November 30, 1998
Oddworld Adventures GT Interactive Software Game Boy December 1998
Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley ASC Games PlayStation December 1, 1998
Top Gear Rally 2 Kemco Nintendo 64 October 31, 1999
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Red Storm Entertainment Nintendo 64 November 17, 1999
Billy Bob's Huntin'-n-Fishin' Midway Games Game Boy Color November 17, 1999
Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate Titus Software Nintendo 64 December 14, 1999
Oddworld Adventures 2 GT Interactive Software Game Boy Color January 2000
The Mask of Zorro Sunsoft Game Boy Color February 2000
CyberTiger Electronic Arts Nintendo 64 February 29, 2000
ESPN MLS GameNight Konami PlayStation September 19, 2000
Army Men: Sarge's Heroes Midway Games Dreamcast October 30, 2000
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Red Storm Entertainment PlayStation March 27, 2001
Lego Bionicle Lego Software Game Boy Advance October 3, 2001
Lego Bionicle: The Legend of Mata Nui Lego Software Microsoft Windows Canceled in October 2001
E.T.: Escape from Planet Earth NewKidCo Game Boy Color November 4, 2001
Barbarian Titus Software PlayStation 2 June 27, 2002
Hot Wheels Velocity X THQ Game Boy Advance October 31, 2002
Justice League: Injustice for All Midway Games Game Boy Advance November 17, 2002
The Hobbit Sierra Entertainment Game Boy Advance November 11, 2003
Peter Pan: The Motion Picture Event Atari, Inc. Game Boy Advance December 10, 2003
Van Helsing Vivendi Universal Games PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance May 6, 2004
Around the World in 80 Days Hip Games Game Boy Advance July 5, 2004
Thunderbirds Vivendi Universal Games Game Boy Advance August 10, 2004


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