SingleTrac

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SingleTrac Entertainment Technologies, Inc.
Public
Industry Software & Programming
Founded 1994
Founder Mike Bartholomew, Todd Kelly, Michael Ryder
Defunct 2000
Headquarters Salt Lake City, Utah
Products Twisted Metal franchise
Jet Moto franchise

SingleTrac Entertainment Technologies was a video game developer, mostly for the PlayStation platform. The management team and much of the original development team came from Evans & Sutherland, bringing their 3D graphics and software engineering skills into the video game industry. Its most famous titles were the Twisted Metal and Jet Moto video game series.

The company's first two games, WarHawk and Twisted Metal, were major critical and commercial successes, leading publisher Sony Computer Entertainment to contract two further games from SingleTrac.[1] After producing these games for Sony Computer Entertainment, SingleTrac was bought by the video game publisher GT Interactive, which was then bought by the French company Infogrames.

And finally in the year 2000, this organization was officially declared shut down. A group of former SingleTrac employees left and formed the game studio Incognito Entertainment in 1999, (which was one year earlier) and that studio has gone on to make some additional entries in former SingeTrac franchises Twisted Metal and WarHawk for Sony Computer Entertainment America.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "At the Deadline". GamePro. No. 87. IDG. December 1995. p. 206.