Spellbound Entertainment

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Spellbound Entertainment AG
IndustryVideo game industry
SuccessorBlack Forest Games
Founded1994; 25 years ago (1994)
Defunct2012 (2012)
Number of employees
40 (2011)
Websitewww.spellbound.de Edit this on Wikidata

Spellbound Entertainment AG was German video game developer based in Offenburg. Founded in 1994 by Armin Gessert, the company is best known for the Desperados series.

They also developed Arcania: Gothic 4, part of the Gothic series and later its expansion, Arcania: Fall of Setarrif. It was Spellbound's first entry into the series, which was previously developed by Piranha Bytes.


Spellbound was founded in 1994.

In 2007, they developed Arcania: Gothic 4, the new chapter in the Gothic series.

In 2012 the company went into administration.[1] They were re-founded as Black Forest Games [2][3]

Games developed[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.gameswelt.ch/news/157432-Spellbound_Entertainment_AG_-_Deutscher_Entwickler_meldet_Insolvenz_an.html
  2. ^ http://www.gamestar.de/news/branche/2569952/spellbound.html
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2015-06-12.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive for Macintosh (2015) Trivia - MobyGames". MobyGames. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  5. ^ "Desperados Gangs [Cancelled - Xbox 360 / PS3 / PSvita / PC] - Unseen64". Unseen64: Beta, Cancelled & Unseen Videogames!. 2012-05-28. Retrieved 2017-09-18.

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