Type of site
|Video game developer|
|Owner||Jolt Online Gaming|
It was founded in 1996 as Solaria Games by Mehul Patel, author of the Bulletin Board System games Barren Realms Elite and Falcon's Eye. It was subsequently renamed Solaria Interactive later that year and in 1999, rebranded as Echelon Entertainment. Echelon's services included a then popular message board system that by 2001 included over 500 free user created forums. In May of 2000, Echelon Entertainment was renamed Swirve.com to appeal to a broader audience, providing into other services such as email and horoscopes. At its peak, Swirve.com hosted a variety of services including Fantasy Sports games and E-Cards.
In 2008, Swirve was acquired by Jolt Online Gaming.
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