System 3 (company)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from System 3 (software company))

System 3 Software Limited
  • Studio 3 Interactive Entertainment Limited
  • (1999-2003)
IndustryVideo games
Founded1982; 41 years ago (1982)
  • Mark Cale
  • Emerson Best
  • Michael Koo
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Key people
  • Mark Cale (CEO)
ProductsLast Ninja series
International Karate series

System 3 Software Limited (known as System 3 Software Ltd. until 1991 and Studio 3 Interactive Entertainment Ltd. from 1999 to 2003) is a British independent video game developer and publisher founded in 1982 by Mark Cale.[1]

They created such games as The Last Ninja, Myth: History in the Making, International Karate, Putty, Constructor and its 1999 sequel Street Wars: Constructor Underworld (also known as Mob Rule) as well as dozens of other games.

Studio 3 was the internal development arm of System 3.[2]


Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
1982 Colony 7 Atari 8-bit
1983 Lazer Cycle BBC Micro
1984 Death Star Interceptor Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
1985 International Karate Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit
1987 Bangkok Knights Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64
International Karate + Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
The Last Ninja Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS
1988 Last Ninja 2 Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
1989 Dominator Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Myth: History in the Making Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Tusker Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Vendetta Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
1990 Flimbo's Quest Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64
1991 Fuzzball Amiga
Last Ninja 3 Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64
Turbo Charge Commodore 64
1992 Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge Game Boy, NES
Putty Amiga, Super NES
1994 Putty Squad Super NES
1997 Constructor Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS, PlayStation
1999 Mob Rule Microsoft Windows
2000 International Karate 2000 Game Boy Color
2001 International Karate Advanced Game Boy Advance
2006 Super Fruit Fall Wii
2013 Putty Squad Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
2017 Constructor HD Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
FruitFall Crush Nintendo Switch
2019 Constructor Plus Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Games published[edit]

Year Title Platform(s) Developer(s) Notes
1985 Juice! Commodore 64 Tronix European publisher
Suicide Strike
1986 Twister ZX Spectrum Sensible Software
1994 Desert Fighter Super NES Opus European publisher
2000 Crisis Beat PlayStation Soft Machine
Guilty Gear Arc System Works
Silent Bomber CyberConnect
Toshinden 4 Tamsoft
2002 Cel Damage Overdrive PlayStation 2 Pseudo Interactive
2003 Grooverider: Slot Car Racing King of the Jungle
James Pond II: Codename Robocod Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2 Vectordean
Motorsiege: Warriors of Primetime PlayStation 2 Lightspeed Games
Road Trip Adventure E-game European publisher
Seek and Destroy Barnhouse Effect
2004 1945 I & II: The Arcade Games Psikyo
America's 10 Most Wanted Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 Black Ops Entertainment
Guncom 2 PlayStation 2 Ecole
Intellivision Lives! Realtime Associates
Trigger Man Point of View
Underworld: The Eternal War Lucky Chicken Games
2005 Castle Shikigami II: War of the Worlds Alfa System European publisher
Gottlieb Pinball Classics FarSight Studios
Gungrave: Overdose Ikusabune
MX World Tour Impulse Games
Strike Force Bowling LAB Rats Games
World Championship Poker Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2 Coresoft
2006 Crazy Chicken X PlayStation 2 Phenomedia Publishing
2007 Impossible Mission Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Wii Ziggurat Interactive European publisher
Tennis Masters Nintendo DS Mermaid Studios
2008 Ferrari Challenge: Trofeo Pirelli Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii Eutechnyx
2009 Supercar Challenge PlayStation 3
2010 Williams Pinball Classics

Ferrari: The Race Experience

PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Xbox 360 FarSight Studios European publisher
2013 The Pinball Arcade PlayStation 4
2014 Pure Chess VooFoo Studios
Pure Pool
2017 Stern Pinball Arcade Nintendo Switch FarSight Studios European publisher


  1. ^ "System 3 Celebrates Twenty-Five Years As A UK Independent Publisher". 12 January 2007. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  2. ^ Studio 3 Games - IGN, retrieved 15 December 2021

External links[edit]