Throwback Entertainment

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Throwback Entertainment
Video games
Industry Computer and video game industry
Founded 2006
Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Key people
Thomas Maduri (Chairman)
Robert Maduri (President)
Products Vexx
Extreme-G
Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance
Number of employees
25–50
Website Official website

Throwback Entertainment, based in Toronto, Canada develops, creates and publishes immersive and interactive gaming titles. Throwback Entertainment's unique portfolio of over 190 games has accumulated of $3.5 Billion in revenue, sold over 200 million copies and distributed to over 35 countries.

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In 2006, Throwback announced the purchase of the Acclaim library, consisting of over 190 titles such as Iggy's Reckin' Balls, Extreme-G, Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance and Vexx.[1]

On February 2011, WeGo Interactive Co., Ltd., located in Seoul, Korea, purchased the Re-Volt franchise from Throwback Entertainment.[2]

On May 6, 2015, during Microsoft's IGNITE conference, it was announced that Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance will be made available on Xbox One and the Windows stores.[3]

On December 29, 2015, Throwback released TrickStyle on GOG.com.

In 2016, Throwback released iOS 10 sticker packs for Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance, TrickStyle, Legends of Wrestling, Wrestling, SX Superstar and All-Star Baseball on the iMessage App Store.

On December 20, 2016, Throwback released Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance on the Windows Store. Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance was also subsequently released on Steam on January 28, 2017. Both versions included enhanced HD rendering and full controller support.

On February 21, 2017, TrickStyle, the classic Dreamcast title, was released on the Steam store along with the much loved soundtrack as free DLC.

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