Throwback Entertainment

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Throwback Entertainment
Video games
Industry Computer and video game industry
Founded 2004
Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Key people
Thomas Maduri (Chairman) Robert Maduri (President)
Products Vexx, Extreme-G, Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance
Number of employees
Website Official website

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


Founded in 2004, the founders of Throwback Entertainment considered purchasing Acclaim Entertainment, but after researching the company decided against it. Two years later, after Acclaim had shut down, Throwback announced the purchase of the Acclaim library, consisting of over 180 titles such as Iggy's Reckin Balls, Extreme-G, Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance and Vexx.[1]

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

On June 2012, Throwback Entertainment launched Double Clutch, an automotive lifestyle site.[3]

On February 2013, Throwback Entertainment launched Sportsgoer, an app for the iPhone that combines schedule data for professional sports.[4]

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 and Windows Phone stores later in 2015.[5]


  1. ^ Sinclair, Brendan (2006-07-10). "Q&A: Throwback CEO Thomas Maduri". Gamespot. Retrieved 2007-04-25. 
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  3. ^ "Throwback launches Double Clutch". 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2013-02-02. 
  4. ^ "Throwback launches Sportsgoer". 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2013-03-04. 
  5. ^ "Throwback Entertainment Unleashes ‘Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance’ on the World of Windows". 2015-05-06. Retrieved 2015-05-07. 

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