Time Warner Interactive
|This article does not cite any sources. (February 2009) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
|Division of Time Warner|
Computer and video games
|Fate||Merged into Midway Games West (1996)|
|Founded||June 23, 1993(as Time Warner Consumer Products)|
|Headquarters||1 Rushmills, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7YH, U.K.|
Time Warner Interactive (Group) (TWI) was a studio within Time Warner which developed video games. It was formed in 1993 after Time Warner bought a controlling interest in Atari Games, and was active until 1996 when WMS Industries bought the company. This studio was previously known as Tengen, the consumer division of Atari Games. Atari Games would continue to operate under their own name until 1996 when both it and Time Warner Interactive were brought back together and renamed Midway Games West. Time Warner Interactive was responsible for games such as Rise of the Robots, Primal Rage and T-MEK.
Time Warner also bought the UK publisher Renegade Software in 1995 and kept it independent as Warner Interactive Entertainment. Both subsidiaries were short-lived: Time Warner Interactive was formed from the Atari Games acquisition in 1993 and sold to WMS Industries in 1996, while Warner Interactive Entertainment existed only two years before being sold to GT Interactive in 1997.
There is no relation between Atari Games/Time Warner Interactive and Atari Corporation.
List of games developed
|Batman Returns||Sega CD||1993|
|T-MEK||Arcade, Sega 32X||1994|
|Dick Vitale's "Awesome Baby" College Hoops||Sega Genesis||1994|
|Generations Lost||Sega Genesis||1994|
|Rise of the Robots||Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, Sega Genesis, SNES, Game Gear, 3DO, CD-i, Arcade||1994|
|Cheese Cat-astrophe starring Speedy Gonzalez||Game Gear, Master System||1995|
|Virtua Racing||Sega Saturn||1995|
|Wayne Gretzky and the NHLPA All-Stars||Sega Genesis, Super NES||1995|
|Race Drivin'||Sega Saturn||1995|
|Shinrei Jusatsushi Tarōmaru||Sega Saturn||1997|