Time Warner Interactive

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Time Warner Interactive
Division of Time Warner
IndustryInteractive entertainment
Computer and video games
FateMerged into Midway Games West (1996)
FoundedJune 23, 1993; 25 years ago (1993-06-23) (as Time Warner Consumer Products)
DefunctMarch 29, 1996; 22 years ago (1996-03-29)
1 Rushmills, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7YH
675 Sycamore Drive Milpitas, CA 95035
OwnerTime Warner
ParentTime Warner

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 on March 29, 1996,[1] 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 made[edit]

Title Platform Release Date
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
Primal Rage PlayStation 1995
Race Drivin' Sega Saturn 1995
Return Fire PlayStation 1996
Shinrei Jusatsushi Tarōmaru Sega Saturn 1997
Hoop it Up World Tour 3 on 3 the Game Arcade 1995


  1. ^ Webb, Marcus (June 1996). "WMS Acquires Time Warner/Atari Games". Next Generation. No. 18. Imagine Media. p. 26.

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