OverviewAntidote Entertainment was a privately owned, Canadian company that developed company web sites as well as producing casual games for the mass market and promotional games for individual clients. It was founded in 1999 and was headed by video game veterans George Donovan and Andrew Sturgeon.
In 2001, following the success of their first retail product, Millennium Gamepak Gold the company signed a major development deal with ValuSoft to produce further similar titles for the US casual gaming market. These games were sold via ValuSoft through their mass merchant connections with retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, K-Mart, Office Depot and others.
Antidote entertainment also ran Prizecade.com, an on-line gaming site.
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Related Web Sites
- Prizecade. Antidote's on-line gaming site (archived snapshots) (This site appears to have been most active between 2001 and 2006 though there is evidence of a site redesign in 2007. In 2014 the domain is up for sale )
- The company's corporate website (This no longer exists but www.archive.org shows it was active between 2000/01. Most archived entries are blank but those in late 2001 contain press announcements)
- The company's website (archived snapshots) (The company web site was active from around 2001 to 2010, later entries show the domain is up for sale. There was not much activity on this site, initially the list of games grows but the game Crib is 'coming soon' throughout the life of the site and the only news items posted are dated 2001. )