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ASCARON Entertainment GmbH

Historical Events

    Aug 08, 1991:

    • The company is founded.

    Jun, 1992:

    • Publishing of the first game, the economic simulation "Der Patrizier" which stays at number 1 in the categories PC-, AMIGA- and ATARI ST-format of the Media Control charts for several months.

    Jul, 1993:

    • The company introduces an open distribution system.

    Nov, 1993:

    • Publishing of the football management simulation game "Anstoss" ; Introduction of the new label ASCON Sports. The Anstoss series has been highly succesful in Germany.

    Dec, 1993:

    • Publishing of "The Patrician" (German: "Der Patrizier") in the USA. (First publishing outside of Germany)

    Oct, 1996:

    • Change of company name to ASCARON.

    Sep, 2002:

    • Opening of "ASCARON" office in the UK. "ASCARON ENTERTAINMENT UK" to manage release of "ASCARON" titles internationally.

    Oct 21, 2005:

    • The company announces to launch a new development studio and a subsidiary quality assurance company called Quality Four GmbH, both in Potsdam, Germany.

    Apr 14, 2009:

    • The company goes into administration.
    Company history contributed by Sciere (253385), Indra is here (19703), Isdaron (681) and Jeanne (75619)