Erbe Software, S.A.

Overview

From 1984 to 1995 Erbe Software was the main distributor of entertainment software in Spain, they coped more than the 50 percent of the market. They also promoted the Spanish software by helping small companies like Topo soft or MCM to get their products abroad.

Erbe's products were all famous for their nice and accurate localizations and a great marketing campaign.

During the 80's Spain's Erbe primarily handled the Spanish publishing of Sinclair Spectrum games originating from the UK. They released around 300 games this way, mainly from Ocean and Gremlin.

In the 90's, Erbe was the only and exclusive distributor for such companies as Sierra On-Line, LucasArts, Infogrames, Acclaim, Adventure Soft and Nintendo. This helped them becoming the most important publisher in Spain.

In 1995 big multinationals (Virgin, EA, Nintendo...) started to found their own subsidiaries in Spain so Erbe was losing partners until its demise in 1999.

Games

ARA NGC 6397(1998)
Curse of Monkey Island, The(1997)
Star Wars: Dark Forces(1997)
Star Wars: X-Wing (Collector's CD-ROM)(1996)
Ripley's Believe It or Not!: The Riddle of Master Lu(1996)
Dig, The(1995)
Star Wars: TIE Fighter (Collector's CD-ROM)(1995)
Star Wars: Rebel Assault II - The Hidden Empire(1995)
Ringworld: Revenge of the Patriarch(1994)
Luigi en Circusland(1994)
Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet(1994)
Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!(1993)
WaxWorks(1993)
Best of the Best Championship Karate(1993)
Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle(1993)
Out of This World(1993)
Star Wars: X-Wing(1993)
Alone in the Dark(1992)
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge(1992)
Mad TV(1992)
Rocketeer, The(1992)
Luigi & Spaghetti(1992)
King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow(1992)
Hammer-Head(1992)
Addams Family, The(1992)
Eternam(1992)
Jump(1992)
Chiki Chiki Boys(1991)
Gunship 2000(1991)
Alien Storm(1991)
Mystical(1991)
Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe(1991)
Murders in Space(1991)
Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants, The(1991)
Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work(1991)
Cruise for a Corpse(1991)
WWF Wrestlemania(1991)
Lorna(1990)
Spherical(1990)
Dynasty Wars(1990)
SimCity(1990)
NARC(1990)
Crime Wave(1990)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch(1990)
Klax(1990)
Secret of Monkey Island, The(1990)
James Pond: Underwater Agent(1990)
Snow Strike(1990)
King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!(1990)
M1 Tank Platoon(1990)

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Trivia

ERBE's address (1985)

Santa Engracia 17,
28010 Madrid,
(91)4473410

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