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Ignition Entertainment Ltd. USA

Overview

Ignition Entertainment Ltd. USA was the US division of the UK Ignition Entertainment Ltd.. It was formed on 22nd May 2006 and handled all overseas publishing activities. Initially based in Glendale, California, it later moved to Glenview, Illinois.

On 20th April 2007 the acquisition of the company by UTV Software Communications was completed and Ignition was renamed UTV Ignition Entertainment Ltd. The US division retained its name, but was referred to as "Ignition Entertainment Ltd. (lncorporated USA)" in financial reports.

In January 2011 the company announced to merge all USA publishing and development operations in a single office in Austin, Texas where its division UTV True Games was located. The development team of the former Ignition Florida studio also moved there. The location with both publishing and two development operations was informally referred to as Ignition Austin, with UTV Ignition Games as the official name.

A few months later, on 24th June 2011, the company announced to open a new USA headquarters in Marina Del Rey, California for all publishing activities. UTV Ignition's last press release was in March 2012 about Magical Drop V. All websites have been down and in April 2012 Atlus announced to take over the publishing of Dragon's Crown from Ignition. Even though no formal statement has been made, most likely all of UTV Ignition has been closed down.

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