New Release: If you miss RPGs like Baldur's Gate, today has good news! Pillars of Eternity has been released and is available on GOG DRM-Free

Spectrum Holobyte, Inc.

Historical Events

    Nov 01, 1983:

    • Company was incorporated as a computer software publishing company specializing in graphics.

    Jan, 1984:

    • They began business, co-founded by Phillip Adam, who served as President until Dec. 1990.

    1987:

    • SPHERE, INC. was formed with the merger of Spectrum HoloByte and Nexa Corporation.

    1993:

    1995:

    • The company acquires SimTex Inc.
    • The company partners with FASA Corporation in a multiyear, multifaceted agreement, which included development, publishing and distribution rights for interactive titles for personal computers and next generation machines.

    1996:

    • Consolidated all of its products under the MicroProse banner.

    Oct 15, 1996:

    • The company signs an agreement with Sony Signatures Film and Television Licensing to develop several games based on the movie Starship Troopers.

    1998:

    1999:

    • The development studio in Alameda is closed.
    Company history contributed by Corn Popper (69666), Sciere (286016), skl (1138), jean-louis (16271) and Jeanne (75575)