Stardock Entertainment, Inc.

Overview

Incorporated in 1993 as Stardock Systems, Inc., Stardock began as a software developer for IBM's OS/2 operating system founded by Brad Wardell. The company's first successful game was Entrepreneur.

In mid-1999, the company reorganized itself into 3 separate companies under the umbrella of Stardock Corporation, the main holding company:
  • Stardock Entertainment, Inc. - to handle development and publishing of Windows games
  • Stardock Systems, Inc. - to continue development and support of OS/2 software
  • Stardock.net - a software subscription service and Windows software developer
Stardock was one of the first companies to develop platforms for digital distribution of software to customers via the internet. First Stardock Central and then replaced by Impulse, which was launched on June 17, 2008. Stardock sold Impulse to GameStop in May 2011.

Stardock is privately owned and is based primarily in Plymouth, Michigan. Brad Wardell continues to be the CEO and President of the company.

Also Known As

  • Stardock Systems, Inc. (from 1993 to Jun, 1999)

Games

Ashes of the Singularity(2016)
Political Machine 2016, The(2016)
Fallen Enchantress(2012)
Political Machine 2012, The(2012)
Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion - Forbidden Worlds(2012)
Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion(2012)
Galactic Civilizations: Complete Pack(2012)
Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition(2011)
Fallout(2011)
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (Limited Edition)(2011)
Elemental: War of Magic(2010)
Mayhem Intergalactic(2010)
Dark Void Zero(2010)
Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy(2010)
Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity(2010)
Tales of Bingwood: Chapter I - To Save a Princess, The(2010)
Mass Effect 2 (Digital Deluxe Edition)(2010)
Mass Effect 2(2010)
Classic Car Racing(2010)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs(2009)
Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday - Armageddon (2009)
Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday(2009)
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun(2009)
Victoria: Revolutions(2009)
Silent Heroes: Elite Troops of WWII(2009)
Perimeter: Emperor's Testament(2009)
Trine(2009)
TimeShift(2009)
Heritage of Kings: The Settlers(2009)
Kitten Sanctuary(2009)
Hearts of Iron III(2009)
CivCity: Rome(2009)
Fairy Tales: Three Heroes(2009)
Helldorado(2009)
William R. Fisher's Beyond the Spirit's Eye(2009)
Chains(2009)
Aztaka(2009)
Battle Mages: Sign of Darkness(2009)
Sword of the Stars: Ultimate Collection(2009)
Demigod(2009)
Demigod (Collector's Edition)(2009)
Braid(2009)
Elven Legacy(2009)
Ceville(2009)
Raycatcher(2009)
Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment(2009)
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix(2009)
Europa Universalis: Rome - Vae Victis(2009)
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim - Gold Edition(2009)
Europa Universalis III: Napoleon's Ambition(2009)

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Trivia

Company address (1997):

Stardock Systems, Inc.
17292 Farmington Rd.
Livonia MI 48152
USA

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