Mirrorsoft Ltd.

Moby ID: 1259

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Mirrorsoft was the Mirror newspaper group's own software house. It mostly published games, but also some eductional and productivity software, notably the Fleet Street Publisher (a DTP package).

It was also responsible for the labels Image Works (original games), PSS (strategy games, after aquisition of the former Personal Software Services in 1987) and Mirror Image (for re-releases at budget price).

It also published many bigger US companies in Europe (like Spectrum Holobyte, FTL and Cinemaware).

Credited on 74 Games from 1983 to 1991

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Predator 2 (1991 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
ABC Wide World of Sports Boxing (1991 on DOS, Amiga)
Champion of the Raj (1991 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST)
Double-Double Bill (1991 on Amiga)
Falcon: The Classic Collection (1991 on Amiga, Atari ST)
J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan (1991 on DOS)
Mega lo Mania (1991 on DOS, SNES, Genesis...)
Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (1990 on DOS, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance...)
Battle Master (1990 on DOS, Genesis, Amiga...)
Flight of the Intruder (1990 on DOS, Windows, Amiga...)
Stunt Driver (1990 on DOS)
The Final Battle (1990 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
Triad Volume 3 (1990 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
Wings (1990 on Game Boy Advance, Amiga, BlackBerry...)
Wolf Pack (1990 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)
It Came from the Desert (1989 on DOS, Amiga)
Lords of the Rising Sun (1989 on Amiga, TurboGrafx CD, CD-i...)
Austerlitz (1989 on Linux, DOS, Windows...)
Conflict: Europe (1989 on Linux, DOS, Windows...)
Onslaught (1989 on DOS, Genesis, Amiga...)

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History +

November 5, 1991

The entire Mirror Empire collapsed, the day founder Robert Maxwell drowned (believed to be suicide). Many games such as First Samurai, Turtles 2 and Cisco Heat lost sales as a result


company acquires Personal Software Services

Trivia +

The readers of the UK gaming magazine Computer and Video Games voted Mirrorsoft as winner in the category "Software House of the Year 16-bit" in the annual Golden Joystick Awards (CVG #92, 1989/6).


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