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Tengen, Inc.

Also Known As +

  • Time Warner Interactive (California) Inc. (from 1994-06-28 to 1996-09-10)
  • Tengen Inc. (from 1987-12-21 to 1994-06-28)

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Tengen was a subsidiary of Atari Games Corporation under which home conversions of Atari Games' arcade games were developed and published. Tengen also published conversions of other manufacturers' arcade games, including Sega, Namco and Toaplan. Most of Tengen's NES releases were not licensed by Nintendo and Tengen faced a lawsuit because of this. In the early 1990s, Tengen also published several original games from various developers. The Tengen division was renamed to Time Warner Interactive (California) Inc. after Time Warner bought Atari Games Corporation in 1993.

After the business was sold to WMS Industries, the name was reverted to Tengen, Inc. However, the company was inactive until it was finally dissolved in 1999.

67 Games Released (1988 - 1995)

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Super R.B.I. Baseball (1995 on SNES)
RBI Baseball '95 (1995 on SEGA 32X)
Time Warner Interactive's VR Virtua Racing (1995 on SEGA Saturn)
Dick Vitale's "Awesome, Baby!" College Hoops (1994 on Genesis)
R.B.I. Baseball '94 (1994 on Genesis)
Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt (1993 on Genesis)
Dragon's Revenge (1993 on Genesis)
MiG-29: Fighter Pilot (1993 on Genesis)
Gauntlet IV (1993 on Genesis)
World Cup Soccer (1993 on Game Gear)
Davis Cup Tennis (1993 on SNES, Genesis)
Formula One (1993 on DOS, Genesis, Amiga...)
Grind Stormer (1993 on Genesis, Arcade)
R.B.I. Baseball '93 (1993 on Genesis)
R.B.I. Baseball 4 (1992 on Genesis)
Robo Aleste (1992 on SEGA CD)
Paperboy 2 (1992 on Dedicated handheld)
Relief Pitcher (1992 on SNES, Arcade)
Paperboy 2 (1991 on DOS, Game Boy, SNES...)
Gauntlet III: The Final Quest (1991 on Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64...)

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History +

September 22nd, 1999

The company is dissolved

September 10th, 1996

The company becomes Tengen, Inc.

June 28th, 1994

The company becomes Time Warner Interactive (California) Inc.

December 21st, 1987

The company is founded.

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