Moby ID: 1373

  • Human Engineered Software (from 1980-06 to 1983-08)

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In 1984, Human Engineered Software was acquired by Avant-Garde Publishing.

Credited on 47 Games from 1982 to 1990

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Galactic Crusader (1990 on NES, Supervision)
Mission Cobra (1989 on NES)
Project: Space Station (1985 on DOS, Commodore 64, Apple II)
Air Rallye (1984 on Commodore 64)
Bravo! (1984 on Commodore 64)
Cell Defense (1984 on Commodore 64)
HesGames (1984 on Commodore 64, Apple II)
PC Pool Challenges (1984 on PC Booter)
Mr. TNT (1983 on Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64)
The Pharaoh's Curse (1983 on Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, VIC-20)
Attack of the Mutant Camels (1983 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, VIC-20)
Laser Zone (1983 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, VIC-20...)
Maze Master (1983 on Commodore 64)
Alphabet Zoo (1983 on PC Booter, Commodore 64, ColecoVision...)
Ezam (1983 on VIC-20)
Ghost Manor (1983 on Atari 2600, VIC-20, Commodore 64)
KinderComp (1983 on DOS, PC Booter, Commodore 64...)
M-ss-ng L-nks (1983 on TRS-80, Atari 8-bit, Apple II...)
Minnesota Fats' Pool Challenge (1983 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC...)
Spike's Peak (1983 on Commodore 64, Atari 2600, VIC-20)

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October 1984

HesWare is acquired by Avant Guard Publishing Corp., thus avoiding bankruptcy.

August 1983

Microsoft and two other unnamed companies invest $4.5 million into Human Engineered Software and shortly after the name is changed into HesWare


Company started as HES by Jay Balakrishnan and Cy Shuster, in Los Angeles.

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