New World Computing, Inc.

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New World Computing, Inc. was a North American video game developer and publisher based in Agoura Hills, California. It was founded in 1984 by Jon Van Caneghem, his wife Michaela, and Mark Caldwell. They are best known for their Might and Magic series. On July 10, 1996, the New World Computing was purchased by 3DO Company. A large portion of its staff was laid off in April 2002. The following year 3DO filed for bankruptcy, putting an end to New World Computing's existence as well. The rights for the Might and Magic franchise were sold to Ubisoft.

Credited on 53 Games from 1986 to 2015

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Heroes of Might & Magic III: HD Edition (2015 on Windows, Android, iPad)
Heroes of Might and Magic IV (2002 on Windows, Macintosh)
Might and Magic IX (2002 on Windows)
Legends of Might and Magic (2001 on Windows)
Heroes Chronicles: The Final Chapters (2001 on Windows)
Heroes of Might and Magic: Quest for the DragonBone Staff (2001 on PlayStation 2)
Heroes Chronicles: Clash of the Dragons (2000 on Windows)
Heroes Chronicles: Masters of the Elements (2000 on Windows)
Heroes Chronicles: The Fiery Moon (2000 on Windows)
Heroes of Might and Magic III: Complete - Collector's Edition (2000 on Windows, Macintosh)
Heroes Chronicles: The World Tree (2000 on Windows)
Heroes Chronicles: Conquest of the Underworld (2000 on Windows)
Heroes Chronicles: Warlords of the Wastelands (2000 on Windows)
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Shadow of Death (2000 on Windows)
Might and Magic VIII: Day of the Destroyer (2000 on Windows, PlayStation 2)
Arcomage (1999 on Windows)
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor (1999 on Windows)
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia (1999 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh)
Might and Magic Sixpack (1998 on DOS, Windows)
Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven (1998 on Windows)

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History +

July 10, 1996

Acquired by 3DO from NTN Communications for approximately $13 million and is a division of that company.

1984

Company founded in Agoura Hills, California.

Trivia +

Location and contact information in March 1995:

New World Computing Inc.
P.O. Box 4302
Hollywood, CA 90078
Tel: 818-889-5600
www.nwcomputing.com

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