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Trecision S.p.A.

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Trecision, Italy's oldest video game developer, was founded in 1991 by Pietro Montelatici, Fabrizio Lagorio, and Edoardo Gervino. The company was based in Rapallo, a picturesque Italian town on the Ligurian coast 30 km east of Genoa.

Their first game was Profezia (1991), an adventure game exclusively developed for the Italian market. It was followed by more than a dozen titles for both the PC and console markets, published and distributed by companies such as Sony, Infogrames, Ubisoft, Cryo, Midas Interactive, and Hasbro. As well as developing titles for PC and next-generation consoles, Trecision was also an active player in the online and wireless videogames industry.

In March 2000 Trecision announced that it would acquire the Italian developers Pixelstorm Games (Naples), maker of the award winning Puma Street Soccer, and MotherBrain Entertainment (Milan), a young developer of multiplayer games. The acquisition made Trecision the largest game developer in Italy, with offices in Rapallo and Naples, which would operate under the name Trecision Net-ert@inment.

In 2001 and 2002 the company reached agreements with French publisher Cryo to create Zidane Football Generation and "Popeye, Hush Rush for Spinach." As Cryo went bankrupt in 2002, both titles were canceled, but Trecision got back the full rights over the games. However, the closure of Cryo hit Trecision heavily, as the shareholders decided not to sustain the company anymore. Trecision filed for voluntary liquidation in July 2003.

Credited on 11 Games from 1991 to 2003

Football Generation (2003 on Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3)
Elf Tales (2003 on J2ME)
Calcio Championship (2002 on Windows)
The Watchmaker (2001 on Windows)
Puma Street Soccer (1999 on Windows, PlayStation)
Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy (1998 on Windows, Amiga)
Ark of Time (1997 on DOS, Windows, PlayStation)
Alien Virus (1995 on DOS)
In the Dead of Night (1994 on DOS, Amiga)
Extasy (1992 on Amiga)
Profezia (1991 on Amiga, DOS)

History +

July 10th, 2003

Trecision announces that it is going into liquidation after 12 years.

July 9th, 2003

Closed doors due to financial problems partly caused by the shut down of Cryo a year ago.

September 1st, 2000

Trecision Net-ert@inment is on-line with its new and very much improved web site: www.trecision.com

March 15th, 2000

Trecision acquires Pixelstorm Games and Motherbrain Entertainment, "thus becoming Italy's leading creator of videogames for consoles, PC and wireless market."


Company founded in Rapallo (Genoa), Italy.

Trivia +

The company website was located at http://www.trecision.com


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