Funatics Software GmbH

Moby ID: 1713

  • Funatics Development GmbH (from 1998-04-01 to 2002-09)
  • Funatics Entertainment GmbH - © on iTunes (from 2002 to 2015)
  • Funatics Gmbh - © on iTunes (from 2003 to 2014)

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Thorsten Knop, Thomas Friedmann and Thomas Häuser founded the German development company Funatics Development GmbH in 1998. In 2000 it was acquired for 75% by Phenomedia, but when that company filed for insolvency in May 2002, Funatics had to follow suit and soon all staff was laid off and operations shut down.

The company resurfaced in September of the same year, but then with the name Funatics Software GmbH for legal reasons following the insolvency.

Credited on 17 Games from 1999 to 2017

Valhalla Hills: Definitive Edition (2017 on PlayStation 4)
Valhalla Hills (2015 on Windows, Linux, Blacknut...)
Panzer General Online (2013 on Browser)
UFO Online: Fight for Earth (2013 on Windows, Browser)
Tom Clancy's EndWar (2008 on Nintendo DS, PSP)
The Settlers: Rise of Cultures (2008 on Windows)
The Settlers II: 10th Anniversary (2006 on Windows)
Cultures: Die Saga (2003 on Windows)
Cultures: Northland + 8th Wonder of the World (2003 on Windows)
8th Wonder of the World (2003 on Windows, Macintosh, iPad)
Cultures 2: The Gates of Asgard (2002 on Windows)
Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal (2002 on Windows)
Cultures Gold (2002 on Windows)
Northland (2002 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh...)
Cultures: The Beginning (2000 on Windows)
Cultures (2000 on Windows)
Catan: Die Erste Insel (1999 on Windows, PlayStation)

History +

September 1st, 2006

Funatics moves from Mühlheim an der Ruhr to new offices in Oberhausen.

September 9th, 2002

The company changes its name from Funatics Development GmbH to Funatics Software GmbH for legal reasons following the insolvency.

July 26th, 2002

Funatics lays off all staff and shuts down all operations.

June 6th, 2002

In the course of the Phenomedia bankruptcy, Funatics files for insolvency.

May 2002

Funatics' mother company Phenomedia files for insolvency.

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