WB Games | Avalanche

Moby ID: 2041

  • Avalanche Software LLC (from 1995-10 to 2017-01-24)

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Avalanche Software was a video game development company that specialized in producing games on home console platforms. The company was formed in October 1995 by four lead programmers from Sculptured Software. Over the years, Avalanche grew slowly but steadily, and employed more than 100 people.

When the company was young, they concentrated on porting games to console platforms. As time has passed, they created a set of proprietary tools to develop games for multiple platforms simultaneously. Avalanche produced games for every major platform since 1995, including the Super Nintendo, Genesis, Playstation, N64, PC, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

On 19th April 2005, Buena Vista Games announced to have acquired the studio.

In 2011 Avalanche became an internal development studio of Disney Interactive Studios located in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA). Next to many titles based on Disney licenses, in its last year the studio was best known for developing the Disney Infinity franchise. On 10th May 2016 Disney announced the studio would be closed.

On 24th January 2017 the studio and its game engine were acquired and re-opened by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, with John Blackburn returning as the company's head.

Credited on 43 Games from 1996 to 2023

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Hogwarts Legacy (2023 on Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series)
Hogwarts Legacy (2023 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5)
Gotham Knights (2022 on Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series)
Disney•Pixar Cars 3: Driven to Win (2017 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U...)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Gold Edition (2016 on Windows, Blacknut)
Disney Infinity: 3.0 Edition - Starter Pack (2015 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U...)
Disney Infinity: Edition 2.0 - Marvel Super Heroes (2015 on PS Vita)
Disney Infinity: Toy Box 2.0 (2015 on iPhone, Android, iPad)
Disney Winnie the Pooh (2014 on Windows)
Disney Infinity 2.0: Play Without Limits (2014 on PlayStation 4, Windows Apps, Xbox 360...)
Disney Infinity: Wreck-it Ralph Toy Box Pack (2014 on Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360...)
Disney Infinity: Toy Box (2013 on iPad, Windows Apps)
Disney Infinity (2013 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3...)
Disney•Pixar Cars 2 (2011 on PSP)
Disney•Pixar Cars 2 (2011 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3...)
Disney Epic Mickey (2010 on Wii)
Disney•Pixar Cars Toon: Mater's Tall Tales (2010 on Windows, Wii)
Disney•Pixar Toy Story 3 (2010 on Windows, Xbox 360, Macintosh...)
Bolt (2008 on Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360...)
Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour (2007 on Wii, PlayStation 2)

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April 19, 2005

Company acquired by Buena Vista Games.

October 1995

Company founded.

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