Grolier Interactive Inc.
Moby ID: 2113
- Grolier Electronic Publishing Inc. (from 1982 to 1996-01-31)
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Grolier Electronic Publishing Inc. was formed in 1982 as a subsidiary of Grolier Inc. of Danbury, Connecticut, one of the world's most well-known book publishers. Its activity in the development, distribution and publishing of interactive multimedia began in the early 1990's.
The subsidiary was renamed Grolier Interactive Inc. in February 1996. Grolier Interactive's online encyclopedia databases and learning software were its main focus in addition to edutainment titles and games targeted for children.
Scholastic Publishing Inc. acquired Grolier Inc. from parent company Lagardère S.C.A. of France in June 2000 for $400 million. Grolier Inc. operated as a subsidiary of Scholastic Corporation for a short time, but eventually all of Grolier was absorbed into the Scholastic conglomerate.
Credited on 21 Games from 1984 to 1999
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|Asghan: The Dragon Slayer (1998 on Windows)|
|V2000 (1998 on Windows, PlayStation)|
|Xenocracy (1998 on Windows, PlayStation)|
|Tank Racer (1998 on Windows, PlayStation)|
|Perfect Assassin (1997 on DOS, PlayStation)|
|Banzai Bug (1996 on Windows)|
|Greg Norman Ultimate Challenge Golf (1996 on Windows 3.x)|
|How Would You Survive? (1995 on Macintosh, Windows 3.x)|
|SFPD Homicide / Case File: The Body in the Bay (1995 on Windows, Windows 3.x, Macintosh)|
|Terror T.R.A.X.: Track of the Vampire (1995 on Windows 3.x)|
|Wyatt Earp's Old West (1994 on Windows 3.x, Macintosh)|
|Dr. Jessie's Dinosaur (1985 on Apple II)|
|Moon Bingo (1985 on Apple II)|
|Rhyme Land (1985 on Apple II)|
|Rhyme-a-Line (1985 on Apple II)|
|Rhymo's Falling Star (1985 on Apple II)|
|The Story of Miss Mouse (1985 on Apple II)|
|SeekIt: Max Dublin's Treasure (1984 on Apple II)|
|SeekIt: The Isle of Mem (1984 on Apple II)|
|The Secrets of Science Island (1984 on Apple II)|
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- June 2000
Company becomes part of the Scholastic Group.
- February 1st, 1996
The company name is changed to Grolier Interactive Inc.
Grolier Electronic Publishing Inc. formed as a subsidiary of Grolier Inc.
Company address and contact information (1998):
90 Sherman Turnpike
PO Box 1703
Danbury, CT 06816
Main Phone: 203-797-3835
Customer Service (United States or Canada only): 1-800-619-9515 (toll free)
Customer Service (All other countries): 1-203-797-3530
Internet: www.grolier.com | gi.grolier.com
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