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Bug-Byte Software Ltd.

Moby ID: 4085

  • Bug Byte Premier

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Bug-Byte, based in Liverpool (UK), was started by Tony Baden and Tony Milner in 1980 publishing for the Sinclair ZX81, although the company quickly moved on to a full range of systems popular in the UK. They were later bought out by Grandslam, who used the name for a budget line consisting mostly of reissues.

In 1983 Bug-Byte moved into new accommodations in Mulberry House, Canning Place. They also took a half share in Spool Ltd, a tape duplicating company, based at the same location.

Credited on 140 Games from 1981 to 1989

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Wildwater (1989 on ZX Spectrum)
Chubby Gristle (1988 on Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64...)
Droid Dreams (1988 on Commodore 64)
Little Green Man (1988 on Commodore 64)
Monkey Nuts (1988 on Electron, BBC Micro)
Peter Beardsley's International Football (1988 on Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64...)
Power Pyramids (1988 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum)
The Flintstones (1988 on Amiga, Atari ST, SEGA Master System...)
Floyd the Droid Goes Blastin' (1987 on Atari 8-bit, Atari ST)
Cosmic Relief: Prof. Renegade to the Rescue (1987 on Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64...)
Grange Hill (1987 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC)
Kat Trap: Planet of the Cat-Men (1987 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC)
Megarok (1987 on BBC Micro)
Plan B2 (1987 on BBC Micro, Electron)
Red Scorpion (1987 on ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC)
Spellseeker (1987 on Commodore 64)
Templeton (1987 on BBC Micro, Electron)
The Tube (1987 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum)
Tutankhamun's Revenge (1987 on BBC Micro)
πr² (1987 on Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum)

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History +

December 1987

Argus Press Software's managing director Stephen Hall bought out Argus Press Software (including its Quicksilva and Bug-Byte subsidiaries) from Argus Press group and renamed it to Grandslam Entertainments.

June 1985

Bug-Byte goes into liquidation.

May 1980

The company was set up by Tony Baden, Tony Milner and a third partner who dropped out early on.

Trivia +

Company location (1983)

Bug-Byte Software Ltd

Mulberry House

Canning Place


United Kingdom

Company location in 1989:

Bug Byte

12-18 Paul Street

London EC2A 4JS


Location and Contact Details (1985)

Liberty House

222 Regent Street




Telephone 01-439 0666

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