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Future Publishing Limited

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Founded by Chris Anderson in 1985, Future has been the UK's leading technology and videogames magazine publisher for many years, currently publishing for all of the major gaming platforms, as well as in many other fields ranging from guitars to embroidery.

Founder Chris Anderson sold his majority stake in Future Publishing in 1994 and went on to begin the roots of IGN Entertainment.

After undergoing an acquisition and subsequent buy-back by the management between 1994 and 1999, Future Publishing was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1999 under the new group name of Future Network plc.

In addition to its current London and Bath (UK) offices, Future's past and present subsidiary locations have included: * France: Future France SAS * Germany: Future Verlag AG (closed in 2001) * Italy: Future Media Italy (2005-2007) * United States: Future US, Inc. - San Francisco & New York * Australia: Future Australia

Credited on 74 Games from 1987 to 2013

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King Arthur: The Role-playing Wargame (2009 on Windows)
Spelunky (2009 on Windows, Macintosh)
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor (2009 on Windows)
Rome: Total War - Gold Edition (2006 on Windows, Macintosh)
The Legend of the Elves (1999 on Amiga)
BlitzBombers (1998 on Amiga)
Galagatron (1996 on Windows)
Alien Bash II (1996 on Amiga)
Super Foul Egg (1996 on Amiga)
Sensible Train-Spotting (1995 on Amiga)
Gravity Power (1995 on Amiga)
Speed Runner (1994 on Commodore 64)
Gravity Force 2 (1994 on Amiga)
Commodore Format Power Pack 40 (1994 on Commodore 64)
Commodore Format Power Pack 42 (1994 on Commodore 64)
X-COM: UFO Defense (1994 on DOS, Windows, PlayStation...)
Duke Nukem II (1993 on DOS, Windows, Macintosh...)
Cannon Fodder Plus (1993 on Amiga)
Commodore Format Power Pack 28 (1993 on Commodore 64)
Commodore Format Power Pack 29 (1993 on Commodore 64)

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June 1999

The company is floated on the London Stock Exchange under the group name Future plc.


Pearson plc sells Future Publishing to a management buy-out.


Future Publishing is acquired by Pearson plc.


Founder Chris Anderson sells his majority stake in the company.


The company is founded.

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