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Microforum International

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  • Microforum Inc. (from 2000-09-01)
  • Microforum Communications Inc. (from 2000-03-01 to 2000-09-01)

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Microforum International is a privately held company founded in 1984 and based in Toronto, Canada.

In the beginning the company focused its activities on the manufacture and assembly of storage devices and media replication on floppy disks. Later, the company expanded to the areas of packaging and corporate promotion.

Towards the end of the 80’s, the company gained a prominent role in the multimedia production area, particularly with the creation of video, audio and animations, and the publishing and distribution of multimedia products such as games and software utilities. As a result of its strength in the North American market, Microforum decided to become a publicly traded company, and launched a successful IPO in 1995.

A strong presence in the European market, and particularly in Italy, lead to the establishment of Microforum Italia, which only three years later managed to become one of the leading multimedia publishers and distributors in Italy, with a nation-wide distribution network.

With its history and knowledge of software development and distribution, the firm entered the promising mobile games and applications market at the end of 2002. In just two years, Microforum created a portfolio of over twenty-five so-called “J2ME” games and utilities that are currently sold worldwide under the Microforum brand.

Microforum’s distribution network includes leading mobile operators (such as Vodafone, Orange, O2, Telefonica, T-Mobile, Telia Sonera, SK Telecom, Hutchinson, Rogers, Telus, Virgin etc), mobile Internet portals, and content aggregators.

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IperSoccer (2003 on Windows)
Gilbert Goodmate and the Mushroom of Phungoria (2001 on Windows, Windows Mobile)
Armored Moon: The Next Eden (1997 on DOS)
DinoMight Baseball (1997 on Windows)
Gooch Grundy's X-Decathlon (1997 on Windows)
Gothos (1997 on Windows, Macintosh)
SoulTrap (1996 on Windows)
Rebel Runner - Operation: Digital Code (1996 on DOS)
Dark Hour for Quake (1996 on DOS, Windows)
Huygen's Disclosure (1996 on Windows, Windows 3.x)
Iron Blood (1996 on DOS)
Mind Grind (1996 on Windows)
Morecraft for Warcraft II (1996 on DOS)
Plague (1996 on DOS)
Virtual Corporation (1996 on Windows)

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History +


Company founded in Canada.

February 27th, 1987

Microforum Inc. was incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) by certificate of incorporation.

July 14th, 1994

Changed the name of the company to "Microforum Inc."

November 9th, 1995

Divided the 18,000 issued and outstanding Common Shares in the capital stock of the company into 3,600,000 issued and outstanding common Shares.

November 20th, 1995

The deletion in its entirety of the restrictions on the issuance, transfer or ownership of shares in the company.

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Trivia +

Former company website: http://www.microforum.com

Company location and contact information (1996):


1 Woodborough Avenue

Toronto, ON M6M 5A1


Technical Support US: 1-800-465-2323

Technical Support Canada: 1-800-268-3604

Fax Support: 1-416-656-0548

Company location and contact information (2008):

Microforum International

1 Woodborough Avenue

Toronto, Ontario

M6M 5A1 Canada

Tel: +1 (416) 657 8548

Fax: +1 (416) 657 8621

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