Frog City Software
|Frog City Software|
|Shut-down, formerly a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive|
|San Francisco, California (1995)|
Tropico 2: Pirate Cove
|Ted Spieth, Bill Spieth and Rachel Bernstein|
Frog City Software was a computer game developing company which focused on strategy games, opened in 1995. Frog City Software was a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive until they closed it in 2006.
In 2004 Frog City was bought by Gathering, which was itself bought by Take 2 Interactive in 2005.
Frog City was shut down in 2006; it was the fourth game development studio to be shut down by Take-Two Interactive during that year. In April of that year, veterans of Frog City including the founders Ted Spieth, Bill Spieth and Rachel Bernstein started a new game development studio called Sidecar Studios.
In 2007 Bernstein joined Electronic Arts as a Senior Producer.
Games developed[edit | edit source]
- Imperialism, 1997.
- Imperialism II: Age of Exploration, 1999.
- Trade Empires, 2001. - Used the AXVI game engine, initially designed for Pantheon.
- Tropico 2: Pirate Cove, 2003.
- Snow , 2005. - Strategy game about drug trafficking that was cancelled in 2006.
- Pantheon, 1998 - This game, which would use Frog City's new AXVI engine, was a RTS, RPG about the Greek gods, but its development was cancelled in 2000.
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