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Sculptured Software Inc. was a late twentieth century video game developer in the Salt Lake City, Utah metropolitan area. They specialized in porting games to different platforms, especially from arcade games to home console games.

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History

Sculptured Software was founded by Bryan Brandenburg, George Metos and Peter Adams in 1984. It was incorporated on July 12, 1985 by George Metos with two investors (Michael Macris and Robert Burgener).

Sculptured Software Inc. was acquired (in an all stock transaction) by Acclaim Entertainment on October 9, 1995, and renamed Acclaim Studios Salt Lake City. The studio was closed in December 2002 due to Acclaim's financial problems and the remaining operations were transferred to Acclaim Studios Austin.

Notable figures

  • Peter Adams (programmer), co-founder vice president
  • Bryan Brandenburg, president (1984–1986?)
  • George Metos, co-founder, vice president (1984–1986), president (1987–1995)
  • Hal Rushton, manager, programmer
  • Randy Linden, programmer, who later founded the company Bleem!

Other notable relationships

List of games

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

  • Eliminator Boat Duel (NES) – (November 17)
  • Metal Mech (NES)
  • Monopoly (NES) – (Second quarter)
  • Pac-Mania (Mega Drive/Genesis) – (June 11)
  • Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball (NES), for LJN Ltd.
  • Star Wars (NES), for JVC Musical Industries
  • T&C Surf Designs: Thrilla's Surfari (NES) – (July 13)

1992

  • Captain Novolin (Super Nintendo) – (July 13)
  • Clue (Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES)
  • Day Dreamin' Davey (NES) – (Second quarter)
  • Jack Nicklaus Golf & Course Design: Signature Edition, for Accolade (IBM PC, Amiga)
  • Monopoly (Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES)
  • Stanley: The Search for Dr. Livingston (NES) – (May 29)
  • Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (for JVC Musical Industries, NES) – (September 24)
  • Super Star Wars (Super Nintendo)
  • WWF Super WrestleMania (Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES)
  • WWF Superstars 2 (Game Boy)
  • WWF WrestleMania: Steel Cage Challenge (NES)
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1993

1994

  • Mortal Kombat II (Super Nintendo Entertainment System) – (April 26)
  • Risk (Mega Drive/Genesis) – (April 2)
  • SeaQuest DSV (Game Boy) – (June 6)
  • The Punisher (Mega Drive/Genesis) – (June 1)
  • The Ren And Stimpy Show: Time Warp (Super NES) – (November)
  • The Simpsons: Virtual Bart (Mega Drive/Genesis) – (May 4)
  • WWF Raw (Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, 32X; SNES; Game Boy)

1995

1996

1997

1998

Unknown

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Sculptured Software
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Founded 1984
Closed 2002

Sculptured Software was founded by Bryan Brandenburg, George Metos and Peter Adams in 1984. It was incorporated in the State of Utah on July 12, 1985 by George Metos with two investors (Michael Macris and Robert Burgener). They specialized in porting games to different platforms, especially from arcade games to home console games.

Sculptured Software Inc. was acquired by Acclaim Entertainment on October 9, 1995, and renamed Acclaim Studios. The studio was closed down in 2002.

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Sculptured Software
Type Defunct
Founded 1985
Headquarters Salt Lake City, Utah
Products computer games, video games
Parent Company Acclaim Entertainment (as of 1995)
Website


Development studio located in Salt Lake City. Sculptured Software was created in 1985 and began building video games across all platforms. In 1995, it was purchased by Acclaim Entertainment, and in 1998 it was renamed to Iguana West and again in 1999 to Acclaim Studios Salt Lake City. In 2004, Sculptured Software was closed with Acclaim's demise.



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