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'''Spectrum HoloByte''' was the first company to publish ''Tetris'' brand [[game]]s in Western Europe and North America.
 
'''Spectrum HoloByte''' was the first company to publish ''Tetris'' brand [[game]]s in Western Europe and North America.
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
Collaborated with [[Bullet-Proof Software]] on a few titles.
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Collaborated with [[Bullet Proof Software]] on a few titles.
  
Bought [[Microprose]] in 1993, and adopted the name Microprose in 1996. Bought by [[Hasbro]] in 1998; Hasbro closed Microprose in 1999. Hasbro sold its video game assets to Infogrames, which renamed itself Atari after another studio that Hasbro had bought.
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They bought Microprose in 1993, and adopted the name Microprose in 1996. Bought by [[Hasbro]] in 1998; Hasbro closed Microprose in 1999. Hasbro sold it's video game assets to [[Infogrames]], which renamed itself to [[Atari]] after another studio that Hasbro had bought.
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== Tetromino games ==
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The following tetromino games were developed or published by Spectrum HoloByte:
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* [[Super Tetris]] (PC DOS, 16-bit Windows)
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* [[Tetris (PC, Spectrum HoloByte)]] (PC DOS)
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* [[Tetris Classic]] (PC DOS, 16-bit Windows)
  
 
== Non-tetromino games ==
 
== Non-tetromino games ==
The following non-tetromino games were developed or published by Spectrum HoloByte at one point:
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The following non-tetromino games were developed or published by Spectrum HoloByte:
* Wordtris (Game Boy; Super NES)
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* BreakThru, a SameGame clone (Game Boy; Super NES)
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* [[BreakThru]], a "SameGame" clone (Game Boy, Super NES)
* WildSnake (Game Boy; Super NES)
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* [[Faces...Tris III]], a.k.a. "FaceTris" (PC DOS)
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* [[Hatris]] (PC DOS)
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* [[Welltris]] (PC DOS)
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* [[WildSnake]] (Game Boy, Super NES)
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* [[Wordtris]] (Game Boy, Super NES, PC DOS)
  
 
==External links ==
 
==External links ==
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*[http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectrum_HoloByte German Wikipedia article], [http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=de%7Cen&u=http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectrum_HoloByte&prev=/language_tools translated by Google]
 
*[http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectrum_HoloByte German Wikipedia article], [http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=de%7Cen&u=http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectrum_HoloByte&prev=/language_tools translated by Google]
  
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Revision as of 13:36, 3 January 2019

Spectrum HoloByte was the first company to publish Tetris brand games in Western Europe and North America.

History

Collaborated with Bullet Proof Software on a few titles.

They bought Microprose in 1993, and adopted the name Microprose in 1996. Bought by Hasbro in 1998; Hasbro closed Microprose in 1999. Hasbro sold it's video game assets to Infogrames, which renamed itself to Atari after another studio that Hasbro had bought.

Tetromino games

The following tetromino games were developed or published by Spectrum HoloByte:

Non-tetromino games

The following non-tetromino games were developed or published by Spectrum HoloByte:

External links