Companies

 

U.S. Gold


Founded in 1984
Closed in 1995
Status: bought
aka(s): US Gold

Their primary purpose was to publish popular American Commodore 64 games in the UK and Europe and convert them to other popular 8-bit home computer formats in the European market, such as the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC.

In 1996 was acquired by Eidos and the brand was discontinued.

Often mistakenly called US Gold.

It is known for Alien Storm, Bionic Commando, Eye of the Beholder, Final Fight, Flashback, Gauntlet, Ghosts 'n Goblins, Heroes of Dragonlance, Impossible Mission, James Pond, Kick Off, Leader Board Golf, LISA, Mad Mix series, Mega Man, Might and Magic, Miner 2049er, Nebulus, Northland Trilogy, OutRun, Paperboy, Pool of Radiance, Road Rash, Rolling Thunder, Rygar, Shinobi, Spy Hunter, Street Fighter, Strider, Tenchi wo Kurau, Tex Murphy, Xevious, Zaxxon

Releases per year

19835
198425
198540
198664
198795
1988105
198977
199092
199160
199233
199321
199431
199519
199617
684 video games with valid date were considered (98.4%)

Gametypes frequency

Top platforms

C64 112
Amstrad CPC 111
ZX Spectrum 108
Amiga 87
Atari ST 75
MS-DOS 47
Master System 17
Mega Drive 15
Game Gear 15
Atari 400/800 14
MSX 14
ZX Spectrum 128 11
BBC 10
SNES 9
Saturn 7