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 194x, 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, 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, Stellar 7, Street Fighter, Strider, Tenchi wo Kurau, Tex Murphy, Xevious, Zaxxon

Releases per year

19838
198426
198541
198662
198794
1988111
198980
1990101
199161
199237
199322
199430
199519
199618
710 video games with valid date were considered (99.1%)

Common gametypes

Top platforms

ZX Spectrum 116
Amstrad CPC 113
C64 113
Amiga 89
Atari ST 81
MS-DOS 51
Master System 16
Atari 400/800 16
Game Gear 15
Mega Drive 15
MSX 14
BBC 11
SNES 9
ZX Spectrum 128 8
Saturn 7