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, 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

19836
198425
198539
198665
198798
1988104
198979
1990100
199162
199236
199321
199431
199519
199617
702 video games with valid date were considered (98.5%)

Gametypes frequency

Top platforms

ZX Spectrum 115
C64 113
Amstrad CPC 110
Amiga 89
Atari ST 79
MS-DOS 50
Master System 17
Game Gear 15
Mega Drive 15
Atari 400/800 15
MSX 14
BBC 11
SNES 9
ZX Spectrum 128 9
Saturn 7