Infocom

1980 / 1979 tot 2 1981 / 1979 tot 5 1982 / 1979 tot 24 1983 / 1979 tot 64 1984 / 1979 tot 129 1985 / 1979 tot 180 1986 / 1979 tot 267 1987 / 1979 tot 327 1988 / 1979 tot 355 1989 / 1979 tot 374 1990 / 1979 tot 376 1991 / 1979 tot 377 1992 / 1979 tot 378 1993 / 1979 tot 383 1995 / 1979 tot 385 2001 / 1979 tot 386 2002 / 1979 tot 389 2004 / 1979 tot 390 2012 / 1979 tot 391 2014 / 1979 tot 394 2015 / 1979 tot 395
Founded in 1979 closed in 1989
Status: dead
Country: USA


Acquired by Activision in 1986

Infocom used 5 difficulty ratings with each game advertising which category it belonged to on the box. For the sake of those unfamiliar with this convention, please include the following chart in game descriptions, emphasizing the appropriate difficulty like so:

Difficulty Level: | Junior | Introductory | Standard |>>ADVANCED<<| Expert |

The above example denotes a game of Advanced difficulty level. Please note the spacing, lack of spacing, & caps are for browsers that may not see the bold text.

It is known for Enchanter, Zool, Zork, Zork Universe

Releases per year

19802
19813
198219
198340
198465
198551
198687
198760
198828
198919
19902
19911
19921
19935
19952
20011
20023
20041
20121
20143
20151
395 video games with valid date were considered (89.7%)

Overall rankings

21
53
10
1
0

Common gametypes

adventure93%other6%

Top platforms

MS-DOS 45
Apple II E 43
Mac OS Classic 43
Amiga 35
C64 32
Atari ST 32
C128 29
Amstrad CPC 26
Atari 400/800 24
Amstrad PCW 24
Tandy Coco 17
Tatung Einstein 14
TRS-80 13
DEC PDP-1 11
C16/Plus4 10