Beam Software


Founded in 1980
Closed in 2000
Status: dead
aka(s): Beam International, Beam

Founded as subsidiary of Melbourne House in 1980, by Alfred Milgrom and Naomi Besen.

In 1987 Beam became independent of Melbourne House.

In 2000 they changed the name to Blaze International and left the game industry.

It is known for Choplifter, Gex series, Krush, Kill 'n' Destroy, MechWarrior, NBA Jam, NFL Quarterback Club, Pac-Man, The Lost Vikings

Releases per year

19824
198312
19848
198511
198621
198711
19888
198910
199016
199115
19929
199317
199414
19958
19965
19977
19984
19991
181 video games with valid date were considered (98.9%)

Gametypes frequency

Top platforms

NES 29
GB 24
ZX Spectrum 22
C64 22
SNES 12
MS-DOS 11
Windows 9
Game Gear 7
Amstrad CPC 7
Mega Drive 6
Mac OS Classic 5
Apple II E 4
PS 4
C16/Plus4 3
BBC 3