Backbone Entertainment was an American video game developer based in Emeryville, California. The company was formed in 2003 as the result of a merger between developers Digital Eclipse and ImaginEngine. In 2005, Backbone merged with The Collective to form Foundation 9 Entertainment
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This is crap. Digital Eclipse deserves its own Wikipedia entry... it's been around for over a decade now, and its logo still appears in recently released video games. Mergers or not, the company still exists as its own entity and should be recognized as such. --M.Neko06:53, 21 November 2006 (UTC) I would really adore if I could make a wiki entry for Digital Eclipse as well, since it is one of the companies that I've seen which markets their specialists by emulation, so someone get on that. --Alex 10:44, 10 September 2007 Backbone is not a Canadian game developer. The main office is in Emeryville, California. Time to stop the edit war, you're wrong.18.104.22.168 (talk) 09:36, 30 May 2009 (UTC) Seriously, the Vancouver office is closed, it's not a Canadian company22.214.171.124 (talk) 20:14, 21 August 2009 (UTC) 1. Page edited to clarify the (formerly) Canadian aspect of Backbone Entertainment. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 03:50, 20 December 2009 (UTC) T...
Okay, this article needs to be split between Digital Eclipse and Backbone. That's the first thing. Another thing happens to be that many Digital Eclipse games were made way before the list here presents anything. In fact, I have a different solution/suggestion: combine all companies of this company under one very detailed article. I was going to edit this article, but it's too lame for me to want to invest the time. I do small edits, and only give a damn about the Super Mario Bros. Super Show entry. But I do know that there's a hell of lot more stuff on Digital Eclipse, like doing the Arcade's Greatest Hits series for Midway. Coffee5binky (talk) 14:40, 26 December 2009 (UTC)
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Backbone Entertainment is the result of a 2003 merger between Digital Eclipse Software, Inc and ImaginEngine. Digital Eclipse Software specialized in arcade game emulation and handheld video games, and formerly had studios in Emeryville, California and Vancouver, British Columbia. ImaginEngine specializes in children's software, formerly having studios in San Francisco, California and Boston, Massachusetts. The San Francisco and Emeryville teams were combined at the Emeryville location upon execution of the merger. One of their first franchise projects as Backbone Entertainment was Death Jr., for the PSP. They have also produced a sequel, Death, Jr. II: Root of Evil, and a Nintendo DS version of the franchise entitled Death Jr. and the Science Fair of Doom. When Death Jr. was first announced, the CEO of Backbone spoke on making DJ a full-featured franchise, with comic books, a TV show, action figures, and more. According to GameRankings, the average review score for the three games...
1. Mega Man Legacy Collection (2015) - Xbox One, PlayStation 4, 3DS, and PC 2. The Simpsons Arcade Game(2012) - XBLA, PSN 3. X-Men(2010) - Emeryville - XBLA, PSN 4. Shinobi(2009) - Emeryville - XBLA 5. Space Invaders Extreme(2009) - Vancouver - XBLA 6. Cyberball 2072(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 7. Gyruss(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 8. Paperboy(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 9. Root Beer Tapper(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 10. Rush'n Attack(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 11. Super Contra(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 12...
Backbone Entertainment was an American video game developer based in Emeryville, California. The company was formed in 2003 as the result of a merger between developers Digital Eclipse and ImaginEngine. In 2005, Backbone merged with The Collective to form Foundation 9 Entertainment. Backbone Entertainment was formed in 2003 through a merger between Digital Eclipse, a developer of emulations of ...YearTitlePlatform(s)2012Midway Arcade OriginsPlayStation 3, Xbox 3602012Dance Central 3Xbox 3602012The Simpsons Arcade GamePlayStation 3, Xbox 3602011Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die AlonePlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Backbone Entertainment was an American video game developer based in Emeryville, California. The company was formed in 2003 as the result of a merger between developers Digital Eclipse and ImaginEngine. It is known for publishing games such as Frogger and Yaris, and developing titles such as Bomberman Ultra, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles In 2005, Backbone merged ...
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