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    2012
    PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
    2012
    Xbox 360
    2012
    PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
    2011
    PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
  2. 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...

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  4. Backbone Entertainment was an American video game developer based in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Created on February 19, 2003, it is the result of the merger of ImaginEngine and Digital Eclipse Software, Inc. effective on January 1, 2004. Backbone Entertainment is the result of a 2003...

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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...

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    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...

    • History
    • Games Developed
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    Backbone Entertainment is the result of a 2003 merger between Digital Eclipse Software and ImaginEngine. Digital Eclipse 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 in the franchi...

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    1. The Disney Afternoon Collection (2017) - Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC 2. Mega Man Legacy Collection (2015) - Xbox One, PlayStation 4, 3DS, and PC 3. The Simpsons Arcade Game(2012) - XBLA, PSN 4. X-Men(2010) - Emeryville - XBLA, PSN 5. Shinobi(2009) - Emeryville - XBLA 6. Space Invaders Extreme(2009) - Vancouver - XBLA 7. Cyberball 2072(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 8. Gyruss(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 9. Paperboy(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 10. Root Beer Tapper(2007) - Vancouver - XBLA 11. Rush'n...

    Eclipse Engine

    Part of Digital Eclipse's work include their own Eclipse Engine, a tool that allows them to decompile the code from older games into machine-readable format that is then used by the Eclipse Engine to play them on modern systems. While it may take some extra work by the company to decompile the older game into the proper format one time, this approach allows them to rapidly port the Eclipse version to any modern gaming system, including computer, console, or portable/mobile device with a minim...

  5. Backbone Entertainment is an independent video game development company located in Emeryville, California. It developed Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon on August 31, 2011. Backbone Entertainment is the result of a 2003 merger between Digital Eclipse Software and ImaginEngine. In 2005 the company merged with another video game developer, The Collective, Inc. in Newport Beach, CA to form a new ...

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