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MicroProse is an American video game publisher and developer, founded by Wild Bill Stealey and Sid Meier in 1982. A pioneer in many serious computer videogame genres, it especialized in Simulation Games, particularly the Combat Flight Simulator variety. A niched and yet powerhouse company in the early 90s, it was acquired by Hasbro in 1998 after a streak of financial troubles which started with a failed venture into 3D Arcade Games. Atari (i.e. Infogrames) shut down the last former MicroProse development studio in 2003, and sold off the remaining rights in 2007 to Interactive Game Group, of which it remains a subsidiary or brand name mostly dedicated to casual and console games. Firaxis Games retains the rights for many of its older titles.Its classic legacy is most notably perpetuated in present day by the Civilization, X-COM and Tycoon franchises.Official site
Games developed or published by MicroProse: