MADISON, WI - Its the kind of story that makes you smile, and wish youd been in that basement in 1988. Raven Software
, a Madison-based developer of computer games, has come from two brothers working on a game on their Commodore Amiga, to being acquired by the second-largest game producer in the nation. Now with 95 employees and numerous hit ga......Full article >>>
ead. A Star Wars game, as a business decision, has less risk. The company currently is working on an X-Men game.
Raffel said the company has expanded recently, and now occupies two different office spaces. While they are close in proximity, he said they may be looking to move into one space again.
Employees at Raven Software are changing demographics, too. ......Full article >>>
ats part of why we pursued being acquired so we could have an umbrella of resources to make sure wed survive.
Asked how it would be to start the company today, Raffel said, It was definitely much easier back then. Publishers are more savvy about what to look for now. Also, we have 30 to 35 people working on one game, and it would be difficult to get those resources just starting out.
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