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Revision as of 21:11, 16 June 2015

Toys For Bob are the creators of — among other games — Star Control and Star Control II. They were not responsible for Star Control 3. Prominent members of the company include Paul Reiche III, Fred Ford, Robert Leyland, Dan Nicholson, and Erol Otus. On May 3, 2005 Toys For Bob announced that they were bought by Activision.

The name "Toys for Bob" was chosen just because the founders liked it; it has no other significance.

Released games

Game Release date Publisher Genre Platform Notes
Star Control July 1990 Accolade Action/Strategy PC (DOS), Commodore Amiga, Sega Genesis The Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum versions were not done by Toys for Bob.
More information needed on the release dates and publishers for all the versions.
Star Control II - The Ur-Quan Masters (PC version) November 1992 Accolade Action/RPG PC (DOS)
Star Control II - The Ur-Quan Masters (3DO version) 1994 Crystal Dynamics Action/RPG 3DO
The Horde April 1994 Crystal Dynamics Action/Strategy 3DO, PC (DOS) [XXX: Was the Saturn version also done by TFB?]
Pandemonium! November 1996 Crystal Dynamics Action/Platform PlayStation The N-Gage version was not done by Toys for Bob
The Unholy War September 1998 Eidos Fighting/Strategy PlayStation
Majokko Dai Sakusen (Little Witching Mischiefs) February 1999 Bandai Action/Strategy PlayStation Released in Japan only.
102 Dalmatians - Puppies to the Rescue November 1999 Eidos Kid's Action/Platform PlayStation The Game Boy Color version was not done by TFB. [XXX: Was the Dreamcast version also done by TFB?]
Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure September 2003 Activision Extreme Sports Game Cube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Madagascar May 2005 Activision Platform/Action Game Cube, PlayStation 2, Xbox The Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance versions were not done by TFB.
Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam November 19, 2006 Activision Skate-boarding Nintendo Wii The Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance versions are not done by TFB.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa April 11, 2008 Activision Platform/Action PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, XBox 360, Wii, PC (Windows) The Nintendo DS version is not done by TFB.
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure October 11, 2011 Activision Platform/Action 3DS, PlayStation 3, XBox 360, Wii, PC (Windows) [XXX: all need to be verified]

See also