History of Acclaim - “The Rise”

February 15, 2016

TCW Podcast Episode 012 - History of Acclaim - "The Rise"


We go over the rise of Acclaim Entertainment from its inception by two former employees of Activision. We cover Acclaim's rise as they started off as publishers of games from smaller companies, and then branched out into franchising. We discuss the interactions between Acclaim and Nintendo, and how they become one of the first American publishers for Nintendo. 


Ghostbusters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdZmiyPaKkA


Rambo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDTFLNSWm3U


Tiger Heli: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7hOp7S_YiU


Star Voyager: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmqXawykr5Y


3D World Runner: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTbH25YNxE4


World Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sv3RJKS2e_E


Atic Atac : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJrS9WYn3X8


Donkey Kong Country: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whp2Y_MjTXs


Secret of Evermore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdV79VbxWOc


Wizards and Warriors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SlQ2c1bj54


Mortal Kombat TV Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzugunqdlnI


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Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/