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Full name: Turbine Entertainment Software
Established: 1994

Formed in 1994, Turbine Entertainment Software is at the forefront of the massively multiplayer (MMP) online game industry. An innovator of technology, Turbine is breaking barriers in the MMP arena by revolutionizing how stories are told, and empowering players to drive the game-play experience.

Turbine's state of the art technology, their "Turbine Engine", produces the most sophisticated graphics available for an MMP to date. This Engine, in combination with their capacity to build living worlds, is what sets Turbine games apart from all other MMP entertainment.

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Turbine's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1998 title, "Asheron's Call" (PC).

The company has been involved titles released on the PC. Of these, "The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar" (PC) has been a best selling title.

The company's most recent involvement was on the 2015 release "Infinite Crisis" (PC).

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