Established in 1995, Auran first came to prominence with the hit RTS "Dark Reign: The Future of War", which won Strategy Game of the Year in 1997. As one of Australia's oldest and largest game studios Auran has won numerous technology awards and operates from world-class facilities in sunny sub-tropical Brisbane. Boasting a team of internationally experienced developers, Auran's staff have worked on a titles including: Asheron's Call 1 & 2, Star Wars Galaxies, Ultima Online, Mythica, Middle Earth Online, Need for Speed Underground, Magic and Mayhem and many more.
MyVirtualHome, an advanced interior design and home renovation package; and the successful Trainz Railroad Simulator, which has more than 100,000 registered users and dominates the niche train simulator market.
The company went into voluntary administration in December 2007 - leading the the redundancy of some 70 staff.
Auran's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 2002 title, "Trainz" (PC).
The company has been involved titles released on the PC and Xbox 360.
The company's most recent involvement was on the 2011 release "Railway Simulator" (PC).
17 Sep 2003