Codex Gamicus
Basic Information
Company Type
Video game publisher
Video games
Computer and video game industry

Destineer is a computer game developer and publisher based in Minnesota, United States. It was founded in 2000 by former Bungie Studios vice-president, Peter Tamte. It releases titles under a number of brands, including MacSoft, Bold Games and Atomic Games.

Published titles have included such games as Age of Empires III, Halo for the Mac, Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45, and Starship Troopers. Destineer acquired Atomic Games on May 6, 2005.


The following is Destineer's official corporate communication about the company:

Destineer develops and publishes commercial video games for both consoles and PC, and creates PC-based virtual training systems for military, intelligence and first-responder organizations. Destineer is a privately held corporation headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with development studios in Minneapolis, Raleigh, NC, and Austin, TX, and is led by executives who helped build Bungie, Red Storm, and Atari into industry leaders. Destineer has strong financial backing from a variety of notable investors, including In-Q-Tel, a private venture capital firm funded by the US Central Intelligence Agency.

Published games[]

Mac OS
Mac OS X
Nintendo DS
  • Candy Factory
  • Fab 5 Soccer
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Trading Card Game
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual Sympathy[1]
  • Iron Chef America: Supreme Cuisine
  • John Deere: Harvest in the Heartland
  • Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ[2]
  • Plushees
  • Spitfire Heroes: Tales of the RAF
  • USA TODAY Crossword Challenge
  • WordJong
  • Cate West: The Vanishing Files
Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 2
PlayStation Portable
  • Taito Legends Power-Up
Xbox 360
  • Stoked


  1. "Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual Sympathy". (November 2006) Newtype USA. p. 25.
  2. "Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ". GameFAQs. Retrieved February 1, 2010.
  3. "Marines: Modern Urban Combat". IGN. Retrieved February 1, 2010.

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