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Engine Software is a Dutch video game developer, located in Doetinchem, the Netherlands, who specialize in handheld games. They have also developed middleware for the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS.

Engine Software was founded in 1995, and with that is the oldest game developer in the Netherlands still in business. They have worked on developing games for the Super Nintendo, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PocketPC, PC, digiBlast and more recently on Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable and WiiWare.

Most of the development work that Engine Software does is in a supporting role to other game developers, rather than completely developing a title on their own.


Nintendo DS[]

Game Release Involvement
Aliens in the Attic 2010 Developer
Cats & Dogs: the Revenge of Kitty Galore 2010 Developer
Dance! It's your Stage 2010 Developer
Music für Kids 2010 Developer
Gripskids: Deutsch 2009 Developer
Gripskids: Mathematik 2009 Developer
Gripskids: Sachkunde 2009 Developer
Just SING! 2009 Developer
Princess in Love 2009 Developer
Rummikub 2009 Developer
Think Kids 2 2009 Developer
GoPets: Vacation Island 2008 coding and music
Dragon Hunters 2008 Developer
Polar Bowler 2008 DS Conversion
Think Kids 2008 Developer
Tropix 2008 DS Conversion
Marvel Trading Card Game 2007 core technology / music
Puzzlequest 2007 DS Conversion
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies 2007 supporting developer A2M


Game Release Involvement
State Shift 2007 developer
Xyanide Ressurection 2007 supporting developer Playlogic Entertainment


Game Release Involvement
Bang Attack 2008 Developer
Bejeweled 2 2010 Developer

Game Boy Advance[]

Game Release Involvement
High School Musical: Livin' the Dream 2007 supporting developer A2M
Xyanide cancelled, released on Xbox by Playlogic developer
Wade Hixton's Counter Punch 2004 developer
X2: Wolverine's Revenge 2003 supporting developer Vicarious Visions with GBA conversion
Muppets: On with the show 2003 supporting developer Vicarious Visions
Spymuppets: License to croak 2003 supporting developer Vicarious Visions
Artifact 2002 developer
Power Rangers: Time Force 2001 supporting developer Vicarious Visions


The Engine Software Music Replayer is a piece of music sequencer middleware, developed by Engine Software. It was developed for use on the Game Boy Advance, and later reproduced in a version for use on the Nintendo DS.

External links[]

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