Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. After establishing the Blizzard Entertainment label in 1994, the company quickly became one of the most popular and well-respected makers of computer games. By focusing on creating well-designed, highly enjoyable entertainment experiences, Blizzard Entertainment has maintained an unparalleled reputation for quality since its inception.

Blizzard began life in 1991 as Silicon & Synapse, founded by Allen Adham, Frank Pearce and Mike Morhaime. The studio produced RPM Racing, the company’s first game. In December of 1993, the company changed its name from Silicon & Synapse to Chaos Studios. The year ends with eleven projects shipped. The company has moved into four different offices and the staff grew to fifteen people. Finally, in May of 1994, the company changed its name for the last time, from Chaos Studios to Blizzard Entertainment.

Contributor: René Carson

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