EDGE Games (“Edge” / “The Edge”) are corporate and brand names that have been used by various entities since Softek International Ltd first used it in London in 1984. However, “Edge” (or Edge Games ) is not an American corporation founded in 1990, as some internet sources claim.
Edge is a veteran independent game developer and publisher that has its origins as one of the oldest computer game publishers in Britain.
Edge Games was formed in 1980, under the brand name “Softek Software”, later the Edge / The Edge and Edge Games brands were adopted in 1984. Also, in 1984, Edge opened its first offices in California.
From 1980 to the early 1990s, EDGE released more than 100 games in various formats, including Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad, Dragon 32, Oric, Atari ST, Amiga, and IBM PC.
Since the mid-1990s, Edge has continued to release games in a variety of formats, from the CDTV games of the 90s to the EDGE “Bobby Bearing 2: Rerolled” game for the Apple iPhone®, iPod® Touch and iPad. ® released in various formats between Summer 2011 and Fall 2014.