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Frontier Developments, also known as "Frontier" and "Fdev" is a British video game developer based in Cambridge, England and founded by David Braben. They are known best for producing Planet Coaster, Planet Zoo and RollerCoaster Tycoon 3. In 2016, they had approximately 300 full-time employees[1].

Background

David Braben is the founder and CEO of Frontier Developments and co-creator of the Elite series.

Frontier was founded in 1994 by David Braben, co-author of the seminal "Elite", to carry forward his groundbreaking work and development ethos into projects with a scale and ambition that only teams of skilled professionals can tackle.[2]

David plays a very active role in the company. With a talented team of developers and experienced managers he has helped Frontier successfully to navigate three exciting decades of the ever-changing technology landscape of mass-market gaming platforms and overseen Frontier's emergence as one of the worldwide games industry's leading independent developers.

Planet Coaster

Frontier’s development strengths are immersive, fun gameplay design and unparalleled artistic quality underpinned and enabled by cutting-edge technology development and a talent for getting the best out of hardware and UI.

Below is a list of games developed by Frontier.[3]

Year Title Publisher Platform
1995 Frontier: First Encounters GameTek MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Classic Mac OS, Linux
1995 Darxide Sega Enterprises Sega 32X
1998 V2000 Grolier Interactive Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
2000 Infestation Ubi Soft Microsoft Windows
2003 Darxide EMP Frontier Developments Pocket PC
2003 Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo BAM! Entertainment Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube
2003 Dog's Life Sony Computer Entertainment PlayStation 2
2003 RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Wacky Worlds Infogrames Microsoft Windows
2003 RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Time Twister Atari, Inc. Microsoft Windows
2004 RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Atari, Inc. Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS
2005 RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked! Atari, Inc. Microsoft Windows, OS X
2005 RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild! Atari, Inc. Microsoft Windows, OS X
2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Konami PlayStation 2, Xbox
2006 Thrillville LucasArts PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable
2007 Thrillville: Off the Rails LucasArts PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, Wii, Microsoft Windows
2008 LostWinds Frontier Developments iOS, Wii, Microsoft Windows
2009 LostWinds 2: Winter of the Melodias Frontier Developments iOS, Wii, Microsoft Windows
2010 Kinectimals Microsoft Game Studios Xbox 360, Windows Phone, iOS, Android
2011 Kinectimals: Now with Bears! Microsoft Studios Xbox 360, Windows Phone, iOS, Android
2011 Kinect: Disneyland Adventures Microsoft Studios Xbox 360
2012 Coaster Crazy Frontier Developments iOS
2013 Zoo Tycoon Microsoft Studios Xbox 360, Xbox One
2013 Coaster Crazy Deluxe Frontier Developments Wii U, iOS
2014 Tales from Deep Space Amazon Game Studios Fire OS, iOS
2014 Elite Dangerous Frontier Developments Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
2015 Screamride Microsoft Studios Xbox 360, Xbox One
2015 Elite Dangerous: Horizons Frontier Developments Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
2016 Elite Dangerous: Arena Frontier Developments Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
2016 Planet Coaster Frontier Developments Microsoft Windows
2018 Jurassic World Evolution Frontier Developments Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
2018 Elite Dangerous: Beyond Frontier Developments Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Playstation 4
2019 Planet Zoo Frontier Developments Microsoft Windows

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