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Frontier Developments Ltd is a British computer and video games development company. The company is based in Cambridge, England. Originally founded by David Braben to develop a sequel for Elite. The name of the sequel was Frontier: Elite II.

Frontier was released in 1993 and was considered a success. A sequel was developed called First Encounters in 1995 but the games publisher Gametek released an unfinished version of the game. It contained many bugs which lead to poor review scores and low sales. Frontier initiated legal action against Gametak which was eventually settled in 1999.

Other than the Elite series, Frontier Developments has been responsible for a number of popular PC and console games, including Dog's Life and parts of the Roller Coaster Tycoon series. The company also makes games for the Wallace & Gromit franchise and has released Wallace and Gromit in Project Zoo and a tie-in game for Wallace & Gromit:

The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

They have also developed the Thrillville titles, Thrillville and Thrillville:Off the rails which was the companies first foray into the next gen market.

Since then they also have made and released LostWinds and LostWinds:Winter of the Melodias on WiiWare.

At E3 2010 they also were a big part of the Kinect Unvieling at the Microsoft Press Conference with the annoucement of Kinectimals for the xbox 360, an incredibly cute title where you can train and befriend wild animal cubs teach them tricks and generally have them as you virtual pet akin to nintendogs.

They are also working on a title called the Outsider of which there is very little information.

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