Square Enix Europe

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Square Enix Europe
Type Public
Founded 1984 (Domark Limited)
1988 (The Sales Curve Limited)
October 16, 1989 (Big Red Software)
1990 (Domark Group Limited)
1994 (Sales Curve Interactive)
1996 (Eidos Interactive Limited)
1996 (SCi Entertainment Group plc)
1998 (Square Limited)
2003 (Square Enix Limited)
2008 (Eidos plc)
2009 (Square Enix Europe)
Headquarters London, England, U.K.
Key people Dom Wheatley, Mark Strachan (Domark)
Jane Cavanagh (The Sales Curve)
Paul Ranson (Big Red Software)
Industry video games
Products Video games
Employees not disclosed
Website http://eu.square-enix.com

Square Enix Limited, doing business as Square Enix Europe, is an English developer and publisher.


Domark Limited was founded in 1984, after the founders Dominic Wheatley and Mark Strachan.

The Sales Curve

The Sales Curve Limited was founded in 1988 by Jane Cavanagh.

Big Red Software

The Big Red Software Company Limited, doing business as Big Red Software, was founded by Paul Ranson on October 16, 1989.

Domark Group

Domark was renamed Domark Group Limited in 1990.

Sales Curve Interactive

In 1994, The Sales Curve was renamed Sales Curve Interactive.

Eidos Interactive

In 1995, Eidos Public Limited Company acquired Domark, Simis, and Big Red Software, for £12.9 million.

On May 31, 1996, Domark, Simis, and Big Red Software were merged to create Eidos Interactive

SCi Entertainment Group and Kuju Entertainment

In 1996, Sales Curve Interactive entered the stock exchange and was renamed SCi Entertainment Group plc.

In March 1998, there was a management buyout of Simis from Eidos, with the resulting company being named Kuju Entertainment.

Square Limited

Also in 1998, Square founded its English studio, Square Limited. It was renamed Square Enix Limited in 2003 after the merger of Square and Enix.


In May 2005, SCi purchased Eidos, the parent group of Eidos Interactive, and changed its name to Eidos plc in 2008.

Square Enix Europe

Eidos was acquired by Square Enix on November 9, 2009. The Eidos branches were consolidated into Square Enix Limited and the Square Enix Europe name was used by the resulting company.

Video games by The Sales Curve owned by the WEC Museum

Title System Release Notes
Rod Land Game Boy 1993 The Game Boy version is on Retro-Bit Generations owned by the WEC Museum.