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Reflexive Entertainment
Company typePrivate
IndustryVideo games
DefunctMay 2010; 13 years ago (May 2010)
United States
Key people
Lars Brubaker
Ernie Ramirez
James C. Smith
Ion Hardie
ProductsGame development and distribution

Reflexive Entertainment was an American video game developer based in Lake Forest, California. The company was cofounded by Lars Brubaker, Ernie Ramirez, James C. Smith and Ion Hardie in 1997. They developed nineteen games independently (for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and Mac platforms), published two games, started distribution of downloadable casual games on their online Arcade, created a division of their Arcade entirely devoted to Mac games for Mac users and started hosting ad supported free online web browser games.[1] In 2005, Reflexive's Wik and the Fable of Souls won three awards at the 2005 Independent Games Festival which included Innovation in Visual Art, Innovation in Game Design and the Seumas McNally Award For Independent Game Of The Year.[2] In October 2008, Reflexive Entertainment was acquired by[3] On February 3, 2009, began hosting casual game content for internet download.[4]

On March 31, 2010, Reflexive announced plans to stop selling games through its affiliate program in order to focus entirely on game development. In a letter sent to affiliates, CEO Brubaker stated that the program would continue its business as usual, which included web support and payment of referral fees on game sales until June 30.[5]


All games are developed and published by Reflexive Entertainment unless otherwise stated.

Game title Year released System Notes
Swarm 1998 Windows
Star Trek: Away Team 2001 Windows Published by Activision
Zax: The Alien Hunter 2001 Windows Published by JoWooD Productions
Ricochet Xtreme 2001 Windows
Crimsonland 2003 Windows Developed by 10tons Entertainment
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader 2003 Windows Published by Interplay Entertainment
Ricochet Lost Worlds 2004 Macintosh, Windows
Wik and the Fable of Souls 2004 Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)
Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharged 2004 Windows
Big Kahuna Reef 2004 Macintosh, Windows
Big Kahuna Words 2005 Windows
Mosaic: Tomb of Mystery 2006 Windows
Big Kahuna Reef 2 2006 Macintosh, Windows
Monarch: The Butterfly King 2007 Windows
Ricochet Infinity 2007 Macintosh, Windows, iPhone, PlayStation 3
The Great Tree 2007 Windows
Airport Mania 2008 iPhone, Macintosh, Windows, Nintendo DS
Build In Time 2008 Macintosh, Windows
Big Kahuna Party 2008 Wii (WiiWare)
Miss Teri Tale: Where's Jason 2008 Macintosh, Windows Developed by Ouat Entertainment
Music Catch 2008 iPhone, Macintosh, Windows
Swarm Gold 2008 Macintosh, Windows
Costume Chaos 2009 Macintosh, Windows
A Fairy Tale 2009 Macintosh, Windows
Sprouts Adventure 2009 Macintosh, Windows
Simplz: Zoo 2010 Macintosh, Windows
Demolition League 2010 Web Game (Facebook)


Ricochet Lost Worlds receives Best Action/Arcade game for 2004 award from RealNetworks

Wik and the Fable of Souls won three awards at the 2005 Independent Games Festival in San Francisco. Wik also won the 2005 Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Award for Downloadable Game of the Year.


Downloadable Game of the Year!

(Seumas McNally Award)

Merger acquired Reflexive Entertainment and as of 2014, it has been merged with the game development subsidiary, Amazon Game Studios, which was founded in 2012.


  1. ^ AboutUs Archived 2009-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Home Archived 2008-02-29 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Reflexive acquired by Archived 2009-02-20 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Reflexive Games are now available through the Amazon Game Downloads store". Archived from the original on 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2010-04-20.
  5. ^ Reflexive shuts down its affiliate program Archived 2010-04-04 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ The 10th Annual Independent Games Festival Archived 2012-05-01 at the Wayback Machine