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    Founded in 1982 by former arcade developers, Tim & Chris Stamper, Ultimate Play the Game released numerous successful games for the Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad & BBC as well as the MSX series and the C64. Filmation, an isometric view, was used in many of their games but their best selling games had to be JetPac & Sabre Wulf, each selling a staggering 300,000 in '83 and '84.

    By 1988, Ultimate Play the Game had changed it's name to Rare, which developed for Nintendo and purchased by Microsoft in 2002 for a staggering $377,000,000 USD. In 2006, Rare released remakes of Jetpac and named it Jetpac Refuelled.

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