Big Five Software

written by Matthew Reed

Advertisement published in 80 Microcomputing for arcade games sold by Big Five Software

The names Big Five Software and Bill Hogue were legendary in the field of TRS-80 games. Bill Hogue and Jeff Konyu created Big Five Software in order to market their TRS-80 games. Two early Big Five Software games, Super Nova and Galaxy Invasion, redefined the way TRS-80 games looked and acted and influenced the games that followed. For many, the final Big Five Software game for the TRS-80 marked the end of the TRS-80 game market.

Big Five Software also created the TRISSTICK, a TRS-80 joystick which worked with their games.

Big Five Software released two further games, Miner 2049er and Bounty Bob Strikes Back!, but not for the TRS-80. There was also a planned TRS-80 version of Miner 2049er, but it was never released.

For more information, you can visit Bill Hogue’s website: Big Five Software

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