Company Information

Factor 5
101 Lucas Valley Rd.
Suite 300
San Rafael, CA 94903
Tel: (415) 492-5900

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Based in San Rafael, California, and originally founded in Germany in 1987, Factor 5 LLC is a leading developer of interactive entertainment software and technology for a variety of console and computer platforms.

Among the company's many successful titles is the multi-million selling “Star Wars®: Rogue Squadron™” line of games for LucasArts Entertainment Company and the classic Turrican® series. In addition to LucasArts, Factor 5 has worked with Nintendo, Sony, Konami, and other publishers producing games on many home and handheld platforms in over 10 years.

Factor 5 has also created the multi-platform MusyX™ sound tool technology which pioneered 5-channel Dolby Surround Pro-Logic II sound for games in close collaboration with Dolby, the Mort voice compression system and, as a Nintendo technology partner, was involved in the creation of the Nintendo GameCube hardware.

Most recently, Factor 5 and DivXNetworks announced a partnership to bring a new generation of video compression to game consoles and with “Resident Evil 2™” from Capcom, Factor 5 has started to provide audio resources for interested game developers and publishers.

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Rogue Squadron 3D


Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader
Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike

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