Epyx was founded by Jon Freeman and Jim Conelley in 1978 as Automated Simulation and changed name in 1983. Epyx started publishing action and sports games (Summer Games, Winter Games, California Games, etc.) for 8 bits computers. Epyx was one of the most popular developing and publishing companies of the 80s for Commodore 64, Spectrum and other systems.
Jon Freeman, Jim Conelley