Game company profile: The Learning Company
The Learning Company is a well-known educational software company that has played a significant role in the development of interactive and educational computer games for children and adults. Founded in 1980 by Ann McCormick and Leslie Grimm, the company has created a wide range of products aimed at making learning engaging and enjoyable through the use of technology.
Over the years, The Learning Company has expanded its offerings to cover a variety of subjects, including mathematics, science, and problem-solving. Their software often employs colorful graphics, animations, and engaging gameplay to make learning more appealing to students of all ages.
In 1995, The Learning Company was acquired by SoftKey International, a Canadian software company, which later changed its name to Mattel Interactive. Then, in 1999, Mattel Interactive was acquired by Gores Technology Group, leading to changes in the structure and focus of the company.