Teaming Up To Wait For Better Days In Pc Games

Since the Nintendo craze swept into America in 1985, makers of entertainment software for personal computers have seen their fortunes fade. Some have decided to jump on the Nintendo bandwagon and develop video games. But two companies, Sierra On-Line Inc. and Broderbund Software Inc., were determined to stick with PC games exclusively. Now, faced with slow growth, these California software developers have decided to merge, in a stock swap valued at $88 million.

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