Radica Games

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Radica Games
Industry Video gaming
Founded 1983;35 years ago (1983)
United States

Radica Games Limited is a United States company that produces electronic games, founded in 1983. On October 3, 2006, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ :  MAT) announced the completion of their acquisition of Radica. [1] It began by producing electronic souvenir games for casinos. [2] In the late 1990s, it became known for its Bass Fishin line of games.[ citation needed ] While Radica still produces electronic handheld games based on casino or card games, it has branched out into toys, board games, and video game accessories. [3]

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Product lines under Radica, past and present, include:

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