Parker Brothers

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Parker Brothers
Founded 1883
Closed 1991
Headquarters Salem, USA
Key People (choice)
Sector Board games
Information bought by Hasbro

Parker Brothers was a famous manufacturer of board games. It was founded in Salem, Massachusetts in 1883 under the name George S. Parker Company. Only with the entry of the founder's brother, in 1888, was the name changed to Parker Brothers.

During the world economic crisis Parker Brothers published its biggest success: Monopoly. In 1991, Parker Brothers was bought by Hasbro and only continued with the company name.

Video games[edit]

At the start of the 80s, Parker Brothers expanded to the video game sector. Several titles were licensed and published on most of the consoles and computers. In 1984, Parker Brothers completely gave up the video game business due to the video game crash.

Games (excerpt)[edit]


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