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VSS, Inc. ("Video Software Specialists") was a development company in Dallas, Texas, started by former Apollo employees Terry Grantham, George Kokoruda, Ed Salvo, and Mike Smith. Clients included CBS Electronics, Xonox, and Wizard Video Games. [1] It was incorporated on November 24, 1982.

Publisher Sunrise Software was VSS's sister company. They were succeeded by publisher/contract developer/mail-order retailer Telegames, which was started by Grantham.

Research Methods: Actual mentions, interviews, online resources (see Links)

2600

  • Chuck Norris Superkicks (US Publisher: Xonox)
  • Glacier Patrol (US Publisher: Telegames)
Originally to be released by Sunrise Software
  • Mountain King (US Publisher: CBS Electronics)
  • Quest for Quintana Roo (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Snowplow (unreleased) (Sunrise Software) [2]
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (US Publisher: Wizard Video Games)
  • Universal Chaos (US Publisher: Telegames)
Originally to be released by CBS as Targ, based on the Exidy arcade game

5200

  • Quest for Quintana Roo (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)

Atari 8-bit

  • Astro-Grover (US Publisher: CBS Software)
  • Quest for Quintana Roo (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)

ColecoVision

  • Amazing Bumpman (US Publisher: Telegames)
Originally to be released by Sunrise Software as Number Bumper [3]
  • Campaign '84 (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Chuck Norris Superkicks (US Publisher: Xonox)
  • Gust Buster (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Motocross Racer (US Publisher: Xonox)
  • Mountain King (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Quest for Quintana Roo (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Rolloverture (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Sir Lancelot (US Publisher: Xonox)

Commodore 64

  • Campaign '84 (Sunrise Software) [4]
  • Gust Buster (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Rolloverture (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)
  • Quest for Quintana Roo (US Publisher: Sunrise Software)

Unknown

  • Educational game with a penguin on ice (Sunrise Software)

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