Aspyr Media, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher founded by Michael Rogers and Ted Staloch in Austin, Texas. Originally founded to bring top gaming titles to Mac OS, the company, since 2005, has become a publisher and developer of entertainment for multiple gaming platforms.
Aspyr works with partners including LucasArts, 2K Games, Activision, Gearbox Software; their catalog includes franchises Call of Duty, Sid Meier's Civilization, SimCity, Borderlands and Star Wars.


In 1996, Aspyr Media, Inc., was established by Michael Rogers and Ted Staloch in Austin, Texas. Staloch, who had a background in sales and marketing and Rogers, who worked with TechWorks, noticed that there was a lack of gaming titles available to Mac owners and set out to change it. According to Rogers, when naming the company, they “wanted something meaning ‘to aspire and be great’” and also “memorable and unique.” Aspyr made its name specializing in porting video games from Microsoft Windows to macOS, including popular franchises Call of Duty, Sid Meier's Civilization, Star Wars, Borderlands, and SimCity.
By 2003, they owned 60 percent of the Mac entertainment market. In 2005, Aspyr partnered with Alex Seropian of Wideload Games and released their first originally-published AAA game, Stubbs The Zombie, to Mac OS, Windows and Xbox. In 2015, Aspyr Media expanded their platform catalog again by releasing an iOS port of ' and later, Bioware's classic-action RPG, Jade Empire - a title they extended to Android as well. In 2015, Aspyr developed and published ', a remaster of a game developed by Quantic Dream, to a worldwide audience with enhanced game features, updated visuals and controls, as well as content that was censored in the original North American release.
Currently, Aspyr's catalog includes popular games such as Sid Meier's Civilization VI, developed in 2018 on Mac, Linux, iOS and Nintendo Switch, Layers of Fear, Observer, Torn, and the re-releases of LucasArts titles: ' and '.
According to Elizabeth Howard, vice president of publishing at Aspyr Media, the company's current focus is less on internal IP and more on company growth, establishing bigger undertakings with big brands. Aspyr has published over 190 games, and have added 90 plus members to their team since 1996.


1998Tomb Raider IIMacAspyrAspyr
2002'MacRaven SoftwareAspyr
2003'MacRaven SoftwareAspyr
2003Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3MacAspyrAspyr
2005'MacPandemic StudiosAspyr
2005Sims 2MacAspyrAspyr
2005Doom 3MacAspyrAspyr
2005Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a PulseXbox, PC, MacWideload GamesAspyr
2006Roller Coaster Tycoon 3MacAspyrAspyr
2006Sid Meier's Civilization IVMacAspyrAspyr
2006'Xbox, PCFuncomAspyr
2007Guitar Hero IIIPC, MacAspyrAspyr
2010'PC, MacAspyrAspyr
2010Sid Meier's Civilization VMac, LinuxAspyrAspyr
2012Borderlands 2MacAspyrAspyr
2013Bioshock InfiniteMacAspyrAspyr
2014Star Wars Knights of the Old RepubliciOS, AndroidAspyrAspyr
2014Sim City 4MacAspyrAspyr
2014'Mac, LinuxAspyrAspyr
2015'PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, AndroidAspyrAspyr
2016Layers of FearPC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4Bloober TeamAspyr
2016Jade EmpireiOS, AndroidAspyrAspyr
2017Mafia 3MacAspyrAspyr
2017>observer_PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4Bloober TeamAspyr
2018InnerSpacePC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo SwitchPolyKnight GamesAspyr
2018TornOculus, Vive, PSVRAspyrAspyr
2018Sid Meier's Civilization VI iOSAspyrAspyr
2018Sid Meier's Civilization VIMac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4Aspyr2K Games
2019'Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4AspyrAspyr
2020LightmatterWindowsTunnel Vision GamesAspyr
2020'Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4AspyrAspyr
2020Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4AspyrAspyr