About Destineer

product-flowdestineer Destineer publishes family-friendly casual video games. Created in 2001, Destineer grew to become one of the world's 25 largest video game publishers from 2008 - 2010.


Destineer has published more than 100 video games for the Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, Playstation 2, Nintendo DS, iPhone, PC, and Macintosh. Our games are sold through leading retailers around the world, such as Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Gamestop, Toys-R-Us, Apple Stores, Game, and more.


Destineer also owns MacSoft, publisher of blockbuster games for the Macintosh, such as the Age of Empires series, Halo, Civilization III, Unreal Tournament, Zoo Tycoon, and Monopoly.


In 2005, Destineer acquired Atomic Games, creator of of the Close Combat series, which has repeatedly been identified by PC Gamer as one of the 50 best games ever made. Atomic has also created a variety of other military-themed products for the Xbox, PC, and Macintosh. Its products are now used for training by leading military and intelligence organizations around the world.



Destineer is a privately held corporation headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.





Paul Rinde

Destineer is headed by CEO Paul Rinde. Prior to joining Destineer in 2003, Paul Rinde was a senior vice-president of Atari, managing Atari’s most profitable division and was responsible for the multi-million unit selling franchises Deer Hunter and Dragonball Z. Paul has brought hundreds of titles to market which have generated over one billion dollars of revenue. Before Atari, Paul co-founded The WizardWorks Group in 1990, which was a pioneer in casual gaming and was purchased by GT Interactive in 1996. Paul has more than 20 years of experience in the games industry.


Peter Tamte

Peter Tamte is the founder and president of Destineer. Before starting Destineer, Peter was executive vice-president of Bungie Software, the maker of the blockbuster Halo series, and he also worked for Steve Jobs at Apple Computer as senior director of consumer marketing. During the early 1990s, Peter created MacSoft and built it into the world's top Macintosh games publisher.




Destineer 11485 Valley View Rd. Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Phone: 763.231.8000 Fax: 763.231.8001



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