Dream catcher was founded in 1996 by Richard Wah Kan. They first published adenture games and later on in 2002 the bought out Cryo Interactive.
DreamCatcher created a publishing division called The Adventure Company in 2003 wihich published games such as Syberia, Still Life, and ObsCure. They've published the series of games based on Agatha Christie novels and have signed to release a series of titles based on The Hardy Boys.
Outside of the adventure genre, Dreamcatcher is best known for publishishg the Painkiller series and the highly conttroversial, Dungeon Lords.
In 2006, JoWooD Productions purchased DreamCatcher Games. Since this acquisition, DreamCatcher has continued to release titles for the adventure genre and others such as Spellforce.