Braintree Software

Background: Braintree Software was a development studio based in Stanton, California, headed by former employees from SEGA Technical Institute and Origin Systems. The company was initially backed by SEGA of America, but were dropped due to underwhelming sales for one of their games. Braintree filed for bankruptcy in 2003.

1st Logo

Logo: On a black background, a picture of a human head profile fades in. The image becomes translucent and switches to an x-ray shot. Details of the head disappear, leaving behind the brain, some nerves and part of the spine, which turns into a tree. The tree turns black as the areas inside turn white, with the company name fading in below. The image shines and fades out.

Variant: A still version exists

FX/SFX: Everything.

Music/Sounds: A dark fanfare.

Availability: The animated logo appeared on Brick Buster, the SEGA CD version of Green Jean, Green Jean II: Enter the Nega Jean and the SEGA Dreamcast version of Brick Buster World Tour.
2nd Logo

Logo: On a black background, we see a giant hulk-like female creature pick up a sheet of metal (donning a tattered white tank-top and ripped khakis). She spins it around and tosses it. The sheet contains the company's print logo. The girl jumps up and slams in front of it, revealing the company name. She gets up and dusts her hands as the image blurs.

  • The girl depicted is "Green Jean", who appeared in an eponymous game as well as a remake in 2002. The game was Braintree's first ever productions and one of their flagship titles next to Brick Buster.
  • The different versions of the logo are done to reflect the different teams who work on the games. The original version was used for original titles while the variant was used for licensed games.

Variant: A later use has the girl wearing tattered blue jeans, a white crop-top and her hair is sharper toward the top.

FX/SFX: 3D animation.

Music/Sounds: Sounds corresponding to the actions.

Availability: The original version was seen on the 2002 version of Green Jean and the GameCube, XBOX and PlayStation 2 versions of Brick Buster World Tour. The variant appeared on Dexter's Laboratory: Hunger Strikes andSpy Kids: Game Over for XBOX, GameCube and PlayStation 2.

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