|Headquarters||San Francisco, CA|
|Key people||Joe Keene (Co-Chairman and CEO)|
|Industry||Computer and video game industry|
|Products||Gods & Heroes (indefinitely postponed)|
Perpetual Entertainment, founded in March 2002, was an American developer, publisher and operator of networked multiplayer games and MMORPGs. The term privately held company refers to ownership of a business company in two different ways first referring to ownership by non-governmental organizations and second The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. For other uses of this term see Industry (disambiguation An industry (from Latin industrius, "diligent industrious" The video game industry (formally referred to as Interactive entertainment) is the economic sector involved with the development, Marketing In Marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a Market that might satisfy a want or need Gods & Heroes Rome Rising (abbreviated as G&H or GnH) was the title of an MMORPG in development by Perpetual Entertainment that Employment is a Contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual that creates Video games A developer may specialize in a certain video A video game publisher is a company that publishes Video games that they have either developed internally or have had developed by a Video game developer In Mathematics, an operator is a function which operates on (or modifies another function A multiplayer video game is one which more than one person can play in the same game environment at the same time A massively multiplayer online role-playing game ( MMORPG) is a genre of Computer role-playing games (CRPGs in which a large number of players interact with Their headquarters was in San Francisco, California, USA. Headquarters (HQ denotes the location where most if not all of the important functions of an organization are concentrated The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city The United States of America —commonly referred to as the From October 2007 to February 2008 (following a transfer of assets) the company was known as P2 Entertainment. The company was best known for its development of two MMOs: Star Trek Online and Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising. Star Trek Online (abbreviated STO) is the working title of an MMORPG set in the Star Trek Science fiction universe and Gods & Heroes Rome Rising (abbreviated as G&H or GnH) was the title of an MMORPG in development by Perpetual Entertainment that
As Perpetual Entertainment, the company had previously developed to beta status Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising, which was put on indefinite hold in October 2007 after several rounds of layoffs. At that time, the company announced an intent to focus exclusively on Star Trek Online. However, as of 14 January 2008 it was reported that the company had ceased development of the Star Trek license, which was transferred to an as yet unnamed studio which would apparently be taking over development of the title. 
Perpetual was also developing the Perpetual Entertainment Platform (PEP), a complete solution for developing, hosting, monitoring, and operating any networked online game. Developing is a Short film directed by Marya Cohn, about the relationship between a girl and her single mother who has Breast cancer Computer networking is the Engineering Discipline concerned with communication between Computer systems or devices Networking routers The PEP would have enabled games to simultaneously function on a wide variety of consumer game devices, including PCs, videogame consoles, cell phones, and hand-held computers. IBM PC compatible computers are those generally similar to the original IBM PC, XT, and AT. A mobile device (also known as cellphone device, handheld device, handheld computer, "Palmtop" or simply handheld) is a pocket-sized One notable licensee of this platform was Bioware. BioWare Corp is a Canadian electronic entertainment company founded in February 1995 by Ray Muzyka, Greg Zeschuk, and Augustine Yip.
The Perpetual Game Engine, a suite of reusable game tools and libraries for high-quality and stable development of networked games of all genres, was also being developed. A game engine is a software system designed for the creation and development of computer and video games
After a previous round of layoffs in December 2006, Perpetual underwent several further rounds of layoffs in September and October 2007, before finally announcing the indefinite suspension of Gods & Heroes to allow the company to focus its efforts on Star Trek Online.
Subsequent to this announcement on October 10, 2007, Perpetual Entertainment Inc. transferred ownership of all its assets including Star Trek Online to Perpetual LLC, for liquidation and distribution of liquidation proceeds to creditors of Perpetual. 
Shortly thereafter, Perpetual Entertainment's IP was "picked up" by P2 Entertainment, though the management remained unchanged. On January 14, 2008, it was announced that the company was no longer developing Star Trek Online, and that the Intellectual Property license, as well as game content, but not the game code, had been transferred to a Bay Area game developer. Events 1129 - Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Star Trek Online (abbreviated STO) is the working title of an MMORPG set in the Star Trek Science fiction universe and The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly known as the Bay Area, or the Bay, is a geographically and ethnically diverse metropolitan region that surrounds the It was later confirmed that the new owner was Cryptic Studios. Cryptic Studios is a Privately-held, American developer of massively multiplayer online role-playing games headquartered in Los Gatos California.
In December 2007, a well-publicized lawsuit was bought by PR Firm Kohnke Communications against Perpetual. On January 24, 2008 it was announced that the suit had been dismissed following a mutual resolution by both parties.
On February 25, 2008, it was announced by several sources that P2 was closing its doors entirely.