Entries in 'bizarre' (19)

Celebrities promote Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14

Celebrities promote Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14

EA has teamed up with top names from the world of sport to drive this year’s Tiger Woods PGA Tour.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 27th 2013 at 10:30AM in News
Bizarre founder admits Activision unease

Bizarre founder admits Activision unease

The founder of abandoned studio Bizarre Creations has broken silence on the swift collapse of the longstanding Liverpool stronghold.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2011 at 12:37PM in News
Former Bizarre devs form Hogrocket

Former Bizarre devs form Hogrocket

Former Bizarre Creations staff have this morning announced their founding of a new indie game developer called Hogrocket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 10:21AM in News
Lucid Games rises from Bizarre ashes

Lucid Games rises from Bizarre ashes

Former staff members of recently defunct developer Bizarre Creations have established a new Liverpool-based studio named Lucid Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 3:19PM in News

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VIDEO: Farewell Bizarre Creations

VIDEO: Farewell Bizarre Creations

Liverpool studio Bizarre Creations will close today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 10:38AM in News
Goodbye Bizarre Creations

Goodbye Bizarre Creations

On Friday, February 18th, Bizarre Creations’ Liverpool studio will turn off the lights, lock the windows and close its doors for the final time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2011 at 8:15AM in News
'Multiple parties' considering Bizarre buyout

'Multiple parties' considering Bizarre buyout

Staff at renowned Liverpool studio Bizarre Creations have spoken of a twenty-four-hour emotional rollercoaster as it has emerged that several companies have shown interest in buying the Blur developer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2010 at 8:01AM in News
Layoffs at LucasArts and Budcat

Layoffs at LucasArts and Budcat

It was by all accounts a Black Tuesday for games development yesterday as job cuts were confirmed at two studios and one of the industry’s most respected developers faced up ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2010 at 9:27AM in News

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Bizarre Creations in the balance

Bizarre Creations in the balance

In news that continues to emerge tonight, it appears as if Activision is to close the doors of UK developer Bizarre Creations. Around 200 jobs could be lost in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2010 at 7:08PM in News
The cost of Blur’s poor sales

The cost of Blur’s poor sales

A closer look at last week’s NPD results for the North American video games market courtesy of Gamasutra has revealed that Activision’s brand new racing IP Blur sold just 31,000 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2010 at 11:37AM in News
Bizarre sticks up for Activision

Bizarre sticks up for Activision

Having had to deal with almost relentless criticism in the wake of the ongoing Infinity Ward scandal, publisher Activision will no doubt have been warmed by recent comments from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 5:20PM in News
Bizarre backs Twitter as future of marketing

Bizarre backs Twitter as future of marketing

Leading UK development studio Bizarre Creations believes that rapidly growing social network sites could trigger a new world order in video game marketing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2010 at 4:38PM in News

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Bizarre: ‘Blur will reinvent racers’

Bizarre: ‘Blur will reinvent racers’

Developer Bizarre Creations expects Blur to revitalise the struggling racing genre, the firm has told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2009 at 1:00PM in News
Activision: Blur ‘will do for racing what COD did for shooters’

Activision: Blur ‘will do for racing what COD did for shooters’

Amidst all the numbers and gushing praise for Guitar Hero, Activision Blizzard also found time in its recent financial posting to stoke up the hype machine for Bizarre Creations’ upcoming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2009 at 11:36AM in News
Bizarre Creations’ new racer revealed?

Bizarre Creations’ new racer revealed?

French magazine Joypad has seemingly got the first word on Bizarre Creations’ top secret new racing IP – a combat-based arcade outing entitled Blur.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2009 at 12:21PM in News
Bizarre working on two Bond titles

Bizarre working on two Bond titles

During the Activision Blizzard Q4 earnings call it emerged that two games based on James Bond are being developed by Bizarre Creations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2009 at 1:25PM in News

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Modern Warfare 2 heads Activision’s 2009 lineup

Modern Warfare 2 heads Activision’s 2009 lineup

US publisher Activision-Blizzard has revealed a number of its key titles for the upcoming year, including confirmation of exactly what form the next Call of Duty will assume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2008 at 10:07AM in News
Activision: ‘We’ll drive rivals crazy’

Activision: ‘We’ll drive rivals crazy’

Activision plans to go head-to-head with its rivals by speeding into the popular racing game category following the acquisition of driving game specialist Bizarre Creations, says Euro boss Joerg Trouvain ...
by Michael French
on Sep 28th 2007 at 10:56AM in News
Live Arcade favourite heads to Wii and DS

Live Arcade favourite heads to Wii and DS

Consumer site CVG has bought to light a recent issue of US games mag Nintendo Power which claims that Bizarre Creations’ Xbox Live Arcade smash hit Geometry Wars is heading ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2007 at 12:00PM in News