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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. The group made around twenty games over 15 years, growing to around 200 staff at the peak of its success. The studio officially formed in 1994 …

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‘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. Last night Activision put Bizarre Creations up for sale – in a move that put the job security of 200 developers …

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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 to a very uncertain future. Though the numbers are yet to be reported, LucasArts has confirmed a minor adjustment in …

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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 process. Bizarre is best known for creating Microsoft’s successful Project Gotham Racing series, though its gaming heritage began far earlier; …

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