Sections

Bizarre Creations

Bizarre Creations is a medium sized video game developer based in Liverpool, England.<br /> <br /> Established in 1994, the company is famed for such high profile franchises as Formula 1, Fur Fighters, Geometry Wars, The Club and Project Gotham Racing. <br /> <br /> In September 2007 we joined the rank of Activision as one of their dedicated teams. With 160+ staff working out a custom-built development studio, we are now simultaneously developing several next-gen projects across various platforms.

Recent articles about Bizarre Creations

Bizarre Creations dev founds Totem Games

Matt Cavanagh announces new independent studio

Bizarre Creations staff discuss Activision takeover

Ex-management say company culture changed, studio had chance to buy itself back

Hogrocket rises from the ashes of Bizarre

New studio focusing on iOS and PC opens this month

Ex-Bizarre exec says closure was result of "perfect storm"

But Wilson is philosophical about shuttering, "extremely proud" of achievements

Ex-Bizarre Creations Design Manager joins Sumo

Gareth Wilson becomes part of Sheffield studio

Friday sees closure of Bizarre Creations

Liverpool studio winding down this week

Activision poised to call time on Bizarre Creations

Publisher "recommends closure" after failure to find a buyer

Developers look to Bizarre Creations on recruitment hunt

Sumo, Jagex, Codemasters hoping to offer lifeline to talent as studio future hangs in the balance

Bizarre Situations

The boxed game market is a tougher place than ever to survive - even for studios with a proven track record

Activision considers Bizarre Creations sale

Publisher admits new IP Blur failed commercially and is "exploring options" for Liverpool racing studio

Layoffs, possible closure rumoured at Bizarre Creations

Project Gotham studio may lose all 200 staff; official statement expected soon

Activision reboots Bond license

Brand new tale Blood Stone announced, as next movie remains in limbo

Microsoft "wasn't in the right place" to acquire Bizzare, says Chudley

The developer says the surprise deal with Activision freed it from business responsibilities

PGR developer calls for UK tax credits

Bizarre Creations, the developer of The Club, Geometry Wars and the Project Gotham Racing franchise, is calling for a tax cut for British developers

Acquisition allows us to concentrate purely on games, says Bizarre

Bizarre Creations has told GamesIndustry.biz that it can get on with creating games without having to worry about business pressures thanks to its recent acquisition by Activision.

New racing IP for Activison, suggests analyst

Responding to Activision's acquisition of Bizarre Creations, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter thinks that the developer could create a new multiplatform racing IP

Bizarre has "spent a fortune" on Project Gotham 4

Bizarre Creations' Brian Woodhouse has admitted the studio has already run up huge costs creating Project Gotham Racing 4 - but said development will continue until the game is ready for release.

Office details

  • Liverpool
  • United Kingdom

Contact details

Employees

Bizarre Creations has 96 employees registered on the GamesIndustry.biz network. Register or login to see them!

Subscribe to the GamesIndustry.biz Newsletters