Bizarre Creations News


Bizarre Creations' unfinished racer revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2013 7:30am PST

The closure of Project Gotham Racing and Blur developer Bizarre Creations was a cruel blow for fans of things what drive fast. If that wound has healed now, here, jab at the scar by watching prototype footage of a new engine and new racer Bizarre was working on when Activisi...


"tbh everyone from EA, ubi, and THQ has put out some good original stuff. and they usually get ..."

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Activision talks Bizarre closure, cancellations

By Steve Watts, Jun 23, 2011 9:00am PDT

Activision's Eric Hirshberg talks frankly about the closure of Bizarre creations, the cancellation of True Crime: Hong Kong, and what the company wants from a Guitar Hero revival.


""What we couldn't afford to continue doing was putting out iterative improvements of the same ..."

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Bizarre veterans form Hogrocket

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 23, 2011 5:45am PDT

Another small group of former Bizarre Creations employees, including the creator of Geometry Wars, have founded their own new studio.


"Between these two studios.... we might actually end up getting even cooler games than we would ..."

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Bizarre veterans form Lucid Games

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 25, 2011 6:30am PST

While Bizarre Creations is sadly gone, things are looking up for several former members, who've formed a new studio named Lucid Games.


"Is Stephen Cakebread there? He's the guy that created the Geometry Wars series, so I'm very ..."

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Bizarre Creations Video Editor Makes Beautiful Farewell Clip

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 18, 2011 2:45pm PST

After weeks of unsuccessfully trying to find a buyer following Activision's decision to put developer Bizarre Creations on the chopping block, the studio that brought us the beloved


"Damn shame when APB can get resuscitated and Bizarre Creations goes under"

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Bizarre Creations on the Verge of Closing

By Steve Watts, Jan 19, 2011 8:00am PST

After searching for a buyer, Activision has issued a recommendation for closure to Bizarre Creations, which the studio reportedly plans to accept....


"Cheaper to pay a bunch of ex-Bizarre employees than to buy the company itself. No surprise, ..."

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Activision Reportedly Closes Bizarre and Budcat Studios [Update 2]

By Xav de Matos, Nov 16, 2010 10:55am PST

[Update: 4:30pm] Regarding the rumors of a closure at Budcat Creations, Activision released the following statement to Shacknews: We continue to...


"I remember that come out also, but you get the gist that two of Bizarre's last games were kinda ..."

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James Bond 007: Blood Stone Officially Announced, Coming this 'Holiday Season'

By Xav de Matos, Jul 16, 2010 6:15am PDT

Activision has finally revealed details on Bond's next adventure. Titled, James Bond 007: Blood Stone, the Bizarre Creations developed third-person shooter (with cover-based shooting, hand-to-hand


"You call that a "solid shooter"? I read this was being made by Bizarre Creations, then I ..."

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Twitter Support Confirmed For Blur

By Brian Leahy, Feb 24, 2010 2:00pm PST

As is becoming the trend, Twitter has found its way into yet another product with Bizarre Creations and Activision Blizzard including the social...


"Try not to dislocate your shoulder when patting yourself on the back for copy/pasting a quote, ..."

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Project Gotham Racing Developer Announces Blur, Promises to 'Revolutionize Racing Genre'

By Chris Faylor, May 19, 2009 6:50am PDT

The new game from Project Gotham Racing developer Bizarre Creations is an action-racer called Blur, publisher and owner Activision Blizzard...


"I read "retarded lighting" and was agreeing after the first shot with its strange glows. Then I ..."

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Geometry Wars 2 Coming August 6, to Feature 4P Co-op and Versus Game Modes

By Aaron Linde, Jul 14, 2008 6:07pm PDT

Following the unveiling of Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 2 (360) at Microsoft's E3 2008 press conference today, developer Bizarre Creations has...


"if multiplayer over live isn't an option i'll be disappointed"

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