Blitz Games

Video Game Developer

About the Company

One of Europe's Top 5 Independent Game Developers, with a track record of releasing multiple games, on time, across all the home console platforms and PC. The company, originally Interactive Studios, was formed in 1990 by the Oliver Twins (Philip and Andrew) and has grown steadily over the last 15 years, currently employing more than 200 staff.

With an effective management structure and most of team managers have more than 8 years industry experience (while many have 10 years or more) and with a very low staff turnover. Blitz also use talented and proven subcontractors to boost teams where required, for which there is an effective outsourcing and management system.

The company specialises primarily in licensed character games, but also have launched a mature games brand, Volatile Games. The first Volatile branded game was released in the summer of 2006. Blitz has also since created Blitz Arcade, a division which focuses on creating smaller, downloadable games and a Serious Games division which works alongside organisations such as the NHS and M.o.D. to create realistic and effective training simulations.

Blitz have released numerous games on PS2, Xbox and GameCube and one on PSP (plus many PS1 games) but also develop for the next generation of consoles; PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, as well as for PC.

Having developed leading proprietary tools and technology that is shared across all platforms, This technology allows for efficient production of games, but which are optimised for a fast frame rate.

Blitz have a history of developing for the worlds leading publishers, including THQ, Microsoft, Namco, Konami, Eidos, EA, Sony, Atari and VUG. Games released recently include:

· Pac-Man World 3
· Bratz: Rock Angelz
· Bratz: Forever Diamondz
· Reservoir Dogs
· SpongeBob Squarepants: Creature from the Krusty Krab
· Sneak King (Burger King)
· Big Bumpin' (Burger King)
· Pocketbike Racer (Burger King)
· Karaoke Revolution: American Idol

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Games Developed By Blitz

Product NamePlatformGenreRelease Date
Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? Make the Grade! Classic & PuzzleOct 22, 08
Barbie Horse Adventures: Wild Horse Rescue AdventureNov 03, 03
Big Bumpin' RacingNov 19, 06
Bratz: Rock Angelz SimulationOct 18, 05
Chicken Run ActionDec 07, 00
Chicken Run ActionNov 25, 00
Cubix Robots for Everyone: Clash 'n Bash ActionJun 24, 02
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two ActionJun 18, 13
Disney's The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea AdventureDec 25, 00
Droplitz Classic & PuzzleJun 24, 09
Encleverment Experiment ArcadeNov 11, 09
Fairly OddParents: Breakin' Da Rules ActionNov 03, 03
Frogger 2: Swampy's Revenge ArcadeOctober 00
Fuzion Frenzy ActionOct 24, 01
Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao ActionAug 26, 09
Karaoke Revolution Rhythm & MusicNov 24, 09
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore Rhythm & MusicFeb 05, 08
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 SimulationNov 18, 08
Michael Phelps: Push the Limit SportsOct 11, 11
Pac-Man World 3 ActionNov 15, 05
Pocketbike Racer RacingNov 19, 06
Possession Action1st Quarter 07
PowerUp Forever ActionDec 10, 08
Sneak King ActionNov 19, 06
SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab Action4th Quarter 06
SpongeBob SquarePants: Underpants Slam! ActionDec 26, 07
SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis ActionNov 19, 07
Taz: Wanted ActionSep 17, 02
The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout SportsNov 04, 10
The Mummy Returns ActionOct 04, 01
Yoostar 2 ArcadeMar 08, 11
Yoostar on MTV ArcadeNov 15, 11
Zapper ActionNov 06, 02
* This is a listing of items catalogued by Neoseeker. Blitz may have many products beyond these.
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