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Activision Recommends Death For Bizarre

By Alec Meer on January 19th, 2011.

Well, officially it’s “recommends closure,” but let’s not beat around the ruining-people’s-livelihoods bush here. Back in December, word arrived that Activision wanted to wash its hands of UK studio Bizarre Creations, the bunch behind Project Gotham Racing, Geometry Wars, The Club, Blur and 007: Bloodstone. While at the time that sounded an awful lot like shutting its still-recent (2007) acquisition down, they stressed that if they could find a buyer all may yet be well.

They didn’t find a buyer (or at least not one who offered enough, presumably). All is not well.
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