Bigbig Studios

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Bigbig Studios
Subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment
IndustryComputer and video games
Interactive entertainment
SuccessorEvolution Studios
OwnerSony Corporation
ParentSCE Worldwide Studios (archived)

Bigbig Studios was a video game developer. It was founded in 2001 by a core team of four former Codemasters employees;[1] the company was set up with the help of parent company Evolution Studios. It was based in Leamington Spa in the UK.[2]

Bigbig Studios and Evolution Studios were both acquired by Sony Computer Entertainment in September 2007,[3] which was confirmed in an interview and Bigbig Studios were assigned to work exclusively for the portable PlayStation products with the releases of the Pursuit Force games,[4] and MotorStorm: Arctic Edge for the PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 2 plus Little Deviants for the PlayStation Vita[citation needed]

On 10 January 2012, Sony confirmed that it would close Bigbig Studios.[5]

Games developed[edit]

Game title Year Released Platform(s)
Pursuit Force 2005 PlayStation Portable
Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice 2007 PlayStation Portable
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge 2009 PlayStation Portable & PlayStation 2
Little Deviants 2012 PlayStation Vita


  1. ^ "Bigbig Studios | GamesIndustry International". Retrieved 2013-10-18.
  2. ^ "Bigbig Studios, Leamington Spa". Retrieved 2013-10-18.
  3. ^ "TGS: Sony Acquires Evolution, Bigbig Studios | News". Edge Online. Retrieved 2013-10-18.
  4. ^ "Sony buys Evolution and Bigbig Studios | Games". 2007-09-21. Retrieved 2013-10-18.
  5. ^ Crossley, Rob (2012-01-10). "Sony closes and restructures two UK studios | Latest news from the game development industry | Develop". Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2013-10-18.

External links[edit]

  • "Official website". Archived from the original on 2011-11-25. Retrieved 2010-10-29.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)