Big Ant Studios

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Big Ant Studios
Type Proprietary limited company
Industry Computer and video game industry
Founded 2001
Headquarters Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia
Key people Ross Symons (CEO)

Big Ant Studios is an Australian video game development studio founded by CEO Ross Symons in 2001. Originally known as Bullant Studios, a specialist in the simulation-racing genre, the studio changed its name to Big Ant Studios in 2005 and has expanded its portfolio to include a wide variety of game genres on current and next-generation platforms. Some of the developers most popular titles being that of Australian sporting titles such as the AFL Live series, Rugby League Live as well as a Cricket based title planning to be released in late 2014. Located on the Southbank of Melbourne's Yarra river, it is one of Australia's largest and most experienced studios.

Big Ant Studios have released titles on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Vita and Microsoft Windows.

In December 2012 Big Ant released Jetpack Joyride for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita users. This was the company's first ever "Freemium" game and one of the first to be allowed on the PlayStation Network.


Year Title Platform(s)
2006 Sprint Cars: Road to Knoxville PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows
2006 The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning Game Boy Advance
2007 The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night PlayStation 2, Wii
2008 Hellboy: The Science of Evil PlayStation Portable
2008 Sprint Cars: Showdown at Eldora PlayStation 2
2009 Short Track Racing: Trading Paint PlayStation 2
2010 World of Outlaws: Sprint Cars PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2010 Rugby League Live PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
2010 Truth or Lies PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii
2011 Pirate Blast Wii
2011 AFL Live PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2012 AFL Live: Game of the Year Edition PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
2012 Rugby League Live 2 PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2012 Jetpack Joyride PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
2012 Cricket Academy Microsoft Windows
2013 Fruit Ninja PlayStation Vita
2013 Rugby League Live 2: Game Of The Year Edition PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2014 Don Bradman Cricket 14[1] PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
2014 Q3 Lacrosse 14[2] PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows


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