Groove Games

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Groove Games
Type Private
Industry Interactive entertainment
Founded 2001
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people Jon Walsh, Founder and CEO
Michael Haines, co-founder and COO, Managing Director of subsidiary, Groove Games Ltd,
Trevor Fencott, co-founder and President, CEO of subsidiary, Bedlam Games
Website www.groovegames.com

Groove Games was a Canadian developer and publisher of computer and video games. Established in 2001, Groove Games had published more than 20 retail game titles on the PC, Xbox, and PlayStation 2 platforms.

In December 2006, Groove Media Inc. launched an online software platform, SkillGround. It allowed visitors to download retail-quality games for free and play against competitors of similar skill levels for fun, or for cash. SkillGround hosted multiple genres including: first-person shooter, racing, sports and fighting.


Released games[edit]

Game Year Developer Notes
Sno Cross Extreme 2002 Groove Games
Incoming Forces 2002 Rage Software Published by Rage Software in Europe
Devastation 2003 Digitalo Studios Published by Arush Entertainment in Europe
CTU: Marine Sharpshooter 2003 Jarhead Games
Western Outlaw 2003 Jarhead Games
Desert Thunder 2003 Brainbox Games
Marine Sharpshooter II 2004 Jarhead Games
Marine Heavy Gunner: Vietnam 2004 Brainbox Games Published by City Interactive and Play Publishing in Europe
WWII Sniper: Call to Victory 2004 Jarhead Games Published by City Interactive in Europe as "Battlestrike: Call to Victory"
Playboy: the Mansion 2005 Cyberlore Studios Published by Ubisoft in Europe
Combat: Task Force 121 2005 Direct Action Games Published by City Interactive in Europe as "America's Secret Operations"
Pariah 2005 Digital Extremes Published by Hip Interactive in Europe
Army Ranger: Mogadishu 2005 Jarhead Games Published by City Interactive in Europe as "Terrorist Takedown: Conflict in Mogadishu"
Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green 2005 Brainbox Games Distributed by Atari
World War II Combat: Road to Berlin 2006 Direct Action Games Published by City Interactive in Europe as "Battlestrike: Secret Weapons"
Warpath 2006 Digital Extremes Published by Atari in Europe
World War II Combat: Iwo Jima 2006 Direct Action Games Published by City Interactive in Europe as "Heat of War"
Kung Fu: Deadly Arts 2006 Bedlam Games Not for retail, Free to play through SkillGround
CQC – Close Quarters Conflict 2007 Direct Action Games Published by City Interactive in Europe
Marine Sharpshooter III 2007 Jarhead Games Published by City Interactive in Europe
LASR – L.A. Street Racing 2007 Invictus Games Published by City Interactive in Europe as "Overspeed: High Performance Speed Racing"
UTour Golf 2007 Groove Games Not for retail, Free to play through SkillGround
Marine Sharpshooter IV 2008 Jarhead Games Published by City Interactive in Europe
Day of the Zombie 2009 Brainbox Games Released in CIS territories only

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