Atomic Planet Entertainment

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Atomic Planet Entertainment Ltd
IndustryVideo games
Founded2000
FounderDarren and Jason Falcus
Defunct2009
Headquarters,

Atomic Planet Entertainment Ltd was a British video game developer based in Middlesbrough, England. It was founded in 2000 by Darren and Jason Falcus, the brothers who previously managed Acclaim Studios Teesside.

History[edit]

APE's first title was Dino Island for Orange mobile phone systems this was followed by Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing title for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox, released in 2002. A series of titles for the Game Boy Advance system followed. The company progressed with a port of Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo and Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown for Capcom, both in 2003. In 2004 some staff numbers hit almost 70. Titles in development at this time included Jackie Chan Adventures for Sony Computer Entertainment, Miami Vice for Davilex, The Guy Game on PS2 for Gathering of Developers, Gametrak: Dark Wind for In2Games, and the Mega Man Anniversary Collection. In 2005 Taito Legends was published by Empire Interactive, reworking some of Taito's video games classics for the current consoles. In 2006, Atomic Planet produced a number of titles for platforms for the Wii and DS, including Jenga, AMF Bowling Pinbusters, Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure and Arctic Tale.

In 2009, the company went into administration after a number of redundancies.[1]

Games developed[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin, Matt (20 January 2009). "Atomic Planet confirms redundancies". GamesIndustry.biz. Gamer Network. Archived from the original on 1 January 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2016.