Bits Studios

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Bits Studios
IndustryVideo game industry
FounderFoo Katan
ProductsVideo games

Bits Studios was a British video game developer. The company has had over 30 titles published over the United States, Europe and Asia on multiple platforms. Bits Studios' parent company, PlayWize sold off all assets and technologies held by the group in 2008, due to poor trading results. The company no longer has any trading operations.[1]

Games developed[edit]

Year Title System Publisher
1990 Chase H.Q.[2] Game Boy Taito
1990 Loopz[2] NES Mindscape
1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves [2] Game Boy Virgin Games
1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day[2] Game Boy LJN
1991 R-Type[2] Game Boy IREM
1992 The Amazing Spider-Man 2[2] Game Boy LJN
1992 The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin[2] Game Gear Sega
1992 Castelian[2] NES, Game Boy Triffix
1992 GunForce[3] Super NES Irem
1992 Last Action Hero [2] Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega Drive/Genesis, NES, Super NES Sony Imagesoft
1992 Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six[2] Game Gear, Master System, NES Flying Edge, LJN
1992 R-Type II[2] Game Boy IREM
1992 Space Football: One on One[2] Super NES Triffix
1993 Alien3[2] Game Boy LJN
1993 The Amazing Spider-Man 3: Invasion of the Spider-Slayers[2] Game Boy LJN
1993 Terminator 2: Judgment Day[2] Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES Flying Edge, LJN
1993 Saigo no Nindou: Ninja Spirit[2] Game Boy Irem
1994 Dream TV[2] Super NES Triffix
1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein[2] Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES Sony Imagesoft
1994 No Escape[4][2] Mega Drive/Genesis Psygnosis
1994 Wolverine: Adamantium Rage[2] Super NES LJN
1994 Genocide 2 Super NES Kemco
1995 The Itchy & Scratchy Game[2] Super NES, Mega Drive/Genesis Acclaim Entertainment
1995 T-Mek [2] 32X, Windows Midway Games
1995 Maximum Roadkill[2] DOS Take-Two Interactive
1996 Nihilist[2] Windows Phillips Media
1999 R-Type DX[5][2] Game Boy Color Nintendo
2000 Warlocked[2] Game Boy Color Nintendo
2000 Virtual Athlete (VA) PC/Online Gamesmagnet
2001 Lab Rat[2] PC/Online Gamesmagnet
2002 Die Hard: Vendetta[2] Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox Vivendi Universal Games
2003 Sega Arcade Gallery[2] Game Boy Advance Sega
2003 Rogue Ops[2] Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox Kemco
2005 Constantine[2] PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox THQ
2006 Payout Poker & Casino[6] PlayStation Portable Namco Bandai Games

Unreleased/Cancelled Games[edit]

Title System
Riqa [7] Nintendo 64
Die Hard 64 [7] Nintendo 64
Wizards[2] Game Boy Advance
Jet Riders[2] Game Boy Advance

Jet Force Gemini (Game Boy Color)

Thieves World (Nintendo 64)


  1. ^ "Playwize Plc - Annual Report and Financial Statements 2009" (PDF). PlayWize. 2009-08-20. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2009-08-23.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag "Bits Studios - Softography (ARCHIVE)". Archived from the original on 31 March 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  3. ^ "GunForce for SNES". GameSpot.
  4. ^ "No Escape for Genesis". MobyGames.
  5. ^ "R-Type DX for Game Boy Color". MobyGames.
  6. ^ "Payout Poker & Casino for PSP". MobyGames.
  7. ^ a b Charnock, Tom. "Unreleased Nintendo 64 Game 'Die Hard 64' Discovered". Retrieved 10 December 2017.

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