Boss Alien

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BossAlien Ltd
Video Game Developer
Industry Video game industry
Founded 2011
Headquarters Brighton, United Kingdom
Products CSR Racing, CSR Classics
Website Official website

BossAlien is an award-winning game development based in Brighton, UK. BossAlien was founded by ex-employees of Disney's Black Rock Studio in June, 2011.[1] In July 2012 BossAlien Ltd was acquired by NaturalMotion Games Ltd.[2] In January 2014 Zynga acquired NaturalMotion.[3][4]

The most notable release to date is the free-to-play drag-racing game CSR Racing, which was released in June 2012, on iOS and later on Android. CSR Racing, reached number one in Top Grossing and Top Free App Store charts across the world.[5] The follow-up title to CSR Racing was CSR Classics, released in October 2013 on iOS.[6] CSR Classics features game mechanics similar to its sister title but features classic race cars from the 1960s to the 1980s.[7]

Games Developed[edit]

CSR Racing 2012 iOS, OS X, Android, Windows Phone[8]
CSR Classics 2013 iOS, Android

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bad Day at Black Rock? | GamesIndustry International". Gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  2. ^ http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2012-08-15-naturalmotion-acquires-boss-alien
  3. ^ http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2014-01-30-zynga-acquiring-naturalmotion-for-USD527-million
  4. ^ http://www.marketwatch.com/story/zynga-announces-fourth-quarter-and-2013-financial-results-2014-01-30
  5. ^ http://www.edge-online.com/features/naturalmotion-from-gtas-physics-to-app-store-success/
  6. ^ http://www.naturalmotion.com/csr-classics-out-now-on-the-app-store/3871/
  7. ^ http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/CSR+Classics/review.asp?c=54806
  8. ^ http://wmpoweruser.com/zyngas-csr-racing-game-now-available-for-download-from-windows-phone-store/

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