Flying Wild Hog

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Flying Wild Hog Sp. z o.o.
Private
IndustryVideo game industry
FoundedApril 2009; 9 years ago (2009-04)
Founder
  • Tomek Baran
  • Michał Szustak
  • Klaudiusz Zych
Headquarters,
Poland
Number of locations
2 studios (2017)
Key people
Michał Szustak (CEO)
Number of employees
150+ (2018)
Websiteflyingwildhog.com

Flying Wild Hog Sp. z o.o. is an independent Polish video game developer based in Warsaw, founded in April 2009 by Tomek Baran, Michał Szustak and Klaudiusz Zych. The company is best known for the 2013 reboot of Shadow Warrior, and its 2016 sequel, Shadow Warrior 2.

History[edit]

Flying Wild Hog was established in April 2009 by Tomek Baran, Michał Szustak and Klaudiusz Zych. The studio worked on their own Road Hog Engine, a video game engine, which resulted in their first title Hard Reset released in September 2011.[1][2][3] In April 2012 Flying Wild Hog has released Hard Reset: Exile,[4][5][6] a free DLC for Hard Reset. In September 2013 they released Shadow Warrior, which was published by Devolver Digital, with the sequel, Shadow Warrior 2 being announced in 2015 for a 2016 release.[7][8] On 7 December 2015, Flying Wild Hog opened a new division in Kraków, led by Michał Kuk.[9]

Road Hog Engine[edit]

The Road Hog Engine is the game engine developed and used by Flying Wild Hog for all of their games. The engine was designed specifically for PC platforms, supporting both advanced physics and high fidelity graphics. It uses Havok and DirectX 9.0c and DirectX 11. As of 2016, the engine is able to compile games for Microsoft Windows (as x86 and x86-64 binaries), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Games developed[edit]

Release year Title Genre(s) Platform(s) Notes
2011 Hard Reset First-person shooter Microsoft Windows Hard Reset: Exile DLC released in 2012
2013 Shadow Warrior Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Reboot of 1997's Shadow Warrior
2014 Juju Platform Android, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2016 Hard Reset Redux First-person shooter Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Redux of Hard Reset
Shadow Warrior 2 Sequel to 2013's Shadow Warrior

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shooters Get a Hard Reset". IGN. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Flying Wild Hog's first game, Hard Reset, shooting to PC in September". Joystiq. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Hard Reset boots up September 13". GameSpot. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Gift That Keeps On Gibbing: Hard Reset's Free DLC". Rock Paper Shotgun. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Hard Reset Just Got Longer With Free Exile DLC". GameSpy. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Hard Reset Extended Edition, Exile DLC finally available on Steam". vg247. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  7. ^ "Shadow Warrior launching Sept. 26, decapi-tastic trailer released". Polygon. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  8. ^ "Shadow Warrior Launch Date Revealed for PC". IGN. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  9. ^ Morawski, Łukasz (8 December 2015). "Flying Wild Hog z nowym studiem". Ekspert Ceneo (in Polish). Retrieved 8 December 2015.

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