Heavy Iron Studios

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Heavy Iron Studios, Inc.
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryVideo games
FoundedAugust 31, 1999; 21 years ago (1999-08-31)
Headquarters,
US
Products
Parent
Websiteheavyiron.games

Heavy Iron Studios, Inc. is an American video game developer based in Manhattan Beach, California. The studio was founded as an internal studio of THQ on August 31, 1999.[1] As part of cost reduction efforts, THQ spun off Heavy Iron Studios as an independent company, effective on June 1, 2009.[1][2] In September 2020, the studio was acquired by Keywords Studios for US$13.3 million.[3]

Games developed[edit]

Year Released Title Platform(s)
2001 Evil Dead: Hail to the King Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast, PlayStation
2002 Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights Xbox, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube
2003 SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Xbox, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube
2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Xbox, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube
The Incredibles Xbox, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
2005 The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer Xbox, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
2007 Ratatouille Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii
2008 WALL-E Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii
2009 Up Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii
SpongeBob's Truth or Square Xbox 360, Wii
2011 UFC Personal Trainer Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii
2012 Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Harley Pasternak's Hollywood Workout Xbox 360, Wii
2015 Fat City PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation Vita
2017 Amazon Odyssey[4] Microsoft Windows (Requires HTC Vive)
2020 PAC-MAN Mega Tunnel Battle Stadia

Games co-developed[edit]

Year Released Title Platform(s)
2007 Ratatouille Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Wii
2008 WALL-E Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable
2009 UP Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable
2012 Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Wii U
2013 Disney Infinity Wii U, Wii
2014 South Park: The Stick of Truth Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch
Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Microsoft Windows, Wii U, iOS
Disney Infinity: Toy Box Microsoft Windows, iPad
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Microsoft Windows, Wii U, iOS
2016 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
The Martian VR Experience Microsoft Windows (Requires either HTC Vive or Oculus Rift), PlayStation VR
2017 Call of Duty: WWII Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Road Rage Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Dreadnought Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
2018 Ocean Casino iOS, Android
H1Z1 [5] PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
Star Wars: Jedi Challenges iOS, Android
2019 The Grand Tour Game Xbox One, PlayStation 4
2020 Marvel's Avengers Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Stadia
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Cancelled games[edit]

Year Released Title Platform(s) Notes
2007 Toy Story 3 Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii Early rejected version. Final game was developed by Avalanche Software.
2008 SpongeBob SquarePants: Happiness Squared PlayStation 2, Wii Altered and retooled into SpongeBob's Truth or Square.
2010 Saints Row: The Cooler Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Fighting game spin-off of the Saints Row series that required the Kinect/PlayStation Move.
Disney’s E-Ticket Xbox 360 Early rejected version of what eventually became Kinect: Disneyland Adventures, developed by Frontier Developments.
Family Guy: Road to Death Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Altered and retooled into Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse.
2011 Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Wii, Nintendo 3DS Alternative versions of the game for Nintendo consoles with a different gameplay style.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Heavy Iron Studios, Inc. Celebrates its 10th Anniversary!". Heavy Iron Studios. May 31, 2019.
  2. ^ Radd, David (March 17, 2009). "THQ Spinning Off Two Developers, Potentially Closing Another". GameDaily. Archived from the original on April 21, 2009. Retrieved March 18, 2009.
  3. ^ "Keywords splashes $13.3m on Heavy Iron Studios acquisition". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved 2020-09-17.
  4. ^ "Amazon Odyssey". Heavy Iron Studios; Vive Studios. October 26, 2017. Archived from the original on June 26, 2018. Retrieved June 26, 2018 – via Steam.
  5. ^ pluto. "H1Z1". Heavy Iron Studios. Retrieved 2020-09-17.

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