Pitbull Studio

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Pitbull Studio Limited
Industry Video game industry
Fate Merged into Epic Games UK
Founded 2010; 8 years ago (2010)
Founder Robert Troughton
Headquarters Houghton-le-Spring, England

Pitbull Studio Limited was a British video game developer based in Houghton-le-Spring, England, with additional offices in Guildford and Leamington Spa.[1]


Pitbull Studio was formed in 2010, a year after the collapse of Midway Studios – Newcastle.[2][3] Initially working on motion tracking games for the health sector,[4] the studio later won a contract to develop Unreal Engine 4 with Epic Games.[5][6]

On 5 August 2014, Epic Games announced that Pitbull Studios would effectively be merged into a new development entity, Epic Games UK.[7]

Games developed[edit]

Year Game Platform(s)
2010 Circus Challenge Microsoft Windows
2011 BigTopTHD Android
2012 Silent Hill: Downpour Xbox 360
2013 Gears of War: Judgment Xbox 360


  1. ^ "New Guildford office for Pitbull Studio". GamesIndustry.biz. 6 June 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Troughton resurrects Pitbull name". GamesIndustry.biz. 14 July 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Pitbull Bytes: From humble beginnings". Develop. Archived from the original on June 22, 2015. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  4. ^ "Pitbull's Big Top wins NHS innovation award". GamesIndustry.biz. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  5. ^ Gilbert, Ben (17 May 2012). "Pitbull Studio assisting with Unreal Engine 4, also developing UE4-based games". Joystiq. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  6. ^ https://www.polygon.com/2014/8/5/5970951/epic-games-uk-pitbull-studio
  7. ^ Phillips, Tom. "Epic founds new UK studio, Epic Games UK". Eurogamer.net. Retrieved 5 August 2014.