Tarsier Studios

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Tarsier Studios
Industry Interactive entertainment
Computer and video games
Founded 2004
Headquarters Malmö[1], Sweden
Key people
Ola Holmdahl[2]
Products Rag Doll Kung Fu: FoP
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
The City of Metronome
Number of employees
Website Official website

Tarsier Studios is an independent development studio working with SCE Worldwide Studios on first party projects. They are based in Malmö, Sweden. Founded in 2004 as Team Tarsier,[3] the team eventually changed their name to Tarsier Studios when they released their first two projects involving SCE properties in 2009. In 2010, they signed a publishing deal with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe on a new, unannounced project, gaining Sony's lucrative first party support.[4] The studio consists of approximately 40 employees.[5] On the 19th of May, 2014 Tarsier Studios announced they were working on a new IP titled Hunger for the PlayStation 4.[6]


Game Title Release Date Platform(s)
LittleBigPlanet (Downloadable Content)[7] 2008 PlayStation 3
Desert Diner[8] 2009 Microsoft Windows
Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic 2009 PlayStation 3
LittleBigPlanet 2 (Downloadable Content)[9] 2011 PlayStation 3
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita[10] 2012 PlayStation Vita
LittleBigPlanet 2 DC Comics Pack[11] 2013 PlayStation 3
LittleBigPlanet 3 2014 PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
Tearaway Unfolded 2015 PlayStation 4
Hunger TBA PlayStation 4


  1. ^ http://tarsier.se/about
  2. ^ http://tarsier.se/blog/tarsier-studios-appoints-dice-veteran-as-new-ceo
  3. ^ IGN Staff. "IGN: Tarsier Studios". IGN. Retrieved July 8, 2010. 
  4. ^ Johnny Cullen (July 19, 2010). "Tarsier Studios become first-party SCE developer". vg247. Retrieved July 8, 2010. 
  5. ^ Tarsier Studios Staff. "Tarsier Studios Official Site". Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Retrieved July 8, 2010. 
  6. ^ Simon. "Tarsier Studios secures funding for Hunger". Tarsier Studios. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ http://www.tarsier.se/index2.php?pageid=98
  8. ^ IGN Staff. "IGN: Desert Diner". IGN. Retrieved July 8, 2010. 
  9. ^ http://tarsier.se/?p=378
  10. ^ "LittleBigPlanet Vita announced at E3". SCEE. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  11. ^ "DC Comics Premium Level Pack out this week!". SCEE. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 

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