Venom Games

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Venom Games Ltd.
Industry Computer and video games
Interactive entertainment
Fate Defunct
Founded 2003
Defunct 2008
Headquarters Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Products Video games

Venom Games Ltd. was a video game developer based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom.


Venom Games was founded in January 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne following the demise of Rage Software by members of the development team responsible for Rocky. Take-Two acquired the developer in September 2004 for $1.295m.[1] The studio was closed down by 2K in July 2008,[2] along with PAM development in Paris, as part of a move to wind down its Western European development in favour of more cost-effective production sites in Eastern Europe and Asia.



  1. ^ "Take-Two Considering Layoffs at Venom Games - Edge Magazine". 2008-07-03. Retrieved 2011-08-23. 
  2. ^ "Venom Games closes up shop". 2008-07-03. Retrieved 2011-08-23. 

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