Atomic Planet

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Full name: Atomic Planet Entertainment Ltd.
Established: Jul 2000

Atomic Planet Entertainment Ltd. is a video game development studio, based in the north east of England. Its focus is to create high quality games predominantly for the mass market, utilising some of the best talent in the industry, and the best technology available.

APE was formed in July 2000 by brothers Darren and Jason Falcus. In the past they have headed Optimus Software, Iguana UK and Acclaim Studios Teesside, and accumulated a wealth of experience in the gaming industry, along with a large number of titles under their belt.

Following successes in the form of Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing and DinoIsland for WAP enabled mobile phones, the company has continued to grow, securing lucrative deals to develop games for the likes of Capcom, Cinemaware, Infogrames and Orange.

Recently developed titles include Mega Man Anniversary Collection, Jackie Chan Adventures, Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown, Gametrak: Dark Wind, Miami Vice, and Taito Legends.

Watch out for many more high profile games releases in the near future.

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Atomic Planet's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 2002 title, "Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing" (PS2).

The company has been involved titles released on the PC, Wii, DS/DSi, PS2, PSP, Xbox, GBA and PlayStation. Of these, "Carol Vorderman's Sudoku" (PSP) and "Carol Vorderman's Sudoku" (PS2) have been best selling titles.

The company's most recent involvement was on the 2008 release "Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure" (PS2).

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Atomic Planet Entertainment To Develop Mega Man Anniversary Collection For The Xbox

Atomic Planet Entertainment is developing another version of the Mega Man Anniversary Collection, this time for Microsoft Xbox® system.

17 Dec 2004

APE Develops One For The Guys

APE are working with US developer Topheavy Studios on development of the forthcoming PS2 title The Guy Game. It will also be available on PC and XBox.

06 Aug 2004

Time to get offensive

Oxygen Interactive to publish Vietnam: The Tet Offensive in September, on PlayStation 2 and PC.

06 Jul 2004

Jackie Chan Adventures Announced

SCEE announces Jackie Chan Adventures for Playstation 2, developed by Atomic Planet Entertainment in the UK. Due for release in September.

29 Jun 2004

Capcom's Mega Man Anniversary Collection Hits Stores

Capcom's highly anticipated Mega Man Anniversary Collection, developed at Atomic Planet Entertainment in the UK, is now available on PS2 and GameCube.

23 Jun 2004

Atomic Planet Entertainment Wins Two Awards

Atomic Planet Entertainment are proud to announce they have won two awards in the prestigious annual North East Business Awards.

02 Apr 2004

Atomic Planet Shortlisted For Two Business Awards

Atomic Planet Entertainment Limited have been shortlisted for two awards in the prestigious annual North East Business Awards for the Tees Valley.

28 Mar 2004

Davilex Games announces the development of Miami Vice

Roll up those pastel jacket sleeves and slip into a pair of espadrilles!

12 Jan 2004

Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing Released

Massive smash title Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing released. Published by Codemasters.

16 Oct 2003

Zapper Released

Zapper is released on Gameboy Advance. Published by Infogrames.

16 Oct 2003

Atomic Planet Headcount Passes Fifty

Following a successful period of growth, UK based Atomic Planet Entertainment Ltd. has announced passing the 50 employee mark.

13 Oct 2003

Promotion at Atomic Planet

Dave West promoted to the newly created role of Art Manager at Atomic Planet Entertainment.

13 Oct 2003

Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo Released

Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo is released on Gameboy Advance, published by Capcom.

28 Apr 2003

Falcus Brothers Complete 15 Years in Business

Stockton-on-Tees born brothers Darren and Jason Falcus this month complete an amazing 15 years in business together.

12 Feb 2003

Aero The Acro-Bat Released

Atomic Planet release the remake of Aero The Acro-Bat on Gameboy Advance.

28 Jun 2002

DinoIsland Released on WAP

Atomic Planet release DinoIsland for WAP enabled mobile phones in co-operation with Orange.

28 Dec 2001

Former Acclaim Studios heads, Darren and Jason Falcus announce a new independent UK development studio

Former Acclaim Studios heads, Darren and Jason Falcus announce a new independent UK development studio.

21 Aug 2000

Atomic Planet Entertainment Founded

Atomic Planet Entertainment founded by industry veterans Darren and Jason Falcus.

28 Jul 2000

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