There's a new Blur game, and it's out today!
A newly published video from an artist formerly employed by Bizarre Creations reveals what a sequel to the action-oriented racing could have looked like.
A new round of console hardware can help bring the spluttering racing genre back to life, so says former Bizarre Creation design manager Gareth Wilson.
Hogrocket, the UK indie that rose from the ashes of Bizarre Creations, has revealed that its first iOS title will launch on 1st September.
Bizarre Creations' ambitious racer Blur failed to find an audience because the basic 'cars with weapons' concept scared off gamers, so says former design manager Gareth Wilson.
The game industry often forgets how important £40 is to gamers, the developer behind racing game series Project Gotham Racing and Blur has said.
Epic Games' European boss Mike Gamble has blamed the recent spate of high-profile triple-A game developer closures on "stupid acquisitions" made by publishers.
Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg has said that the demise of UK studio Bizarre Creations was down to changing market conditions rather than any mistakes on the part of the developer.
In a brand new episode of Eurogamer Asks, the three studios formed from Bizarre Creations' ashes have talked to Eurogamer TV about their experience of Activision's controversial cull.
US publishing giant Activision angered many gamers when it closed one of the UK's most respected developers: Bizarre Creations.
From the ashes of Liverpool developer Bizarre Creations' closure emerges a new studio: Lucid Games.
One of the former senior staff members at now closed Blur and Project Gotham Racing developer Bizarre has broken the silence surrounding its demise.
Project Gotham Racing and Blur lead designer Gareth Wilson has found a new home at Sumo Digital - maker of OutRun Online Arcade and SEGA All-Stars Racing.
Liverpool developer Bizarre Creations closes today – and it's said goodbye with a touching video showcasing its superb portfolio of games.
Activision has recommended that its Bizarre Creations subsidiary be closed, after no buyer came forward for the Liverpool-based studio behind Blur and James Bond 007: Blood Stone.
Things are looking up for staff at Bizarre Creations today, following yesterday's news that a trip to the job centre might be in the offing. Apparently a number of buyers are interested in picking up the Blur studio.
Both Gears of War 2 and Blur are celebrating Halloween by offering all gamers extra multiplayer XP this weekend.
Poor sales of Bizarre's racer Blur and Raven Software's shooter Singularity between April and June were offset by the continued gargantuan success of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft, publisher Activision Blizzard has said.
"Singularity fell short of meeting what is an exceptionally high bar within the shooter genre," said chief financial officer Thomas Tippl during an investor call last night.
"Fortunately, Call of Duty was the title that raised that bar and shortfall of Singularity was offset by Call of Duty's catalogue and DLC performance.
Activision is dangling a real-life BMW 125i coupé beside the PS3 Blur demo in an effort to drive more attention to the game.
Activision has insisted Bizzare Creations' recently released racer Blur was not a commercial flop, despite disappointing US sales.
Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption has spent a second week on top of the UK all-formats chart.
High street retailer GAME has dismissed rumours of a bust-up with Activision.
Activision has revealed that Blur will integrally support social networking Godzilla, Facebook, and on all three platforms: PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Activision boss Bobby Kotick has said he's cautious about the publisher's prospects for the next few months because most of its big games aren't out for ages.
As we reported yesterday, the Blur multiplayer beta has been opened to all comers.
Bizarre Creation's Gareth Wilson has told Kotaku that the beta test of the studio's arcade racer Blur will be opened up to all Xbox Live users this week.
The plan, according to the podcast interview published last Friday, was to have the beta available as a free download by today, 6th April - although we've just checked and there's no sign of it yet.
The move is down to public demand, Wilson said, and the developer running out of keys for the closed beta.
Bizarre Creations has issued a patch for the ongoing Blur multiplayer beta on Xbox Live, which fixes a bunch of performance issues and bugs.
The full changelog is on Bizarre's website, and includes efforts to reduce lag and disconnects, eliminate game lockups and "dirty disc" errors and speed up matchmaking.
Bizarre also notes that it will make changes to the full game after feedback on "wall riding and power-up shuffling". In other words, the developer will reduce the amount of speed you retain while grinding along the wall on the outside of a corner, and will change the order of power-ups in a race.
British developer Bizarre Creations wants downloadable content for upcoming racer Blue to be "massive".
Bizarre Creations' all-new racing experience, Blur, has been confirmed for a 28th May UK release, three days after the game hits in the US.
That puts the action racer, delayed last September, on a collision course with Black Rock's Split/Second, which hits on 21st May.
The Project Gotham Racing creator revealed the fruits of six months' extra development to the world's gaming press last week in Liverpool, where the multiplayer beta - which goes public next Monday - was playable and Bizarre laid bare previously unseen content.
Official Activision blogger Dan Amrich has confirmed that Blur's multiplayer beta will start next week, on Monday 8th March.
"Several websites will be launching contests and giving away beta tokens starting on Tuesday, 2nd March," he said. "The gameplay sessions that those tokens unlock do not begin until Monday, 8th March."
News broke (along with some erroneous reports that the testing would being today) when subscribers to the Fileplanet website were invited to "exclusive access into a highly classified Xbox 360 beta event". Respondents said the game was Blur, according to Kotaku.
Bizarre Creations has announced that forthcoming racer Blur will let you show off via Twitter from within the game.
Activision's revealed a March multiplayer beta for Bizarre Creations' new driving game Blur.
The German ratings board, the USK, has outed an Xbox 360 multiplayer demo for Bizarre Creations' upcoming racing game Blur.
Activision has pushed Bizarre Creations' new racing game Blur back to 2010.
Project Gotham Racing mastermind Bizarre Creations reckons people go "cross-eyed" when they hear about all the features going into new racing IP, Blur, which debuts in November on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Activision has announced that Bizarre Creations' racing game Blur will be released in November.
Activision has said that Bizarre Creations' new racing game, Blur, will be shown for the first time at E3.
Bizarre Creations has whipped the wrappers off Blur, its brand new racing IP for Activision.