Episode 4 of the Warp Zoned podcast is scheduled to go up shortly, and one of the topics we deal with is the unfortunate closure of development studios, particularly the ones going on right now at Activision. Eamon Urtone, the company’s creative director, has been especially saddened by the closure of Bizarre Creations and has made the excellent farewell video featured above. Strangely, the video seems to only include footage from titles this generation, despite acknowledging the studio has been around since 1994, but it’s still a great tribute nonetheless. As you’ll gather from our podcast, as difficult as studios folding can be, the only thing you can really do is say:
Yes, in the voice of the AOL guy. Or Bobby Kotick.