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Widescreen Games SARL

Moby ID: 2598

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Widescreen Games was a development studio founded in late 1999 by Olivier Masclef, Dominique Peyronnet and Pierre Deltour in Lyon, France.

On 9th July 2009 it went officially out of business when the Bankruptcy Court of Lyon liquidated the studio. The studio ran intro trouble when CD Projekt cancelled development on The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf in April 2009, a title Widescreen had been working on.

On 10th December 2010 Square Enix officially cancelled Widescreen's Highlander, an action title for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC first announced in 2005. It is not clear if a team of Widescreen Games continued to work on the project after the liquidation the year before or if it was passed on to a different studio after that.

Credited on 6 Games from 2001 to 2006

Pirates: Legend of the Black Buccaneer (2006 on Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3)
Wild Water Adrenaline featuring Salomon (2005 on PlayStation 2)
Dead to Rights II (2005 on Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox)
Airborne Troops: Countdown to D-Day (2004 on Windows, PlayStation 2)
Fame Academy: Dance Edition (2003 on PlayStation 2)
Frank Herbert's Dune (2001 on Windows, PlayStation 2)

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July 9th, 2009

Widescreen Games goes officially out of business when the Bankruptcy Court of Lyon liquidates the studio.

2006

The company acquires Kawaii Studio.

1999

Company founded in Lyon, France.

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