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Planet Moon Studios

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Former type  Privately held
Fate  Closed
Defunct  2011
Founded  1997
Industry  Video game industry
Products  Giants: Citizen Kabuto
Founder  Nick Bruty
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Key people  Aaron Loeb, CEO Scott Guest, CTO Ken Capelli, Art director Ellie White, Dir. operations Tim Williams, Creative Director/Head writer emeritus Andy Astor, Lead programmer emeritus
Website  http://www.planetmoon.com
Headquarters  San Francisco, California, United States
Video games  Giants: Citizen Kabuto, Armed and Dangerous, Tangled: The Video Game, Drawn to Life: The Next Cha, Infected

Planet Moon Studios was a game development studio based in San Francisco, California founded by ex-Shiny Entertainment developers Nick Bruty (President) and Bob Stevenson (CEO) in 1997. The name of the company is said to be invented by co-founder Scott Guest, who described the founding of the studio as a moment of intense overwhelming joy as "being on the planet "Moon"."

Planet Moon developed the games Giants: Citizen Kabuto (Interplay, 2000), Armed and Dangerous (LucasArts, 2003) and Infected (Majesco Games, 2005). The games are generally critically acclaimed for both game-play and graphics, and are often lauded for their humor in various reviews.

In January 2011, Bigpoint Games acquired the Planet Moon Studios staff in San Francisco, California, but did not acquire the company, its intellectual properties, or its other assets. Shortly thereafter, Planet Moon Studios closed its doors.

Games

  • 2000: Giants: Citizen Kabuto (Windows/PS2)
  • 2003: Armed and Dangerous (Windows/Xbox)
  • 2005: Infected (PSP)
  • 2007: After Burner: Black Falcon (PSP)
  • 2007: Smarty Pants (Wii)
  • 2008: Battle of the Bands (Wii)
  • 2008: Booty Blocks (iPhone/iPod Touch)
  • 2008: Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4 (DS)
  • 2008: Brain Quest Grades 5 & 6 (DS)
  • 2009: Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (Wii)
  • 2010: Tangled: The Video Game (DS/Wii)
  • References

    Planet Moon Studios Wikipedia


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