Tigon Studios

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Tigon Studios
Basic Information
[[Vin Diesel]]
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
Software & Programming
Key People
Vin Diesel, founder and actor

Tigon Studios is a video game production company focused primarily on games featuring or starring actor Vin Diesel, who also founded the company.

Released games[edit | edit source]

The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay[edit | edit source]

The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay is set before the films Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick. It is a first-person shooter, which mixes stealth and combat.

The Wheelman[edit | edit source]

The Wheelman is a driving game developed by Midway Studios Newcastle and published by Ubisoft and Midway Games for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows.

The game is set in an open ended world modeled after Barcelona, full of destructible objects, alleyways, shortcuts through office blocks and a total of 31 story missions and 105 side missions. While most missions are driving-oriented there are also foot missions which are played from a third person and incorporated a cover system similar to the one used in Gears of War.

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena[edit | edit source]

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena is the new game that also contains a remake of Escape From Butcher Bay, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 And PC. Vivendi Games, Sierra Entertainment, Tigon Games, Starbreeze Studios and Universal Pictures are working on the project, with promises of new content and new features.[1]

After the Activision-Blizzard Merger, the game was dropped. It has since been picked up by Atari, and was released on April 7, 2009.

Games in development[edit | edit source]

Secret Service[edit | edit source]

A game that has been announced on the Tigon Studios website. Secret Service seeks to put the player in the position of a member of the United States Secret Service. The game is a collaboration between Tigon Studios, Director Bryan Singer and Mark Feigin and probably will star Vin Diesel.

Perrone: Raised on Honor[edit | edit source]

Based upon the career of New York City Police Officer Frank "Frankie Dynamite" Perrone and Lorenzo "Philly McCann" Gonnella. The game follows his career and his unwillingness "to rat on his mobster contacts". Perrone seeks to put the player into the shoes of the cop who graced the department's "Most violence-prone cops list", and to play out the biography of a decade of his life.

Melkor[edit | edit source]

A game that appears to be based on one of Vin Diesel's Dungeons & Dragons characters, Melkor. Melkor is a fantasy "epic" that has been scheduled to be a series of games. According to the website, Melkor's game-style is influenced by "Dungeons & Dragons, Conan and Lord of the Rings".

Barca B.C.[edit | edit source]

A Third Person Action RTS game that is based upon the historical battles of Hannibal Barca. The game proposes put the player in control of Hannibal's forces during his historical campaigns against Rome.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

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External links[edit | edit source]

ca:Tigon Studios