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Black Rock Studio is a video game developer based in Brighton, England. The studio was founded by Tony Beckwith in 1998 as Pixel Planet.[citation needed] It was then acquired by the Climax Group in 1999 and was renamed Climax Brighton.[citation needed] In 2004 it became Climax Racing, as the Climax Group rebranded its studios.[1][unreliable source?] On 28 September 2006 it was acquired by Buena Vista Games and was eventually renamed Black Rock Studio in 2007.[citation needed] The name is derived from a district in Brighton.[2]

The last game the studio developed for the Climax Group was MotoGP '07, which was completed after its acquisition by Buena Vista Games.[citation needed]


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  2. French, Michael (2007-07-06). Climax Racing Studio unveils new identity. MCV. Retrieved on 2009-01-11


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