No­table Re­leases

THE RE­LEASES THAT have HELPED ES­TAB­LISH RE­BEL­LION

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ALIEN VS. PREDA­TOR

Re­leased for the Atari Jaguar in 1994, Alien Vs. Preda­tor is widely con­sid­ered to be one of the best-sell­ing games for the sys­tem, putting Re­bel­lion on the map. Much of the com­pany’s suc­cess can be tracked back to this in­no­va­tive and am­bi­tious game.

CHECK­ERED FLAG

Re­leased in 1991 for the Atari Lynx, Re­bel­lion was hired in 1994 to de­velop an en­hanced ver­sion of the game for the Jaguar. Fea­tur­ing polyg­o­nal graph­ics, as well as the op­tion to change weather con­di­tions, it put the stu­dio on the map as a work-for-hire out­fit.

JUDGE DREDD: DREDD VS. DEATH

Fol­low­ing the ac­qui­si­tion of 2000AD in 2000, Re­bel­lion de­vel­oped its first game based on the li­cences it now held. Dredd vs. Death proved to be po­lar­is­ing, though was ul­ti­mately praised for its ded­i­ca­tion to the source ma­te­rial, ar­cade and multiplayer modes.

ROGUE TROOPER

Re­leased in 2006, Rogue Trooper re­ceived BAFTA nom­i­na­tions for its screen­play and char­ac­ter­i­sa­tion of Rogue, with pos­i­tive crit­i­cal ac­claim fol­low­ing close be­hind. Rogue Trooper be­came some­thing of a cult hit, mus­ter­ing a full re­mas­ter late in 2017.

SNIPER ELITE

With­out ques­tion Re­bel­lion’s most pop­u­lar and en­dur­ing se­ries, Sniper Elite put play­ers into the po­si­tion of a lone sniper and has now gone on to in­spire mul­ti­ple se­quels, a spin-off se­ries and over 10 mil­lion sales for the game se­ries.

ZOM­BIE ARMY TRIL­OGY

A tac­ti­cal third-per­son shooter spin-off of the Sniper Elite se­ries, Zom­bie Army Tril­ogy is an al­ter­nate his­tory romp that de­liv­ered throw­away fun for any play­ers that were look­ing for a lit­tle more mileage from Sniper’s fun core sys­tems.

BAT­TLE­ZONE

Re­bel­lion’s first foray into vir­tual re­al­ity, Bat­tle­zone proved to be one of the launch ti­tle hits for Sony’s PSVR. The stu­dio pur­chased the rights through Atari’s bank­ruptcy pro­ceed­ings in 2013; yet an­other shrewd pur­chase on the part of the Kings­ley broth­ers.

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