We are Playground Games

Playground Games is an independent game development studio. Established in 2010 by some of the most experienced and talented developers in the UK industry, our mission is to make genre-defining video games for a global audience. We’re proud to be the creator and developer of the award-winning Forza Horizon series.

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Jim Allison

Senior Engineer

Simon Gibson

Principal Vehicle Artist

Adam Askew

Production Director

Rob Pattenden

Principal Engineer

Ben Thaker-Fell

Principal Game Designer

Phil Baxter

Senior Environment Artist

Jay Bell

Senior Engineer

Richard Burns

Lead UI Artist

The Game Awards 2016

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One of the most prestigious awards within the video game industry, and hosted annually in Los Angeles, and this year we were nominated for the Best Sports / Racing Award. The awards took place last night and we are thrilled to have won, beating stiff competition from FIFA 17, NBA 2K17, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017…


TIGA Awards 2016

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TIGA are a network representing the game development and digital publishing industries of which Playground has been a keen supporter for a number of years. Last week was the annual TIGA Awards ceremony held at Christ Church Spitalfields in London. This is the fifth year of the awards and whilst Forza Horizon 3 was released…


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