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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Dawn Blake

Finance Manager

James Morgan

Environment Artist

Adan Currey


Gareth Harwood

Lead Technical Artist

Karl Hammarling

Lead Engineer

Alan Roberts

Technical Director

Sean-Ray Pugh

3D Character Artist

Tim Richter

Environment Artist

Best Place to Work in the UK games industry

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We are officially the best place to work in the UK games industry! Gamesindustry.biz presented the inaugural awards at EGX 2017 following submissions from over 60 companies in the games industry. To enter the awards applicants were required to complete an extensive employers survey looking at everything from pay, benefits holiday, diversity, growth and more;…


Summer BBQ 2017

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We’re happy to report that yet again the annual Playground Games BBQ saw sunshine and smiles!   This year the BBQ was held at Primrose Hill Farm in Arlescote, just under half an hour away from our Leamington Spa studio. The farm is located on the Oxfordshire and Warwickshire border and is formed of a…


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