11 Facts About Hardlight


Hardlight is a British video game developer founded by Sega and based in Leamington Spa, England.

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Hardlight has since developed several mobile games in the Sonic the Hedgehog and Crazy Taxi video game series.

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In 2019, Hardlight was more closely integrated into parent Sega Europe.

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Hardlight's games have received numerous downloads, with Sonic Dash having been downloaded millions of times.

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Hardlight was founded by Chris Southall, a former Codemasters employee who helped to found Sega Racing Studio and revealed by Sega in January 2012.

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Shortly after its formation, Sega announced that Hardlight was in development on a PlayStation Vita action-adventure game, to be released in late 2012.

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Hardlight performed some research and development work for the Nintendo 3DS.

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Hardlight was asked to shift its focus to developing games for iOS and Android systems.

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Hardlight relocated its studio around that time to Leamington Spa, a town with a community of video game developers in the area.

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Subsequently, Hardlight released Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom and Sonic Jump Fever.

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Hardlight expressed a belief in more intellectual property for PCs and consoles will see more releases for mobile devices.

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