Defunct PGR studio was developing city racer powered by a new engine.
According to ex-Bizarre design manager Gareth Wilson, people like things they're used to, and mixing things up is like putting bacon with Cornflakes.
The Blur and Project Gotham Racing developer to shut up shop on February 18.
Publisher said to have looked at all other options.
The games that just missed out on the Top 10.
Microsoft said to have enquired.
Activision also exploring the possible sale of the Liverpool-based studio.
Denies accusations it did not market the game strongly enough.
Has 'always been the plan' says Bizarre's Nick Davies.
Several reasons why this is the case says Activision blogger.
Alan Wake figures also confirmed.