Beenox Inc. is a Quebec City, Quebec-based video game developer founded in 2000 to develop the Beenox video games.
On May 25, 2005, the studio became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision. The developer was primarily a porting house between 2003 and 2006.
They finished about 30 Microsoft Windows and Macintosh operating systems projects, based on popular brands including X-Men, Spider-Man, and Shrek.
They returned to original game production in 2006 with the console versions of Bee Movie Game, which was inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s feature film.
1. Pillars of Gardendale
Beenox Studios and Ambrosia Software collaborated to create Pillars of Garendall, one of the Beenox role-playing video games.
It was made on the Coldstone game engine, a Beenox/Ambrosia collaboration. In 2001, the game was released for Mac OS Classic, Windows, and Mac OS X.
Monsters are attacking the capital city of the kingdom of Garendall, Gidolan Keep, in the game, and the player must train to defeat them.
In addition, the construction of the PoG game, among other things, verified the Coldstone game engine software’s game-making capabilities. Even though the game’s idea was unoriginal.
InsideMacGames gave Pillars of Garendall a 7.75 out of 10 rating. Citing the game’s detail and elaborateness with 2D sprites in a 3D scene.
2. Bee Movie Game
Bee Movie Game is one of the Beenox video games based on DreamWorks Animation’s animated film of the same name.
On October 30, 2007, the game was released. The game’s Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, and Microsoft Windows versions were all created by Beenox.
Players take on the role of Barry B. Benson and embark on a journey through New York City to save the bees’ honey production.
Players may experience Barry’s life within the hive and make their way around the planet using various strategies from the feature film.
Race cars, scooters, taxicabs, and trucks can all be used to navigate the city. Players can “fly” Barry across the sky at incredible speeds. Players can utilize the Pollinator to Blast past barriers or Buzz to start a chain reaction.
Furthermore, players can use Barry’s bee reflexes to stop time. Mini-games for two players are included in the video game.
In addition, According to the review aggregation website Metacritic, the game garnered “mixed or mediocre reviews” across all platforms.
3. Monsters vs Aliens
Monsters vs. Aliens is a video game released in 2009 based on a film of the same name. The game was released for Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Microsoft Windows on March 24, 2009.
Each level is separated into many stages, with the player controlling the unique skills of each monster to combat foes. Furthermore, they can transform floating plasma generators into personal turrets, slide under grates, and utilize enemies as living critical cards/ammunition.
In addition, critics have given the game mixed to good reviews. Metacritic gave the PlayStation 2 version a 64 out of 100.
In contrast, the Xbox 360 version scored a 63 out of 100. IGN gave all platforms a 5/10, except for the Nintendo DS version, which received a 3/10.
4. Guitar Hero Smash Hits
Guitar Hero Smash Hits (known in Europe and Australia as Guitar Hero Greatest Hits) is a music rhythm game and the fourth expansion game in the Guitar Hero series.
The game includes 48 songs previously featured in five previous Guitar Hero games. Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero II, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and Guitar Hero: Aerosmith—redesigned to be based on master recordings and to include full band support, which was first introduced in Guitar Hero World Tour.
Beenox created the game, published by Activision. In addition, the game was marketed by RedOctane for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 systems. It was released worldwide in the second half of 2009.
5. Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is one of the Beenox video games that is a first-person shooter game released by Activision in 2009.
Infinity Ward developed it, and Activision published it in 2009. It is the sixth installment in the Call of Duty series. And a direct sequel to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, with the storyline continuing.
On November 10, 2009, it was published globally for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.
Furthermore, the game’s campaign follows Task Force 141, a multi-national special forces unit led by Captain Soap MacTavish.
They hunt Vladimir Makarov, the Russian Ultranationalist party’s leader, and US Army Rangers from the 1st Battalion/75th Ranger Regiment. The latter is defending the Washington, D.C., area from a Russian invasion.
Sergeant Gary “Roach” Sanderson of the 141. Also, Private James Ramirez of the Army Rangers is the game’s major playable character, with Captain MacTavish appearing later in the campaign.
6. Spider-Man shattered Dimensions
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is one of the Beenox video games based on the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man released in 2010.
Players take control of four separate Spider-Mans, each of whom hails from a different Marvel Comics reality. The game revolves around the Tablet of Chaos and Order, a relic.
It causes difficulties with numerous worlds across the Marvel Multiverse when smashed into fragments during a struggle between Spider-Man and Mysterio.
Furthermore, to restore equilibrium to the cosmos, Madame Web summons four incarnations of Spider-Man from four other realities: The Amazing Spider-Man, Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Man 2099, and Ultimate Spider-Man.
The player controls each of the four Spider-Men as they strive to rescue the tablet fragments from villains; however, they have gained new abilities due to the tablet in their respective dimensions.
7. Spider-Man: Edge of time
Spider-Man: Edge of Time is one of the Beenox video games released in 2011. The video game is based on the Spider-Man character.
In addition, it was developed by Beenox as one of the Beenox video games and released for the Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii in 2011.
The game switches between the two Spider-Men automatically. Spider-Man: Edge of Time is a Beenox video game with a linear third-person action-adventure plot.
However, the player takes on the roles of two Spider-Mans, one from the classic Marvel Comics universe.
8. The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man is an open-world action-adventure computer game based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man and the video game of the same name released in 2012. Beenox created it, and Activision published it.
Furthermore, the Amazing Spider-Man is an open-world third-person action-adventure game set in Manhattan.
Players adopt the role of Spider-Man and complete missions, which are linear scenarios with particular objectives, to progress through the game.
Although the tasks are linear, the player can explore the game’s map and participate in a variety of side activities in between them.
9. Skylanders: Swap Force
Skylanders: Swap Force (stylized as Skylanders: SWAP Force) is a platform game published by Activision.
And developed by Vicarious Visions and Beenox. Following 2012’s Skylanders: Giants, a direct sequel to 2011’s Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure.
Furthermore, it is the third primary game in the Skylanders video game and toy franchise. (the spin-off of The Legend of Spyro series).
In addition, Skylanders: SWAP Force generally received positive reviews. With GameRankings and Metacritic giving it the highest and most genuinely positive series scores thus far across all platforms.
Quarter To Three, a gaming website, gave both the Wii U and Xbox 360 a perfect 5/5 rating.
10. Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is an open-world action-adventure video game based on Marvel Comics’ Spider-Man and the 2014 film of the same name.
It’s the sequel to 2012’s The Amazing Spider-Man, and it’s set in the same universe as the films, but with a different timeline.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a third-person action-adventure game set in a Manhattan-inspired open environment.
To continue through the story, players assume the character of Spider-Man and accomplish missions, which are linear scenarios with certain objectives.
Furthermore, the missions are linear, although the player can explore the game’s map and indulge in numerous side activities in between missions.
11. Skylanders: Trap team
Toys for Bob and Beenox’s Skylanders: Trap Team is a 3D platform game published by Activision and developed by Toys for Bob and Beenox.
It was published on October 2, 2014, in Australasia, October 5, 2014, in North America, and October 10, 2014, in Europe, and is the fourth installment in the Skylanders video game franchise.
As in previous games, the player controls several characters by placing toy figures into the Traptanium Portal, a near-field communication-enabled interface device that activates the character in the game.
However, in Trap Team, a new item type has been introduced: the trap. The traps, unlike the figures, may be used to hold forty-seven evil characters found in the game (including Kaos), who can subsequently be controlled as good characters.
12. Skylanders: Superchargers
Skylanders: SuperChargers is a role-playing platform video game published by Activision and developed by Vicarious Visions and Beenox.
It was published on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on September 20, 2015, and iOS on October 18, 2015.
Skylanders: SuperChargers, like its predecessors, is a “toy-to-life” video game in which players place toy figurines on the “Portal of Power,” allowing them to play as the figurine-represented character in-game.
The game has a revamped “Portal of Power,” with a larger and broader surface to accommodate vehicles that are larger than usual characters.
13. Call of Duty Black ops III
Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a 2015 first-person shooter game published by Activision. It is the twelfth installment in the Call of Duty series and the sequel to Call of Duty: Black Ops II, released in 2012. On November 6, 2015, it was published for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
The events of Black Ops III take place in 2065, 40 years after the events of Black Ops II, in a world-transforming due to climate change and new technologies. The plot follows a crew of black ops soldiers, just like its predecessors.
In addition, Call of Duty: Black Ops III garnered “generally acceptable” reviewer reviews for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, “mixed or average” reviews for PC, according to review aggregate Metacritic.
14. Call Of Duty Black Ops 4
The 2018 multiplayer first-person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (stylized as Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII) was developed by Treyarch and released by Activision.
On October 12, 2018, it was published worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The sequel to Call of Duty: Black Ops III, released in 2015, is the fifth episode in the Black Ops sub-series.
Also, it is the 15th overall in the Call of Duty series. In addition, these Beenox video games The first Call of Duty game without a typical single-player campaign mode is Black Ops 4.
Instead, it includes the Solo Missions option, which concentrates on the backstories of the multiplayer characters known as “Specialists” in the game. However, the missions are set between Black Ops II and III in chronological order.
15. Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold war
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is a first-person shooter video game released by Activision in 2020. Treyarch and Raven Software developed it.
On November 13, 2020, it was released globally for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.
It is the sixth installment in the Black Ops franchise and the seventeenth overall in the Call of Duty franchise.
Furthermore, the Black Ops Cold War campaign is set in the early 1980s during the Cold War. Moreover, it takes place chronologically between Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010) and Black Ops II (2012).
It revolves around the hunt for alleged Soviet spy Perseus. Its stated goal is to destabilize the US and tip the power balance toward the Soviet Union.
In addition, According to Metacritic, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War received “generally good” reviews from critics.