Westwood Studios

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Background: Westwood Associates was founded in 1985 by Brett Sperry and Louis Castle. In 1992 it became part of Virgin Interactive, but was acquired by EA in 1997, for $122.5 million. EA closed the studio in 2003. Some of the staff were let to merge into EA UK, others went to create Petroglyph Studios.

1st Logo
Westwood Studios - CLG Wiki
Logo:There are the words "Westwood ASSOCIATES" on a grey screen. The second word is much smaller than the first word. The words cast a shadow on the screen.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on early games Circuit's Edge and Dragonstrike.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd LogoWestwood Studios - CLG Wiki

Logo: There is a black screen with the word "Westwood" in a futuristic font. Below it is a blue bar with the word "STUDIOS", spread out and in bronze. Everything is covered in a border of bronze. A few pings appear on the logo.

FX/SFX: Only the shining.

Music/Sounds: Usually none.

Availability: Common.

Editor's Note: None.

3rd LogoWestwood Studios - CLG Wiki

Logo: The green Westwood logo from before, but with "STUDIOS" in the same font as "Westwood" and has no bronze outline, is wiped by light.

  • In the first year of 1995, a special anniversary variant was presented. Rather than wiped, it appeared through the raindrops.
  • There were other animated variants.

FX/SFX: The wiping.

Music/Sounds: Humming choir.

Availability: Seen on Command & Conquer and its sequels, on Monopoly from 1995 and Blade Runner.

Editor's Note: None.

4th LogoWestwood Studios - CLG Wiki

Logo: A blue ball with electricity flowing through it comes down, along with the W from the 3rd logo and a yellow, sharp-edged S coming down and landing on the ball. In the bottom right corner appears "Westwood Studios is an Electronic Arts Company". The ball also has 8 curves spinning around the ball. The ball and letters fly towards the screen and disappears via a switch-off effect.

FX/SFX: The logo comes and ripples.

Music/Sounds: Humming sounds.

Availability: Seen on Nox, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2, Emperor: Battle for Dune and C&C: Renegade.

Editor's Note: None.