No longer with us

It's always disappointing when a developer chooses to cease trading, and one of the latest casualties is UK studio The Code Monkeys, the team behind Manic Monkey Mayhem and the Triple Sports series on WiiWare.

The shareholders and directors took the decision to cease trading on the company's 23rd anniversary, although there has been no statement to explain the reasoning behind the decision.

Having made a name for itself converting arcade games in the 1980s, bringing games including Operation Wolf and Dragon's Lair to the Amstrad CPC, the team went onto create games based on popular licenses: The Simpsons Skateboarding and Crazy Frog Racer among them. In recent years the studio focused on download titles for WiiWare and mobile platforms, bringing Triple Shot Sports, Triple Running Sports and more to WiiWare owners in North America.