DR Studios Ltd, a UK based independent software developer, has joined Tiga.
Founded in April 1998 and based in Milton Keynes, DR Studios is a multiplatform games developer, currently developing games titles for the Wii, DS, PC, 360 Mac, Iphone and download space.
Clive Robert, CEO of DR Studios, said:
“DR Studios is delighted to join Tiga. Richard’s work in increasing the profile of Tiga and therefore of the UK games development community as a whole has been nothing short of excellent. DR Studios are proud to be a part of Tiga.
“The UK games industry has never had it tougher and in this challenging economic climate it is paramount that we stand together as one voice and make it known that the UK games business is an industry that people want to know about. The UK development community’s slip to 5th in the world rankings has a direct correlation with the lack of governmental recognition and support. The only way this on-going decay can be stopped is by the UK development community standing together and showing the rest of the world what it can do given a level playing field; Tiga represents that UK development unity. I would encourage every developer in the UK to join Tiga and help the UK regain the development crown it once had.”
Richard Wilson, CEO of Tiga, said:
“I am really pleased by DR Studios’ decision to join Tiga. Clive Robert, Tony Bickley (DR Studios’ COO) and Suzanne Tomkinson (DR’s CFO) run a highly experienced, innovative development studio. It’s a privilege to be able to represent industry professionals of Clive, Tony and Suzanne’s calibre.”
Notes to editors:
1. Tiga is the national trade association that represents games developers in the UK and in Europe. The majority of our members are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have outsourcing companies, technology businesses and university departments amongst our membership.
2. Tiga's vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We focus on three sets of activities: political representation, generating media coverage and developing services that enhance the competitiveness of our members. This means that Tiga members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities. For further information about Tiga, please contact: Dr Richard Wilson, Tiga CEO: telephone: 0845 0941095; mobile: 07875 939643; or: email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or contact Steff Rickwood, Tiga’s Project Manager. Telephone: 0845 0941095; email: email@example.com
3. For more information about DR Studios Limited, please contact Clive Robert | CEO | DR Studios Limited. tel: (0)1908.39.38.37 | fax: (0)1908.242.644 | cell: (0)7801.374.730 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org | web: www.drstudios.co.uk