Lace Mamba Global joins TIGA

Lace Mamba Global is the UK’s leading publisher for point&click adventure games and retail versions of independently developed PC games. Current and upcoming releases include retail versions of the PC AAA FPS‘Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad’, the indie smash hits‘Super Meat Boy’ and‘Anomaly: Warzone Earth’, the RTS blockbusters‘Men of War: Vietnam’ and‘Men of War: Assault Squad’ as well as collector’s editions of the adventure episode series‘Sam&Max: The Devil’s Playhouse’ and‘Tales of Monkey Island’™.

Adam Lacey, Managing Director of Lace Mamba Global and the Lace Group, explained his reasons for joining TIGA:

"TIGA's great networking opportunities and support on all industry levels are essential for all participants in the UK computer and video games industry. For us as a growing UK publisher, it was a clear decision to become a member of TIGA. We're happy to announce our membership after one and a half years of successful operation after the Lace Mamba Global merger, and we'll use this opportunity to strengthen our position in the UK market and also to closely work with UK developers",

Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO, said:

“TIGA has a clear vision to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We are successfully lobbying the Government to adopt policies that will help the UK games industry. We are championing the industry in the media. We are directly helping our members’ businesses grow through a range of services, including regular networking events, discounts on key industry services, and best practice information and advice. I am delighted that Lace Mamba Global has joined TIGA and we look forward to supporting their business to prosper and grow in the months and years ahead.”

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Notes to editors:

About TIGA:

TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry. The majority of our members are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have games publishers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership. TIGA was awarded‘Trade Association of the Year’ and the‘Member Recruitment Award’ at the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2010. TIGA has also been named as a finalist in the 2010 Chartered Management Institute (CMI) National Management and Leadership Awards in the category of‘The Outstanding Organisation of the Year Award (SME)’. TIGA is an‘Investors in People’ accredited organisation.

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, please contact Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO on: 07875 939 643, or email richard.wilson@tiga.org . 


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