Tiga members win prestigious Develop Awards

For immediate release - August 4th 2008

Tiga members Doublesix, NaturalMotion and Babel Media were all honoured at the 6th annual Develop Industry Excellence Awards last week.

Kuju Studios’ Doublesix won the award for Best New UK/European Studio. NaturalMotion shared the Technical Innovation award and Babel Media collected the Best Outsourcing Company award for the fourth time!

The event illustrated the strength of the games development community within the UK and across Europe and honored the creativity and skill behind the best games released in the past year.

Richard Wilson of Tiga said:

“Congratulations to all the finalists and winners but of course, especially to Tiga members, who support our work and efforts to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We are delighted for our members who won their awards particularly amongst such fierce competition.”

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Notes to editors:

1. Tiga is the national trade association that represents games developers in the UK and in Europe. We have 155 members, the majority of whom are games developers, but we also have outsourcing companies and technology businesses as members who provide services to games developers. Tiga’s vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business.

2. The Develop Industry Excellence Awards is Europe’s awards ceremony dedicated to games developers. The winners are voted for by an independent panel of industry experts and acknowledge the creative achievements across all areas of game development.

3. For further information, please contact: Dr Richard Wilson, Tiga CEO on: 0845 0941095; Mob: 07875 939643; or: Email: richard.wilson@tiga.org.


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