16 November, 2009
TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced Proper Games as its newest member.
Proper Games is a small, highly skilled development studio, located in Dundee, Scotland, founded by industry veterans in early 2006. Proper Games first title Flock! recently scooped the Game Award at the Scottish BAFTAs, the first time the Scottish BAFTAs have included a category specifically for videogames.
Paddy Sinclair, CEO at Proper Games explains: At Proper our goal is to create fun, quirky games with a distinctive visual style. We believe that our attention to detail and focus on making games fun makes us stand out from the crowd.
On joining TIGA Chris Wright, COO at Proper Games added: We joined TIGA to show our support for the independent UK games development sector. We also applaud the work TIGA is doing to raise the profile of the Scottish games industry and to encourage greater industry collaboration through Play Together initiatives.
Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO stated: Proper Games are a fantastic example of the talent and diversity we have in the UK development community. The success of Flock! clearly demonstrates that small independent studios can steal the show with the right idea, originality and great execution. We would like to offer our congratulation to Proper Games and welcome them to the TIGA community.