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Blitz Games Studios selects Hansoft for project management

Press release from Hansoft 2008-04-11 Uppsala, Sweden

Hansoft, the leading vendor of integrated tools for project management and bug tracking in the game development industry today announced that award winning UK based studio Blitz Games Studios has successfully adopted the Hansoft production management solution.

“We were pleasantly surprised how easy it was to set it up and get the entire team to use it and really buy into it. Games are big business now, competing with budgets of films. Team sizes are rising dramatically and it’s important to manage these teams as efficiently and effectively as possible and Hansoft has the perfect answer in their project management software," says Andrew Oliver, Chief Technology Officer at Blitz Games Studios .

Hansoft features an integrated solution for project management, bug tracking and coordinating team workload. It is also a popular tool for collaboration with outsourcing partners, publishers and QA teams.

“Blitz Games Studios is today one of the largest independent studios in the world and we are very happy to provide their team with our fast and easy tool. Attention to constantly increased productivity is key to making good business in large scale games development. Using Hansoft will help Blitz even further leverage productivity, says Patric Palm, CEO at Hansoft.

About Blitz Games Studios

Award-winning Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by twin brothers Andrew and Philip Oliver. The company is now one of the largest independent developers in the world, boasting five distinctly different divisions. The Olivers are responsible for developing over 100 games since the early 1980s and their company is currently working on top secret mature titles, multiple casual games and ground-breaking serious games in addition to the high profile family games for which the company has historically been well-known. In addition, the company recently released one of the mostsuccessful branded games promotions of all time with the three games developed for Burger King selling over 3.2 million copies across the US. The company continues its huge long-term investment into Blitz Tech, its in-house technology, which provides one of the best game development environments of any independent developer for PlayStation®2, PlayStation3, PlayStationPortable, PSN, Nintendo Wii®, NintendoDS, WiiWare Xbox 360 and XBLA. Blitz Games Studios enjoys an award-winning working environment, with staff enjoying a wide range of benefits. www.BlitzGamesStudios.com

About Hansoft

Hansoft have market leading performance through unique technology and superior visual and functional design. The tool that builds on principles of team empowerment, increased communication, transparency, and collaboration. Clients are found in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. www.hansoft.se

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