Digital Goldfish Joins TIGA

16 December, 2009

TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced the Digital Goldfish as its newest member.

Established in 2005, Digital Goldfish is an independent games development studio, formed in order to create original content for mobile platforms. Based at the heart of games development in Dundee, Scotland, Digital Goldfish is a young and highly motivated company with a determination to provide only the highest quality games across iPhone, iPod Touch, Sony PSP, Nintendo DS and mobile J2ME platforms. Digital Goldfish’s latest game Bloons! reached number one in the iPhone charts.

David Hamilton, Managing Director at Digital Goldfish explains the company’s reasons for joining TIGA:“We have spent the last few years building our studio and focusing on development and now the time is right for Digital Goldfish to join TIGA. We have been inspired by TIGA's determination to represent the UK games industry and all the work that they do for us.

“We fully support the effort TIGA has put in to highlight the UK games industry to the Government along with letting the media know that we have a booming industry in Scotland and across the country.”

Richard Wilson TIGA CEO stated:“Digital Goldfish is one of a new breed of independent games studios focusing entirely on delivering top quality titles for the booming handheld market. The company has a strong portfolio of original IP as well as licensed content, combined with a strong network of partners. We would like to welcome Digital Goldfish to the TIGA community.”

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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 outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership.

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 Eva Field, TIGA PR Manager on: 07814 039 983, or email eva@tiga.org.


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