Eutechnyx is a finalist in the 2011 Red Herring 100 Global Awards

Monday 5 th December, 2011: Gateshead, UK - Eutechnyx, one of the world’s leading independent game developers, today announced that it has been selected as a candidate for Red Herring’s Top 100 Global Awards, a prestigious recognition honouring the year’s most audacious and far reaching private technology companies from across the globe. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony that will take place on December 7 th in Los Angeles, California.

The Red Herring editorial teams selected from over 1,000 companies across 40 nations, and were looking for “best in class” technologies and business models. Eutechnyx, a former European winner, were judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics including technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement. The company, who will be publishing the leading car community and racing game Auto Club Revolution™ to a worldwide audience in 2012, are already receiving critical praise for the title which is currently in closed beta trial.

“To be in with a chance of picking up a global recognition award before the end of 2011 is a remarkable achievement”, said Eutechnyx CEO, Brian Jobling.  “With Auto Club Revolution™ entering the final phases before a full release in 2012, the Red Herring nomination is vindication of the vision that we have for this unique product. We have the right team in place, and the right backing from our investment partners, to ensure that Eutechnyx can deliver on all objectives and ensure Auto Club Revolution™ becomes a global success.”

Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring, added “Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook. Eutechnyx has performed exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global finalists."

Eutechnyx will publish the internally developed title Auto Club Revolution™ ( www. AutoClubRevolution.com) in 2012. The worldwide launch requires the creation of a new publishing arm complete with dedicated marketing, support & operations teams to bring the title to market, and service the large global customer base.   

For more information on this story, and to arrange interviews with key Auto Club Revolution management, please contact:

Keef Sloan ( keef.sloan@peppermintp.com / eutechnyx@peppermintp.com)

Peppermint P

M: +44(0)7973 614302

T: +44(0)207 24026545

For more information about Eutechnyx please visit: http://www.eutechnyx.com/

Or follow the company and its products on Twitter: @Eutechnyx / @NASCARTheGame / @AutoClubRev

About Eutechnyx

Eutechnyx is one of the world’s leading independent game developers. With a history spanning nearly 25 years, the studio has won numerous awards for its million-plus selling titles and garnered exceptional acclaim in the business sector. As well as its headquarters in the UK, the company has studios in Hong Kong, Chengdu and Charlotte. The company is currently in the process of setting up a publishing arm for the cutting edge online racing title, Auto Club Revolution. For more information, please visit www.eutechnyx.com.

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