Eutechnyx to open publishing office in London

Monday, 12 th December, 2011 – Gateshead, UK - Eutechnyx, one of the world’s leading independent game developers, today announced that London will be the location for establishing a publishing team in order to support the launch of free-to-play racing game and car community, Auto Club Revolution.

“We’re building a dedicated publishing team to support the global launch of Auto Club Revolution in key markets around the world” said COO, Darren Jobling. “Our strategy is to secure the best people from the online games industry, and London gives us great access to an amazingly rich talent pool.” He continued, “The development team in the North East of the UK includes some of the best people in the sector, and the opening of a London office will allow us to attract the right calibre of candidate to build a team with the publishing power behind it that the game deserves.”

Launching in 2012, Auto Club Revolution (AutoClubRevolution.com) is a free-to-play racing game built around communities of car fans.  The game utilises best-in-class development techniques to deliver a cutting-edge racing experience melded with a wide array of social and connectivity features.  Featuring officially licensed cars, tracks and after-market brands and pioneering new ways to collaborate with the motor industry, Auto Club Revolution is an innovative way to interact with cars online. Players from around the world can experience Auto Club Revolution for themselves when the Open Beta goes live in February 2012.

Eutechnyx is currently recruiting senior and team roles in marketing, customer service, player acquisition, brand management, localisation, fraud and payment management, community and social media management and roles in creative services.  More information can be found at: www.eutechnyx.com

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 / @AbsSupercars

NOTES TO EDITORS

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.

About Auto Club Revolution

Auto Club Revolution is a free-to-play online racing game and car community built in collaboration with the motor industry. Featuring officially licensed cars from over 50 of the world’s leading motor manufacturers, it delivers a console quality racing experience to the free-to-play market while providing a social platform for owning, customising and enjoying cars online.  The game’s front end is web-based, creating a powerful and flexible social platform for communities of car enthusiasts and racing fans to interact with each other and their favourite motoring brands. The racing experience itself is delivered via a downloaded application (client), built on the world class Eutechnyx-owned racing engine. This combination of web and app. empowers the player to manage their game, garage and network of friends on the web from anywhere, while the downloadable element provides the premium quality race experience that separates Auto Club Revolution from all other games in the sector. Auto Club Revolution is designed, developed and published by Eutechnyx.

For more information about Auto Club Revolution see http://www.autoclubrevolution.com  


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