November 8, 2009– Dundee, Scotland - Proper Games’ won the BAFTA Scotland games category with their XBLA&PSN game Flock! which was publisher by Capcom, beating Dynamo Games Championship Manager Express 2010 and Cobra Mobiles Low Grav Racer. This is the first year BAFTA Scotland have included distinct categories for games, and illustrates the increased importance of the games industry in Scotland.
Speaking after he collected the award, Creative Director, Geoff Gunning said‘Its amazing to be recognised by such a prestigious body. Everyone at Proper worked really hard throughout the development process, and to receive this recognition for our first release… It makes all the late nights worthwhile!’. The Dundee-based studio are currently working on an unannounced project and are looking to continue to develop original titles for the download space in the future.
About Proper Games:
Proper Games is a small but highly skilled development studio, located in Dundee, Scotland, and founded by game industry veterans in early 2006. With a goal to create fun, quirky games with a distinctive visual style, they hope that their attention to detail and focus on‘making games fun’ will help them stand out from the crowd.
Flock! is a light hearted sandbox puzzle game where players pilot their UFO around vibrantly-coloured landscapes in an attempt to herd animals into the mothership by solving fiendish puzzles and causing general mayhem along the way.
As one of the most graphically-advanced downloadable titles to date (and using a powerful physics engine)‘Flock!’ features over 50 pastoral puzzles.
• Play single-player or join a friend in co-op mode
• Herd, poke, prod and manipulate everything in the environment
• Use the level editor to create your own puzzles, then share online
Platforms: Xbox LIVE Arcade, PLAYSTATION Network, and PC
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