10/05/2012: TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announces Wired Productions as its newest member
Established in 2008, Wired Productions is an independent video game production and publishing house based in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. Wired incorporates various traditional publishing functions as alongside development, and is the team behind the hugely successful ‘We Sing’ franchise on Nintendo Wii, as well as having launched numerous successful digital products for market-leading brands, including OK! Magazine, the Daily Express and Mail on Sunday.
Over the last four years Wired has produced over 30 titles across multiple home and portable formats. With a history of proven commercial success - the ‘We Sing’ series has sold over 1 million units across Europe; the team continues to pursue new opportunities with both self-published titles and working within the 3rd party production model.
Leo Zullo, Managing Director of Wired Productions explains the reason why he decided to join TIGA:
“As an independent production and publishing company, we can really benefit from the reach and support TIGA offers its members as we continue to raise our profile in the most exciting and progressive industry in the world. As a company that consistently punches above our weight, we look forward to working TIGA’s many members and services.”
Dr. Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO welcomed the organisation to TIGA:
“I’m delighted that Wired Productions has joined TIGA. Wired Productions is an exciting business with an impressive track record and a wide range of experience, including in the fields of publishing and development. I am sure that many TIGA members will be interested in working with Wired Productions and we welcome the company to TIGA network.”
Notes to editors:
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 games publishers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership. TIGA was awarded ‘Trade Association of the Year’ and the ‘Member Recruitment Award’ at the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2010. In 2011, TIGA won a further four awards at the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards, including ‘Trade Association of the Year’ for the second consecutive year. TIGA has been voted a finalist in the CMI Management and Leadership Awards 2011 in the ‘Outstanding Organisation (SME)’ category. Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO, has been voted a finalist in the ‘Outstanding Leader’ category. TIGA was also named as a finalist in the 2010 Chartered Management Institute (CMI) National Management and Leadership Awards in the category of ‘The Outstanding Organisation of the Year Award (SME)’. TIGA is an ‘Investors in People’ accredited organisation.
TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry. Our vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. Our mission is to fight for the interests of game developers. To achieve our vision and mission we focus on the delivery of three strategic objectives: effective political representation, profile raising and helping our members commercially. 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 Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO on: 07875 939 643, or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
About Wired Productions:
Established in 2008, Wired Productions are an independent games production and publishing house based in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. Wired have launched numerous successful physical and digital products for market-leading brands, including OK! Magazine, the Daily Express and Mail on Sunday and are the team behind the hugely successful We Sing franchise on Nintendo Wii. With a history of proven commercial success Wired continue to pursue new opportunities.