BAFTA Winner Proper Games Join TIGA

By November 16, 2009 Press Releases

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

Proper Games is a small, highly skilled development studio, located in Dundee, Scotland, founded by industry veterans in early 2006. Proper Games first title Flock! recently scooped the ‘Game Award’ at the Scottish BAFTAs, the first time the Scottish BAFTAs have included a category specifically for videogames.

Paddy Sinclair, CEO at Proper Games explains: “At Proper our goal is to create fun, quirky games with a distinctive visual style. We believe that our attention to detail and focus on ‘making games fun’ makes us stand out from the crowd.””

On joining TIGA Chris Wright, COO at Proper Games added: “We joined TIGA to show our support for the independent UK games development sector. We also applaud the work TIGA is doing to raise the profile of the Scottish games industry and to encourage greater industry collaboration through Play Together initiatives.””

Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO stated: “Proper Games are a fantastic example of the talent and diversity we have in the UK development community. The success of Flock! clearly demonstrates that small independent studios can steal the show with the right idea, originality and great execution. We would like to offer our congratulation to Proper Games and welcome them 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.

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.




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