TIGA welcomes Total Eclipse as its latest member

By November 7, 2012Press Releases

TIGA, the tradeassociation representing the UK games industry, has welcomed Total Eclipse as
its latest member.

The Greece-based
indie game development studio produces titles for desktop and portable devices.
It was founded in 2004 by self-taught brothers Argiris and Dimitrios Bendilas. With a small core
team, great ambition, and worldwide collaborations, it has so far, designed and
developed seven original games. The team’s most notable achievement is The
Clockwork Man franchise which includes two Hidden Object/Adventure games and is
available for Windows, Mac and Linux. The franchise also features an iOS
spin-off, A Clockwork Brain, a puzzle game that trains the brain while having
fun.

Argiris Bendilas, CEO of Total Eclipse said: 
“We are delighted to become a member of
TIGA. The United Kingdom is a vibrant hub of game development and a source of
innovation and talent. Total Eclipse is joining TIGA in order to create
stronger connections with the UK developer base.”

Dr Richard Wilson, CEO of TIGA, said: 
“Total Eclipse has worked hard over the
past eight years to cement its strong position in the videogame industry and we
are pleased to have them on board as members. We very much look forward to
working with them.”

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 games
publishers, outsourcing companies, technology
businesses and universities amongst our membership. Since 2010, TIGA has won 12 business awards and has been nominated a
finalist for 9 other awards.  In 2010 TIGA won two business awards including
‘Trade Association of the Year’ from the Trade Association Forum. In 2011, TIGA
won eight business awards including ‘Trade Association of the Year’ from the
Trade Association Forum, ‘Outstanding Organisation’ from the Chartered
Management Institute and two Global Business Excellence Awards, including
‘Outstanding Marketing Campaign’.  

Richard Wilson won the ‘Leadership Award’ from the Trade Association
Forum and the ‘Outstanding Leader’ award from the Chartered Management Institute.
In 2012, Richard Wilson wonthe IoD’s East of England Director of the Year Award. TIGA is an Investors in People organisation. Also in 2012,
TIGA won a Global Business Excellence Award for its ‘Outstanding Public
Relations Campaign’ for Games Tax Relief.  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.

For further information, please contact
Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO on: 07875 939 643, or email: richard.wilson@tiga.org. 

About Total Eclipse 
We are an indie game development studio
conveniently located in sunny Greece. At Total Eclipse, we love crafting
memorable experiences for our players. Our focus is on creating fun and
innovative casual games that are easy to learn and addictive to play.