TIGA, the trade association representing the video games industry, today announced the Sumo Group as a Gold Sponsor of the TIGA Games Industry Awards 2021.
Sumo Group said:
“Sumo Group is excited to sponsor this year’s TIGA Games Industry Awards.
“We come together with our peers to celebrate the very best our industry has to offer.
“Sumo Group’s businesses provide acclaimed development, design and publishing services to the video games and entertainment industries from studios in the UK, India, Canada, the US, and Poland.
“Our family of outstanding studios and brands include Sumo Digital, one of the UK’s largest independent developers of AAA-rated video games, with studios across the UK, Poland and India. This includes branded studios The Chinese Room, Red Kite Games, Lab42 and PixelAnt Games.
“Pipeworks, an innovative, well-established, and respected US video games developer based in Eugene, Oregon and newly launched studio Timbre Games in Vancouver, Canada.
“Atomhawk, a multi-award-winning visual design company, with studios in Newcastle and in Vancouver, Canada. And Secret Mode, a video games publisher, focused on delivering fresh and new gaming experiences to players.
“Recognised as one of the Top 100 Large UK Companies to Work for by Best Companies, Sumo Group puts our people first whilst providing the resources and tools to deliver on world-class projects. Built on creativity and imagination, our people are some of the most talented minds in the industry. We respect our colleagues, support innovation, show determination in achieving goals, take accountability for our actions, celebrate excellence and – above all – we have fun whilst doing so.”
Recent releases and projects from Sumo Group businesses include the double BAFTA-Award winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Apple Design Award winner Little Orpheus, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Rival Peak, Hot Shot Racing, WST Snooker and Spyder.
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Dr Richard Wilson OBE, TIGA CEO, said:
“TIGA would like to thank Sumo Group for their support and for generously sponsoring the TIGA UK Games Industry Awards 2021. Sumo Group is recognised as one of the Top 100 large UK companies to work for. This year Atomhawk and Sumo Digital were also both awarded the TIGA STAR employer award in recognition of their excellent employment practices. The Sumo Group is an outstanding games business and TIGA looks forward to working with them in 2022.”
TIGA is the trade association for the UK video games industry. Our vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to develop video games. Our core purpose is to strengthen the games development and digital publishing sector. To this end, we focus on four strategic objectives:
- influencing Government policy via effective political representation;
- raising the profile of our industry to influence public policy;
- enhancing education and skills through our accreditation programme (https://tiga.org/education/tiga-university-accreditation) and the TIGA Games Education Awards (https://tiga.org/education-awards); and
- promoting best practice through our membership services, including the TIGA STAR Employer Award (https://tiga.org/star) and the TIGA Games Industry Awards (https://tiga.org/awards).