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Ex-Team17 boss hooks up with talent working on Sony projects

As part of his new consultancy business, ex-Team17 boss Martyn Brown has hooked up with Middlesbrough's mobile and handheld developer Double Eleven.

Double Eleven is currently at work on a number of titles for Sony Computer Entertainment, with Brown acting as a consultant after officially leaving the Worms creator two weeks ago.

"I am incredibly chuffed to assist, advise and help inspire Double Eleven, who are hands-down one of the most exciting, driven and highly capable development teams I've had the fortune to meet in years," said Brown.

"I have absolutely no doubt that Double Eleven will be amongst the UK's most high-profile and successful development studios within a very short space of time."

Double Eleven was started by two Rockstar Leeds developers, Lee Hutchinson and Matt Shepcar, last year. The pair have previously worked PSP titles Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, Liberty City Stories and Beaterator.

Added Hutchinson, CEO of Double Eleven: "We're really looking forward to Martyn's assistance. Everything at Double Eleven has been going so fast for us that it's hard to keep track of things at times.

"Martyn's experience and expertise are no doubt going to help keep things running smoothly as we look towards future plans for development of our own IP."

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Congratulations to Martyn and the guys at Double Eleven!
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Mark Estdale Dialogue Director, OM London5 years ago
Nice one.
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Sounds like a great collaboration of creatives!
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robert troughton Managing Director, Coconut Lizard5 years ago
Brilliant stuff - I know both Martyn and Lee and they're both fantastic people.
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Martyn Brown Managing Director, Insight For Hire5 years ago
Thanks guys, exciting times. They're a really great bunch.
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Kingman Cheng Illustrator and Animator 5 years ago
Wow lucky Double 11, congrats Martyn! Hope to see some great stuff!
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This is great news. Well done both parties.
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Nina Cliff Business Development Manager, Sherpa Business Consultancy5 years ago
Like
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Marque Pierre Sondergaard European Development Account Manager, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe5 years ago
Thought Martyn was off to run a pub?
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Jason Stewart Associate Producer, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe5 years ago
Looking forward to see what they deliver!

Best of luck guys.
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Kish Hirani Head of Developer Services, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe5 years ago
From the headline felt sorry for Double11 having to work with the ex-prime minister but its the legendary Mr Martyn Brown! Great News!
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Tom Kinniburgh Producer, Chillingo Ltd5 years ago
Great to see you guys collaborating!
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carri cunliffe GameHorizon Conference Director, GameHorizon5 years ago
Great news for Double 11 they are rising stars and I sure Martyn will help them on their way
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Adam Boyes President, Beefy Media5 years ago
Fantastic news for all parties! The Double 11 guys are top notch, and Martyn is a stunner. Look forward to the collab!
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