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Cohort veterans launch Beartrap Games

New Scottish studio promises it's "in a great position to be able to grow quickly"

Beartrap Games, a new Scottish development studio, officially launches today.

The four directors behind the new start up are creative director Fin McGechie, technical director Gordon McLean and marketing director Grant Alexander, all formerly of Cohort Studios, and James Scanlon who was previously a freelance sound designer.

"This is a very exciting time for the new company," said Alexander.

"Although it is very early days, we have been overwhelmed by the support given by individuals from both the games industry and public bodies. As well as developing our own IP and concepts, we are focused on finding projects and partners to work with. We are in a great position to be able to grow quickly and can consider a project of any size."

Together the team have over 30 years of experience in the industry and have worked with partners like Sony, Microsoft, Hooplo Media and the BBC.

"Our new company also aims to prove itself as a reliable and trusted partner for joint development projects and welcomes all approaches," added McGechie.

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Liam Wong5 years ago
Nice one guys! :) Can't wait to see what you all end up working on.
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Kingman Cheng Illustrator and Animator 5 years ago
Good luck guys!
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Best of luck to Fin and the gang :)
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