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Lionhead vets form new UK studio

By Matt Martin

Tue 26 Jan 2010 4:32pm GMT / 11:32am EST / 8:32am PST

First release, GodFinger, to published on iPhone by ngmoco

Three former Lionhead veterans have formed a new UK development studio, Wonderland Software, and announced their first title for iPhone, GodFinger.

Mark Rose and Matthew Wiggins formed the outfit in the summer of last year, and have since been joined by Al Harding. The team has previously worked on Fable, its sequel and Black & White 2 for Lionhead.

"Wonderland is a scrappy start-up, aiming towards a big future," wrote the team on its website. "Our games will be full of charm and wonder, with social interaction at their core. Initially targeting the iPhone and iPod Touch, we canít wait to see what the future holds."

GodFinger, built with the aid of three freelancers, will be published by US iPhone specialist ngmoco.

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Kyle Rowley Senior Gameplay Designer, Remedy Entertainment

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Go Mark! :)

Posted:5 years ago


Claire Blackshaw Senior Online Consultant, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Curious where their website is?
Several google queries and no luck finding them or their site.

Edit: Nvm; found them through Twitter as @wonderlandsoft

Edited 1 times. Last edit by Claire Blackshaw on 26th January 2010 5:21pm

Posted:5 years ago


Kyle Rowley Senior Gameplay Designer, Remedy Entertainment

26 17 0.7
First result for me when searching the company name:

Posted:5 years ago

Good to see new indies forming in UK. go go GO!

Posted:5 years ago


Chris Wallace Studying Games Design, University of Bolton

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Fantastic! It's awesome to see more development for the iPhone platform by established developers... Now to get through the App Store vetting process!!

Posted:5 years ago


Gavin Price Studio Director & Founder, Playtonic Games

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Best of luck to you all.

Posted:5 years ago


Harry Dixon Graduate Tester, Frontier Developments

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Companies like this making iPhone games makes that infernal device more appealing.

I want to torment my planet's denizens on a mobile device!

Posted:5 years ago

Best of luck chaps, here's to a bright future for Wonderland Software!

Posted:5 years ago


Alex Chapman Partner - Head of Interactive Media, Sheridans Solicitors

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good luck

Posted:5 years ago


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