Eutechnyx planning Dundee studio

Independent racing developer could invest in Scottish city by opening fifth studio

Gateshead-based independent racing studio Eutechnyx is considering opening a new office in Dundee, a city hit hard by the recent collapse of APB developer Realtime Worlds.

Eutechnyx already has bases in Gateshead, the US, Hong Kong and China, but is looking to continue its expansion following significant external investment in forthcoming racing MMO Auto Club Revolution.

Chief executive of Eutechnyx, Brian Jobling said: "We have been considering a studio in Scotland for some time, having worked with developers based there for a number of years. By forming a studio in Dundee developers who wish to remain in the area can do so, and have the opportunity to become part of a new chapter in Eutechnyx' future."

The company joins a list of publishers and studios who have extended offers of potential employment to Dundee's ex-Realtime Worlds staff, including Activision, which organised a career fair in the city last week.

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Fran Mulhern , Recruit3D11 years ago
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Jordan Woodward Level Designer, Rebellion Developments11 years ago
Great news for dundee and people looking for work in the area!
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Kyle Hatch Software Engineer, Pennant International Services LTD11 years ago
that be nice for the locals....which includes i love racing games....wonder when/if this will become offical. Spose i best keep checking their website.
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Darren Jobling COO, Eutechnyx11 years ago
If anyone is interested in talking to Eutechnyx we'd be pleased to hear from you. As well as racing games, we also have a character based action adventure in development. Please send a CV and sample of your work to Look forward to hearing from you...
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Martyn Hunter Studying Game Design and Production Managment, University of Abertay Dundee11 years ago
This is great news! Can't wait to see the studio in the city.
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