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Blitz celebrates 15th anniversary with expansion.

12th August, 2005. Leamington Spa, UK. Blitz Games, one of Europe's largest independent game development studios is celebrating its 15th Anniversary with a recruitment drive in response to the signing of several major new contracts.

Having established the company in 1990 the Oliver twins have built a solid reputation for quality and reliability. Coincidentally, the studio is actively seeking to increase staff numbers by 25%. Talented designers, artists and programmers are being sought to work on a raft of exciting projects across current and next generation consoles.

Philip Oliver, co-founder and CEO of Blitz Games said, 'We're thrilled to be celebrating our 15th Anniversary with such good news. This is a major achievement. The past 15 years have been incredible and we're very much looking forward to the challenges of the next 15 years! We've got big plans for Blitz which we'll unveil over the coming months.'

Andrew Oliver, co-founder and Development Director of Blitz Games added, 'The planned expansion will allow us to continue developing for the current generation of consoles and step up production for the imminent arrival of the new wave of consoles. With our first next gen title Possession receiving much praise we are in a strong position for the future.'

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About Blitz Games

Blitz Games is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by twin brothers Andrew and Philip Oliver and now boasts over 130 staff. The Olivers are responsible for developing over 100 games since the early 1980s and their company has three new titles planned for release in the next year, including Pac-Man World 3 and Bratz: Rock Angelz. Also currently in development is next generation original title Possession. The company continues its huge long-term investment into BlitzWare, its in-house technology, which provides one of the best game development environments of any independent developer.

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