28th June 2005, Leamington Spa, UK. Blitz Games, one of Europe's largest independent game development studios today announced that it has retained the services of Lincoln Beasley PR during the maternity leave of in-house PR and Marketing Manager Natalie Griffith.
In a strategic move to broaden their portfolio and demonstrate their creativity Blitz Games is currently developing several high profile titles ranging from fun licensed titles for kids to more original, mature-themed games including the critically acclaimed, next-generation zombie-fest 'Possession.'
Philip Oliver, CEO of Blitz Games commented, 'During Natalie's leave we need to ensure that our profile is maintained and our abilities, skill and passion for games is communicated to both the trade and public. With several exciting announcements lined up for the coming months we're looking forward to working with Lincoln Beasley.'
Blitz Games currently employs 130 full-time staff at its two offices in Leamington Spa and a further 30 contractors in various locations. The company is developing games for current and next generation consoles for leading publishers including THQ, SCi and Namco.
Alison Beasley, Managing Director of Lincoln Beasley added, 'Lincoln Beasley specialises in representing game development studios and I'm delighted to be working with Blitz Games. Particularly as there are several exciting and perhaps surprising announcements in the pipeline which will shed new light on the studio's abilities and skill in more than one genre.'
Blitz Games join Kuju Entertainment, Frontier Developments, Relentless Software, SN Systems and CMP US (GDCE) as a client of the leading developer's PR agency. Alison Beasley also sits on the steering committee for the Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival www.eief.co.uk which aims to highlight the talent responsible for creating videogames.
For further information please contact: Alison Beasley, Lincoln Beasley
T: +44 (0) 1608 645756 E: Alison@lincolnbeasley.co.uk M: +44(0)7966 449130
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. www.BlitzGames.com.