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Cohort Studios at E3

Buzz! Juniors developer setting up meetings via Marjacq Micro; several prototypes to show off.

4th June 2010, Dundee, UK - Cohort Studios, an independent developer of video games for console formats, has employed the services of Marjacq Micro to arrange and facilitate meetings at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, being held between the 15th and 17th of June 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Marjacq’s decades of experience in the sector will be invaluable as Cohort moves to expand its current roster of ongoing projects.

Cohort will be showcasing several prototypes that demonstrate its development prowess and the capabilities of its internally-developed proprietary game engine, Praetorian TM . With a proven track record for delivering PlayStation 3 content, both as a studio and as an outsource specialist to AAA developers across the UK, Cohort is looking to broaden its range of ongoing projects by making use of Marjacq Micro’s industry-leading skills in brokering deals between developers and publishers.

Lol Scragg, CEO, Cohort comments “E3 is always hugely exciting to visit but, for us, this year will be particularly engaging.” He continues; “With Marjacq on board, we’re looking forward to a packed schedule of meetings as we showcase the talent and ability we have at Cohort with a set of prototypes we’re looking to launch into full projects over the next 8 to 12 months.”

For more information, please contact:

Tony Coles, Peppermint P


+44 (0) 207 240 2645

About Cohort Studios:

Cohort Studios was founded in 2006 and is now entering its fifth year of business. As one of the leading game development studios in the UK, Cohort is registered as an official developer across all current home console formats. Comprising a team of over 50 people, and based in the vibrant Scottish city of Dundee, Cohort Studios is wholly owned by its three founding directors; Lol Scragg (CEO), Bruce McNeish (CTO) and Darran Thomas (CCO), who between them have over 43 years of experience in game development, having worked on projects for companies as diverse as Psygnosis, Bullfrog, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Electronic Arts (EA) and Visual Science. Cohort is responsible for bringing the hugely successful Buzz! TM Juniors franchise to the PlayStation 3 platform, and is currently working on an exciting project for a major publisher. Cohort Studios is also proud to be the first Scottish game developer to be a recognised Investor in People, a UK government-backed business improvement framework that has a special focus on employee relations. For more information, please visit www.cohortstudios.com.


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