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Scottish development studio highlights its E3 showing.

11th June 2010, Dundee, UK - The management team at Cohort Studios, an independent developer of video games for console formats, has outlined ‘what to watch’ at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, being held between the 15th and 17th of June 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Lol Scragg, CEO, Cohort comments: “We’re eagerly anticipating the announcements that’ll be made by the major platform holders at this year’s E3. Everyone’s expecting to find out what Microsoft’s launch line-up will be for Natal/Wave and we’re very excited to see how Sony will outline the launch of PlayStation Move - which is obviously incredibly relevant to us and our work on The Shoot.” He continues: “Even though we’re not expecting any new motion gaming announcements from Nintendo, the presumed reveal of the 3DS should be fascinating, as well as the 3D announcements we can expect from Sony. We’re also keen to see how OnLive is progressing in the light of its recent spate of deals with ISPs and infrastructure owners and, of course, there’s always the wait to see if the wild speculation about a new PSP model will bear any fruit.”

Cohort Studios is currently finishing off work on The Shoot, its PlayStation Move title running on Cohort’s internally-developed engine, Praetorian.

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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 Junior franchise to the PlayStation 3 platform, and is near to completing The Shoot, a title for PlayStation Move, on behalf of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. 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

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