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Jagex Games Studio

Established in 2001, Jagex Games Studio today stands as the UK’s largest independent game developer and publisher, and is the home of the flagship online adventure game, RuneScape. Celebrating its 15th Year anniversary in 2016, RuneScape has welcomed over 245 million players to its world, more than two million of which play every month. In addition to RuneScape, Jagex is developing new RuneScape-branded games as it enters additional genres, including Chronicle: RuneScape Legends, an adventure strategy card game, and RuneScape: Idle Adventures.

Jagex employs over 320 people at its Cambridge headquarters.

Recent articles about Jagex Games Studio

Jagex shutting down RuneScape Classic

Problems with community safety, botting, and bugs led to the decision to shut down the 17-year-old game

Jagex raises £225,000 for mental health non-profits

RuneScape developer, along with Rare, also recognized with Workplace Wellbeing Index award

Jagex shutting down online game portal FunOrb after ten years

Advancements in technology have made it "increasingly difficult to access and play the games"

Life beyond RuneScape: Jagex's bid to build a games portfolio

CEO Phil Mansell on the studio becoming a third-party publisher

Jagex expands executive team with three new appointments

Executive appointments refocus developer on extending publishing and production operations

Jagex: RuneScape on mobile will make the MMO a "second-screen experience"

New cross-platform, interoperable mobile editions aim to recapture lapsed players and draw in new audience

Riot, Jagex become newest Ukie members

"Huge increase in applications to join the network" as membership grows to 365 companies

Jagex signs Improbable's SpatialOS technology for future projects

The tech will be used for the firm's multiplayer gaming projects

It's time to talk about mental health in the games industry

Rich Eddy explains why Jagex got involved with MIND's Workplace Wellbeing Index

The third age of Jagex

Acting CEO and COO Phil Mansell tells us what new ownership means for the RuneScape maker

Jagex names Phil Mansell as acting CEO following Rod Cousens departure

Mansell also takes the permanent position of COO

Jagex negotiating acquisition with Chinese mining company

"It remains very much business as usual for the company"

Jagex raised £100,000 for SpecialEffect's GameBlast 16

Fundraising weekend reached more than £170,000 in total

Jagex offers Runescapers chance to support WWF

"WWF is really excited to be working on this project with Jagex"

Jagex starts accepting Bitcoin

"The cryptocurrency protocol is cool and here to stay"

Jagex shutting down Transformers Universe

Runescape developer to focus on owned IP going forward, will restructure around that goal

Jagex gets a new head of PR

Former Blizzard publicist Jonnie Bryant joins Runescape studio

Psycho Cycles wins UKTI-supported "Le Game Jam"

Leeds Metropolitan University teams takes top prize

Jagex appoints new vice president of communications

Sam Forrest promoted to newly created role

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  • Cambridge
  • United Kingdom

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