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Top mobile games developer moves into new city centre studio to accommodate further expansion.

Manchester, UK. April 2005. Leading mobile games developer, Rockpool Games, has relocated to new offices in Manchester's city centre. The new 2000 sq ft studio in the heart of the city allows Rockpool's staff and clients ready access to the transportation links and amenities of this exciting and dynamic city.

As one of the largest and most established mobile games studios, Rockpool has created some of the most successful mobile games of the last 3 years including the award winning Worms Forts and Worms Golf. Rockpool has developed an enviable reputation for consistently high production values and cutting edge technology and counts many of the industries leading publishers such as THQ Wireless, Sorrent, Mforma, Player One and Siemens Mobile as clients.

Strong alliances with these and other big names are ensuring the continued rapid growth for Rockpool. Current projects in development include mobile titles based on SpongeBob SquarePants, WWE, Moto GP, Glover, Worms and Mike Tyson.

Paul Gouge, Rockpool's Managing Director commented, 'This marks another major step forward in Rockpool's growth and provides us with a fantastic working environment for our staff and clients. As one of Europe's largest mobile games studios we are one of the very few companies that can offer a console style development environment for the creation of 2D and 3D mobile games in J2ME and Brew.'

Notes to editor:

About Rockpool Games

Rockpool is one of world's premier developers of games and content for mobile devices. Based in Manchester and London, Rockpool's UK studios develop compelling licensed and original content for the market's leading global companies such as THQ Wireless, Sorrent, Player One, Mforma and Siemens Mobile.

Rockpool's directors have a combined experience of over 50 years in the games and entertainment industry and over this period have created numerous original games and entertainment titles and have won numerous awards including a BAFTA nomination.

Rockpool's expertise comprises 2D and 3D gaming in both J2ME and Brew and through the use of its proprietary CoralTM Build Technology is able to support the broadest device base to create maximum accessibility and sales of product.


Rebecca Gibson

Marketing Manager

Rockpool Games


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