1st August 2016

Dundee, UK – August 1, 2016 – Outplay Entertainment has been shortlisted for Growth Champion of the Year for the 2016 Growth Investor Awards. The Growth Champion award recognizes the optimal use of growth capital in small and medium UK businesses.

Since opening its studio in Dundee in 2011, Outplay has demonstrated impressive growth, evolving from a small start-up into an acclaimed development studio with a world-class, multi-national team of more than 130 people. Along the way, the company has built a portfolio of successful games, earning multiple Editors’ Choice accolades and Best New Game features as well as a BAFTA nomination.

Studio highlights to date include the magical match three adventure Crafty Candy , the bubble shooting adventure Bubble Genius , the puzzle thriller Mystery Match , the explosive action defense title Alien Creeps TD , and the hit bubble-popper Angry Birds POP ! — created in partnership with Rovio.

“We’re honored to be included in the Growth Champion shortlist,” said Douglas Hare, CEO, Outplay Entertainment. “Since Outplay’s inception, we have been committed to developing excellent games while also building an exceptional company. We’re proud that the team’s efforts have been recognized by the Growth Investor Awards.”

The Growth Champion of the Year winner will be announced on November 3 at the Growth Investor Awards black-tie dinner, held at the Marriott Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London.

About Outplay Entertainment

Outplay Entertainment is a leading developer of innovative games for smartphones, tablets, and social networks. Recognized for their focus on quality and engaging gameplay, Outplay has created a portfolio of successful casual and mid-core titles under the Outplay and Bite Size Games brands, in addition to those produced in collaboration with other leading publishers.

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