Double Eleven

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Double Eleven
Type Video game developer
Industry Video games
Founded 2009
Headquarters Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Key people Lee Hutchinson
Matt Shepcar
Mark South
Employees 30
Website Double Eleven website

Double Eleven is a British video game developer and video game publisher based in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. It was founded by former Rockstar Games developers, Lee Hutchinson and Matt Shepcar, in 2009.[1]

History[edit]

In 2010 they began working on an undisclosed title with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, revealed at the E3 2011 to be LittleBigPlanet for PlayStation Vita. In 2011 they joined the trade association TIGA.[2] Between 2011 and 2012, Double Eleven were contracted to work exclusively with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.[3] During this time, they opened an additional studio in Leeds, West Yorkshire.[4]

In 2012 they announced that they are working on a remake of Frozen Synapse[5] - originally by Mode 7 Games - for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3, entitled 'Frozen Synapse: Tactics'.

Awards[edit]

Year Institution Award Result
2012 Gamescom Awards Best Mobile Game (for LittleBigPlanet PS Vita) Won[6]
TIGA Games Industry Awards Debut Game (for LittleBigPlanet PS Vita) Nominated[7]
Game of the Year (for LittleBigPlanet PS Vita) Won[7]
2013 BAFTA Games Awards Best Game: Mobile & Handheld Nominated[8]
Pocket Gamer Awards Overall Game of the Year Nominated[9]
PS Vita Game of the Year Won[9]
Most Innovative Game (for LittleBigPlanet PS Vita) Nominated[9]
Best Action/Arcade Game (for LittleBigPlanet PS Vita) Nominated[9]

Games[edit]

Game Title Release Date Platform(s)
LittleBigPlanet[10] 2012 PlayStation Vita
Limbo[11] 2013 PlayStation Vita
PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate[12] 2013 PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows, Mac, Linux
PixelJunk Shooter 2013 Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate 2014 PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
Frozen Synapse Prime[13] 2014 PlayStation Vita, Playstation 3
PixelJunk Nom Nom Galaxy[14] TBA PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
Goat Simulator[15] TBA Xbox One

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Double Eleven Limited - - Digital City Business". Dcbusiness.eu. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Double Eleven Joins TIGA". Train2game.com. 24 February 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Double Eleven Signs Exclusivity Deal With Sony | Gaming News and Opinion at". Thesixthaxis.com. 19 July 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Double Eleven Team Expansion". Develop-Online.net. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Frozen Synapse Tactics Announced for PS3 and Vita". Eurogamer. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "And the winners of the gamescom 2012 awards are…". Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!". Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "British Academy Games Awards Winners 2013". Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c d "[Update] Pocket Gamer Awards 2013 winners announced". 27 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Double Eleven scores LittleBigPlanet Vita". Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  11. ^ Patti, Dino (30 May 2013). "LIMBO Comes to PlayStation Vita June 4th". PlayStation Blog. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  12. ^ South, Mark (25 June 2013). "PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD Coming to PS Vita". PlayStation Blog. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  13. ^ "Double Eleven, Frozen Synapse Prime". Double Eleven. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2014. 
  14. ^ South, Mark (13 August 2014). "Nom Nom Galaxy sets a course for PS4 and PS Vita". PlayStation Blog. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  15. ^ "Goat Simulator is heading for XBox One!". Double Eleven. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 

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