Roll7

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Rollingmedia Limited
Roll7
Private
Industry Video game industry
Founded 30 April 2008; 10 years ago (2008-04-30)
Founders
  • Simon Bennett
  • Tom Hegarty
  • John Ribbins
Headquarters London, England
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
  • Simon Bennett
  • Tom Hegarty
  • John Ribbins
Products
Website roll7.co.uk

Rollingmedia Limited, doing business as Roll7, is a British video game developer located in London, England. The company was founded by Simon Andrew James Bennett, Thomas James "Tom" Hegarty, and John Ribbins on 30 April 2008, as a sister project to Rollingsound.[1] Initially, they were developing Dead Ends, a role-playing video game as tie-in with Channel 4's anti-knife crime campaign, but it was cancelled later on. From 2009 to 2011, they developed five games for NeuroSky's brain wave measurement headset, MindWave, including the ADHD treatment game Focus Pocus. In 2012, Roll7 released mobile game Gets to the Exit. The studio gained acclaim with its 2014 skateboarding-focused sports game OlliOlli, which received multiple awards and nominations in different categories, and won the BAFTA Award for video games in the category "Sport", at the 11th British Academy Games Awards. The game was succeeded by OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood in 2015, and the same year, Not a Hero was also released.

Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform(s) Publisher(s)
Cancelled Dead Ends N/A Roll7
2009 Invaders Reloaded Microsoft Windows
Thinky Thunky Party!
2010 Zombie Pop! macOS, Microsoft Windows
Man.Up
2011 Focus Pocus Android, iOS, macOS, Microsoft Windows Neurocog
2012 Gets to the Exit Android, iOS Roll7
2013 OlliOlli Android, Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox One Roll7, Devolver Digital, Curve Digital
2015 OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood Android, Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One Roll7, Devolver Digital, Team17
Not a Hero Android, Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Devolver Digital, Team17
2017 Laser League Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One 505 Games

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weedon, Paul (5 May 2015). "A Conversation with Roll7, the Indie Studio Thrashing Gaming's Big Boys". Vice. Vice Media. Retrieved 2 February 2017. 

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