In the News – Sumo Digital January 2023

10th Mar 2023 News

Welcome to the latest edition of In the News, our first
of 2023!

We’re gearing up for another busy year of announcements and
exciting projects, but that hasn’t stopped Sumo Digital from hitting the headlines
already this year.

Join us as we take a look at the projects and news covered
by the media over January.

TOP FOR CO-OP

Esports
Asia
featured Sackboy: A Big Adventure among its ‘12 co-op games
like It Takes Two you must play’. Thanks for thinking of us.

ONES TO WATCH 2023

All eyes are on The Chinese Room, so say PC
Gamer
, as they’ve highlighted our studio in their ‘developers we want to
hear from in 2023’ article.

BACK IN TIME

Sumo Sheffield’s very own Jamie Smith was a guest on The
Retro Hour podcast his retro gaming memories, how he entered the industry and
working with legends like Martin Edmonson.

Listen to the full podcast here.

CHANGING THE GAME

GamesIndustry.biz has begun revealing its 2023 Game Changers,
and we were excited to see Lab42 Games’ Kirsty Kirby featured during January.

Read the feature on Kirsty right here.


MEET THE NEW HIRES

In this section of our round-up, we take a look at some of
the amazing people who have joined the Sumo family in recent weeks. Please
welcome our latest recruits to Sumo Digital and across the wider Sumo Group!

Ben Murray – Principal Programmer at Sumo Nottingham

Jacob Harvey – Junior Level Designer at Sumo Nottingham

Hayden Smith – Technical Animator at Sumo Nottingham

Chris Groves – Senior Community Manager at Sumo Leamington

Natasha Nathani – Senior Producer at Sumo Sheffield

Rachel Robertson – Producer at Atomhawk

Stefano Galatà – Gameplay Programmer at Sumo Newcastle

Ysobel Buchanan – UI UX Designer at Auroch Digital

Tessa Key – Internal Communications Manager at Sumo Group

10th March 2023 News