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