Welcome to the June 2022 edition of Sumo Digital’s In the
Save your time and energy searching the World Wide Web and nearby
newsagents as we take a look at some of the latest media coverage from our Sumo Digital studios around the world and, of course, the talented people within them.
Look at what our studios have been up to in the press
throughout the month of June – let’s begin!
That’s a wrap on SDC 2022!
It was big news for us this month as we hosted our first
ever Sumo Developer Conference, where hundreds of people descended upon the
University of Sheffield to hear over 50 talks from Sumo Digital’s very own
A new PixelAnt studio
Did you hear? Sumo Digital is expanding into central Europe!
GamesIndustry.biz were among a number of media outlets that
covered our exciting announcement that PixelAnt Games is opening a new studio
in Prague, Czech Republic.
More on this big announcement here.
How women are helping to boost the growth of India’s video games industry
It’s always great to see Sumo Digital’s diversity shine, and
Women Entrepreneur India did just that when they featured Sumo India Studio’s Ria
Nandi, Senior UI Artist, on how women are helping to boost the growth of India’s
video games industry.
Read the full story here.
How Sumo India’s Pune and Bangalore studios are leveraging Unreal Engine 5
Keeping with news on the talented folks at Sumo India
Studios, Principal Systems Programmer Somasundara Pandian spoke to IGN India on
how our studios in Pune and Bangalore are leveraging Unreal Engine 5 to build
the games of the future. The interview takes a look at some of the amazing
technology that Sumo India Studios, and other Sumo studios using UE5, are using
to develop stunning AAA titles.
Check out the full interview here.
Fall Guys is free-to-play!
News spread like wildfire regarding the hit platform battle
royale game Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout moving to free-to-play, as well as cross-play
Our Leeds-based studio Red Kite Games was mentioned in MCV/DEVELOP’s write-up
on the announcement, and rightly so as our fantastic people were among those
responsible for helping to launch the game to millions more players alongside
You can find out more about the announcement right here.
Brand-new gruesome trailer for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
We ‘SAW’ it coming… numerous media sites were just as
excited as we were when Sumo Nottingham and Gun Interactive revealed a new gameplay
trailer for the multiplayer horror game The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,
based on the classic 1974 movie.
Watch the terrifying trailer and find out more over on The
Sixth Axis site.
Sumo Group CEO talks growth and acquisitions
Sumo Group’s CEO Carl Cavers was featured in UKIE’s Playable
Futures series, talking about a the key to a successful new generation of
industry growth and what part mergers and acquisitions play in the industry’s
Read Carl’s fantastic feature here.
In other news from across Sumo Group, we were thrilled to
announce that the company has received four Special Award nominations at this
year’s UK Best Places To Work Awards, including ‘UK Best Boss’ for Simon
Iwaniszak, Studio Director of our Leeds-based studios Red Kite Games!
Check out all of the finalists and awards here.
Interested in joining a newsworthy company? Head over to our Sumo Digital careers page now for the latest opportunities!