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Rockstar North may just pip it on revenues, but arguably Traveller’s Tales/TT Games is the true UK games expert leader. It’s certainly the most prolific of British software houses – for the past five years it has produced on average four games a year based on original Lego properties or licences owned by the toy firm. No wonder, then, that the firm has made an estimated STUDIO HOTLIST
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$650m in global game revenues for itself and parent Warner Bros. When the Develop 100 was based on UK retail data only, TT Games would always proudly sit in or just outside the Top 10, happily contrasting with the core gamer crowd. We were a little surprised when our calculations for a wider, more global and more platform-inclusive list still had
the Britsoft icon riding high – but that’s a testament to the strength of the games it produces, their brand power, and enduring affections amongst players of all ages. And there’s no doubt that TT’s most recent release, toysto-life title Lego Dimensions – not counted for revenue here given its September release date – will propel the studio further up the listings next year. WWW.DEVELOP100.COM
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