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The Escapists – out now for iOS and Android!

Available to download from the App Store and Play Store, you can now escape on the go! Everything you know and love from The Escapists is now available in pocket form, complete with brand new touch screen and virtual d-pad controls, leaderboards, and achievements! Good luck with your escape inmates!

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The Escapists 2 – Return to Center Perks

Welcome back to Center Perks inmates! The prison that started it all will be returning in The Escapists 2, bigger and better than ever before! Combining familiar elements of gameplay with brand new combat, a new art style and a whole range of new items, there’s plenty more ways to break out. How will you get out of Center Perks this time? Good luck inmates!

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Introducing Aven Colony’s expedition mode!

You’re humanity’s last hope, charged with the task of securing the future of your people on the brave new world of Aven Prime. Build, expand, explore and survive. Guide your settlers towards success whilst dealing with the challenges of life on a new planet. Introducing Aven Colony’s new expedition mode! A new way to discover alien ruins, recruit colonists, tackle rebel factions and much more. Send your expedition vessels to […]

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Coming soon to Nintendo Switch!

We’re incredibly excited to announce that three of our games will be coming to the Nintendo Switch! Firstly, we can confirm that Playtonic’s epic adventure Yooka-Laylee will be coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2017. For all the Kickstarter backers who pre-ordered the game, you can refer to the Kickstarter page and the Playtonic website for more information about your pre-order. In case you missed it, we showcased Yooka-Laylee’s sparkly […]

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The Escapists coming soon to iOS and Android!

The Escapists is back, and it’s going mobile! This is a call to all inmates, it’s time to escape again, but this time on the go! The award winning The Escapists will be available to download for iOS and Android from the 2nd March! Featuring 6 uniquely themed prisons to escape from and a range of ways to escape including digging out and prison takeovers, you won’t be short of […]

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Introducing: Genesis Alpha One

Today we’re proud to announce our partnership with independent developers Radiation Blue on their title Genesis Alpha One. Genesis Alpha One is a revolutionary mix of roguelike shooter, base building and survival that puts you in the role of an interstellar pioneer. In a near future ravaged by wars; corrupt regimes and global capitalism left unchecked have resulted in natural resource over-exploitation and pollution devastating the planet. Societies are collapsing. […]

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The Yooka-Laylee Soundtrack is available for pre-order now!

Yooka-Laylee’s Whimsical Soundtrack is Coming to Vinyl, CD and Digital   We’ve teamed up with Laced Records to release the official Yooka-Laylee soundtrack on April 7th, worldwide on CD, Double LP and digital platforms. Physical versions are available to pre-order now on the Laced Records store. Composed by a trio of Rare stalwarts, Grant Kirkhope (Goldeneye 007, Banjo-Kazooie), David Wise (Battletoads, Donkey Kong Country) and Steve Burke (Kameo, Viva Piñata), […]

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Partnership with Mothership Entertainment on Aven Colony

We’re really pleased to announce our partnership with Texas-based independent developer Mothership Entertainment to publish new sci-fi city-building and management sim, Aven Colony on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Aven Colony is set on Aven Prime, an alien world of deserts, tundras and wetlands light-years from Earth. Build, customise and maintain your settlement, manage your resources, encounter a variety of alien life forms and look after your citizens – […]

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Yooka-Laylee: Multiplayer Reveal!

Hello there budding adventurers, The time has come to introduce Yooka-Laylee’s mulitplayer mode! Yooka-Laylee will feature 8 unique multiplayer games that can be found in dated dinosaur Rextro’s Arcade, and even a two player buddy mode for the main adventure! Rextro’s Arcade can be tackled solo to achieve high scores, or in local couch co-op with up to four players! Compete in the Glaciators brawler arena to collect the most […]

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Lethal VR, out now for PSVR!

Out now for PlayStation VR, Lethal VR is a fast paced action shooter set in an FBI training simulation from indie developers Three Fields Entertainment. Hone your skills in the arena with a wide range of weapons including dual handguns, throwing knives and ninja stars! Inspired by classic arcade shooters and enhanced with VR, Lethal brings a brand new experience to the familiar arcade shooter style genre. https://youtu.be/YJKy8FehDUo With over 30 […]

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Yooka-Laylee – Now Available for Pre Order!

Hey Community! Today we have some very exciting Yooka-Laylee news for you! Yooka-Laylee will launch on April 11th 2017 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 platforms, Yooka-Laylee is now available to pre-order at £34.99 / $39.99 / €39.99 for non-Kickstarter backers in both digital and physical formats* from all participating stores worldwide.  Fear not our awesome Kickstarter backers, for soon you will have the option to upgrade to a physical version […]

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The Escapists – Jingle Cells

Jingle Cells is available now as a free content update on PC, Xbox One and PS4! Join Buddy, our escapee elf from last year’s Christmas DLC, who loses control of his sleigh on his flight away from Santa’s sweatshop, crash landing in the grounds of Jingle Cells Prison. You have to explore this brand new wintery prison, collect new unique items and craft parts to repair your sleigh and make […]

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    Debbie Bestwick, Team17
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    Person of the Year
    Debbie Bestwick
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    Mega Sales Award
    The Escapists
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    Publishing Hero
    Team17
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    Chris Davis
    Mouldy Toof, The Escapists
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    “Start-Up”
    Playtonic Games
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    “Best Publisher”
    Team17
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    “Business Development”
    Team17
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    UK Game of Show 2014
    The Escapists
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    Best of 2013
    Worms 3
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