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  Design Director from CCP Joins Bigpoint
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02/24/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
PRESS RELEASE  

Hamburg, February 24, 2014 – Bigpoint is proud to announce Craig Scott as new Lead Designer. Scott, previously Design Director at CCP, recently started at Bigpoint to lead the design efforts on a new game.

Craig Scott has been in the gaming industry for more than 14 years and has been involved in designing titles such as APB by Realtime Worlds. On CCP's Eve Online, he started out designing the character creation, and quickly moved up to manage EvE´s entire design team. On his latest assignment, he was specifically sent in to turn the fate of Dust514 around.

Khaled Helioui, CEO of Bigpoint: “We are proud to have Craig join our ranks to work on a new breed of MMO. Craig brings a genuine passion for game design and innovation for the benefit of the players, and he fits perfectly with the game development philosophy we are promoting at Bigpoint. We are focused on attracting the most brilliant minds in the industry to develop innovative and incredibly fun games.“

Craig Scott: “I am happy to be with Bigpoint now. Bigpoint has major experience in the future sector of free-to-play, online games. Furthermore, I expect to have much space for trying new things, which is a premise for making really innovative games and which, of course, means a lot of fun for both the teams and the users. That’s what I see Bigpoint is currently about.”

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Now works on a new game: Craig Scott, Lead Designer at Bigpoint
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About Bigpoint

Bigpoint is a leading online game developer and publisher worldwide. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, Bigpoint designs high-quality games for all gamer segments published on bigpoint.com, as well as by more than 1,000 international distribution partners and media companies.

Employees from 35 countries use state-of-the-art technology to transform the industry with innovative gaming concepts, while setting international standards to fulfill the expectations of more than 340 million gamers in over 200 countries.

Every one of the 50 online games in Bigpoint´s portfolio is free-to-play and includes a customized micropayment system for each game to allow users to make micro payments to speed up their game progression.

Many of the titles have won various international prizes and audience awards, such as the MMO of the Year 2013 for Rising Cities and the Best Browser MMORPG 2012 for Drakensang Online.

In addition to its headquarters in Hamburg, Bigpoint holds a development hub in Berlin and maintains a presence throughout Europe and in the USA for distribution purposes.

For more information and press material, please visit the press area at www.bigpoint.net.

Press contact

Nico Bouguerra

Bigpoint GmbH

Corporate Communications Manager

Drehbahn 47-48

20354 Hamburg, Germany

T: +49-40 88 1413 0

E: press@bigpoint.net