Former DMA employees to invade YoYo’s new office

on April 26, 2010 - 3565 Views

Perhaps the worst kept secret at YoYo Games over the last half year is that they planned to open an office in Dundee.

The first official announcement of the move came today with Sandy announcing that the currently none-existent YoYo Games HQ will move to Dundee “in the next few weeks”.

Former DMA employee Mike Dailly, who thinks PSPs are uncool, joined YoYo Games in March taking on the role of Head of Development reuniting with his former boss for almost 10 years Russell Kay.

After DMA Dailly followed Kay to Visual Sciences before working at the largest independent game developer in Scotland, Realtime Worlds, undertaking “a mix of R&D and prototyping”.

In relation to an earlier grant application YoYo Games have been offered “considerable support” so it looks like will expect more appointments to be made over the next few months.

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10 Responses to Former DMA employees to invade YoYo’s new office

  1. […] in Dundee, will run for 8 weekends from 18th June and will be taught by Brian Lawson who worked at DMA with Mike and Russell (as well as the obligatory period at Realtime […]

  2. […] April this year alongside announcing the appointment of Mike Dailly Sandy revealed that they had been offered “considerable support” from Scotland to […]

  3. […] also posted the first YoYo Games staff photo of Russell Kay, Sandy Duncan, herself and Mike Dailly (l-r in the photo below). Click to […]

  4. […] it seems to be the place to be.  To be fair Landon Podbielski did a good job asking questions of Mike Dailly and Russell […]

  5. […] present at the fair will be Realtime Worlds, where Mike Dailly worked prior to joining YoYo, as well as Dynamo Games and Digital Goldfish who specialise in […]

  6. […] It’s good to see two skilled game development veterans join the team. Shows a great deal of “serious business” sense and makes the outcome of all the […]

  7. […] Now started to hire own staff, Russell Kay and Mike Dailly […]

  8. […] As reported earlier on Game Maker Blog, the latest employee of YoYo Games, Mike Dailly, was publically announced earlier today. In the glog entry for this announcement, a link was provided to Dailly’s personal blog. Not so long ago, he made a blog entry there about his position (“Head of Development”), amongst other things. One piece of information contained within was the following: […]

  9. I hope the new staff can take YoYo to their full potential. A lot of improvements to come I hope…

  10. NessXX says:

    I agree.

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