Table Top Racing: World Tour secures new finance deal with Creative England

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Award winning indie developer and publisher Playrise Digital today announced a new support funding program from Creative England which will help to fund development of ‘Table Top Racing: World Tour’. ‘TTR: World Tour’ is now expected to screech onto gamers TV’s in Q4 2015 with PlayStation®4 being the initial launch platform.

“We’re very grateful to be a one of the companies selected by Creative England to be granted further funding.” commented Nick Burcombe, CEO Playrise Digital. “Creative England’s funding assistance will help Playrise remain an independent developer and publisher of our own games as we transition from a mobile developer to a fully-fledged cross-platform developer. We now have everything we need to self-publish ‘TTR: World Tour’ on a wide range of platforms and we’re excited to be able to move full steam ahead to launch on PlayStation 4 in Q4.”

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Creative England is an organisation that supports and funds the film, TV, games and digital media industries. The organisation provides interest-free loans to creative businesses, to help companies turn their ideas into commercial success and create new, high-quality jobs.

Jim Farmery, Director of Regional Partnerships at Creative England, said: 
“Playrise is a great example of an indie developer that has embraced the world of mobile gaming, and now sees the potential in expanding across multiple platforms. They are a very talented team, and I look forward to following the progress of TTR World Tour.”

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Table Top Racing: World Tour will re-invent the highly successful Table Top Racing franchise taking full advantage of the latest hardware and software technologies. Playrise will utilise Unity 5, enhancing race gameplay, physics and graphics. Racing fans can expect a radical extension to the core game mechanics, humour and frenetic action that made the first Table Top Racing so popular, plus a whole new world of multi-player madness, table-top race tracks, super-cool micro-cars, secret shortcuts and of course, incredible new power-ups!

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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