Playtonic Games opens Leamington Spa studio

Originally published on by Christopher Dring

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Yooka-Laylee developer Playtonic has opened a second office in Leamington Spa.

The studio, formed by former staff of UK developer Rare, has recently attracted investment from Tencent, with plans to work on multiple projects — including a sequel to its 2017 3D platformer.

“I’ve been pushing for a second studio for a while,” Simon Geges, head of software, tells “Leamington is a great place to be and it’s full of game developers. We want to broaden our reach, without going too far. We want to stretch our reach across the midlands. We’ve got a number of senior

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