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RAILSIMULATOR.COM TO DOVETAIL INTO NEW SIMULATION MARKETS

Train Simulator publisher rebrands to Dovetail Games

Chatham, Kent – December 10, 2013 - Railsimulator.com, the publisher and developer of the leading train simulation series, Train Simulator, has today announced that it is to change the company’s name to Dovetail Games, with immediate effect.

This corporate rebrand signifies Railsimulator.com’s ambition to become the leading simulation gaming company in the world. In line with this ambition, Dovetail Games has brought on board Rob O’Farrell as Executive Producer to assemble a world-class creative team, which will lead the development for future products. An industry veteran, Rob brings over 20 years of creative experience to the business from his previous roles at Electronic Arts and Acclaim Entertainment.

“I’m delighted to be announcing the birth of Dovetail Games,” said CEO Paul Jackson. “We are still completely committed to our Train Simulator products and our extremely loyal fan base, but we know that in order to continue to grow our business, as we have done year-on-year since launching in 2009, we need to reach out into other new areas. This gives us the opportunity to explore new simulation opportunities beyond the world of trains.”

Jon Rissik, VP of Brand & Acquisition, added, “At the heart of Dovetail’s core values is the desire to create what we call ‘peaceful’ entertainment: products which players can enjoy and be proud to share with any member of their family. It is our mission to ensure that any future brands we create and launch also adhere to this philosophy.”

“Not only are we going to ‘wake-up’ the simulation genre, but we want to set the quality benchmark,” said Rob O’Farrell. ‘’Using cutting-edge technology, our aim is to deliver realistic simulation experiences filled with fun and challenging gameplay, supported by breath-taking visuals. We want to take our players on an exciting journey and give them the tools to fulfill their gaming ambitions.”

Dovetail Games plans to bring future simulation products to multiple platforms, including PC and a variety of consoles.

For further information please visit www.dovetailgames.com or contact:

John Mak

Sandbox Strategies

E: john.mak@sandboxstrat.com

T: 212-213-2451 x221

About Dovetail Games

Dovetail Games was launched in 2013.  Previously trading as Railsimulator.com Ltd, the business launched in 2009 and produces and markets Train Simulator, a new concept in train and rail simulation. Developed for the PC, the Train Simulator series of products is available both as a boxed product from video game retailers and as a download. To find out more, please visit http://www.dovetailgames.com.

 

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