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remote control productions expands to Romania

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Munich / Bucharest, April 20 th, 2017 – remote control productions (rcp) announced today that it opened its second international subsidiary in Bucharest, Romania. rcp romania is headed up by Bogdan Oprescu, a Romanian games industry veteran with more than a decade of experience. Up until now, Bogdan has been CEO and co-founder of his own studio BigBlue Studios, one of the 10 biggest independent game developers in Romania. Prior to that, he held various production positions at Ubisoft and CI Games.

remote control productions romania is the second international subsidiary of rcp, Europe's biggest developer family. Today, the group consists of 13 game developer studios in Germany, Austria and Finland, a gamification unit and an in-house publisher as well as offices in Germany, Finland and now Romania. The first Romanian game developer to join the group will be announced shortly.

Romania's history of game development began in the early Nineties when Ubisoft opened its first international subsidiary in 1992. The first independent developer, FunLabs, began operations in 1999. Today, Romania has about 50 independent game development studios and employs about 7,000 people, most of them located in the capital of Bucharest as well as in several other cities.

"The further internationalization of our family of developers is an important goal for our group, and Romania is a perfect fit for us," comments Hendrik Lesser, founder and CEO of rcp. "Their developer scene that has grown from humble beginnings with a focus on QA services for major publishers like Electronic Arts and Ubisoft more 15 years ago to dozens of studios that offer all kinds of games and services today. I'm particularly happy that Bogdan will run our Romanian subsidiary. He really "gets" rcp and what we stand for, has lots of experience in many different aspects of the games industry and an excellent local and international network. I can't think of a better fit!"

"I was instantly hooked when I heard about the rcp vision of a European family of developers", says Bogdan Oprescu, Managing Director rcp romania. "Here in Romania there's an active and growing independent developer scene which will benefit tremendously from the unique services the rcp group has to offer. I'm excited and proud to introduce rcp's proven business model to the Romanian games industry."

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About remote control productions GmbH

remote control productions (rcp) is an independent production house focusing on development and production of games and gaming applications and leads Europe’s major developer family. Since 2005 the Munich-based company is supporting, financing and coaching startups and development studios creating games for all platforms including PC, mobile and console. In addition, rcp is participating in projects in the areas of serious games, gamification, conferences, education and lobbying. rcp has partnered up with and become co-owners of multiple development studios; the ever-expanding network consists of a dozen studios with different fields of expertise like mobile games, browser games, serious games or gamification applications. Thanks to the internal network and additional partners nationally and internationally, rcp has established itself as a credible, efficient and reliable production partner on more than 50 projects for PC, mobile, browser and console. Our work for hire, publishing and licensing partners include Rovio Entertainment, Paradox Interactive, Deep Silver/Fishlabs, Ubisoft, Astragon, ProSiebenSat.1 Games, Ravensburger Digital, Deutsche Bank, Gamevil, Chillingo, Volkswagen, spilgames, DeNA, Bigpoint, Intel, Audi and many more. For more information please visit: http://www.r-control.de/ .

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