Games case: Jagex Ltd 

Jagex is an independent developer and publisher of over 40 online games titles. Based in Cambridge, England, it has over 470 staff.

Built exclusively on Jagex’s own proprietary platforms and tools, the company is a leader in innovation and technology within the online games space.

Its popular browser-based game, RuneScape, was awarded the Guinness World Record for the world’s most popular free-to-play MMO for three years running, while, the studio’s captivating free browser games website, offers numerous, varied games to a wide audience.

In September 2012, Rob Ollett, previously Managing Director of Bigpoint, joined Jagex as the new Vice-President of Third-Party Publishing. This signals the firm’s intention to scale its business and become one of the world’s largest online games companies.

Mark Gerhard, CEO of Jagex, says: “We have the ambition to become the Google for online games over the next couple of years. Operating from the UK, with the talent and access to technologies, has been key to our success.”

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