The Bucharest office is remote control productions’ second international subsidiary. It will be managed by BigBlue Studios CEO Bogdan Oprescu.
Munich-based remote control productions has opened a new international subsidiary in Bucharest, Romania. It’s the company’s second office outside Germany, as it expanded successfully to Finland last year. The network’s founder Hendrik Lesser described international expansion as an “important goal”. “Romania is a perfect fit for us,” he told GamesIndustry.biz.
Bogdan Oprescu, co-founder and CEO of Bucharest-based BigBlue Studios will take the lead in the new office. “I was instantly hooked when I heard about the rcp vision of a European family of developers,” he said.
“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.”
The remote control family is Europe’s largest association of independent game developers, comprising about 150 staffers in 14 companies. The group has developed over 35 games for several platforms, including Son of Nor and Word Wonders. The network’s greatest success so far is the mobiole RPG Angry Birds Epic, which was developed by remote control family studio Chimera Entertainment and published in association with Rovio Entertainment. The game launched in June 2014 and has been downloaded over 60 million times.