New publisher, created by established games industry marketing talent, is offering indie game publishing with triple A values.
Cambridge, UK | October 1st, 2021 — Digital Matters Publishing (DMP) has been founded by UK gaming stalwarts, Spencer Crossley (SCEE, Warner Bros., Hasbro) and Mark Reed (Heaven Media), to bring a new dimension to digital publishing. Combining best-in-class brand management with a global resource of marketing experts, DMP can deliver the kind of resources usually reserved for AAA titles to exciting new projects from ambitious, younger studios.
Digital Matters was founded on a simple belief: today’s indie games have a marketing problem. With competition fiercer, and discovery more challenging than ever before, making a great game is no longer enough, and the importance of marketing in helping a game reach its commercial potential cannot be overstated.
Led by CEO Spencer Crossley, an industry veteran who has helped build some of the most successful franchises and startups in games and supported by over 100 staff located in multiple offices around the world, Digital Matters’ mission is clear — to put marketing front and centre. This means treating indie developers like superstars and their games like global franchises, and to help great game experiences find their audience more effectively than ever before.
DMP brings together these decades of publishing experience with one of the biggest international gaming marketing agencies, Heaven Media. Working alongside their global network of commercial, hardware, and peripheral partners, DMP can fully realise the launch and long-term potential of new titles.
Through leveraging partnerships, producing content, integrating into events, activating influencers, networking social media, as well as accessing our large and dedicated PR team, Digital Matters can provide resources and knowledge that most smaller developers simply can’t access, along with commercial expertise and assistance.
Spencer Crossley commented: ‘We’re giving developers access to enormous resources and expertise and more importantly, we’re treating them like the superstars they will become. Through funding for development, marketing expertise, and a wealth of publishing experience, we have the facilities to create success stories, and to get the best out of games and developers.’
Digital Matters Publishing will be making an appearance at the Develop:Brighton conference from 26th to 28th October, talking to developers and what they can offer to support their projects.
About Digital Matters Publishing:
Digital Matters Publishing is a highly experienced and talented team of award-winners who have curated some of the world’s biggest gaming and entertainment brands. Headquartered in the UK with offices across Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America, Digital Matters Publishing is seeking passionate developers, looking to bring their visions to life across all platforms and territories through their creative excellence and unparalleled reach.