Mere Mortals Ltd.

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Mere Mortals was a game development company founded in 1999 by David Jeffries and Graeme Love. It was established after Beyond Reality (earlier known as Digital Developments) closed down in 1999. Jeffries and Love both worked at Beyond Reality.

Mere Mortals also had a sister company Mere Mortals Post that provided post-production, audio, video and editing from a custom-built facility in the Northern section England, along with high end computer graphics services for television and film.

The company established Mere Mortals New Zealand in August 2007 to "deal with title progression, leaving Mere Mortals UK to handle new IP." Subsequently Mere Mortals appointed Steve Walmsley as Managing Director while David Jeffries relocated to lead the New Zealand operations.

In January 2008 it was announced that their in-house Mortality Engine had been completely rewritten allowing new functionality in the development of PS2, PC, PSP and Wii games, and also added Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 output. The company also announced that the first titles on these formats would be available mid 2008.

Mere Mortals stopped doing business for a time but the company remained in existence. During this period many of the employees, including founder Graeme Love, left the company to join Eutechnyx.

On 7th September 2010, it was announced by owner David Jeffries that Mere Mortals had been restructured and would no longer be involved in the video games industry. The company would then concentrate on the ‘moving Image arena’, with Jeffries looking to recruit for new key positions.

Credited on 69 Games from 1999 to 2010

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Aquattack! (2010 on PSP, PlayStation 3, PS Vita)
Encleverment Experiment (2009 on Xbox 360)
Vacation Sports (2009 on Wii)
Ski-Doo: Snowmobile Challenge (2009 on Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)
PDC World Championship Darts (2008 on PSP, Xbox 360)
PDC World Championship Darts 2008 (2008 on Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360...)
Dynamite 100 (2008 on PlayStation 2)
Search & Destroy (2008 on PlayStation 2)
Ultimate Board Game Collection (2007 on Wii)
Winter Sports (2007 on Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3)
Ultimate Board Game Collection (2007 on PSP)
Drag Racer USA (2007 on PlayStation 2)
Pétanque Pro (2007 on PlayStation 2)
Vegas Casino II (2006 on Windows, PlayStation 2)
¡Qué pasa Neng!: El videojuego (2006 on PlayStation 2)
PDC World Championship Darts (2006 on Windows, PlayStation 2)
Arcade USA (2006 on PlayStation 2, Windows)
Downhill Slalom (2006 on Windows, PlayStation 2)
Robin Hood: The Siege 2 (2006 on PlayStation 2)
Snow Rider (2006 on Windows, PlayStation 2)

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Company location & contact information (2007):

Mere Mortals

Studios 2,3 & 6

The Old Forge

Hoults Est

Walker Rd

Newcastle upon Tyne

United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 224 2334

Fax: +44 (0) 870 460 1456


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