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Digit Adds Games Industry Tech Veteran Dominique Boutin As CTO

DUBLIN, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Seamlessly cross platform games developer adds technical heavyweight to senior team

Digit Game Studios, Ireland's largest games developer, has added Dominque Boutin to the team as their new CTO. Dominque was previously the Technical Director for Bigpoint, a world leading authority in online games, and has a wealth of experience in building and leading technology teams.

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"We're very excited to be welcoming Dominique to Digit. His technical skills, experience and passion To achieve our ambitious plans and change the way people play games, we knew we needed someone with the experience and technical skills that Dominique brings to the team," said Richard Barnwell, CEO at Digit.

Dominique took the time to answer a few questions:

What attracted you to Digit?

I am very excited to be joining Digit as creating engaging cross platform experiences is something I've wanted to do for a while now. I love the spirit and attitude of the team which is also reflected in the incubator program that Digit is providing to the Irish independent gamedev scene.  

What is seamlessly cross platform?

With seamlessly cross-platform we mean playing in the same virtual world and with the same people across all devices and distribution channels. Jump into our game on the way to the office, during a work break at the desktop or during a relaxed session on the couch: owning multiple devices with different form-factors has become affordable and is starting to be an integral part of people's lifestyles. We believe that an engaging game experience can be made ubiquitous similar to other online services that we are used to consuming everywhere like e-mail, search and social feeds.

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