Name of Company: Guerilla Tea
Date Founded: 2011
Location : 31 South Tay Street, Dundee, DD1 1NP
Founder(s): Alex Zeitler, Matt Zanetti, Charlie Czerkawski, Mark Hastings
Background of founder(s):
Art: Matt Zanetti has a background in interior architecture started his career working at MKW Design Partnership and Michael Lairds Architects. When Matt decided to change industries he came to Abertay to do the MProf in Games Development which eventually led him to Guerilla Tea.
Design: Charlie Czerkawski is a qualified mathematician with past experience in video game quality assurance on the Grand Theft Auto franchise. He has a wide range of interests including many sports, travelling and creative writing.
Production and Business Development: Mark Hastings followed a traditional games education route, gaining a BA (Hons) in Game Production Management and an MProf Games Development from the University of Abertay, focussing on the skills necessary to run a game studio.
Number of Employees: 8
Describe your company: The Guerilla Tea studio is built around a core in-house team of highly skilled dynamic developers that draws upon the best local talent to bolster internal resources when necessary. Utilising the highest level of development standards Guerilla Tea mixes creativity, innovation and passion and strives to offer risk-free development solutions across multiple platforms covering hundreds of handsets and multiple languages.
Over the past two years Guerilla Tea has striven to build a solid reputation as a dependable studio in the work for hire market while building the team we need to develop our own games and IP. Over the next year we plan to focus more on our own games using the skills and resources gained from our contract work.
Platforms supported/Services offered: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, PC, HTML5, Flash, Software Development, Application Development, Games Development, Consulting, Social media Management and Project Rescue.
Cancer Research UK (working title GeneGame) – A mobile game to aid the fight against cancer.
Knux – A mobile game being developed for Kydaemos.
Unnamed HTML5 game for BBC
Fangs Out [working title] – A model helicopter dogfighting title.
Releases To Date: The Quest, The Quest: The Beginning, Ward Round, Ward Round: Picture Quiz, Go Go Go Bananas, Dollops, Dandy Integrated Minigames, Staking Claims, Beano iPrank, Piefall, Splat-apult, Board Silly.
Favourite game(s): Assassin’s Creed series, Grand Theft Auto series, Total War Games, Shenmue, Fallout Series, Metal Gear Solid, Cut the Rope and many others.
Member of: TIGA
Social Media Links:
Fangs Out – This is a gameplay preview video of our main original IP currently in development.
The Quest – This is a gameplay trailer video for our first original IP, The Quest.