Serious Parody, a Dundee, Scotland, UK-based games company, has raised over £1m in funding.
Backers include private investors, with a further £230k coming from a Scottish Enterprise regional selective assistance grant.
The company intends to use the capital to establish a new studio (based in Dundee) and recruit 18 new members of staff including multiple programmers, artists and animators (http://www.serious-parody.com/careers.html) in the coming months.
Led by CEO Dan Hinkles, Serious Parody is a development company supported by industry veterans who have run major games studios and entertainment businesses for over 20 years. It recently released Wrestling Manager for iOS devices.