Founder spotlight: Sumo Digital

Sumo Digital CEO Carl Cavers says, “Recognising the digital sector’s importance to Sheffield is essential to help the city gain credibility as a key player in the North.

“Video games, in particular, have a long heritage in Sheffield. From the history of Gremlin through to Sumo Digital today, the region is home to numerous exciting, creative video games and creative digital businesses. By working together with Sheffield Digital, we can shine a light on the talent and potential of this vibrant city.”


Well known for games including LittleBigPlanet 3, Sonic All Stars Racing Transformed and Xbox Fitness, Sumo Digital is working on a wide range of innovative games including upcoming major titles “Crackdown 3” and “Dead Island 2”.


The studio also runs regular GameJams, giving staff the opportunity to develop their own game ideas.

Sumo is passionate about making games and continues to expand across its studios in Sheffield, Nottingham and Pune, India.

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