Company Profile: Mental Universe

Mental Universe LogoName of company: Mental Universe

Date founded: 4th December 2012 

Location: Glasgow

Founder: Adriaen Alexander

Number of employees: 5

Contact: info@mentaluniverse.co.uk

Facebook: http://facebook.com/TheMentalUniverse

Twitter: http://twitter.com/TheMentalU

YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/TheMentalU

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/mental-limited

Google+: https://plus.google.com/102354904617846144915/

 

Background of founder:

A self-taught graphic designer with extensive experience in the outdoor advertising sector. Following 3 years of working abroad as an entertainer, developed an idea for a series of narratively-connected games and set about creating the Mental Universe.

 

Describe your company:

Mental Universe is an award-winning game development studio based in the land of haggis and Irn-Bru, or to be more precise, Glasgow, Scotland.

Our aim is to create fun, vibrant, and exciting games. In particular, we want to create story-based games with a shared narrative, combining our passion for visual flair and storytelling with compelling gameplay.

However, we are not limiting ourselves to telling our stories solely through games; we plan to extend the Mental Universe through other mediums such as comics and animations as well.

 

Platforms supported/Services offered:

iOS / Offer 3D design and animation services.

 

lucid_featured2Current project:

Lucid Runner, an endless runner with a story told through comics, and 1 unannounced title.

Greatest Achievements:

Winning Round 3 of the Scottish EDGE fund, which secured £50,000 of funding to develop our titles.

Looking for:

We’re primarily looking for any form of funding to help support our existing staff and expand the company.

We also have a wealth of 3D design and animation experience, so if anyone is in need of any 3D or animation work then please get in touch. We offer a dedicated service alongside very competitive rates.

 Favourite game:

  • Jak II
  • Minecraft
  • Eufloria
  • Civilisation V
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 

Additional Information (anything we’ve missed):

Staff includes a former Develop 30 Under 30; currently based in the Glasgow Entrepreneurial Spark Hatchery.

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