London â€“ 11 July 2005 â€“ Jolt Online Gaming, Europe's largest independent online gaming network, is proud to announce that it has taken over web-hosting duties for respected UK developer Splash Damage. Best known for the hugely popular online FPS, Wolfenstein: Enemy TerritoryTM, Splash Damage is currently working on Enemy Territory: Quake WarsTM, an online strategic shooter set in the Quake universe, which is being developed in collaboration with id Software and Activision.
The deal sees Splash Damage's popular website move onto the Jolt Network, as well as the provision of additional hardware and bandwidth for Splash Damage's game servers.
"We consider Jolt to be the best European gaming Internet Service Provider and one of the best places anywhere to play online FPS games, in particular Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory," said Neil "Relaxer" Postlethwaite, Producer at Splash Damage, "It's an honour for our site to be joining the Jolt Network while we focus on creating the next big online gaming sensation."
"Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory has been one of the most popular and enduring online games among our community members," said Dominic Silk, CEO of Jolt, "After two years of helping to serve the game online, it's a privilege to now be hosting Splash Damage's official website as well."
About Splash Damage
Based in London, England, Splash Damage Ltd is an independently-owned game development studio dedicated to the design and development of multiplayer games utilizing id Software's engine technology. Splash Damage made its name developing id Software's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory â€“ winner of multiple 'Game of the Year' awards and a British Academy Award Nomination. Formed in 2001 from key members of the online QUAKE III ArenaÂ® mod-making community,
Splash Damage is honoured to maintain an exclusive relationship with id Software, as both their mentors and Executive Producers. Splash Damage is also proud to have contributed to the commercial releases of Return to Castle WolfensteinÂ®: Game of the Year Edition, and DOOM 3Â®. Check out more about Splash Damage at www.splashdamage.com.
About Jolt Online Gaming
Launched in October 1999, jolt.co.uk is Europe's largest and most popular privately owned and independent online gaming network - with over 1,000 game servers online. Utilising a multi-gigabit network that consistently outperforms its competitors, Jolt is the network of choice for serious gamers and games companies alike.
In addition to providing superior internet connectivity, hosting, infrastructure and management, Jolt was the pioneer and is also the world leader in the supply of rentable servers to clans. As well as its public gaming servers, Jolt also provides tailored solutions for game developers, publishers and companies. These range from High Performance Leased Lines through to 24/7, fully managed, game server solutions for clients in both the First Person Shooter