The excitement and chaos of off-road racing has been brought to life by MotorStorm, a driving game due to be launched later this year. This is the first game Evolution has developed for Sony’s Playstation 3 as part of a £40m exclusive deal. Evolution has also supplied the Royal Air Force with simulation software for teaching aircrew how to use laser-guided missiles. The Cheshire company, founded by chief executive Martin Kenwright and chairman Ian Hetherington, has seen sales grow 42% a year from £2.9m in 2003 to £5.8m in 2005.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank88
CompanyEvolution Studios
ActivityVideo games developer
LocationCheshire
Average 3 year sales growth42.40%
Latest sales £000s5,803
Staff83
Founded1999
Websitewww.evos.net

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