Visual Science develops video games such as Harry Potter’s Quidditch World Cup for Playstation 2, PSP and Xbox platforms. Earlier this year, chief executive Tim Christian led a management buy-in to acquire a 55% stake. Founder Russell Kay, who helped to programme the video game Lemmings, is now chief technology officer. Sales growth of 62% a year from £1.4m in 2002 to £3.7m in 2004 has been helped by having customers such as Sony, Electronic Arts and Vivendi Universal.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank59
CompanyVisual Science
ActivityVideo games developer
LocationDundee
Average 3 year sales growth62.34%
Latest sales £000s3,654
Staff79
Founded1993
Websitewww.vissci.com

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