Founded in 2011, Yippee Entertainment is a multi-award winning game developer and publisher based in the heart of MediaCityUK
Clients and Partners
“Yippee!” is an emotion of joy embodied in the products we create and is reflected in our company ethos to ensure we deliver experiences people enjoy and return to, time after time
We are a Digital Entertainment company focused on creating mass-market intellectual properties and helping clients maximise the potential of their brands or licences in the interactive space.
- Digital Publishing
- Game Development
- I.P and Brand creation
- Disruptive Technologies
The Management Team
Ian Hetherington has been instrumental in the start up of many of the defining businesses in entertainment technology, guiding them to critical and commercial success. In 1985 he founded iconic games company Psygnosis which in 1991 published Lemmings. 2 years later, having sold to Sony, Ian was appointed managing director of SCEE, the ‘Playstation Company. This period saw him commissioning the production of numerous independent software products, helping to establish some of the world’s most valuable development companies all of whom were eventually acquired by world-leading names in the entertainment field.
Ian has consistently continued to play a key role in pioneering video games and technology and he brings his considerable experience to bear in ensuring that company goals are met, commercial opportunities are created and realised.
Mike has over 30 years industry experience in both international publishing and large scale indie development. Mike is responsible for the company strategy and driving company vision in addition to heading up product and business development.
Lorraine has been in the Industry for 28 years and has invaluable experience in all facets of game production and publishing. Lorraine’s role is wide ranging including production, business development and brand marketing.
Chief Technical Officer
Ste is the backbone of our programming team with 30 years’ programming experience on more than 50 titles. Steve is the architect for our award winning multi-platform technology and heads up our programming team.