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Ripstone Games wins 2021 “Best Places To Work” Award

Ripstone Games is delighted to announce that it has been awarded with’s 2021 “Best Places To Work” award. Designed to help make the games industry a better place to work by celebrating companies with exceptional employment practices and positive approaches in areas like diversity, education and climate change, the awards are decided by employees themselves, based on in-depth surveys.

The award highlights a positive work culture and commitment to diversity that Ripstone has built over the last decade, alongside its success with titles like Poker Club, Chess Ultra, and Pure Pool.

“We are very proud to be announced as the winners of the 2021 ‘Best Places To Work’ award,” said Phil Gaskell, Creative Director and Co-Founder at Ripstone. “We’ve worked hard to make Ripstone a place where our employees feel happy and creatively fulfilled, so it’s great to hear that work is paying off and we will maintain that commitment as the company continues to expand.”

“Improving diversity in the games industry is incredibly important,” said Jenny Hurley, Head of People at Ripstone. “ We have a culture that has always supported this, so to see Ripstone being recognised for playing a positive role in this area is incredibly heartening. We are convinced that improving diversity is vital to the foundation of the business as well as to the industry at large.”

“We are always looking for passionate people for a wide range of roles,” Hurley continued. “If you would like to find out more and work at one of the “Best Places to Work 2021” please have a look at our Careers page for a list of positions currently available.”

Headquartered in the Baltic Triangle of Liverpool, Ripstone Games is an independent developer and publisher that has produced indoor sports simulations including Poker Club, Snooker 19, Chess Ultra and Pure Pool, as well a publishing third party developed indie hits including The Spectrum Retreat, Achtung Cthulhu! Tactics and Stick it to the Man! With global sales of 40 million + units, Ripstone Games have financed and published 20 games across over 50 SKUs throughout its history.