Scottish games developer Real Time Worlds have signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft to develop a number of exclusive games for the Xbox 360. Real Time Worlds is based in Dundee, Scotland and is headed by David Jones, who was responsible for such hits as Lemmings and Grand Theft Auto.

"We're looking forward to working with Real Time Worlds and are thrilled with what they're going to be achieving with Xbox 360," said Moore. "The company harbours some of the most talented people in the industry, responsible for milestone games such as Grand Theft Auto, Lemmings and Donkey Kong Country. That creative history is now coming to the most powerful games platform on earth, and we can't wait for gamers to experience what this partnership can offer."

"We're delighted to be working with Microsoft," said David Jones, Creative Director, Real Time Worlds. "In the short time we've had to get to know Xbox 360, we've been blown away by the potential this platform offers and what it means for gamers - the exciting hardware means we can harness even more power to create amazing worlds that utilise innovative online components thanks to Xbox® LiveTM. The combination of powerful hardware, great software and innovative services has freed us up to concentrate on creating incredibly immersive game worlds and experiences that will define what this next generation means for gamers."