Based in Dublin, Ireland, and Toronto, Canada, Outlier is an independent video game development studio focused on innovative strategy games.
Insight-led decisions based on data analysis
Challenging and thought-provoking gameplay that engages players over many hours
Utilising procedural generation and player creation to form endlessly replayable experiences
Integrating player feedback throughout the development cycle
Meet The Team
Paul is the lead programmer on This Means Warp. Prior to Outlier, he had a 10 year career at Google and also created, ran, and sold a multi award-winning restaurant business.
Since moving in to game development he released mobile puzzler 'Zombles' on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in 2018
Matt leads game design for This Means Warp. He is an experienced game developer, having worked at Biba Ventures releasing games like Biba Zombots, Biba Dino-Dig, Biba Drive, and many others.
Matt subsequently created Beyond Technical, a gaming tutorial platform and development studio who released the fast-paced platformer 'Super Robot Jump Jump' on Steam in 2016.
Outlier is founded and This Means Warp begins production
First playable build of This Means Warp for closed testing
First public playtest of This Means Warp, with thousands of players applying to help shape development
Outlier partners with Enterprise Ireland via the Competitive Start Fund
This Means Warp beta testing begins
Outlier partners with Jagex, creators of the $1bn+ RuneScape franchise, to publish This Means Warp
This Means Warp is launched on Steam Early Access!
Production begins on Outlier's second title, a strategy/simulation game set in the world of a cult-classic IP
This Means Warp v1.0 is launched on Steam!