SOURCE: eProject

February 21, 2006 07:00 ET

Gas Powered Games Revs up With eProject On-Demand PPM

Automates Processes, Tasks, Scheduling, Project Management, and Corporate Visibility Across Internal and External Operations

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2006 -- eProject ( today announced that Gas Powered Games (, creators of the hugely popular Dungeon Siege video game franchise and the upcoming Supreme Commander franchise, has chosen eProject for its on-demand project and portfolio management (PPM) platform. With eProject, Gas Powered Games has automated all facets of its company operations including product development, marketing, operations and HR.

Gas Powered Games benefits from the eProject on-demand PPM platform environment with automated processes, tasks, scheduling, and corporate visibility for internal operations on every project initiative, and also deploys eProject for both internal game development teams and their external collaborative partners and teams.

"We are a project-oriented company. With eProject we have a huge competitive advantage. Not only does it make us far more productive across our internal operations, it has also changed the way we are perceived by our partners and customers," said Kent McNall, President of Gas Powered Games Corp.

Gas Powered Games, which began with an initial deployment of 30 seats, increased its deployment company-wide to 80 seats within six months, with every employee required to use eProject.

Gas Powered Games partners with like-minded publishers who share the same commitment to develop innovative, high-quality multi-platform games; with that commitment is an unusual amount of cross-collaboration in order to design, develop and ship high-quality games.

Continued McNall, "In the video gaming industry there is a strong collaborative environment that must be maintained; to stay on schedule and deliver games on time, it is imperative that every member of every team has access to tasks, visibility and status, as well as real-time information on resources and time tracking. eProject makes us more productive, efficient, while providing us with a corporate discipline and structure that in the end also makes us more profitable."

eProject is the leading provider of on-demand PPM. According to an October 2005 IDC ( Insight Report, "A Case for On-Demand Project and Portfolio Management," eProject "offers a full-blown project management capability on a multi-tenant basis" and "is most likely the largest on-demand PPM provider in terms of revenue and customer count."

As first-to-market with an on-demand platform, eProject redefines how PPM software can be deployed: no longer just for IT and governance, eProject is used by hundreds of companies to manage resource planning, project management, processes, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing for projects throughout the enterprise (IT, HR, operations, marketing, R&D, sales, etc.) and dashboard reporting for C-level execs, stakeholders, managers, and project team members.

eProject was recently awarded a "Buy Recommendation" for its on-demand project and portfolio management (PPM) platform in a product review by the prestigious CRN Magazine Test Center ( In the review, eProject was lauded as a PPM vendor "transitioning complex project features and process workflows into customizable features that all business users can understand and use without a steep learning curve."

About Gas Powered Games

Gas Powered Games was founded in May 1998 by Chris Taylor, creator of the award-winning Total Annihilation™. Located in the Pacific Northwest, GPG is a short distance from Seattle, Washington. GPG is devoted to creating immersive, state-of-the-art games that push the boundaries of video game entertainment. The company's first project, Dungeon Siege, was released in April 2002, with the sequel, Dungeon Siege II released in August 2006. GPG's highly anticipated Supreme Commander RTS game is schedule for release in late 2006. Check for more information on all Gas Powered Games projects.

About eProject

eProject ( delivers the only on-demand project and portfolio management solution for the extended enterprise. eProject is an intuitive, unified platform that enables users to maximize project ROI by compressing project cycle times, identifying best practices and optimizing resource allocations, with rapid deployment and quick adoption. eProject is used by more than 350 companies worldwide including BASF, BP, Cushman and Wakefield, Dow Chemical, Honeywell and T-Mobile.

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