Rebellion co-founder and CEO Jason Kingsley has been honored by British royalty with an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Kingsley is also known for helping to create UK video game-related trade association TIGA in 2001. He is currently the chairman of the trade group. Rebellion has been in business for 20 years and employs around 250 people.
"Jason's recognition is well-deserved," offered TIGA CEO Richard Wilson. "He has combined creative and artistic vision with business and commercial success. He has devoted considerable time and effort for free to supporting, improving and promoting the UK independent games development sector."
Receiving an OBE from the Queen of England is a high honor bestowed upon both civilians and military. You can learn more about it on Wikipedia..
Source: GamesIndustry International