Babil Games, based in Dubai and Amman is a top-tier mobile game publisher in the MENA region, with international operations. The studio of 50 people was founded in 2012 and has seen tremendous growth ever since. Babil Games helps developers from around the world to successfully navigate international markets, with a focus on the MENA region, the world’s fastest-growing games market, and bring gamers culture-adapted, high-quality free-to-play games through creatively localizing art and content.
Bytro Labs in Hamburg, Germany, develops and publishes deeply immersive F2P strategy games such as Supremacy 1914 and Call of War from its studio. Originally designed for browsers, Bytro has extended the reach and platforms of its games to mobile and Steam and boosted player engagement by making them available on multiple platforms. The studio employs around 30 people.
Based in Miami, U.S., Candywriter is a leading developer of casual games for iOS and Android. Founded in 2006, Candywriter has developed a number of viral hits and genre-defining titles, including What’s the Pic, Adult Coloring Book and Letter Soup. Its most successful title, BitLife, a text-based life simulator, launched in 2018 and was named as one of the top five most downloaded games of 2019 on iOS by Apple.
Coldwood Interactive is a game studio based in Umeå, in northern Sweden. Founded in 2003 by a tight-knit group of veteran game developers, it has a passion for creating entertaining and innovative games. Coldwood has grown to become one of Sweden’s most successful and productive game studios, while staying true to the friendly vibe, dedication and creative spirit when founded. The studio employs around 15 people.
Dorado Games is based in Malta and was founded in 2007. It designs, develops and markets digital online games with a focus on mid-core users around the globe. The Dorado Games team around 20 people, has worked on more than sixty titles across all platforms, including Conflict of Nations: World War 3.
eRepublik Labs is an award-winning games studio. Its first game eRepublik.com launched in 2007 and was a pioneer in online free-to-play browser games. To this day, more than 7 million users worldwide have played it. The studio develops and publishes games such as World at War: WW2 Strategy MMO, a mobile strategy game with more than 5 million users.
Goodgame Studios in Hamburg, Germany, employs approximately 270 people from more than 40 countries and is one of Germany’s most successful game developers and publishers. In total, games by Goodgame have generated player payments exceeding USD 1 billion from more than 340 million users. Goodgame’s biggest games are under the brand names Empire and Big.
Imperia Online JSC is one of the biggest game production companies in Southeastern Europe, part of Stillfront Group, and popular with its 27 games. The studio has over 50 million users worldwide and a team of 90+ professionals. The company’s flagship title is Imperia Online – a medieval MMO strategy game, available on mobile, browsers, social networks and Steam.
Kixeye is a leading developer and publisher of online strategy games headquartered in Canada and with offices in US, Vietnam and Australia. The studio of approximately 120 people was founded in 2007. The portfolio has of four active blockbuster IPs: Battle Pirates, War Commander, Vega Conflict and War Commander: Rogue Assault.
Nanobit was founded in 2008 by software engineers Alan Sumina and Zoran Vučinić. The studio focuses on narrative lifestyle simulation role playing games (RPG) targeting a female audience. Nanobit is an established studio with 29 titles released, whereof 10 apps and 19 games, and more than 145 million lifetime downloads. The flagship titles include Tabou Stories, My Story and Hollywood Story. Nanobit is based in Zagreb, Croatia and employs approx. 125 people.
OFM Studios is based in Cologne, Germany, with 4 employees, and was founded in 2006 by Maik Dokter. OFM, Online Fussball Manager, is a well-established brand in the football manager-genre with a long history of solid revenues and results and a large, loyal user base. The game has won several awards, among them MMO of the year in 2012 and 2013.
Playa Games, with around 25 professionals, is one of Germany’s leading casual strategy game developers and publishers with five released games and approximately 70 million registered users. The company’s flagship title is Shakes & Fidget, a cartoon-style MMORPG strategy game published on both browser and mobile platforms. Playa Games is based in Hamburg, Germany.
Power Challenge is based in the UK and is a leading game developer and publisher of sports-based, online multiplayer games. Founded in Sweden in 2001. The company’s games, ManagerZone Football and Hockey are great successes and have two million registered users.
Simutronics created its first game, the multi-user dungeon (MUD) title GemStone, which debuted on GEnie in 1987. Simutronics is one of the longest-running independent game development studios in North America, based in St. Louis, U.S. It is a leader in massively multiplayer games, with persistent worlds that have been played for over 30 years. The company of 25 people has also created critically acclaimed mobile titles and garnered more than one million paying users through the web. Development partners over the years include Universal Studios, Sony, Viacom, Time Warner and Microprose.
Storm8 is a California-based market leading mobile game publisher with expertise within casual and puzzle/match-3 games. Founded in 2009, Storm8 has published more than 50 games across a variety of genres, with 155+ countries reached and over 1 billion downloads. In its two most recent games, Home Design Makeover and Property Brothers Home Design, Storm8 has successfully combined its match-3 expertise with progression meta layers, achieving successful genre mash up.