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Publisher Spotlight: Level Eight

Posted Apr 27, 2018

Sweden isn’t just one of the most picturesque countries in the world, it’s also home to tons of talented game developers — especially those at Level Eight, creators of Protostrike, Modern Command, Robbery Bob, and more. We asked Level Eight CEO Patrik Knutsson what makes his team from Umeå tick, and how they bring their…

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Publisher Spotlight: Jump Ramp Games

Posted Mar 30, 2018

Promotions and rewards on mobile had fallen into a rut. Expectations were low. The user experience was poor, the trade-off for users wasn’t worth it. Fortunately, Alex Betancur and Tony Vartarian founded Jump Ramp Games in 2011 to refine that space and turn it into a space where users could enjoy better experiences, and where…

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Publisher Spotlight: Niantic

Posted Feb 23, 2018

Niantic is a publisher whose latest game, Pokémon Go, needs very little introduction after the incredible and immediate rise to the top of the App Store’s Top Grossing charts. The company behind the game though is less well known, despite the success of their first location-based title Ingress. Google Born Niantic began as an internal…

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Publisher Spotlight: Tunity

Posted Jan 26, 2018

“There has to be a way to hear that TV,” Tunity co-founder Yaniv Davidson thought. Stuck in an airport terminal awaiting his flight, the row of televisions showing a variety of news channels and sports highlights, all on mute. Together with his partner and CTO, Adi Gabber, Davidson went on to develop Tunity, a solution…

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Publisher Spotlight: Wooga

Posted Dec 1, 2017

If you’ve ever spent your time searching for a picture frame in a crowded bedroom you’ve probably played one of Wooga’s famous hidden object games. Not content to rule social media gaming, the company branched out into mobile in 2011 and has been surging from strength to strength since. Based in Berlin, the company specializes…

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Publisher Spotlight: PlayDog

Posted Nov 9, 2017

With mobile gaming in Korea continuing to grow, it’s no wonder companies like PlayDog have embraced the potential to reach a global audience. With games like Monster Busters, Link Flash, Ice Slide, and more, PlayDog have been growing on an international level. We spoke to Seungkyu Kim, PlayDog’s New Game Task Force Team Manager, about…

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Publisher Spotlight: BonusXP

Posted Oct 27, 2017

You’ve probably already heard of BonusXP, the Dallas mobile game development studio behind Stranger Things: The Game, but the company is so much more than that. A diverse team in Dallas, Texas is responsible for side-scrolling shooters, action-RPGs, matching games, and more. We spoke with CEO and cofounder Dave Pottinger about what made BonusXP the…

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Publisher Spotlight: Fluffy Fairy Games

Posted Sep 29, 2017

Not every mobile game company follows their dreams from the get-go, and not every app is a success. Sometimes though, the stars align and a company turns a moment of disappointment into a huge opportunity and sometimes that opportunity spawns a winner. Just ask German publisher Fluffy Fairy Games. We talked to Daniel Stammler and…

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Publisher Spotlight: Sleeping Beast

Posted Aug 25, 2017

If you’ve ever played a cooperative board game like Pandemic or Arkham Horror, you’re familiar with the frantic, crazy moments where everything seems to be falling apart. Spaceteam, from developer Sleeping Beast Games, takes that experience, filters it into its purest essence, and delivers it up in a mobile game that’s fun to play with…

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Publisher Spotlight: ASKfm

Posted Jul 28, 2017

ASKfm is a company that won’t need an introduction to many millennials, but less digital natives may need a bit of a primer. From its founding in 2010 as a rival for Formspring, the social networking company has grown from its roots as a Q&A playground into a focused forum for questions, answers, trends, and…

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