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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Publisher Spotlight: Bloom Built

Posted Jun 30, 2017

Journaling app Day One is one the most awarded apps on the App Store. The small team of 13 at Bloom Built created something many others have tried, but few succeeded at — a journaling app that makes users want to keep up with their entries. Day One recently moved from a paid app to…

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Publisher Spotlight: Epic Games

Posted Jun 16, 2017

For many of the most hardcore console and PC gamers, Epic Games needs no introduction. For the mobile crowd, they might be best known for the Infinity Blade franchise. This year though, the company has huge plans for mobile with the introduction of Battle Breakers, a cross-platform PC and mobile strategy title inspired by anime…

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