TeamLava • www.teamlava.com which became www.storm8.com
What TeamLava is? • Storm8, Inc. is the leading developer of social games for iPhone and Android, with more than 300 million total installs to date. Storm8s network of highly successful games includes Bubble Mania, Dragon Story, Fashion Story, Restaurant Story, Bakery Story, Pet Shop Story, World War, Vampires Live, Bakery Story, Restaurant Story, and Zoo Story. Storm8, Inc. is located in Redwood City, California.
What is naturalmoOon? • We’re a leading games and technology company based in Oxford, London and San Francisco. With over 30 million downloads of our games to date, we’re one of the fastest growing social mobile publishers on iOS and Android. We focus on creaOng innovaOve ultra-‐high-‐quality Otles, using our own proprietary technology and with our cubng-‐edge art and design teams we always aim to set new standards rather than copy others.
What is handy games? • HandyGames™ is a developer and publisher of mobile games based in Germany. At present, HandyGames™ has more than 40 employees and plans to expand further. Founded in 2000, HandyGames™ has released more than 150 games on a mulOtude of mobile pladorms, uOlizing a wide range of technologies. • Current game development is strongly focused on iOS and Android smart phones and tablet computers. As a games company that is absolutely passionate about mobile gaming, HandyGames™ always strives for game play innovaOon. HandyGames™ has produced and published award-‐winning game Otles from virtually every imaginable video gaming genre for a diverse range of audiences and game play styles. • StarOng as early as 2006, HandyGames™ has been on the forefront of developing ad-‐supported games into a viable business model and has been acOvely pursuing this venue of funding ever since. Oﬀering mobile games in FREE or FREEMIUM versions has dramaOcally increased the reach of HandyGames™ products, especially in developing and emerging markets.
What is bolt creaOve? • Bolt CreaOve is a San Francisco-‐based developer and publisher of original games, including the hit iOS phenomenon Pocket God™, ranked by Apple as the #9 Top Paid App of All Time. Since its 2009 launch, Pocket God has mushroomed into a rich and full franchise with the original game hibng mulOple online and mobile pladorms, Pocket God: Journey to Uranus bringing players and pygmies into outer space, and with the next game, Pocket God: The Runs hibng iOS in the spring of 2012. • The digital Pocket God Comics series has become one of the most successful digital comic series available, conOnuously outperforming megabrands, and fans can also ﬁnd Pocket God merchandise such as ﬁgurines, apparel, and plush. Our goal is to develop games that crack us up and entertain players for countless hours. To stay up to date on everything Pocket God and other news and informaOon from Bolt CreaOve,
What is neon play? • Our simple aim is to make some of the most playable and addicOve games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Were also now making games for Android and Nokia devices • We do three things really – Neon Play apps We’re creaOng some of the holest IP and game franchises on the App Store. With classics such as Flick Football, Paper Glider and Golf Pul Pro, Neon Play has over 22 million iOS apps downloaded around the world with 7 UK no. 1 games. Well conOnue to do our best to conquer the App Store and new pladorms and territories. – Licensed properOes Weve launched a division of Neon Play called Jick Jack who are working with top global childrens licenses. We have launched apps for Cartoon Networks Ben 10 and Lille Princess, the hugely popular book and TV series. – Publishing division Were also launching a new division where were working with independent developers to help them improve the look, feel, playability, revenue model and markeOng of their apps. ExciOng Omes...
What Is SpaceOme Studios? • SpaceOme Studios is an independent game developer and publisher located in AusOn, Texas. The company was founded in late 2005 by online game veterans Cinco Barnes, Gary Gabs, Jake Rodgers and Anthony L. Sommers. Their mission is to create a social gaming ecosystem where people play together regardless of device or locaOon. • In 2010, SpaceOme released pocket legends, the worlds ﬁrst mobile MMO. Pocket legends is also the worlds only 3D MMO that plays across iOS and android pladorms simultaneously. The games’ puck-‐up-‐and-‐play format, expandable nature, and unparalleled instanced game play have propelled it to become a landmark Otle on apple and android based mobile devices.
What is gamerizon? • In a far away northern country, hidden in the land of bagels, smoked meat and pouOne, our lille studios are full of great minds contribuOng to the greater good of the App Store. With the ambiOon of becoming the greatest studio in the world, we have launched 9 games so far in the “Chop Chop” franchise, all with great success.16 million of our games conquered the world’s iPods, iPhones and iPads, thus making children of all ages exercise their thumbs and indexes. • Cute and cartoony-‐looking with a pinch of bad ass abtude, our characters are the essence of our games!
What is Game House? Love to play games as much as we do? Then youll really love the budget-‐friendly memberships we created for game lovers like you. Believe us, these are some of the best deals around. And we dont force a one-‐ size-‐ﬁts-‐all game plan on you either. At GameHouse, you call the shot Game lovers: Play the way you want. Choose the GameHouse membership right for you: Want to buy and own your download games forever? Check out a FunTicket membership to get a free, full-‐ version game of your choice every month. Prefer to play any of our 1000+ games as much as you want? Then a FunPass membership is right for you. The choice is yours. Download games, PC and Mac games -‐ all under one roof On GameHouse, you can ﬁnd the hoPest game releases and all of your favorite downloadable games and online games, for both Windows and Mac, from the top game publishers. So explore the site. Youll ﬁnd games in all of your favorite categories including hidden object, puzzle, classic games and more. We pracUce safe gaming. All of our game downloads are 100% safe and free of viruses. You can quickly and safely download games to play now or later, even if you are oﬄine.
What is crescent moon? • Crescent Moon Games was founded in late 2009 with the introducOon of Ravensword: The Fallen King. • Ravensword quickly became the #1 RPG on the iPhone, and stayed at the top of the Role Playing charts for a month straight. • Our company puts emphasis on collaboraOon, innovaOon, and unique ideas.Look for more great Otles in late 2012!
What is Get Set Games? • Get Set is a new game development company formed in Toronto, Canada. We’re focused on creaOng totally awesome games. • The members of our dev team have been working professionally for years in the games and real Ome 3D industries. We’ve got a lot of experience under our belts and we’re hoping to put that to good use on our upcoming projects.
What is Digital Chocolate? • Digital Chocolate is a leader in social games across rapidly growing social networks and mobile pladorms, and is best known for games including Galaxy Life, Millionaire City, Zombie Lane, Army Alack, Crazy Penguin, and Rollercoaster Rush.
Idea Works Game Studio • www.ideaworksgamestudio.com
What is Idea Works Games Studio? • Founded in 1998, Ideaworks3D was established with a highly creaOve technical team to develop high-‐end, naOve, cross pladorm technology and games soGware. • In 2005 a dedicated game studio team was established with a core team of games industry professionals from PC and console backgrounds, to develop AAA naOve C++ based mobile games. The team has brought numerous award-‐ winning, innovaOve, and highly-‐opOmized games to the global mobile gaming market, including original and franchise-‐based games for world leading publishers. In mid 2009, Ideaworks3D was restructured into two disOnct operaOons, with Idea works Game Studio conOnuing to develop for iPhone and Smartphone but with a remit to focus on a broader range of cross pladorm, download capable, handheld and console pladorms. • Idea works Labs conOnues to focus on its world leading cross pladorm technology development, with its Airplay SDK now available commercially. In 2011, Airplay SDK was rebranded as Marmalade.
What is Pocket Gems? • Pocket Gems develops free-‐to-‐play mobile games that are ridiculously fun. We were founded in 2009 by Daniel Terry and Harlan Crystal, engineers and gaming industry outsiders, who wanted to bring the excitement of social gaming to the mobile pladorm. Our 18 Otles to-‐date have been smash hits, each landing at the top of the charts and entertaining millions of customers across the globe
What is Polarbit? • Polarbit is a leading developer of high-‐end 3D games and middleware for the mobile and handheld markets worldwide. Our technical edge and experience enable us to realize what others consider unachievable; our dedicaOon to our work and uncompromising abtude towards quality ensure customers and users that Polarbit technology is always synonymous with world class technology.
What is Square Enix? • Square Enix Ltd., a part of Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-‐based wholly-‐ owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the most inﬂuenOal providers of digital entertainment content in the world. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content from the Square Enix Group including Square Enix, Eidos and Taito, in Europe and other PAL territories.
What is Fishlabs? • Fishlabs is the proud winner of the presOgious German Game Developer Award in the category “Best Studio 2011”. For us this is a wonderful acknowledgement of the fact that we have put our trust in the up-‐and-‐ coming mobile market right from the start and always given our best to develop nothing but state-‐of-‐the-‐art 3D premium Otles with capOvaOng gameplay and top-‐notch graphics. Throughout the eight years of our existence, we have never lost track of our vision and always let the quality of our games speak for itself. We have always given our best to ensure that the name Fishlabs stands for a totally unique and unrivalled gaming experience and our dedicaOon and passion really paid oﬀ: Today Fishlabs is one of the biggest ﬁsh in the mobile pond
What is The Play Forge? • Our name, The Playforge, reﬂects our goal to be recognized as the industry leading gamesmiths that forge games of superior craGsmanship.Our ethic has been to make only the most creaOve, irresisOble and compelling mobile games that people can play anywhere with their friends.
What is Newtoy? • Exas-‐based mobile game company Newtoy was founded in 2008 by brothers Paul and David Belner. The company focused on building high-‐quality entertainment experiences for mobile pladorms. Newtoy developed some of the most popular mobile social games in the world, and its Games With Friends franchise, including Chess and Words With Friends, is the most popular gaming pladorm on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, with millions of people playing daily. • In December 2010, Zynga acquired Newtoy, which became the Zynga With Friends Studio. Since the acquisiOon, the Zynga With Friends Studio has launched Hanging With Friends, Words With Friends on Facebook and has been working on new With Friends Otles. StarOng in late 2011, the studio began transiOoning ownership of exisOng With Friends games to other studios within Zynga in order to focus solely on making new games. In 2012, the studio released Matching With Friends and Gems With Friend
What is Com2uS? • Com2uS is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, and is spearheading the mobile game industry since its incepOon in 1998. With its reputaOon as the No.1 mobile games provider in Korea, one of the most advanced mobile game markets, Com2uS also expanded its experOse to PC based on-‐line games. Com2uS’s superior contents and game development/publishing capability have been highly recognized by the game industry and ﬁnancial insOtuOons, constantly winning awards and gaining reputaOon at home and abroad
What is Glu Mobile? • Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creaOng compelling original IP games such as GUN BROS, DEER HUNTER, BLOOD & GLORY, and SAMURAI VS. ZOMBIES DEFENSE on a wide range of pladorms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone, Google Chrome, and MAC OS. Glu’s unique technology pladorm enables its Otles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with major oﬃces outside Sealle, and overseas in Brazil, Canada, China, and Russia.
What is Gamevil? • GAMEVIL® is a premier mobile game publisher located in Los Angeles, USA and Seoul, Korea. Established in 2000, GAMEVIL has earned a reputaOon as one of the best companies in the mobile games sector by craGing award winners in a diverse pordolio of games. GAMEVIL is well known for revoluOonizing the sector with its original and innovaOve mobile games, backed by unparalleled experOse in advanced mobile technology. As a world class leader in mobile games publishing, GAMEVIL conOnues to lead the sector with a commitment to establish mobile as the deﬁniOve mass market entertainment pladorm of the world.
What is Namco Bandai? • Bandai and NAMCO have both fundamentally been entertainment companies. By combining and enhancing Bandais experOse in character merchandizing and NAMCOs creaOve strengths through the new NAMCO BANDAI Games, we will provide a new level of sophisOcaOon in entertainment.NAMCO BANDAI Games mission is to inspire people around the world and help them enjoy their Ome to the fullest. NAMCO BANDAI Games will unrelenOngly seek out and take on new challenges as it aims to become the worlds most admired videogame maker.
What is EA? • EA supports the Entertainment SoGware RaOngs Board (ESRB) and game raOngs.As a founding member of the ESRB, we believe in an industry-‐supported, voluntary raOng system. RaOngs are designed to provide accurate and objecOve informaOon about the content in computer and video games so that consumers can make an informed purchase decision. The ESRB is an independent organizaOon which assigns game content raOngs, enforces adverOsing guidelines and helps ensure responsible online privacy pracOces. EAs computer and video games as well as our markeOng materials are submiled to the ESRB for review – each carries an ESRB raOng. We strongly support eﬀorts by the Entertainment SoGware AssociaOon (ESA) and the ESRB to educate consumers, parents and retailers on the ESRB raOng system. You can ﬁnd more informaOon about the ESRB at hPp://www.esrb.org/.
What is Backﬂip Studios? • Backﬂip Studios is a rapidly growing mobile game studio based in sunny Boulder, CO. We are focused on bringing innovaOve and thoughdul Otles to the wildly expanding casual market and believe in creaOng fun and compelling games that players of all diﬀerent gaming backgrounds can easily pick up and enjoy.Many of our apps have achieved top rank status in both the Apple App Store and Android Marketplace. We’ve also seen more than 200,000,000 downloads across our various games, which include popular Otles such as DragonVale, Paper Toss, NinJump, Strike Knight, Army of Darkness Defense and ShapeShi<. Our games are played by more than 4,000,000 users a day and 30,000,000 users a month.
What is Capcom? • Capcom has been a leading worldwide developer and publisher of well recognized video game brands since 1983. Founded on their introducOon of cubng-‐edge technology and soGware to the video game market, they now bring their world renowned brands and experOse to the mobile market. Beginning their mobile pordolio with blockbuster franchises like Resident Evil, Street Fighter, 1942 and the ever-‐popular Mega Man series. With the solid foundaOon of strong brands and unique gameplay, Capcom will conOnue to bring quality, innovaOon and robust brands to the world of mobile.
What is Hal|rick? • Founded in 2001, Hal|rick has been on the forefront of the Australian game development industry for many years. Recently, aGer many years of developing licensed Otles for pladorms such as GBA, DS and PSP, Hal|rick has begun expanding its pordolio with a range of independently released games for downloadable pladorms.
What is ngmoco? • In the 21st century, we stay connected to our friends, our fun and ourselves with our mobile devices. You are a part of this revoluOon! At ngmoco:) we are commiled to building innovaOve social entertainment for this new world.ngmoco:) was founded in July 2008 to build top quality games for mobile. In 2010 we became part of DeNA, the leading social games publisher in Japan. Now, together, DeNA and ngmoco develop games and smartphone gaming pladorms to unite the globe.
What is PopCap • the leading creators of easy-to-learn, irresistible games that everyone can enjoy — including award-winning hits like Bejeweled®, Zuma®, Peggle® and Plants vs. Zombies™.Years in the making, our games are sprinkled with a whirlwind of smile-inducing awesomeness and polished to a timeless sheen that keeps the world coming back for more. And best of all, you can play our games everywhere: PC and Mac, iPhone and iPad, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, Facebook... maybe even the moon!
Chair Entertainment • www.chairentertainmentgroup.com
What is Chair Entertainent • Established in 1991, Epic Games develops cubng-‐edge games and cross-‐pladorm game engine technology. The company has created mulOple million-‐selling, award-‐ winning Otles in its Unreal series, including Unreal Tournament 3 for PC, PLAYSTATION®3 and Xbox 360®. Epic’s Gears of War won more than 30 Game of the Year awards, and the sales of Gears of War and Gears of War 2 have eclipsed 12 million units. Gears of War 3, the most anVcipated blockbuster of 2011, was released on September 20. Gears of War 3 sold more than 3 million copies its ﬁrst week. • Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 is the four-‐Vme winner of and Hall of Fame inductee for Game Developer Magazine’s Best Engine Front Line Award. Unreal Engine 3 has also been recognized as the number one game engine by Develop magazine.
What is ﬁremint? • Firemint is a Melbourne, Australia-‐based studio of almost 60 people dedicated to making truly great games. Best known for worldwide hits Flight Control and Real Racingon iPhone and iPad, Firemint was founded by Rob Murray in 1999 and developed over 30 games on commission from publishers before switching to self-‐ publishing original Otles.
What is Rovio? • Rovio is an entertainment media company, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Rovio was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-‐winning Otles for various mobile pladorms. • In 2009, Rovio released Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game for touchscreen smartphones that became a worldwide phenomenon from 2010 onwards. The Angry Birds games have enjoyed conOnuing worldwide chart success, and the franchise has since expanded to a variety of new business areas. Rovio is rapidly expanding its acOviOes in broadcast media, merchandising, publishing and services. Rovios headquarters are located in Finland.