Studio Spotlight 2019-20: Kwalee
Over the last two years Kwalee have become the biggest hypercasual mobile game publisher in the UK! Established in 2011 by ex-Codemasters founder David Darling, the studio is headquartered in Royal Leamington Spa and specialise in applications for iOS and Android devices.
Their games have gone on to garner an impressive 350 million downloads across their library and as a studio, they’ve held the #1 chart spot in every country in the world. This success has allowed for huge internal expansion, with the team doubling in size and moving to a state-of-the-art office designed specifically for their needs. The work culture within Kwalee is unlike any other, with Creative Wednesdays a much-loved event throughout the company. This initiative gives employees one day a week to flex their creative chops and pitch a new game idea to the rest of the team. The best games are then chosen and put into production, meaning Kwalee’s next big hit could come from anyone!
As one of the top 5 mobile developers worldwide by downloads, these exciting achievements have resulted in much deserved accolades. Not only have Kwalee made it into the top 50 mobile game makers, as awarded by Pocketgamer.biz, they also won Best Puzzle Game of the Year at the TiGA Awards with Shootout 3D!
You can find out more about Kwalee on their site.
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