The leading casual games developer in South-East-Asia, Pocket PlayLab (http://www.pocketplaylab.com) today announced that it has acquired award-winning Manila based game developer Anino Games (http://www.aninogames.com/).
Anino Games which has roots dating back to 2002 has successfully developed games for desktop, mobile devices and web platforms with multiple hit titles such as Manila Rush, Sago Express, Grave Mania, and simultaneously been working with top tier IP’s from top publishers in the mobile games industry.
“Anino Games will not only help us in reaching our regional expansion plans faster, their experienced team will also be an incredible asset to our future growth and assist in our positioning as SEA’s most prominent Mobile Game Developer – Bridging the East and the West” commented Thomas Andreasen, Co-Founder of Pocket PlayLab.
“It was important for us to keep the history and goodwill of Anino Games in the local game development community, which is why we decided to keep the Anino (meaning shadow) as part of the transition. And with their great team backing up around this, we’re confident that we now also can call us the number 1 Games company in the Philippines!” explained Jakob Lykkegaard Pedersen, Co-Founder of Pocket Playlab.
About Pocket PlayLab
Pocket PlayLab is a leading developer of the world’s most popular casual games with over 21 million downloads. Founded in January 2012 and production located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Pocket PlayLab is the home of hits like Lost Cubes, Juice Cubes, Jungle Cubes and more! Completely free-to-play, they are available on mobile devices via Apple Store, Google Play, Amazon or Facebook. For more information, please visit www.pocketplaylab.com
About Anino Games
Anino Games Inc. is a third-party game developer specializing in end-to-end game development for Desktop (PC and Mac), Mobiles and Tablets (iOS, Android and Window 8) and Web (HTML 5 and Flash) Platforms. They are the pioneer and the most experienced game development studio in the Philippines being around since 2002. AGI’s original games have been winning awards since their release, such as in the Independent Games Festival (2004), International Mobile Game Awards (2006 and 2007), and Indie Games Showcase (2007). Anino Games is the home of hits like Grave Mania Undead Fever, Delicious 6, 7 and 8, Cake Mania and more in the works as of this writing. For more information, please visit www.aninogames.com.