Hungry Game acquisition
Fly Kiwi, Fly! developer picked up by fellow Argentinian outfit NGD Studios.
Buenos Aires – (February 1st, 2011), NGD Studios, an independent game developer and publisher based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, announces the acquisition of Hungry Game, a development studio focused on casual games on various platforms.
Hungry Game is a two year old studio founded by industry veterans in Argentina. They have developed several high profile games for the iPhone on 2010 including Fly Kiwi, Fly! Freaking Inkies and Sir Lovalot.
NGD has now gained access to one of the most prolific and highly regarded development teams in Latin-America. By combining the passion, creativity, and technology of these two leading companies, NGD will continue to drive forward the burgeoning game development industry in Argentina.
“Our competence advances tremendously with the addition of Hungry Game. We have now reached a level where we can take on bigger projects but also build high-end casual and social games. Hungry Game gives us that breadth of knowledge” said Johan Christenson, Executive Director of NGD Studios.
“This strategic decision sets the foundation of a new major creative force. We are happy to join forces with the great people behind Regnum Online and continue in a path of creating wonderful games, from Buenos Aires to the World” said Ezequiel Baum Managing Director of Hungry Game, now taking the same role at NGD Studios
Johan Christenson and Andrés Chilkowski will continue on NGD’s management team as Executive Director and Studio Director respectively. As part of this acquisition, NGD Studios is adopting a new image as seen in the new company Logo.
NGD Studios is slated to release an expansion for Regnum Online and a new IP called Bunch of Heroes in early 2011.
About NGD Studios
NGD Studios is Latin America’s leading developer of high end 3D online games. Founded in 2002, in Buenos Aires, Argentina NGD is greatly recognized by Regnum Online, the biggest MMO made in Latin America. NGD is using its extensive experience in building player vs. player and cooperative game play to create intense, engaging and really social high quality games, for PC, Consoles and other platforms.
For more information please visit www.regnumonlinegame.com, www.ngdstudios.com and www.bunchofheroes.com.
For more information contact:
Andrés Chilkowski, GM, NGD Studios