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TT Games acquires Golf Clash developer Playdemic to make LEGO mobile games

Date Type Companies involved Size
February 9th, 2017 acquisition Playdemic
TT Games
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TT Games acquires Golf Clash developer Playdemic to make LEGO mobile games

Warner Bros-owned TT Games has acquired UK studio Playdemic to develop new mobile games based on the LEGO IP.

The Wilmslow studio currently employs 33 staff and has released titles such as Golf Clash and Village Life.

Its portfolio of games have been downloaded more than 50 million times and generated more than $50 million in revenue for the developer.

A statement noted that its current titles will continue to remain on the stores and supported.

The cost of the acquisition was not disclosed.

Building blocks

TT Games is part of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and houses studios Traveller's Tales and TT Fusion.

Games developed and published by the company include LEGO Worlds (pictured), LEGO Batman, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and LEGO Star Wars.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our company,” said Paul Gouge, Playdemic CEO.

“We built Playdemic to create innovative, meaningful mobile games with high production values, which deliver a uniquely social, incredibly fun and shared experience for our players - and cannot imagine a better context in which to continue that work.

“We’re all huge fans of the LEGO Group and the LEGO games made over the years by TT Games, and we’re tremendously proud to be able to make a new contribution to that legacy.”


Editor

Craig Chapple is Editor of PocketGamer.biz. He has previously held roles as Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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