Goodgame Studios Take Over spotsonfire GmbH
Hamburg Game Producers Will Develop Casual Games Together in the Future
Hamburg social games provider Goodgame Studios continues to expand. The makers of online blockbusters “Goodgame Poker”, “Goodgame Farmer” and “Goodgame Mafia” take over renowned Hamburg-based browser games developer spotsonfire GmbH, effective immediately.
spotsonfire GmbH ist one of the world’s leading producers of real-time multiplayer action games. With its development team it is one of the most innovative enterprises in the online gaming industry. Stefan Klemm, who had been leading Java developer at Bigpoint GmbH and responsible for the development of several games: “The ‘Distributed Interactive Physics Engine’ (DIPE), developed by spotsonfire, enables us to offer totally new gaming concepts in the browser sector, based on direct multiplayer interaction.”
With its innovative real-time multiplayer Jump ‘n’ run game “Jump Jupiter” the spotsonfire GmbH had already been able to draw great attention within the gaming industry and win different awards like “Browsergame des Jahres 2009” (Browsergame of the Year 2009). Dominik Willers, co-founder of spotsonfire GmbH: “As strongly technology-oriented enterprise we consider merging with Goodgame Studios a perfect fit. They not only produce great games but also belong to the top of the field in the areas of marketing and distribution.”
Just ten months after the release of their first game Goodgame Studios is looking back on a very successful start. More than 45 million players per month worldwide play Goodgame Studios’ games. More than 10 million of those have registered. The company itself also registers an enormous growth rate. The present number of 50 employees is to be doubled until the end of the year. Within a very short time Goodgame Studios developed into Germany’s greatest provider of casual games without an investor.