DoubleJump Doubles Its Mobile Game Portfolio

Victoria-based game company DoubleJump acquires TinyMob Games.

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In a move designed to strengthen its mobile game portfolio and team, independent game company DoubleJump Games has acquired TinyMob Games. TinyMob’s successful mobile games include the award-winning Tiny Realms, a strategy game set in an immersive fantasy world.

The TinyMob team includes veterans from gaming studios such as Electronic Arts and Disney. TinyMob co-founders Alex Mendelev and Jamie Toghill will take on executive positions at DoubleJump.

“Bringing TinyMob Games under the DoubleJump umbrella adds a strong building block to our mission of building generation-defining games …” says Masoud Nassaji, CEO of DoubleJump, who founded the company in 2014 with Ian Stapleton (SSundee), a top 20 gaming YouTuber with over eight million subscribers.

DoubleJump is the creator of Slash Mobs, a mobile role-playing game and mobile platformer Temple Toad. Moving ahead, the company is looking to help other games studios with strategic distribution,  introducing high-calibre games to new players around the world.


Gaming By the Numbers

152 gaming companies in BC, an increase of 19% since 2015.


5,900 full-time employees in BC, a 7% increase since 2015.


2,100

The number of gaming projects completed by companies in Canada.


18,868,917

The number of Canadians who are gamers.


This article is from the April/May 2018 issue of Douglas.