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Elephant Games is a casual game developing company founded in 2003 in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia.[1] There are also divisions in Cheboksary, Penza, Samara, Kazan.[2] Elephant Games currently produces games for PC, MAC, iPad, iPhone and Android. Most of the company's projects are published on Big Fish Games.[3]

Elephant Games
IndustryVideo game
Computer software
FoundedRussia (2003)
HeadquartersYoshkar-Ola, Cheboksary, Penza, Samara, Kazan, Russian Federation
ProductsVideo games (Casual games)
Websiteelephant-games.com

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HistoryEdit

The company started as an indie developer White Elephant in 2003.[4] Later the name was changed to Elephant Games. The first released projects were for PC. Through year 2006 the company produced three parts of the arcade top-down shooter RIP. The game was first published by Meridian4 [5] and then distributed as a trilogy bundle on Steam.[6]

In 2007 Elephant Games went on the European market with their fashion simulation game Real Stories Fashionshop for Nintendo DS.[7]

Expanding its DS and Wii portfolio the company developed the 2009 action mini-game Love Is... In Bloom based on the Love Is... comic strip by New Zealand born artist Kim Grove.[8]

Elephant Games has also produced hidden-object games. Lost in the City was released in 2009.[9] Others include the Mystery Trackers series that begins with Mystery Trackers: The Void in 2010,[10] Mystery Trackers: Raincliff, and Hallowed Legends: Templar in 2011,[11] and many others

In 2013 Elephant Games took over two major series previously developed by Big Fish Studios: Mystery Case Files[12] and Haunted Hotel.[3]

In October 2012 the company released its first free-to-play game Found: A Hidden Object Adventure which is available on both PC and iPad.[13] The company's second free-to-play game, Midnight Castle, was released in December 2013.[14]

In 2016, the studio released its first experimental game[clarification needed] called Just Bones on Steam.

GamesEdit

Indie LabEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elephant Games | Facebook". facebook.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  2. ^ "elephant-games.com | Company". elephant-games.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  3. ^ a b "Elephant Games Games | Big Fish Games". bigfishgames.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  4. ^ "Uziana.com Game Reviews - White Elephant Games Interview". uziana.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  5. ^ "Meridian4 - RIP Trilogy". meridian4.com. Archived from the original on 2014-03-05. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  6. ^ "Save 90% on RIP - Trilogy™ on Steam". store.steampowered.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  7. ^ "Real Stories Fashionshop". gamekult.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  8. ^ "Love is...in Bloom: The Flower Shop Garden - GameSpot". gamespot.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  9. ^ "2009 Customer Favorites Awards | Big Fish Blog". bigfishgames.com. Archived from the original on 2010-01-14. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  10. ^ "2010 Customer Favorites Awards | Big Fish Blog". bigfishgames.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  11. ^ "Best PC Games of 2011 | Big Fish". promotions.bigfishgames.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  12. ^ "Mystery Case Files: Fate's Carnival Review | Gamezebo". gamezebo.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  13. ^ "elephant-games.com | Found: A Hidden Object Adventure". elephant-games.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
  14. ^ "Behind the Curtain: The Making of Midnight Castle | Big Fish Blog". bigfishgames.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.