ABOUT

Mexico’s Video Games Development Industry is growing up faster than ever, we’re working together to expand our field of opportunities and be more competitive in the global market every year.

Our main goal is to offer original IP’s, high quality products and services, generate great gameplay experiences along with deep stories and concepts.

This booklet is powered by the creativity and support of every important video game development company in our country.

Please, enjoy!.

Genesis González
genesis@video-games.mx

Business Type:Video Game Development
Platforms:PS4, Steam, PC
Website::www.wetheforcestudios.com

Contact Person

Name:César Ramírez
Job Title:CEO & Co-Founder
E-mail:cesar@wetheforce.com
Established in 2012 as a new company We The Force Studios is a family of talented developers and artists that creates high quality games and interactive products that we love, making sure you love them too. We The Force Studios is located in Saltillo, Mexico, and Bogotá, Colombia and from there we do what we love the most, we break the rules to create cool things, and we follow our great grandfather’s quote: “LOGIC WILL GET YOU FROM A TO Z, IMAGINATION WILL GET YOU EVERYWHERE.” A. Einstein (We The Force Founder).
Genre:Action Platformer
Platforms:PS4, Steam
Target:+10
Link:www.wetheforcestudios.com

Game Info

In a distopyan world that doesn’t seem like such a departure from our own future, people are content living under constant surveillance and absolute control. Players take on the part of Randall, a powerful telepath with a touch of schizophrenia. His abilities allow him to control and play as every single character on screen, seamlessly swapping between them, exploiting every power that they have. This game will make you experience a fresh and unique way of fighting enemies. You can control enemy minds during combat. Take control of your weakened enemies and use their abilities in your favor.

Kim The Avenger Cow

Genre:Action Platformer
Platforms:PS4, Steam
Target:+10
Link:www.wetheforcestudios.com

Game Info

An accident had to happen so we can have this hero “Kim The Avenger Cow”, her mission is to make us look in the mirror and see the monsters we have become, we are not the only species in this planet, we don´t own the others and we cant make them products to make money... so watch out!, Kim has a message and we wont like her way to deliver it.
Huge and deadly bosses.
Retro mini games after every stage.

  • Randall

  • Kim The Avenger Cow

Business Type:Development
Platforms:Android, iOS, PC, Consoles
Website::www.fatpanda.tv

Contact Person

Name:Gerardo Garcia
Job Title:CEO
E-mail:contacto@fatpanda.tv
Focused on creating compelling original IP games such as FLAT KINGDOM, LOBO WITH SHOTGUNS, GENKI SURFERS, GHOST APOCALYPSE AND TWIN FLAMES, we are a multidisciplinary team with passion for detail above the expectations. We create memorable gameplay experiences both accessible and fun.
Digital agencies, publishers, brands, or entertainment media trust us as a strategic partner to help them to make multimedia projects to interact in new, meaningful and innovative ways with their costumers.

Services

Game development, 2d and 3d art outsource.

Lobo With Shotguns

Genre:Platformer
Platforms:Steam, PC, Mac
Target:All ages
Link:www.fatpanda.tv

Game Info

Retro-styled arcade game. In Lobo With Shotguns you’ll be in control of John Lobo, a tough werewolf that wields two big shotguns and is ready to blast all the monsters to save his girlfriend. You can also use your fists to deliver crazy combos or collect magical bullets that let you shoot fire, ice and even lasers.

Genki Surfers

Genre:Runner
Platforms:iOS, Android
Target:All ages
Link:www.fatpanda.tv

Game Info

A runner full of adrenaline, high speed gameplay and non-stop action exclusive for mobile devices. You´ll have to compete in different stages filled with danger and traps, all with a futuristic and sci fi settings. You´ll encounter fierce rivals that will test your skills, maybe you´ll survive a deadly track, maybe you´ll have to get a perfect score in one of the Trick Events, maybe you have to collect Lux Crystals, or maybe all of them! Anything can happen on Genki Surfers! As you play, you unlock new characters, new skateboards and a ton of special skills that will help you on the races and leady ou to the championship.
  • Lobo With Shotguns

  • Genki Surfers

Business Type:Creative Agency
Platforms:Android, iOS, Web
Website::www.1simpleidea.mx

Contact Person

Name:Francisco Lara Sikorski
Job Title:CEO
E-mail:francisco@1simpleidea.mx
In 1 Simple Idea we build awesome digital experiences.
We are specialist in digital communication, we strengthen brand presence, its participation and impact thru the creation of strategies and interactive products that engages, inspire and generates results.
Our purpose is to spark innovation by developing inspiring and effective communication strategies and products for every client and market.

Services

Creative agency for gaming and entertainment, Animation, Art, Online Presence, Digital Strategy and Social Media.

Mucho TACO

Genre:Strategy, Simulation
Platforms:iOS, Android
Target:Everyone
Link:www.1simpleidea.mx

Game Info

Harness the power of the mystical sun tortilla to build your taco empire!
Included in the Best of 2015 in App Store Latin America.
Build and manage tasty taco restaurants and upgrade their production and operating hours.

  • Mucho Taco

Business Type:Game Developer
Platforms:iOS / Android
Website::www.hyperbeard.com

Contact Person

Name:Antonio Uribe
Job Title:CEO & Co-Founder
E-mail:fayer@hyperbeard.com
Born in early 2014, HyperBeard Games is a Mexican independent studio formed by 2 friends, Antonio Uribe and Juan Pablo Riebeling. They combined their programming and illustration skills in order to make what they love: Tacos and Video Games.
In March 2016, HyperBeard partnered with Apps-O-Rama to release KleptoCats which netted millions of downloads and reached the top 10 free apps in many countries around the world. Building on this success, HyperBeard was acquired by Apps-O-Rama in June 2016 to bring their catlike gaming awesomeness to new heights.
HyperBeard is currently focused on making fun little games that delight casual audiences on mobile platforms.
Only time will tell what the future holds for the hyperbeardos.

KleptoCats

Genre:Idle, Waiting game
Platforms:iOS, Android
Target:+6
Link:fayer@hyperbeard.com

Game Info

Born in early 2014, HyperBeard Games is a Mexican independent studio formed by 2 friends, Antonio Uribe and Juan Pablo Riebeling. They combined their programming and illustration skills in order to make what they love: Tacos and Video Games.
In March 2016, HyperBeard partnered with Apps-O-Rama to release KleptoCats which netted millions of downloads and reached the top 10 free apps in many countries around the world. Building on this success, HyperBeard was acquired by Apps-O-Rama in June 2016 to bring their catlike gaming awesomeness to new heights.
HyperBeard is currently focused on making fun little games that delight casual audiences on mobile platforms.
Only time will tell what the future holds for the hyperbeardos.
  • KleptoCats

LONE WOLF

STUDIO

Business Type:Video Game Development
Platforms:Android, iOS, PC
Website::https://www.facebook.com/Lonewolfstdio

Contact Person

Name:Angel Revuelta Blanco
Job Title:Art Director
E-mail:lone.wolf.stdio@gmail.com
Lone Wolf is an independent and creative studio, focused on offer high quality products. Founded by 3 expert entrepreneurs in every process of a video game creation. The passion and creativity is what lead us on. We love to share knowledge and teach courses.

Services

Game Developer, Gamification, Games, Animation and Web pages.

Knight Demand

Genre:Multiplayer
Platforms:PC
Target:+10
Link:www.facebook.com/Lonewolfstdio

Game Info

Work in progress.

Villender

Genre:Resource Management
Platforms:Android, iOS
Target:+10
Link:www.facebook.com/Lonewolfstdio

Game Info

A game where your mission is manage a population and his resources to improve their way of life.

  • Knight Demand

  • Villender

Business Type:Video Game Development
Platforms:PC, Mac, iOS, Android, PS4
Website::www.maquivol.com

Contact Person

Name:Felipe Mandujano
Job Title:CEO & Founder
E-mail:fmandujano@maquivol.com
We are a game development studio with experience in PC, mobile, augmented reality, virtual reality and currently working on our first PS4 game. We create our own IP but can also work on bringing to the mobile gaming world some of the most widely recognized brands in Mexico and Latin America.

Services

Adver games development, augmented reality & virtual reality.

Al grito de Guerra

Genre:Shooter
Platforms:PC, MacOSX, PS4
Target:+13
Link:www.maquivol.com

Game Info

A first person shooter game (FPS) based on the Mexican Revolution era. The players can be part of some of the most important battles, it could be fighting beside any of the revolutionary movements like the Zapatistas, Villistas, Carrancistas or the Federal Army. The stages are based on historical battles of big importance, using the original maps, blueprints of the buildings and photographies trying to recreate the fights as closely as possible.

Cut the Plush

Genre:Arcade
Platforms:iOS, Android, Kinect for PC
Target:+10
Link:ww.maquivol.com

Game Info

Cut the Plush is a game for mobile devices where the player takes the role of Simon, a stuffed monkey who has spent many years in a toy store without being purchased . The player must help Simon to get his evil to eliminate all teddies plan.

Through an advanced system cuts the player can cut teddies in almost any way possible, cutting not only once the bear, but in many places.
  • Al grito de Guerra

  • Cut the Plush

Business Type:Development
Platforms:iOS / Android
Website::www.rckgames.com

Contact Person

Name:Ricardo E. González
Job Title:CEO & Founder
E-mail:ricardoeglezg@gmail.com
A Mexican video game company founded in 2014, headquartered in Merida, Yucatan Mexico. RCK Games ® offers the necessary environment for those talented code programmers and artists in order for them to come together and create amazing video games.

Services

Video game development

Ghost Apocalypse

Genre:Tower Defense
Platforms:iOS, Android
Target:+13
Link:www.rckgames.com

Game Info

Ghost Apocalypse is a tower defense game whose main goal is to invoke magic towers and use their special abilities along with the magic spells of Bruno, Mila and Grandpa. It is a strategic game for all ages where there are different ways to overcome the obstacles. Upgrade your towers and become a powerful summoner. Uncover the real identity of the ghost behind the attack and enjoy this story from beginning to end, unlock the achievements and conquer the game.
  • Ghost Apocalypse

Business Type:Video Game Development
Platforms:iOS, Android, Web
Website::www.villavanilla.com/en

Contact Person

Name:Roberto Langarica
Job Title:CEO
E-mail:roberto@villavanilla.com
We are independent, fresh, cheerful, and love to delight people.
The team got together for the love of producing delectable works of digital media, and has since earned several awards, including a finalist title in 2009 IGF’s “The Next Great Mobile Game” and the Blackberry Challenge 2013.

Services

Gamification, Games, Animation and Web pages.

Kubera

Genre:Puzzle
Platforms:iOS, Android
Target:Everyone
Link:www.villavanilla.com/en

Game Info

Is a puzzle game which mixes placing blocks with word forming mechanics. Reach the goal of each level by placing blocks, making lines to get letters and forming word with the letters you got.

Silicon Island

Genre:Incremental, Simulation
Platforms:iOS, Android
Target:Teen
Link:www.villavanilla.com/en

Game Info

Is an incremental game within a parody world where stock exchange is everything.

  • Kubera

  • Silicon Island

Business Type:Development

Platforms:PC / Android / iOS / PS4 / VR: Playstation VR, Oculus RIFT, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR.

Website::www.wasdstudio.com

Contact Person

Name:Fabian Hernandez Alamilla
Job Title:CEO & Co-Founder
E-mail:fhernandez@wasdstudio.com
Wasd Studio is an internationally awarded company based in Mexico City that offer services like video games, virtual / augmented reality and interactive solutions development using cutting edge technology from the video game industry. Wasd Studio has become a top company for development of high quality virtual reality, augmented reality, motion tracking and interactive content.

Services

Video Game Development / Interactive Development

Wake Up Metro

Genre:Terror Puzzle

Platforms:Playstation VR, OSVR HDK2, Oculus RIFT, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, Cardboard, Daydream

Target:+18
Link:www.wasdstudio.com

Game Info

Wake Up is a psychological horror puzzle game, it will be available for the major VR platforms, delivering special experiences for each one, taking advantages of their unique features, like controls, tracking system, etc.

Wake up allows you to navigate in a free way along the environment and interact with items in it, in an immersive VR experience. Take decisions that drives your destiny, for a god or bad outcome.

  • Wake Up Metro

Business Type:Video Game Development
Platforms:PS4, Steam, PC, Mac, iOS, Android
Website::www.xibalbastudios.com

Contact Person

Name:Ricardo Villareal
Job Title:CEO
E-mail:ricardo@xibalbastudios.com
Xibalba Studios is a pioneer of game development in Latin America devoted to creating high quality console, PC and mobile games for the international market. Our goal is to create games that are original, innovative, and above all fun.
Xibalba Studios, released its first original IP Icebreakers in 2010, it won “best original character” award at the Intel Level Up competition, its upcoming game MilitAnt was awarded the “best shooter” award in the same contest, 1st Place in the Professional category in ESA’s Videojuegos MX contest and “Selected Projects” award from Game Connection America. Founded 11 years ago in the city of Monterrey, Mexico, by DigiPen Institute of Technology graduates Ricardo Villarreal and Steven Johnson, the vision of Xibalba Studios is to become one of the leading game developers in the world.

MilitAnt

Genre:Shooter, Platformer

Platforms:PS4, PS3, PS Vita, PC, Steam

Target:+10

Link:www.xibalbastudios.com

Game Info

MilitAnt™ is an action-packed side-scrolling platform/shooter. Set in a world ruled by insects, a lone soldier ant must defend his home colony at all costs from a brutal invasion by the enemy bug nations.

As the lone guard in your watchtower, you have no choice but to face the enemy as they overrun the Colony in the surrounding 3D environments.

Using multiple weapons simultaneously defend your colony and travel to distant and foreign lands to discover the reason behind this war… and how to end it.
  • MilitAnt

Business Type:Publisher / Incubator / Accelerator / Development

Platforms:PS4, Steam, PC, Mac, iOS, Android

Website::http://gamesstarter.com

Contact Person

Name:Roberto Langarica
Job Title:CEO
E-mail:roberto@villavanilla.com
Games Starter is a videogame incubator and publisher based in Mexico. It’s main focus relies in the Latin American videogame industry, helping independent studios get their games off the ground, with mentorship, business development, hardware, software resources and last but not less important: we cover 100% of the funding and publishing. The company’s strategy is to help the young videogame entrepreneurs in every aspect of the video game development and product launch in order to make it profitable and help them to be financially self-sufficient. Individual game developers, large and small studios can apply. Every year, teams from around the globe apply either on our special events, by email, social media or through our web site.

Flat Kingdom

Genre:Platformer
Platforms:Steam, PC, Mac
Target:All ages
Link:http://gamesstarter.com

Game Info

Flat Kingdom is filled with fun platforming action, puzzles and some Metroidvania elements. It also features a unique combat system! Instead of directly attacking your foes, you’ll have to touch them while transformed in the correct shape to beat them! Kinda like a rock-paper-scissor game. You can also learn new abilities along the way that will help you solve even more puzzles, beat enemies faster and reach new areas that were inaccessible to you before!

Silicon Island

Genre:Horror, Puzzle
Platforms:Steam, Pc, Mac
Target:+13
Link:http://gamesstarter.com

Game Info

After falling in her dreams, Iris awakens in a nightmarish world. Immerse yourself into a tormenting REalM while a haunting soundscape mesmerizes your soul. Will you be able to help her find a way to escape this world? REalM Walk of Soul is a 2D surreal horror game that will take you through a non-linear journey, full of bizarre abominations and indecipherable, mind-blowing mysteries. You’ll need to solve challenging puzzles to access new areas and unfold the story of Iris. The main inspirations for this journey are drawn from surreal horror indie game Yume Nikki and classics from the survival horror Golden Age, like Resident Evil and Silent Hill

  • Flat Kingdom

  • Realm Walk of Soul

Business Type:Event / Video Games Tournaments

Website::www.concomics.com

Contact Person

Name:Carlos Arroyo
Job Title:CEO
E-mail:contacto@concomics.com.mx
The most important event about pop culture in Latin Ámerica. In our events you can find: Comics, Anime, Sci-Fi, Pop Fashion, Concerts, Presentations of International and National TV and movie actors and actresses, Youtubers, Cosplay Competitions, Music and Dance. We also had the most competitive eSports and Video Games Area in Mexico with a high concurrency of national competitors, that make us the main event about Video Games Tournaments in Mexico. We follow rules based on EVO and MLG.

ConComics in numbers

- We have an average of 140 thousand annual visitors

- We have more than 85 permanent vendors and exhibitors

- We have presence in 5 cities in Mexico

- We cover more than 210,000 square feet annually,

our biggest city is Guadalajara.

- 7We have 15 events every year.

Social Media

Our numbers in social media is a reflection of our growth:

- More than 570K likes

- We’ve reached 3,984 comments in a week.

- 832K post reach in a week

- 354K interaction in a week

PARTNERS

Connecting games with culture, technology and entrepreneurship.

We are an organisation dedicated to promote the games industry, generate content and events for professionals, gamers. fans, media and any person interested in games. Our main goal is unite the industry working next to Mexican and international companies focused on the video games industry.

Contact Person

Name:Genesis González
Job Title:Director of International Content / Co-Founder
E-mail:genesis@gameweek.org
Website:www.video-games.mx / mx.gameweek.org
PROMÉXICO is the federal government agency responsible for coordinating strategies aimed at strengthening Mexico’s participation in the international economy, supporting the process of exporting firms established in the country and coordinating activities aimed at attracting foreign investment.

Contact Person


Name:カレン・ゴンサレス / Karen Gonzalez Urbina

Job Title:メキシコ大使館商務部 / PROMEXICO JAPAN

E-mail:karen.gonzalez@promexico.gob.mx

Website:www.promexico.mx
The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the largest non-profit membership organization in the world serving all individuals who create games.

Contact Person

Name:Jorge Luis Almaral
Job Title:President of the Board of Directors
E-mail:jorge.almaral@gmail.com
Website:www.facebook.com/IGDAMexico/
Established in 2012 as a new company We The Force Studios is a family of talented developers and artists that creates high quality games and interactive products that we love, making sure you love them too. We The Force Studios is located in Saltillo, Mexico, and Bogotá, Colombia and from there we do what we love the most, we break the rules to create cool things, and we follow our great grandfather’s quote: “LOGIC WILL GET YOU FROM A TO Z, IMAGINATION WILL GET YOU EVERYWHERE.” A. Einstein (We The Force Founder).

Contact Person

Name:César Ramírez
Job Title:CEO & Co-Founder
E-mail:cesar@wetheforce.com