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W!Games

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W!Games
Formerly
Woedend! Games
Former type
Subsidiary
IndustryVideo game industry
FateMerged with Karami
SuccessorVanguard Games
Founded 📆February 2005; 15 years ago (2005-02)
Founder 👔Bas van Berkestijn
Defunct15 September 2010 (2010-09-15)
Headquarters 🏙️,
Amsterdam
,
Netherlands
Area served 🗺️
Products 🎛️ 🧴
  • My Horse & Me
  • Greed Corp
Members
Number of employees
ParentWoedend!
Website[Lua error in Module:WikidataIB at line 665: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value). ] 
address
telephone

W!Games was a Dutch video game developer based in Amsterdam. Founded by Bas van Berkestijn in February 2005, as a subsidiary of communications company Woedend!, the company developed My Horse & Me and Greed Corp. In April 2016, W!Games merged with Karami and formed Vanguard Games.

History[edit]

Woedend!, a Dutch communications company based in Amsterdam, founded Woedend! Games in a business decision when it landed a deal to develop a video game centered around horses.[1] The company debuted their first game, My Horse & Me, at the 2006 Game Developers Conference.[2] Following the release of My Horse & Me, Woedend! Games was renamed W!Games.[1]

On 15 September 2010, W!Games merged with Karami, a developer founded by Martin de Ronde and Michiel Mol earlier that year, and formed Vanguard Games.[3][4][5][6]

Games developed[edit]

  • My Horse & Me (2007)
  • Greed Corp (2010)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Erwie (23 February 2010). "W! Games en het Mistbound-universum". Gamer.nl.
  2. GamesIndustry International (13 March 2006). "Dutch Developer Woedend! Games to Showcase First Game Title at Game Developers Conference 2006". GamesIndustry.biz.
  3. Martin, Matt (15 September 2010). "Guerrilla founders form Vanguard Entertainment". GamesIndustry.biz. Gamer Network. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  4. Nunneley, Stephany (16 September 2010). "Guerrilla co-founders de Ronde and Mol form Vanguard Entertainment". VG247. Videogaming247. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  5. Graft, Kris (15 September 2010). "Guerrilla Games Co-Founders Form Vanguard". Gamasutra. UBM TechWeb. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  6. McElroy, Griffin (16 September 2010). "Guerrilla co-founders form Vanguard Entertainment". Engadget. AOL Tech. Retrieved 11 December 2016.



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