Bossa Studios

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Bossa Studios is a UK-based developer of free-to-play social network games. Bossa was founded in 2010 by Henrique Olifiers, Imre Jele and Roberta Lucca. Bossa were acquired by Shine Group in September 2011 for an undisclosed fee.[1]

Bossa launched its first title Monstermind in September 2011 which has seen over one million Facebook users play the game and in 2012 won a BAFTA award in the "Online – Browser" category.[2]

The company announced its third title Merlin The Game in June 2012[3] which is based on the Merlin TV series and is due for release in late 2013.

List of games[edit]

Released games[edit]

Monstermind (released in September 2011)[4]

Surgeon Simulator 2013 (Released 19 April 2013 on Steam)

In development[edit]

Merlin The Game (due for release late 2013)[3]


  1. ^ Josh Halliday (16 September 2011). "Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine buys social gaming startup Bossa Studios | Technology |". Guardian. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Video Games Awards Winners & Nominees in 2012 - Games Awards - Games - The BAFTA site". Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Merlin to Bewitch Facebook Users in New Game - IGN". 18 June 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bossa Stomps Into Facebook Games With Monstermind". AllFacebook. 16 September 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2013.