Halfbrick's current logo
|Founded||Brisbane, Australia (2001)|
|Key people||Shainiel Deo
Age of Zombies
Halfbrick Studios was founded in 2001. The studio is currently based in Brisbane, Australia and has offices in Sydney, the US and Spain. In March 2012, Halfbrick Studios acquired Onan Games for an undisclosed price. Onan is best known for Mandreel, which allows games to support iOS, Android, Flash and HTML development.
The Chief Executive Officer is Shainiel Deo, Phil Larsen is the Chief Marketing Officer and Luke Muscat is the Chief Creative Officer. Executive Producers include Ben Vale, Mik Dobele. Currently their staff consists of 85 employees within their Brisbane office and up to 200 employees worldwide.
Halfbrick Studios utilizes C++ as their programming language of choice. They also use software such as Microsoft's Visual Studio and Apple's Xcode since it allows them to "avoid having to rewrite a lot of code, control over performance, fine tune things, control memory usage as well as utilise third party libraries for game developers".
- Rocket Power: Beach Bandits (PlayStation 2, Gamecube, Xbox)
- Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue (Game Boy Advance)
- Avatar – The Last Airbender: Into the Inferno (Nintendo DS)
- Marvel Super Hero Squad (Nintendo DS)
- Halfbrick Blast Off (Xbox Live Indie Games, PlayStation Minis)
- Halfbrick Echoes (Xbox Live Indie Games, PlayStation Minis, Zune HD)
- Halfbrick Rocket Racing (Xbox Live Indie Games, PlayStation Minis)
- de Blob 2 (Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS)
- Age of Zombies (Android)
- Fruit Ninja Free (Android)
- Monster Dash (Google Chrome)
- Fruit Ninja Kinect (Xbox Live Arcade)
- Jetpack Joyride (iOS)
- Steambirds: Survival (iOS, Android)
- Fruit Ninja: Puss In Boots (iOS, Android)
- Age of Zombies Anniversary (iOS)
- Fruit Ninja Frenzy (Facebook)
- Jetpack Joyride (Android, Blackberry, Facebook, iOS, PlayStation Vita, Windows 8)
- Fish out of Water (iOS)
- Colossatron: Massive World Threat (Android, iOS)
- Band Stars (iOS)
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