Magic Pockets (game studio)

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Created in 2000, Magic Pockets is an independent video game studio based in the Paris area. It is one of the largest handheld video game developers in France. The company developed more than 35 games on Nintendo's handheld systems and is now developing on Nintendo DS, iPhone and iPad.

The studio managed to enter the Develop100[1] in 2010 being one of the world's most successful game studios according to Develop.

The studio is based in Torcy, Seine-et-Marne.


Created in 2000 the studio aimed at developing games for Nintendo handheld consoles. When Take-Two Interactive bought GAÏA Groupe in 2005, Magic Pockets leads quickly proposed to buy-back the studio.

Take-Two accepted the offer and Magic Pockets made a fresh start as an independent developer. With the great increase of the Nintendo DS software sales, the studio had the opportunity to grow rapidly from 9 employees to 30, developing 48 games within 4 years.

The studio is currently developing games for Nintendo 3DS, iOS, Android, Wii and Wii U.


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From A to Z


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