Dr. Panda

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Dr. Panda
IndustryVideo games
FounderThijs Bosma,[1] Yan Lin[2]
Area served
160 countries
Key people
Thijs Bosma (CEO & Founder)
Lin Yan (COO & Co-founder)
Tom Buyckx (Chief Marketing Officer)
Number of employees

Dr. Panda (formerly TribePlay)[3] is a Chinese video game developer that creates educational applications for kids on smartphones and tablets. The company is based in Chengdu, China.[4] The company's series of Dr. Panda games includes role-playing apps aimed at children under five.[5] The games are available on platforms including iOS, Android and Windows Phone.[6]


Dr. Panda expanded into 3D graphics with the release of Dr. Panda Home in 2013. It was listed as one of The Guardian's Best 20 Android Apps of the Week in 2013.[7]


  1. ^ "Dr. Panda on designing apps with cross-border appeal". Kidscreen. May 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "TribePlay/Dr. Panda Profile". techinasia.com. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  3. ^ "TribePlay Rebrands as Dr. Panda in Honor of Children's Game Franchise". adweek.com.
  4. ^ "Dr. Panda passes 40 million installs, showing that kids in China and the West play the same way". Venture Beat.
  5. ^ "China-based TribePlay raises $750,000 to produce monthly Dr. Panda kids' games". thenextweb.com.
  6. ^ "TribePlay - Games". Retrieved 2016-09-04.
  7. ^ "20 best Android apps and games this week". The Guardian.