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IndustryVideo games
FoundedRedmond, Washington, U.S. (2002 (2002))
Key people
Garrett Price, Brian Goble, Bryan Bouwman, Kevin Kilstrom
ProductsCasual games
Number of employees

HipSoft is a Redmond, Washington-based developer of casual video games founded in 2002 by three of the original founders of Monolith Productions: Brian Goble, Garrett Price, and Bryan Bouwman. HipSoft has made over a dozen games, many of which have become popular in the casual gaming industry.[1] Its games have been translated into many different languages and are distributed and sold worldwide through websites and retail outlets. All of the games are available for Windows and most for Mac OS X, and are being developed by partner companies for the Nintendo DS, mobile phones and other platforms.

These casual games, mainly Build-A-Lot, have taken the industry by storm [1] , have been rated 4.5 out of 5 stars[2] and "E" for Everyone.[3]


  • Build-a-lot
  • Digby's Donuts
  • Five Card Deluxe
  • Flip Words
  • Flip Words 2
  • Galactic Express
  • Gem Shop
  • Gift Shop
  • Holiday Express
  • Jig Words
  • Lucky Streak Poker
  • MicroMan's Crazy Computers
  • Ocean Express
  • Puzzle Express
  • Shop it Up!
  • Sportball Challenge
  • Trivia Machine
  • Trivia Machine Reloaded


Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Build-A-Lot". Casual Game. Hipsoft. 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2009-04-15.
  2. ^ "Build-A-Lot". Casual Game. Hipsoft. 2008-04-03. Retrieved 2009-04-15.
  3. ^ "Build-A-Lot". Casual Game. Hipsoft. 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2008-04-03.
  4. ^ "Build-a-lot". bigfishgames.com. Retrieved 2007-12-15.
  5. ^ "Build-a-lot". realarcade.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2007-12-15.

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