Imangi Studios

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Imangi Studios
Private
IndustryVideo gaming
Founded2008; 11 years ago (2008)[1]
FounderNatalia Luckyanova, Keith Shepherd
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Natalia Luckyanova, Keith Shepherd, Kiril Tchangov
ProductsTemple Run
Temple Run 2
Websiteimangistudios.com

Imangi Studios is an American independent video game company best known for creating the top free iOS, Android, and Windows Phone game Temple Run.[2] Founded by husband-and-wife team Natalia Luckyanova and Keith Shepherd, the company also has an artist, Kiril Tchangov.

History[edit]

2008–2010: Foundation and early beginnings[edit]

2011–present: Temple Run franchise[edit]

Games developed[edit]

Games Release Date Ref.
Imangi July 29, 2008 [3]
Imangi Word Square Nov 9, 2008 [4]
Little Red Sled July 3, 2009 [5]
Harbor Master August 7, 2009 [6]
Hippo High Dive November 30, 2009 [7]
geoSpark December 4, 2009 [8]
Max Adventure December 4, 2010 [9]
Temple Run Aug 4, 2011 [10]
Temple Run: Brave June 14, 2012 [11][12]
Temple Run 2 January 16, 2013 [13]
Temple Run: Oz February 27, 2013 [14]
Temple Run VR December 23, 2014 [15]

Recognition[edit]

Pocket Gamer placed Imangi at rank #13 in their Top 50 Developers of 2013 list and rank #36 for Top 50 Developers of 2014.[16][17] New York Times reported that Imangi Studios had become more popular than Zynga.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Imangi Studios - About". Imangi Studios. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "Going free quintupled Temple Run's revenue". macgasm. Retrieved February 4, 2012.
  3. ^ https://www.pocketgamer.com/articles/008064/imangi-word-puzzle-game-arrives-on-the-app-store/
  4. ^ https://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/imangi-word-squares
  5. ^ https://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/little-red-sled
  6. ^ https://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/little-red-sled
  7. ^ https://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/hippo-high-dive/critic-reviews
  8. ^ https://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/geospark---warning-highly-addictive!
  9. ^ https://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/max-adventure
  10. ^ "Temple Run (iOS)". IGN. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
  11. ^ "Temple Run Brave (iOS)". Slide to Play. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
  12. ^ KS Sandhya Iyer (June 8, 2012). "Temple Run: Brave coming to iOS, Android on June 14". NDTV Gadgets. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
  13. ^ "Temple Run 2 released for iOS, Android version hitting Google Play next week". T3. January 17, 2013. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
  14. ^ Nelson, Randy (February 4, 2013). "Temple Run: Oz the Great and Powerful (apparently) landing this month on iOS". TÚAW. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  15. ^ https://www.pocketgamer.biz/news/59843/temple-run-goes-first-person-as-it-supports-samsung-gear-vr/
  16. ^ https://www.pocketgamer.biz/list/5210/pocketgamerbiz-top-50-developer-2013/entry/13/
  17. ^ https://www.pocketgamer.biz/list/5206/pocketgamerbiz-top-50-developer-2014/entry/36/
  18. ^ Brian X. Chen (March 1, 2012). "How Temple Run Became More Popular Than Zynga Games". The New York Times. Retrieved July 29, 2013.