Ludia

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Ludia
Industry Video games
Interactive entertainment
Founded 2007
Headquarters Montreal, Canada
Website ludia.com
Ludia's headquarters in Montreal's Old Port

Ludia, a member of the FremantleMedia family, is a Canadian video game developer based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada that creates and distributes cross-platform digital games with mass consumer appeal. Ludia's product portfolio consists of original and branded properties based on game shows, television series, movies, books and board games. In addition to developing games for Facebook, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android and Amazon, Ludia has created games for Nintendo DS, PC, Mac, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii in the past.

The company works with the owners of original and branded properties such as FremantleMedia, DreamWorks Animation, Universal, Sony, CBS, BBC Worldwide, Mark Burnett Productions, Disney, and creates video games based on brands such as The Price Is Right, Family Feud/Family Fortunes, Press Your Luck, Pyramid, Hollywood Squares, Hole In The Wall, Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?, The Weakest Link and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.

In addition to game show properties, Ludia creates games based on brands such as Jurassic World, Jurassic Park, How To Train Your Dragon (film), The Flintstones, Where's Waldo, Popeye, Betty Boop, Hell's Kitchen, The Amazing Race and The Bachelor.

FremantleMedia acquired a majority stake in Ludia in October 2010.

History[edit]

2007

  • Ludia is founded by industry veterans and headed by Alexandre Thabet, CEO.
  • Ludia signs its first licensing deals with FremantleMedia Enterprises (The Price Is Right™) and Fox (Hell’s Kitchen™). First aired in 1956, The Price Is Right™ is still the highest-rated daytime show in the United States.

2008

  • Ludia launches its first games on Wii, DS and PC.
  • Ludia ventures into iPhone and iPad.

2009

  • Ludia acquires Mistic Software Inc.

2010

  • Launches 10 iPad games including Family Feud™, Press your Luck™ and Where's Waldo?® in Hollywood.
  • Launches first Facebook game: The Price Is Right™.
  • FremantleMedia Enterprises acquires Ludia.

2011

  • Ludia goes 100% digital and adopts the “Free to Play" model.

2012

  • Ludia launches its first builder game, Jurassic Park™ Builder.

List of games[edit]

The following is a list of games developed by Ludia.[1]

  • All In & Friends For iOS devices only
  • Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader ? & Friends for iOS and Android
  • Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader ? for iOS, Android, Facebook and Amazon Appstore
  • Betty Boop Slots for iOS, Android and Facebook
  • Bowling & Friends for iOS and Android
  • Dragons: Rise of Berk for iOS, Android, Facebook and Amazon Appstore
  • Family Feud: 2010 Edition (2009) for iOS only
  • Family Feud Decades (2010) for iOS only
  • Family Feud: 2012 Edition (2011) for Wii & Xbox 360 systems only
  • Family Feud & Friends for iOS, Android, and Amazon Appstore
  • Family Feud & Friends 2 for Android, iOS, Facebook and Amazon Appstore
  • Family Fortunes (2010) for iOS devices only available in the U.K.
  • Family Fortunes & Friends for iOS devices only available in the U.K.
  • Fairy Tale Slots! for iOS and Facebook
  • Flip Chip Poker
  • Game Show Party (2010) "a bundle pack of The Price Is Right:2010 Edition, Family Feud:2010 Edition & Press Your Luck:2010 Edition exclusively for the PS3 via PSN"
  • Hell's Kitchen (2008) for PC, Mac, Wii, DS, and iOS
  • Hell's Kitchen VS. for iOS only
  • Hole In The Wall Deluxe Edition (2011) for Xbox 360 only
  • Hollywood Squares (2010) for PC,Wii, iOS and PS3 via PSN
  • Jurassic Park Builder (2012) for iOS, Android, Facebook and Amazon Appstore
  • Jurassic World: The Game (2015) for iOS, Android and Amazon Appstore
  • Linkies Puzzle Rush for iOS only
  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman for iOS and Android
  • Planet Fish for iOS only
  • Popeye Slots for iOS and Android
  • Press Your Luck for DS, Wii, PC (Mac) and iOS
  • Press Your Luck Slots for iOS and Facebook
  • Save Our Village for iOS only
  • The Amazing Race
  • The Bachelor: The Videogame
  • The Flintstones: Bring Back Bedrock for iOS, Android and Amazon Appstore
  • The Price Is Right (2008)
  • The Price Is Right:2010 Edition (2009)
  • The Price Is Right Decades (2011) for iOS, Android and Amazon Appstore
  • The Price Is Right Slots for iOS, Android, Facebook and Amazon Appstore
  • The Price Is Right Bingo for iOS, Android, Facebook and Amazon Appstore
  • The Weakest Link & Friends for iOS only
  • The $1,000,000 Pyramid (2011) for Wii and iOS only
  • Where's Waldo & Friends for iOS, Android and Amazon Appstore
  • Where's Waldo?: The Fantastic Journey (2009) for PC, Mac, Wii, DS, and iOS
  • Where's Waldo?®/ Wally in Hollywood for iOS only
  • Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (2010) for PC, Wii, DS & PS3 via PSN only
  • Who Wants To Be A Millionaire:2012 Edition (2011) for Xbox 360 only
  • Who Wants To Be A Millionaire & Friends for iOS, Android, Facebook and Amazon Appstore

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Games Published". IGN. Retrieved 2010-03-10. 

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