Melsoft Games

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Melsoft Games
TypePrivate
IndustryMobile games
Founded2008
HeadquartersLithuania,
Number of employees
240 (2020)[1]
ParentMoon Active Ltd.
Websitewww.melsoft-games.com

Melsoft Games (formerly Melesta Games) is a Lithuanian video game developer focussing on casual mobile games. The company was founded in Belarus in 2008, and later opened offices in Cyprus and Lithuania. It was acquired by Israeli mobile video game developer Moon Active in December 2020.[1][2]

History[edit]

Melsoft was founded in Minsk in 2008 as Melesta Games, and it released its first game, Farm Frenzy, the same year.[3] In 2012, it switched its focus to mobile gaming. It signed a partnership with UK game developer Wargaming in 2016.[4] Melesta Games changes its name to Melsoft Games.[5]

Melsoft was acquired by Israeli mobile video game developer Moon Active in December 2020.[1][2]

List of Games[edit]

  • Dream Farm
  • Family Island[6][7]
  • Farm Frenzy (PC, iOS, Android, DS)
  • Farm Frenzy: Refreshed
  • Farm Frenzy 2
  • Green City[8]
  • Green City 2[9]
  • Island Realms[10]
  • Jo's Dream: Organic Coffee[11][12][13]
  • Monster Mutiny
  • My Cafe
  • Rolling Idols
  • Rolling Idols: Lost City[14]
  • Space Roadkill[15]
  • Spooky Mall[16]
  • Snow Globe: Farm World[17]
  • Toy Defense[18][19] (PC, iOS, Android, 3DS)
  • Toy Defense 2[20]
  • Toy Defense 3: Fantasy[21]
  • Toy Monsters[14]
  • Virtual Farm
  • Virtual Farm 2
  • Zuba[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Israel's Moonactive buys Belarus gaming co Melsoft". Globes. 23 December 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-23.
  2. ^ a b Moon Active acquires Family Island mobile game maker Melsoft
  3. ^ "Farm Frenzy series". MobyGames. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  4. ^ "Wargaming opens UK studio for new MMO". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  5. ^ "О нас - Melsoft". Melsoft (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2018-05-27. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  6. ^ "Family Island". Melsoft. Retrieved 2020-03-08.
  7. ^ "Family Island Beginner's Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Survive on a Deserted Island". Level Winner. 2019-12-10. Retrieved 2020-03-08.
  8. ^ "Green City preview by Gamezebo".
  9. ^ "Green City 2 on BigFishGames.com with a user's review".
  10. ^ "Islands Realms review by Gamezebo".
  11. ^ "Jo's Dream—Organic Coffee review by AllAboutCasualGames". Archived from the original on 2012-11-01. Retrieved 2013-02-22.
  12. ^ "The Best Games of 2012 by AllAboutCasualGame.com". Archived from the original on 2013-03-30.
  13. ^ "The best games of 2012 by Nevosoft" (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2013-01-17.
  14. ^ a b "Toy Monsters page on GameZebo.com". Archived from the original on 2013-04-23.
  15. ^ "press-release about the launch of the game on appcraver.com". Archived from the original on 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2013-05-23.
  16. ^ "Spooky Mall review by Gamezebo".
  17. ^ "Snow Globe—Farm World review by AllAboutCasualGames.com". Archived from the original on 2012-11-01. Retrieved 2013-02-22.
  18. ^ "Toy Defense review by Kamiqaze".
  19. ^ ". About the free-to-play version of Toy Defense".
  20. ^ "review for Toy Defense 2 on www.pocketgamer.co.uk".
  21. ^ "Review: Toy Defence (3DS eShop)". Nintendo Life. 2016-04-12. Retrieved 2020-03-08.
  22. ^ "Zuba review by 148 apps".

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