Pixelberry Studios

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Pixelberry Studios
IndustryGame Developer
FounderOliver Miao, Keith Emnett, Winston She
Mountain View, CA
United States

Pixelberry Studios is a mobile game development company based in Mountain View, California, United States.[1] Founded in 2013 by Oliver Miao, Keith Emnett, and Winston She,[2] Pixelberry aims to create "games with heart,"[3] beginning with Surviving High School and Cause of Death, which deals with themes of bullying, eating disorders and capturing serial killers.[4][5] Since then, the company has fully released three more mobile games: Hollywood U, High School Story and Choices: Stories You Play.[1][6][7][8] In November 2017, Pixelberry was acquired by Nexon.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Mobile game takes a stand against cyberbullying". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Pixelberry Studios | Crunchbase". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  3. ^ Strauss, Karsten. "Mobile Games With Heart? Pixelberry In 2015". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  4. ^ "Inside The Game: Why Oliver Miao almost left gaming". pocketgamer.biz. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  5. ^ "After bullying, High School Story tackles body image and eating disorders". Polygon. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Pixelberry Studios Tackles Teenagers' Body-Image Issues With A New Mobile Game". TechCrunch. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  7. ^ "16 percent of teens consider suicide before graduation. This quest is for them". The Washington Post. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Ex-EA devs add cyberbullying-themed quests to High School Story to teach players how to deal with the issue themselves". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Nexon acquires High School Story developer Pixelberry Studios". VentureBeat. 2017-11-10. Retrieved 2018-04-26.

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