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XMG Studio is a mobile games developer based in Toronto, Canada. The company was founded by Ray Sharma in 2009. XMG has created a mixture of original IP games such as Fashion Star Boutique and Drag Racer World, and co-produced/licensed projects including Degrassi, Inspector Gadget's MAD Dash and Ghostbusters: Paranormal Blast. The company has launched games on iOS, Android and Windows Phone platforms. In 2011, XMG scouted for a partner in India.
In 2011, the company was named in the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces. In 2012, XMG was listed in Pocket Gamer’s “Top 10 Mobile Game Developers to Watch in 2012.” XMG has also partnered with mobile games publisher, DeNA to bring select games to DeNA’s mobile social game network.
In 2012, XMG collaborated with Shaftesbury Films and its digital media division Smokebomb Entertainment to create an app-based video series called Totally Amp’d, which contained “appisodes.” XMG has also worked with Sony and MuchMusic to create the Degrassi and Ghostbusters: Paranormal Blast apps. In 2013, XMG also partnered with startup company, Seeds, to help give microloans to female entrepreneurs in developing countries through mobile gaming.
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