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June 10, 2017
Spartoo élargit son portefeuille de marques propres

 
June 27, 2016
Quid named a Tech Pioneer by World Economic Forum

 
June 12, 2015
How a French studio set out to make the next great Japanese RPG

 
May 20, 2015
Independent Game Developer Kobojo Closes $7M Round Series B Funding led by Oxford Capital Partners

 
May 18, 2015
Kobojo mentioned as one of the 10 Most-Anticipated New iPhone Games by Time Magazine

 
March 19, 2015
Quid Closes USD 39m Series D Financing

 
March 3, 2015
HGST Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Amplidata

 
September 19, 2014
Kobojo Unveils New Persistent Online RPG Zodiac, Global Project Including Developers from Some of the Most Iconic Role-Playing Games in History

 
September 19, 2014
Molecular Partners appoints Steven H. Holtzman as independent non-executive member to its board of directors

 
September 8, 2014
Western Digital Capital Makes Strategic Investment in Amplidata

 
August 19, 2014
New Dundee studio for Kobojo

 
July 22, 2014
CommProve strengthen its commitment with Cell C in Africa

 
June 12, 2014
Amplidata Expands Leadership Team to Support Growth

 
June 11, 2014
Amplidata Reaches New Heights In Storage Scalability and Manageability with Himalaya

 
June 11, 2014
Verizon Adopts Amplidata’s New Himalaya Storage Architecture for Cloud Storage Service

 
April 29, 2014
Amplidata and Avere Systems Redefine The Economics Of Massively Scalable High Performance NAS Storage

 
April 25, 2014
Mutants: Genetic Gladiators Brings Monster Battles to iOS, Android Platforms

 
April 10, 2014
CommProve confirm its strong presence in LATAM

 
March 24, 2014
Amplidata Secures $11M to Drive Next Phase of Growth

 
January 22, 2014
Sakura Internet Cloud Datacenter Deploys Amplidata Object Store for Cloud Archiving, Backup, and Content Delivery Services

 
December 2, 2013
Blackhawk Network Acquires Germany-Based Prepaid Leader Retailo as Part of Ongoing International Expansion Strategy

 
November 19, 2013
Spartoo test driver of the European Google Trusted Store program

 
November 13, 2013
Amplidata Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Object-Based Scale-Out Storage

 
October 8, 2013
CommProve Announces New Mobile Operator Win in Asia

 
September 18, 2013
CommProve Wins $2.7M New Business in Africa

 
By Philip Kollar on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:30p

With two popular former Final Fantasy team members on board, Kobojo aims to make the kind of game its team grew up on.

The day Mario Rizzo found out he was going to meet one of his idols, he wasn’t even slightly prepared.

Rizzo had been the CEO of Kobojo, a small French free-to-play game developer, for about six months, and he was working non-stop the whole time, attempting to change the company’s direction. Previously, Kobojo had made small, simple Facebook games. Under Rizzo’s guidance, the team pursued something new; it wanted to make a Japanese role-playing game.

As Rizzo arrived in Paris on a red-eye flight from a business trip, that idea and the challenges of developing it were on his mind. Kobojo had an incredible team of 2D artists that was already creating a visual style that perfectly mimicked the Eastern RPGs they had always loved. But how were they going to successfully capture the feel of ...

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