December 16th, 2014 : Games2win – a global casual games Company with over 47 million mobile game downloads announced that Kim Verbon has joined the company’s Board of Advisors.
Kim is recognized as global casual games expert with an expertise in conceptualizing, visualizing, designing and producing games for Teen & Tween Girls. Kim lives in Utrecht, the Netherlands, with her husband and 2 kids.
Kim’s worked for almost 7 years in one of the largest Casual Games Company’s of the world Spil Games, where she designed and executed more than 50 games and oversaw the creation of over 300 games by her teams. She was responsible for the Shopaholic games series & the transformation of the Sara’s Cooking Class IP. The games she has created have been played millions of times, she stopped counting when she reached the 50 million gameplays marker. Kim speaks by invitation at top global conferences such as GDC and Casual Connect and has produced several thought leadership presentations such as “Geek is the New Pink”
Drawing from her experience at Spil Games and as an independent consultant where she worked on consumer facing browser & mobile games, Kim will work closely with the Games2win team with a specific focus on RPG (Role Playing Games), which is a winning game category for Games2win.
Alok Kejriwal, CEO of Games2win: “We have generated almost 50 million mobile game downloads on the basis of original IP, driven solely by organic and viral discovery. The global Tween Girl audience is very important to us and we have top ranking games in the RPG Category that these girls like playing. Kim brings the best of global knowledge, imagination and experience of this genre of gaming and will help us realize our dream of being the #1 Casual Games Company in Girls Games”
Kim Verbon, founder of YamSam: “I’m delighted to join Games2win and very enthusiastic to be working with the team on their portfolio of games. This target audience is very close to my heart and expertise, and there’s not much content out there for tween and teen girls. I’m very pleased to find like-minded and engaged professionals at Games2win, who are serious about creating great games. I am confident that together we’ll create top content, loved and played by millions of tweens and teens.”
Games2win is a gigantic casual games business, operating across a global footprint, leveraging its own IP. The business has clocked 47 million game downloads across the iTunes and Android platforms without advertising or paid installs. Three of its games – Parking Frenzy, Fab Tattoo Artist & Super Mom have topped the global app charts.
Games2win owns 800 proprietary, casual games that are being swiftly transformed into delightful mobile games. Games2win is headquartered in Mumbai & employs over 90 people. The Company’s investors include Clearstone Venture Partners, Nirvana Capital & others.
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