Independent Finnish game developer
Housemarque is an independent game developer of digital downloadable games for PS3, Xbox and other platforms. Our passion is to design engaging gaming experiences full of rewarding gameplay moments. Housemarque was co-founded by Harri Tikkanen and Ilari Kuittinen in 1995. Before founding the company, the co-founders were founding two of the first game development studios in Finland called Bloodhouse and Terramarque.
Today, Housemarque is an established game developer with over 15 year long track record and we are one of the most experienced game developers of downloadable games on console platforms. Using digital craftsmanship our talented team brings life to game concepts and designs.
The company currently concentrates on developing digitally distributed games on multiple platforms based on original concepts and IP’s for downloadable platforms such as Playstation 3′s Playstation Network (PSN), Xbox 360 Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA), iOS and PC. In 2011 we are in the middle of an exciting expansion of our business as we are entering into publishing business of digital games. New distribution channels have opened up for game developers and Housemarque is excellently positioned to take advantage of new business opportunities.
Housemarque as an investment opportunity
- An established growth company in a very attractive market, with proven track record of successful game IP development.
- A solid entrepreneurial team with creative talents who have worked long time together.
- Excellent relationships with leading global publishers like Activision, Sony Computer Entertainment and Ubisoft ensures consistent deal flow.
- Self-publishing and consequent retaining of IPRs opens up possibilities for higher share of revenue stream, multiple other revenue streams such as merchandising and ads. Creating multiple version of successful games to different platforms and distribution channels accelerates the company’s revenue and margin growth.
- The company has been in Deloitte Tech Fast 50 Finland list during two consecutive years in 2009 & 2010&2011. Fast 50 companies are selected based on the percentage growth of the past five years’ turnover.
- Name: Housemarque Oy, limited liability company
- Business ID: 1002012-8
- Domicile: Helsinki, Finland
- Address: Kalevankatu 30, FIN-00100 Helsinki,
- Phone: +358-9-637 586
- Web: www.housemarque.com
- Registered: 19.7.1995
- Industry (EVCA guidelines): Computer Related
- Fiscal year: January-December
- Ownership: Private (Founders, employees and other)
- Management: Ilari Kuittinen (CEO) & Harri Tikkanen (Creative & Technical Director)
- Employees: 31 persons (August 2011)
- Auditors: PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, Kari Lydman CPA
- Offices: Kalevankatu 30, 6th floor
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Further information about Housemarque can be found at About Housemarque.