Unveiling the Future: Maliyo Games and the African Gaming Industry at Gamescom Conference

The gaming industry has transcended borders, bringing diverse cultures and talents onto a global stage. The African games industry, though still emerging, holds immense potential. This year, at the highly anticipated Gamescom Conference 2023, one of the key figures shaping this potential will be taking the stage – Hugo Obi, Founder and CEO of Maliyo […]

GameUp Africa 2023: Empowering the Next Generation of Game Developers!

The gaming industry has been evolving at an astonishing pace, and Africa is no exception to this exciting trend. To nurture and empower budding talents in game development, Maliyo Games proudly presents the 3rd Annual GameUp Africa Bootcamp.  This transformative 5-month online training program offers a unique opportunity for entry-level game developers from across Africa […]

Embracing Afrofuturism: Maliyo Games’ Summer Game Jam Ignites the Future!

Hello, gaming enthusiasts! We are excited to announce the impressive lineup of games that have been submitted for the Maliyo Summer Game Jam which held from 24th July – 31st July 2023, themed “Afrofuturism.” The jam brought together talented developers from around the world to create captivating and innovative Afrofuturistic games that showcase the rich […]

Whot King revenue skyrockets by 450% after Google feature.

Maliyo Games, a leading pan-African game development studio, witnessed a meteoric rise in revenue for our popular game, Whot King after being featured on Google Play. This achievement is unprecedented and highlights the incredible success of Whot King, an adaptation of Nigeria’s nation card game, “Whot”, while also demonstrating our unwavering commitment to our vision […]

Maliyo Game Art Training Program: Call for Mentors

Are you a passionate game artist with years of industry experience? Do you want to make a significant impact in fostering talent and shaping the future of the games industry in Africa? If so, Maliyo’s Games Art Training Program is looking for mentors like you! In this article, we’ll take a look at the highlights […]

Maliyo Games Takes Center Stage at Xbox Game Camp Africa Keynote Panel

Maliyo Games, a leading game development studio based in Africa, is set to make waves once again as they take the stage at the Xbox Game Camp Africa. The highly anticipated event, which will be held on the 15th and 16th of July 2023 simultaneously across four locations in Cairo, Johannesburg, Lagos, and Nairobi, aims […]

Maliyo Games Presents The Annual Maliyo Summer Game Jam!

Prepare to embark on an exciting journey of creativity, innovation, and gaming excellence as we proudly announce the Annual Maliyo Summer Game Jam from 24th July – 31st July 2023, a thrilling game development marathon where participants have the exciting challenge of creating a mobile game in just 7 days! This year’s jam promises to […]

Maliyo Team Hangout In Nairobi, Kenya 

At Maliyo Games, we believe in the power of a strong people-centred culture. As part of our ongoing efforts to build a cohesive team and celebrate our achievements, the Kenyan team recently had an unforgettable brunch hangout with our CEO, Hugo Obi, at the Four Points By Sheraton Hotel in Nairobi. It was a day […]

Announcement: Maliyo Games to Speak at Brazil Indie Games Festival 2023!

Join Hugo Obi, Founder and CEO of Maliyo Games on his seminar talk about the emerging trends in the African games industry! With visionary strategies and an innovative approach, Maliyo Games has emerged as a driving force in bridging the talent gap within African gaming.  Over the years, we’ve built a strong community and encouraged […]

Whot King shines on the App Store!

Attention all Whot King Fans! We have some thrilling news to share with you all! Our beloved game, Whot King, is currently featured on the App Store across Sub-Saharan Africa as part of the Africa Day campaign. This recognition is a testament to the exceptional quality and captivating gameplay that Whot King offers to players […]