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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pioneer the Third Wave of Wealth Through the Power of Personal Branding

Born in Sri Lanka and later forced to flee to Canada with his family at the age of 6, Chamath Palihapitiya faced financial hardships early on in his life. His father struggled with unemployment, and his mother held low-paying jobs in housekeeping. During a challenging period, his family relied on government assistance and Chamath worked […]

How Mobile Gaming is Transforming Africa’s Video Game Landscape

The digital revolution has swept across Africa, transforming lives and industries in its wake. One particular aspect that has witnessed a significant shift is the video game landscape, with mobile gaming emerging as a dominant force. In this article, we embark on a journey to explore how mobile gaming is shaping Africa’s gaming scene and […]

The Unique Art of Storytelling in Games

In a world where interactive experiences are increasingly prevalent, storytelling in games has emerged as a distinct and powerful form of narrative expression. Unlike movies or books, games offer a unique blend of player control and immersion, presenting new opportunities and challenges for storytellers. This article explores the tips and insights shared by a UK-based […]