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 […]

Essential Game Developer Resources for Indie Creators

In the heart of Lagos, Nigeria, a young game developer named Ifunanya had a vision that burned brighter than the scorching sun. Armed with passion, talent, and a laptop, she embarked on her quest to create a game that would capture the spirit of Africa and ignite the imagination of players worldwide.  However, Ifunanya soon […]

Preparing the Next Generation of African Game Artists

We are thrilled to announce the start of our highly anticipated Game Art Programme, which attracted an overwhelming response from aspiring artists. We received an impressive 376 applications and 51 outstanding art submissions. It goes without saying that the selection process proved to be a challenging task. After careful consideration, we proudly welcomed 27 participants […]

The Inspiring Journey of Maliyo Academy Graduates 

Breaking into the game development industry can be a daunting task, especially for those who lack experience or connections in the field. That’s why GameUp Africa, now rebranded to Maliyo Academy, was established to provide aspiring game developers and game artists with the skills, mentorship, and hands-on experience they need to succeed.  Over the years, […]