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 […]

How Kofi was Empowered to Conquer His Fears and Start His Own Business

Imagine strolling through the bustling streets of Accra, and amidst the vibrant energy, a young man catches your eye. With effortless grace and an infectious smile, he dances to a melody only he can hear. Meet Kofi, a symbol of resilience and determination. Kofi’s journey wasn’t always cheerful and animated. Deep within his heart, a […]

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 […]

Explore the Dynamic Duo of XR and Mobile Games for Impact

Games have proven to be more than just a source of fun to a means to nurture creativity, hone problem-solving skills and even address real-world challenges. One significant milestone in the African games industry was the debut of Games for Change at Africa Games Week in February 2022. Games for Change, an influential organisation that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rewrite African Tales in the Epic Journey of Aboki Run

Many moons ago, in a small village nestled deep within the heart of Nigeria, lived three young friends named Chinedu, Gbenga, and Danjuma. They were known throughout the village for their insatiable curiosity and unwavering desire to explore the unknown. Legends and tales of African folklore always captivated their imaginations, sparking a longing to rewrite […]

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 […]