Former Remedy, Rovio, Guerrilla Games Devs Form New Studio - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 September 2014 / 5,217 Views

Former Remedy, Guerrilla Games, Digital Chocolate. and Rovio developers have formed a new mobile studio called Helsinki GameWorks. The studio is based in Finland. There are 11 employees which feature "experienced game industry executives and senior experts."

"I am thrilled to announce our team, which has worked the breadth of the industry and has come together to realize a shared vision of modern mobile games," said Helsinki GameWorks CEO Kalle Kaivola. "This team works out of a passion for delivering deeply captivating experiences for the contemporary gamer."

The new studio is focused on developing mid-core mobile games. The first game will be free-to-play that will use physics based gameplay that is "cutting-edge."


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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WhiteEaglePL (on 02 September 2014)

hehehe mobile.

Wagram (on 02 September 2014)

Yeah, haha, nope.

wolfofthepack (on 04 September 2014)

angry war! next mobile title

ghettoglamour (on 04 September 2014) game. lol

Serious_frusting (on 03 September 2014)

meh. as long as they can survive

The_Sony_Girl1 (on 02 September 2014)

What did they have in common?

Simulacrum (on 02 September 2014)

Perk..Daym mobile games.