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14Nov/12

Who is Who in Europe: Akamon Entertainment

By Huel Fuchsberger

Akamon Entertainment is  a young company that was created in July 2011. It is dedicated to online social gaming and specialising in traditional social casino-type games. Form Barcelona they operate mainly  in the south of Europe and Latin America. Via local portals and Facebook Akamons game are accessible  to their community. Here are more details about Akamon:

  • Name: Akamon Entertainment
  • Founded: July 2011
  • Founded by: Carlos Blanco, Vicenç Martí and other members of the board
  • Founded in: 2011
  • Funding: 1 million Euro
  • Acquisitions: Mundijuegos.com
  • Number of employees: 46
  • Number of Games published: 31
  • List of Games published on Facebook:

    Artwork for Buraco

    Ruleta
    Chinchón
    Belote
    Tute
    Buraco
    Tarot
    Briscola
    Parcheesi
    Dominoes

  • Describe what you do in a sentence:

    Ingame Screenshot of Chinchòn

    Akamon offers synchronoys traditional local social games to almost 8 million users in the south of Europe and Latin America via local portals, those of partners that are leaders in the online field and Facebook.

  • Games published on:
    Local web portals, Facebook, Partner portals
  • Acting as a Publisher:
    Yes , but 90% of the games are developed internally
  • Publishing games in with languages:
    Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, English
  • Game genre:
    Synchronous traditional social casino games
  • User demographics (gender) :
    Predominantly female
  • User demographics (location) :
    Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, France, Italy, Mexico, Colombia, Chile.
  • Best-selling virtual item :
    Historically, women’s haircuts. In 2012, the Halloween Costumes’ Collection
  • Most expensive virtual item :

    Ingame Screenshot of Dominos

    F.C. Barcelona and Real Madrid T-shirts for avatars for 7.500 virtual coins  (About 5€)

  • What do you see as currently most exciting trend in the industry:
    All at once conversion among all of these factors: social gaming and gambling, and among plattforms: social networks, dedicated portals and mobile.