As 2018 comes to an end people at Spil took a moment to celebrate successes and most importantly have fun together during our holiday party. Right off the bat, we were gripped with competitive fever during a pub quiz. Here Sergei desperately considers the answer to what is Milli Vanilli’s unfortunate claim to fame?* As […]
The story so far: Spil Games has transitioned to a mobile-first games company, with its most successful game, Operate Now: Hospital, hitting over 30 million installs and achieving serious revenue goals. In early 2018, we decided it was time for a spin-off. Operate Now: Animal Hospital was to be a significant product in its own […]
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Kara Olthof’s love of web programming started in Johannesburg, South Africa where she grew up. She’s been at Spil Games since 2012 and has worked her way up until, this year, she became Head of Portal Operations. How would you describe your job? On an average day, I am faced with many different things. I […]
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NOTE: This article first appeared in iOS Game Updates. We recently came across a unique game titled UpHill Rush that was launched on iOS platform and got in touch with the developers of this fun game. Here is our interview with Spil Games, where we get an in-depth glimpse at this game and some interesting […]
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Patrik Wilkens has been promoted to Vice President Mobile at Spil Games with a brief to drive revenue growth. He was previously Head of Business Development and Platform Relations for the company. Patrik will take the lead in carrying forward Spil Games’ strategy of taking its best web portal games and reimagining them for mobile. […]
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A major update with new features and innovations has driven our surgery simulation / hospital management game Operate Now: Hospital zoom past 20 million mobile installs. An update in June saw the addition of three new types of surgery to the game, a diamond level of senior staff member and two new disaster scenarios with […]
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As the World Cup reaches its final stages, people at Spil have been taking time out for in-depth analysis of the biggest games. What can we learn from World Cup matches about game mechanics, player engagement, and optimising user experience? With 28 nationalities at Spil Games we’ve been supporting pretty much every team and we’d […]
Pruthviraj (Pruth) Shivanna works in Business Intelligence as a data engineer. He has been at Spil Games for a little over a year, working in the team migrating the company’s massive data warehouse from Vertica to Google BigQuery. Why is data engineering so important to a games publisher like Spil Games? Sherlock Holmes cries […]
As our mobile-first strategy matures, our latest game, Thrill Rush, exemplifies the process. For some time now, we’ve been taking the best games from our web portals and reimagining them for mobile. The process is getting pretty slick. Our latest mobile game Thrill Rush was launched this month and already the signs are positive. […]
Kayleigh Mizon is a Lead Game Designer who worked on one of Spil’s most successful mobile games, Operate Now: Hospital. She originally comes from the south coast of the UK. How would you describe your job? The player experience is the game designer’s responsibility. We have to be the creator and keeper of the vision […]