DELAWARE CITY, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harmony Games, a visionary game development studio with a unique approach to the mobile puzzle gaming market, is thrilled to announce the successful closure of its seed round funding, raising an impressive $3 million. The round was led by Griffin Gaming Partners, one of the industry's most prominent venture capital firms, alongside notable investors, Kristian Segerstrale, and Akin Babayigit.
"We believe gaming is ushering in a new era, marked by a wave of companies embracing an AI-first culture. We're proud to be at the forefront, crafting tools, processes, and assets in a harmonious AI-human collaboration. Our long-term vision is clear: one engineer, one artist, one designer, multiple AIs – all culminating in a singular game experience," stated Volkan Ediz, Co-Founder and CEO of Harmony Games.
Harmony Games, founded by industry veterans, Volkan Ediz, James Koh, and Joseph Kubiak is on a mission to revolutionize the mobile gaming landscape. The company's debut game, "Tiles Delight" promises a novel puzzle experience, uniquely fusing connect-tile mechanics with elements found in other genres, resulting in a deeper and more enriching experience that will ultimately foster meaningful player engagement.
"Tiles Delight" is just the beginning for Harmony Games, as the company aims to build an entire universe, "The World of Tiles," with shared characters and narratives across 2-4 additional games. The company's innovative approach includes leveraging advancements in AI/ML technology for streamlined operations, from level design, live operations and monetization to game art and marketing.
“Our belief in the company's vision and commitment to creating innovative, harmonious gaming experiences is unwavering. Harmony Games is poised to reshape the future of the mobile puzzle gaming industry, and we are excited to be a part of this transformative journey, unlocking new dimensions of entertainment and connection for gamers worldwide," said Phil Sanderson, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Griffin Gaming Partners.
“With the support of Griffin Gaming Partners, we aim to craft experiences where players find solace, delight, and genuine social connections. We are also envisioning experiences that extend beyond the game with ethical and positive marketing, while fostering passionate communities." noted James Koh, Co-Founder and CXO of Harmony Games.
The recent successful seed funding positions Harmony Games to actualize its vision, targeting the mobile puzzle game market with fresh gameplay and mechanics. Operating fully remotely, the company is actively hiring across North America, South America, and Europe.
About Harmony Games
Harmony Games, a pioneering AI-assisted gaming studio, is on a mission to transform the world of casual gaming. Co-founded by industry veterans Volkan Ediz, James Koh, and Joseph Kubiak, the studio combines deep gaming expertise with cutting-edge AI technology. With a dynamic and globally-connected team, the company streamlines game development and elevates live operations to deliver authentic gaming experiences. Learn more at www.harmonygames.co.
About Griffin Gaming Partners
Griffin Gaming Partners is a leading venture capital firm, focused on the global gaming and Web3 markets, with over $1 billion in assets under management. The firm was founded by Peter Levin, Phil Sanderson, and Nick Tuosto, with LionTree as a strategic partner to certain investment funds managed by GGP. GGP invests in seed through growth stages at the intersection of content, infrastructure, social platforms, and game related Web3 companies. For more information visit www.griffingp.com.