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TicBits Ltd. is a mobile game development company based in Turku, Finland, founded in 2010 by cousins Fredrik and Niklas Wahrman.The company specializes in both original games, mainly for the iOS platform, as well as its own interpretations of classic games. In Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Finland 2013, TicBits was placed third in the Rising Stars 2013 list. In July, 2016 Ticbits was acquired by ASX-listed mobile game developer Animoca Brands for 5.4 million AUD.
In addition to developing classic games for mobile devices such as mahjong, minesweeper, solitaire, freecell, Sudoku, Ticbits has developed interpretations of other games, such as its match-three game Cruel Jewels, word games Jewel Words and Word Strike, and tower defense games Crazy Kings and Crazy Defense Heroes.
TicBits’ most popular game is iAssociate 2, the second version of iAssociate , a word association game developed by its CEO Fredrik Wahrman. The game was one of TUAW's favorite apps of 2009.The popular game was also mentioned on ABC’s Good Morning America. In addition, actress and talk show host Ricki Lake noted on Ustream in 2012 that iAssociate 2 was her favorite app at the time.
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Supersonic Software Ltd. is a British independent video game developer. based in Royal Leamington Spa, England has been established for 14 years and have a consistent record with regards to quality and timely delivery. They have an experienced management and staff and develop on all leading video games platforms. Our past successes include Micro Machines 2, Circuit Breakers, Pong and Antz Extreme Racing. The main focus of the company's development strategy has been to produce highly playable, fun games with both a compelling single player element and a multi-player game with a "party play" feel. New game platforms provide a challenge to developers, and Supersonic intends to produce games for these systems with the company's trademark style of fun, playable, multi-player games.
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iAssociate is an iOS word association game by Finnish developer Fredrik Wahrman, released on July 9, 2009. Sequels developed by TicBits, a Finnish company founded by Fredrik and his cousin Niklas Wahrman include iAssociate 2, iAssociate 2: Xmas and iAssociate 3.
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