|Category||Games, Video and Entertainment|
|Description||Independant game developer|
Boomzap Entertainment is a casual games developer based in Singapore. It was formed in 2005 and has released ten games to date. Boomzap has developed for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS and Wii. Its games are available on casual games portals such as Big Fish Games, Reflexive Entertainment, Oberon Media, iWin, Yahoo!, WildTangent and others. Boomzap games have been released in over a dozen languages. Their most successful title to date “Awakening: The Dreamless Castle” (2010) was a #1 hit on a number of major casual game portals, including Pogo and Big Fish Games.
Boomzap was founded in 2005 by Christopher Natsuume and Allan Simonsen. Natsuume, the company’s Creative Director was formerly lead producer for the award winning Far Cry at Crytek. Simonsen serves as the company’s Technical Director, and has a background ithat includes mobile game development and teaching at a number of colleges and universities in Southeast Asia.
Boomzap is known in the game industry for being one of the few companies to use a pure virtual office environment, with employees working virtually from Russia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines.