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Supercell

  • By: Suresh Kannan
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  • 07 Sep 2017 , 12:01:39
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Supercell is a mobile game development company founded in June 2010 in Helsinki, Finland. The company's debut game was the browser game Gunshine.net, and after its release in 2011, Supercell started developing games for mobile devices. Since then, the company has fully released four mobile games: Hay DayClash of ClansBoom Beach, and Clash Royale, which are freemium games and have been very successful for the company, the first two generating revenue of $2.4 million a day in 2013.

Games

  1. Gunshine.net(later known as Zombies Online) [ Discontinued ] - Supercell's first game and only non-mobile game. It was a browser game that was released in 2011, and its servers were shut down on November 30, 2012.
  2. Pets vs Orcs Discontinued ] - Pets vs Orcs was the company's first mobile game. It was downloadable for a little over a month in 2012.
  3. Battle Buddies [ Discontinued ] - The company's second mobile game, Battle Buddies was soft-launched in a number of countries in 2012, but was discontinued later in the same year. The game was pulled out of market due to poor monetization, despite gaining positive reviews from critics.
  4. Hay Day [ Available ] - On June 21, 2012, Supercell released Hay Day on iOS and in 2013 on Android.
  5. Clash of Clans [ Available ] -  On August 2, 2012, Supercell worldwide released Clash of Clans on iOS and on October 7, 2013 on Android. The online strategy game where players build defenses and train troops to attack other players' bases, is the top grossing app of iOS and Android of all time. Clash of Clans has also received positive reviews from global audience. It has a score of 9/10 by Pocket Gamer and 4.5/5 stars from Gamezebo.
  6. Boom Beach [ Available ] -  On March 26, 2014, Supercell released Boom Beach on iOS and Android. The main goal of the game is to defeat Lt. Hammerman, Dr.T, Colonel Gearheart, etc.
  7. Spooky PopDiscontinued ] - The Canadian soft-launch of Supercell's addition to its mobile line-up, Spooky Pop, was released in December 2014 and discontinued in 2015. On February 9, 2014, the app was removed from the Canadian App Store and those with previously downloaded copies trying to access the game were met with a pop up message of the discontinuance. Shortly after, the game was fully shut down. Supercell has since been described as conservative on the release of titles after the successes of Clash of Clans and Boom Beach as opposed to many other mobile-development companies.
  8. Smash LandDiscontinued ] - Smash Land was launched on a limited basis in Canada and Australia on April 1, 2015. However, on July 1 of that year, Supercell announced on its official forum that it had decided to cancel development of the game.Smash Land remained available for download until September 1, at which point it was permanently removed from online distribution platforms.
  9. Clash Royale [ Available ] -  On January 4, 2016, Supercell soft-launched Clash Royale on iOS and also on February 16, 2016, Supercell soft-launched the game on Android in Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and New Zealand. On March 3, 2016, Supercell launched the game globally for iOS and Android.
  10. Brawl Stars [ iOS Soft Launch (Canada) ] - On June 14, 2017, Supercell announced the game via a video on YouTube. It received an iOS soft launch in the Canadian App Store the following day, June 15, 2017.