Glu Mobile


Founded in 2001
Status: active
aka(s): Glu Mobile Inc., Glu Games, Glu

Glu Mobile is a global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of games includes original titles Glyder, Bonsai Blast, Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on brands from various partners. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. with offices in Europe, Asian and Latin America..

In 2005, San Mateo based Sorrent and London based Macrospace merged to become Glu Mobile. Earlier that same year Greg Ballard replaced Sorrent founder Scott Orr as CEO. In 2006 Glu Mobile acquired iPhone, and acquired Chinese mobile game producer Beijing Zhangzhong MIG Information Technology Co. Ltd. ("MIG") in 2007. In March 2008 Glu Mobile acquired San Clemente based mobile developer Superscape.

On December 1st, 2009, Glu Mobile announced that Bill Miller will replace Greg Ballard as the interim CEO.

It is known for Aleste, Crash Bandicoot

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48 video games with valid date were considered (82.7%)

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Top platforms

iOS 40
Mobile 10
Android 7
Zeebo 1