[Kelowna, BC] – Hyper Hippo, a leader in the mobile games industry, is proud to announce its recent achievement of winning the BC Export Award in the Digital Media & Entertainment category. This award recognizes the studio's commitment to excellence in promoting and exporting digital media and entertainment products on a global scale. Hyper Hippo was a finalist alongside leading contenders, Aequilibrium Software and Smoking Gun Interactive. This distinction is a testament to Hyper Hippo’s dedication to crafting innovative games that entertain and engage global audiences.
“We are deeply honored to be recognized as a leader in digital exports within British Columbia,” said Emma Bullen, Director of New Global Markets. “This award represents the collaboration and creativity of our dedicated team, as well as the substantial input from our advisors and partners.”
Hyper Hippo would like to express deep gratitude for the support and recognition from key figures and organizations, including the Minister of State and Trade, the Honourable Jagrup Brar, and the Minister of Jobs, Economic Development, and Innovation (JEDI) in BC, the Honourable Brenda Bailey, and their teams, as well as Business in Vancouver and Glacier Media for this meaningful recognition.
“We are inspired by this award to continue our mission of creating digital entertainment that delivers moments of joy to global audiences," said Sam Fisher, CEO. “Our journey is all about creating entertainment that delights and connects our audience and we extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has supported and shared in this vision along the way.”
(far right): Emma Bullen accepting the award on the studio’s behalf alongside other winners at the ceremony on November 24, 2023
About Hyper Hippo Entertainment:
Hyper Hippo Entertainment is an award-winning mobile game studio creating short-form digital experiences that entertain global audiences and leave a positive impact on the world. They are the creators of the popular game, AdVenture Capitalist, which has received multiple awards including a Google Play Editor’s Choice Award and Best Instant Game of the Year on Facebook. Along with AdVenture Communist and AdVenture Ages, Hyper Hippo’s titles have been installed over 80 million times globally. Hyper Hippo is committed to creating entertainment that resonates with audiences around the world, and currently supports 11+ languages in 170+ countries across their live games. Hyper Hippo is a proud recipient of the GamesIndustry.biz Best Places to Work award in 2021 and 2022. For more info, please visit hyperhippo.com