A group of gaming veterans has raised $1.6 million for a brand new sport studio named Roro, which is making a 3D digital dollhouse sport.
The Stockholm, Sweden-based studio is targeted on inventive play and was created by veterans from Toca Boca and Mojang (Minecraft).
The funding comes from buyers together with node.vc, FOV Ventures, Gaming Angels, and notable angel buyers resembling Craig Fletcher and Nick Button Brown.
Led by CEO William Sampson, a Toca Boca and Stardoll alum, and cofounded by Robin Flodin, previously of EG7, together with Kristoffer Jelbring, the previous tech director at Mojang, the Roro group boasts over 50 years of mixed expertise. Their portfolios embrace contributions to profitable titles like Minecraft, Minecraft Dungeons, Toca Hair Salon 4, Toca Kitchen Sushi, Rayman Legends, and Stardoll.
Roro goals to introduce a 3D digital dollhouse, leveraging an progressive strategy to foster creativity and self-expression. In an business usually dominated by standard themes, Roro intends to carve a distinct segment for gamers looking for optimistic, non-toxic inventive retailers in open-ended gaming experiences.
Roro is aiming for a singular strategy to self-expression, inventive play and storytelling relating to room creation. Create dream rooms, customise them and add characters, pets and extra to construct tales. The purpose is to construct one of the best room maker on cellular.
Sampson stated in an announcement, “The business has develop into far more conscious of the potential of pure play within the final decade or so, however inventive play and self-expression are missed with few studios constructing new high quality experiences for our viewers.”
The studio’s imaginative and prescient aligns with a rising development amongst youthful generations, emphasizing the significance of fostering self-expression and artistic freedom.
Flodin stated in an announcement, “We consider we’ve hit on one thing that simply doesn’t exist on this area but, however the viewers is clearly there for it.”
Daniela Sjunnesson, funding lead at node.vc, stated in an announcement, “Roro really captivates us, not only for its imaginative and prescient but in addition for its roots right here in Sweden, as we’re among the many finest areas on this planet creating video games for younger audiences.”
As Roro gears up for future initiatives, the studio is actively hiring for important roles, inviting passionate people who resonate with their imaginative and prescient to affix the group. The corporate has 5 folks and is hiring 4 extra.
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