wwg worldwidegames GmbH, the developer of the browser games community portal playnik.com, received funding from Hamburg-based venture capital company Neuhaus Partners and the Connected Life and Work Fund managed by T-Venture.
Existing investors Holtzbrinck Ventures and High-Tech Gründerfonds also participated in the investment.
Playnik.com offers both proprietary browser games and games developed by its partners in the fast-growing massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) market.
Commenting on the funding, Robert Johnsson, CEO of playnik.com, said: “Playnik.com is already represented in Europe’s most important markets; we have been able to develop North and South America as well.
“With the help of our investors, we can really speed up internationalization and integrate more social gaming functions as well as new games on playnik.com”.