Making Fun, Inc. , the San Francisco, Calif.-based social game publishing division of News Corp. Digital Media Group, has announced that it is actively seeking additional independent game studios to develop innovative, high-quality social games.
The company intends to build new relationships with experienced, passionate development teams to grow concepts into franchises. Its initial target platform is social network web sites, expanding to smartphones, tablets and beyond.
Led by GM John Welch and CTO Lee Crawford, Making Fun provides independent developers with a wide range of services including capital for both initial and ongoing product development, technology and industry expertise to create, operate and market social games across digital platforms.
The company has three publishing deals already in place, with title to be launched this summer.