Volley, a San Francisco, CA-based voice-controlled entertainment network, acquired Voxion, a developer of phone-connected games for voice platforms.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The Voxion team of five, led by Matthew Gillen, CEO and co-founder, will bring deep expertise in designing and creating multiplayer products across voice, web, visual and mobile devices to Volley. Voxion developers launched innovative visual experiences on Amazon Alexa with their “Mutter Nonsense” and “Speak Easy” games, and recently collaborated with Volley on its latest game titles “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” and “Family Duel”.
The acquisition brings Volley’s total headcount to more than 30 team members, enables the company to accelerate its growth and continue expanding its portfolio of voice entertainment properties.
Founded by Max Child and James Wilsterman, Volley builds voice-controlled entertainment experiences on smart devices such as Google Home, Amazon Alexa and smartphones. The company’s title include trivia games like “Song Quiz” and storytelling games like “Yes Sire.”