Our partners

Since its launching as a project in May 2013, Kiro’o Games has constituted an important network of mentors and partners abroad who have all worked to make this studio what it is today.

Partners and mentors

  • Logo of Afrokan Life, an African Lifestyle Magazine for all the new trends: beauty, entertainment, sports, business, urban cultures, etc.
  • Logo of the AmmaWouli Foundation; this foundation works for the development and promotion of African art and culture.
  • Logo of Bobby Finance: this is a financial literacy blog for young professionals and beginning entrepreneurs.
  • Logo of CAFOR, a Cameroonian ONG that aims at building the populations' capacities: It is also a Unit for Support and Training.
  • Logo of Colorix: big local Printing and Communication Company.
  • Logo of Kwin Magazine: Kwin Magazine is a generalised Cameroonian Journal that deals in information and relaxation to revisit and reinvent our daily lives.
  • Logo of Kouaba, a Pan-African Agency for integrated marketing and digital communication.
  • Logo of MADIA LTD, studio's incubator company.
  • Emblem of the Cameroonian Ministry of Arts and Culture (MINAC): MINAC officially sponsored the launching conferences of the Kiro'o Project in May 2013. It also offers the studio facilities to access the cultural resources of Cameroon in order to include them into our games.
  • Logo of TeamyCorps: a holding of the Cameroonian Diaspora in France that aims at incubating and creating local and international companies and projects. It is one of the first companies to become shareholders of the Project.

The image below represents our mosaic of partners

Image representing a mosaic of the studio's partners.

Guestbook

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CNN

Cameroon's first ever video games, Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan, features an African hero, and is part of a growing video games industry across Africa.

Heenali PATEL

CNN, Journalist

The Guardian

Kiro’o, and the ascendent African game industry as a whole, is an important part of a blooming tech startup culture, driven by young people.

Yates KIERAN

The Guardian, Journalist

Kotaku

Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan, A Video Game that transports players to a different kind of Africa.

Evan NARCISSE

KOTAKU, Videogames Writer

Polygon

Aurion design and feel are unmistakably fresh, offering a bold color palette and interesting unit designs.

Colin CAMPBELL

POLYGON, Video Game Reporter

Siliconera

Aurion is a fast-paced brawler that gives you access to loads of fantastical combos with which you defeat your enemies.

Chris PRIESTMAN

SILICONERA, News Editor

Joel Couture

Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan has deep, intricate combat for a game whose story focuses on togetherness and community.

Joel COUTURE

Indiegames.Com, Author & Editor

Destructoid

Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan is an incredibly interesting game...The closest comparisons I can make are the very different games Dust: An Elysian Tail and Dusty Revenge, who all have a similar flow to their combat.

Joe PARLOCK

DESTRUCTOID, Videogames Writer

Rock Paper Shotgun

As with Never Alone, it’s great to have more games teaching about unfamiliar cultures.

Alice O'CONNOR

ROCKPAPERSHOTGUN, News Editor

Le Monde.fr

Aurion, future étoile du jeu vidéo africain ?

LeMonde.fr

PLAYTIME, le blog de la culture jeux vidéo

Multimedia

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