Kiro’o Games classified among the top 10 African video game startups

Shirt designed to celebrate this recognition: number 10 represents the tenth position occupied by Kiro'o Games in the ranking.

In January 14 2014, IT NEWS AFRICA web site established the list of 10 most promising African video game studios. We were pleasantly surprised feature in the list.

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Kiro’o Games studio press book is updated

Image showing some screen shots of sites where the game has been registered. In front of image, article published on Jeuxvideo.com (most famous francophone video game website in the world) It is titled "Aurion, Le RPG venu du Cameroun".

 

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Dear reporters our press book has been updated. It is the result of the good relationship between you and us. Since May 2013, the Kiro’o Games studio has had over one hundred publications thanks to you.

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Inspired by the African culture !!!

Exchange between BASSANGNA Jean Yves, Kiro'o Games Co-Lead Project and the audience. The theme was "African Inspiration". Right, Mr. HAPPY NDONGO Jesse, young Cameroonian entrepreneur.Mr. BASSANGNA Jean-Yves, Co-lead giving a speech. Mr. HAPPY NDONGO Jesse, young Cameroonian entrepreneur (right)

This is the advice M. BASSANGNA Jean-Yves, Co-lead project of Kiro'o Games gave at the African Fellowship conference which held on April 23, 2014, at the head quaters of the Saint Jérôme Catholic University Institute (IUCSJD) of Douala.

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Kiro'o Games at the Dots Bootcamp 1.0!!!

Young CEO's invited for Panel 2 From right to left, Mr. TSALA (The Kidiaga Group), Mr. MADIBA Olivier (Kiro'o Games), Mrs. Céline Victoria FOTSO (Je Wanda Magazine), Mr. NTEFF (Gifted Mom) and Mr. BOUGHA (presenter of the programme Carrières and Panel's moderator).The young company founders invited for the second Panel. From left to right, Mr. TSALA (The Kidiaga Group), Mr. MADIBA Olivier (Kiro'o Games), Mrs. Céline Victoria FOTSO (Je Wanda Magazine), Mr. NTEFF (Gifted Mom) and Mr. BOUGHA (Presenter of Carrières Program)

This is probably the most significant event that the Cameroonian blogosphere has known in this end of year 2014: the Dots Bootcamp. It was an opportunity this Friday 19 December, at the Muna Foundation in Yaounde, to ponder on digital development in Africa and Women's involvement in the professions connected to high tech.

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Aurion : Billion dollar gameplay video!!!

Yes ! We did it !! At last, the video of all our expectations is here. The team worked tirelessly day and night and almost lost the skin of their teeth (yeah! a month of crunch – up 24/24 can be tedious you know). We put in all our guts and hope that you will enjoy it.

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  1. Aurion: First Images !!!

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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

Partners and mentors

Image representing a mosaic of the studio's partners.
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Kiro'o Games will soon open its capital to the public

Yaoundé, March 08, 2019, Kiro'o Games, the pacesetter for gaming in Central Africa, will allow members of the general public to become shareholders of the studio from April 5, 2019. We know that the Kiro'o journal is already full thanks to Aurion - the 1st PC game of ...

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Aurion the comic

Aurion BD La sortie d'Aurion en BD

"This is NOT a story about prophecy, elves, good vs evil, choosen ones, a princess to save, etc. Tis is a story about inner quest burried in every human being: what is the purpose of mankind ?"

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Guided tour of the studio

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Pictures and videos from the conferences …

The launching of Kiro'o Games began with two press conferen ...