The authors of “Natives” and “Mysterious House” after the announcement of Instant Games by the social network Facebook said that they invested $ 5 million in games for the new platform, and also acquired the authors of Need a Hero.


The money went to the creation and operation of a new division, whose specialization is the development of HTML5 projects for Messenger. The first game from Game Insight for Instant Games has entered the launch line of the platform – three-in-a-row Tribez Rush.

The second project will be Need a Hero: Puzzle Rush. It is being developed by the Belarusian studio Alis Games, bought by Game Insight. The acquisition took place long before its official announcement. The purchase amount has not been disclosed, but it is not included in the total investment in the development of games for Instant Games.

In addition to the mentioned projects, Game Insight has planned six more. Among them, not only casual, but midcore and even hardcore titles are planned.

Instant Games is a new Facebook gaming platform that allows users to play in a chat and news feed. It is currently in the closed beta stage. Officially announced yesterday, November 29.

Source: VentureBeat