Xform Games is an independent developer of actionpacked 3D games, known for their no-bullshit attitude.
Xform was founded in 2004 by two guys that met in college (HKU), Pieter Albers and Diederik Groesbeek. Creative old-school guys with a love for classic action games that they played on their Commodore Amiga. And so they set out to create these kinds of action games themselves, but in a more epic 3D fashion. Their first big game together was a thirdperson shooter called ‘The Hammer’ (made with Virtools). An ambitious attempt to bring GTA3 to the browser. Although groundbreaking at the time, they struggled at first, since the world was not yet ready for such awesomeness. They had to work long hours and do some less-epic non 3d games for clients to make ends meet.
Over the years the team grew, and so did their portfolio of games and clients. They created lots of games like Burnin’ Rubber, Traffic Slam and Rally Point using Shockwave 3D technology. It became clear that the webgame audience never seems to get tired of 3d games with cars and explosions! Later, they adapted the Flash 3D technology ‘Away 3D’, and the popular Unity 3D game engine. Proving Xform is not dependent on one particular technology platform to make games with explosions. They now have their permanent headquarters set up in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Although plans do exist for a gigantic black tower-of-doom in the Etten-Leur area.
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The last two years, Xform was trying to find its way onto the mobile platforms, as perhaps maybe the very last game company on earth. Being a smaller company, bringing games to mobile is a pretty risky undertaking for a couple of guys that do not live with their parents anymore. To make things even worse, the audience on mobile is even more demanding and unforgiving than the audience on the web. Recently, they’ve released Rally Point 3, Wungi Pirates and Rhino Rush Stampede with varying success. This was followed by Super Hammer, Wungi Knights and Burnin’ Rubber Crash n’ Burn, that has gotten over a million downloads on the Google Play store already!
At this moment, Xform is working hard on making Super Man Or Monster the greatest invention since sliced bread.