Kiloo is a Danish games development company headquartered in the central part of Aarhus, Denmark. Kiloo was founded in 2000 by the current CEO Jacob Møller, with a focus on developing wireless entertainment content for mobile phones and handheld devices.
Kiloo's best known game, Subway Surfers, was released in the spring of 2012 and was developed in cooperation with SYBO Games. A few weeks after its release, the free running game for iOS was named Game of the Week for May 31, 2012 by AppAdvice. In September, the game made its way to Android and gathered even more enthusiastic players. One month after the Android release, Subway Surfers made it into the top 20 growing Facebook apps by monthly active users.
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Kiloo was founded in 2000, in a small apartment in Aarhus, Denmark, as a two person company. In 2002, the partnership dissolved and Kiloo changed into a private company. In the same year, Kiloo won the Nokia Mobile Challenge in the games category ahead of 500 competing companies, with their game Popstar build on a Tamagotchi like concept of managing the career and basic needs of an upcoming pop music star.
Later on, Kiloo entered an agreement with THQ Wireless to develop the game Worms for mobile. Kiloo also cooperated with ITE on development and distribution of mobile content based on the TV and game character Hugo. By 2004, the Hugo games were bought by 1 million people.
Between 2006 and 2009, Kiloo had the exclusive mobile rights for LEGO worldwide. In 2007, Kiloo broke into Børsen's "Fast Track 100" which placed Kiloo in the league of Denmark's fastest growing private companies. In the same year, Kiloo acquired the exclusive rights for Whac-a-Mole worldwide with reference to developing and selling Whac-a-Mole mobile content.
In 2008 Kiloo raised capital from Danish VC FirmaInvest for further growth.
In 2009 Kiloo licensed the full suite of Wham-O rights for mobile (HackySack, SuperBall, Frisbee and Hula Hoop), which so far has resulted in Frisbee Forever and Frisbee Forever 2.
2011 saw Kiloo launch two games (Frisbee Forever and Bullet Time HD) and numerous apps.
In 2012, Kiloo released two successful games, Subway Surfers and Frisbee Forever 2, a sequel to Frisbee Forever, which launched one year before.
Kiloo has created games licensed from brands and companies such as:
Maya the Bee,
the Hugo franchise,
Happy Tree Friends,
Whac-a-mole for the iPhone,
Commodore 64 for the iPhone,
In 2010, Kiloo Games announced a new original IP called Zoonies. The game is for Nintendo DSi and 3DS. Zoonies was sponsored by the New Danish Screen. In 2011 Kiloo releases Frisbee Forever and BulletTime HD. in 2012 an endless running game Subway Surfers is released in co-production with Sybo Games and Kiloo continues series with Frisbee Forever 2.
In 2008, Kiloo started developing mobile applications alongside the game development. These include:
Issuu Mobile - a magazine reader for iPhone,
JokeToons - animated videocontent for iPhone,
Games licensed from Wham-O