Biggest Casino Game Developers You Did Not Know About

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Casinos used to be land-based buildings, where you would get dressed up and go for a night out, mixing with the high rollers of the world. Then, came online gambling, which took all the thrills and spills of the casino into your house. So, as long as you had a computer or laptop, then you could enjoy pretty much any casino game you wanted. However, it got even better when the casinos started going mobile.

Now, not only are casino games available on mobile but now most are designed with the mobile casino in mind. As such, game developers create games that are perfect on whatever device you have, mobile, tablet, Android or iOS, making it the most convenient way to play. Here are the best game developers for mobile games.


Microgaming is the oldest name in online gaming, having developed the first online casino game back in 1994. It has over twenty years of experience and has built up an unrivaled reputation in the industry. The company is based in the Isle of Man and is licensed for gaming all over the world, including the UKGC. They have developed more than 850unique games, with over 1200 variants, including the record-breaking progressive jackpot game, Mega Moolah. All available on mobile


Any player that knows anything about the industry will know of NetEnt, which is responsible for some of the most popular games in iGaming. The Swedish game designer is Microgaming’s fiercest competitor and was launched just 2 years after Microgaming, in 1996. They are responsible for popular games such as Starburst, Gonzo’s Quest and Jack Hammer, as well as progressive slots Mega Fortune and Mega Fortune dreams. They have also created games specifically for mobile with their NetEnt Touch brand. What’s more, they are also one of the first to start venturing into the world of VR.

NextGen Gaming 

This is another game developer with over twenty years of experience, founded in Australia back in 1999. They started off creating desktop games, but all of their newer titles, as well as popular games such as Samurai Split, Wild West, Psycho and Wonder Hounds, work perfectly on mobile and tablet. What’s more, they are a subsidiary company of Scientific Games, which has an excellent reputation in the industry.


Another brand launched in 1999 is Playtech, and it has grown to be one of the biggest game developers ever. It is synonymous with the Age of the Gods brand, as well as titles such as King of Olympus, The Matrix, Buffalo Blitz and Wings of Gold. Their games are well known for having unique graphics as well as excellent features and themes. They all work excellently on mobile and tablets.


This company was founded way back in the 1970s, which makes it one of the oldest in the industry and has spent its time being a market leader, leading the way on new technologies, particularly slots games. The games are unrivaled quality, on mobile and desktop, and include titles such as Ghostbusters, Cleopatra and Baywatch 3D.

 Playing on the move

Most online casinos will offer mobile games from a mixture of all the game developers, giving players a whole variety of options. Some games work better on mobile than others, with our favorites being NetEnt’s Starburst, Jackpot Giant by Playtech, Thunderstruck 2 by Microgaming and, of course, the mighty progressive jackpot that is Mega Moolah. The variety of games available on mobile compared to desktop is a measure of the quality of the online casino. The more it has available, the better.

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