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Playful Studios (previously Playful Corp) is an operator of an independent game studio intended to develop premier platforming action games. It helps gamers to enjoy action games with their beloved characters, immersive worlds, and cherished stories.

HQMcKinney, TX, US

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)16(-5%)
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Key People/Management at Playful

Paul Bettner

Paul Bettner

CEO, Founder

Playful Office Locations

Playful has an office in McKinney
McKinney, TX, US (HQ)
McKinney, TX, USA
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Playful Financials and Metrics

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Playful total Funding

$25 m

Playful latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago
Playful's latest funding round in October 2015 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Playful has raised $25 m
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Playful News and Updates

Author Lyda Gladbach's New Audiobook 'There's an Elephant Standing on My Nose' is a High-Spirited, Playful Tale of a Circus Clown on the Hunt for His Big Red Nose

Recent audiobook release "There's an Elephant Standing on My Nose" from Audiobook Network author Lyda Gladbach is a fun and engaging mystery surrounding the whereabouts of a big, red, missing clown nose. Follow along with Bingo and his friends at the circus as they hunt high and low for the final p…

Author Cristi Ropp's New Book 'Little Sammy's Big Trip' is a Playful Tale of a Mischievous Squirrel Who Finds Himself Far From Home When He Does Not Listen to His Mother

Recent release "Little Sammy's Big Trip" from Newman Springs Publishing author Cristi Ropp is a high-spirited tale of a playful little squirrel who just wants to have fun. Though his mother warned him of the dangers he could face, Sammy does not listen and finds himself far away from his home on th…

Author Brenda Lidestri's New Book 'Bug-a-Boo' is a Playful Story About a Bug's Long-Awaited Birthday Surprise

Recent release "Bug-a-Boo" from Newman Springs Publishing author Brenda Lidestri is the sweet tale of a baby bug who wants to celebrate his birthday but cannot find his family and friends.

‘Wonder Years’ Reboot Trailer Serves Up Playful 1960s Nostalgia

ABC gave fans a first look at the reimagined series, which follows a Black family in Montgomery, Alabama.

Naomi Law's New Book, 'The Adventures of Orie the Orpheum Mouse', is a Playful Children's Literature Illustrating the Silly Tales and Misadventures of Orie

Recent release "The Adventures of Orie the Orpheum Mouse" from Covenant Books author Naomi Law is a whimsical tale revolving around the mischievous inhabitants of the historic Orpheum Theater.

Kathy Bury's New Book 'Ransom of the Golden Egg' is a Tale of a Grand Adventure to Save a Magical Golden Egg With a Cast of Unlikely Characters in Playful Cadence

Recent release 'Ransom of the Golden Egg' by Kathy Bury takes animal fantasy into a blend of rhythmic cadence, frisky escapades and rare heroics, all to save a golden egg. From Newman Springs Publishing.
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Playful Blogs

A new low price for New Super Lucky’s Tale!

Greetings Lucky fans! It’s been a while, but we have a fair amount of news to share. First, for those of you who still don’t own New Super Lucky’s Tale (or know family or friends who might enjoy it), the game is now available for $29.99 USD across all digital platforms! International prices have bee…

The Lucky’s Tale franchise surpasses 3 million players

We’re celebrating a few awesome things today. First, New Super Lucky’s Tale is now available on physical disc for Xbox One/Series X and PlayStation 4. (They had previously only been available digitally in the Americas region). Second, the Lucky’s Tale franchise has surpassed more than 3 million play…

Just in time for the holidays, Lucky is headed to a store near you!

A physical version of New Super Lucky's Tale on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One/Series X is coming to stores next week! The post Just in time for the holidays, Lucky is headed to a store near you! appeared first on Playful Studios.

Demos now available for New Super Lucky’s Tale on Xbox, PS4, Steam

We have some great news for fans of Lucky who haven’t picked up New Super Lucky’s Tale yet… The game now has a free demo! The demo is available today on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Steam. You can grab it for free and experience the game’s opening story and first full level, giving you a taste […] T…

Lucky’s SOUNDTRACK is here!

The soundtrack for New Super Lucky’s Tale is finally available!! We love game soundtracks. In our opinion, some of the most innovative and exciting music ever created by humans is found in game soundtracks. We don’t just enjoy them while gaming either. They’re great for every day listening. Some of …

Lucky leaps onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, Epic, and Windows!

At last, the day is here! The quintessential Lucky experience — New Super Lucky’s Tale — is now available on nearly every platform imaginable... The post Lucky leaps onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, Epic, and Windows! appeared first on Playful Studios.
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Playful Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Playful founded?

    Playful was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Playful key executives?

    Playful's key executives are Paul Bettner.

  • How many employees does Playful have?

    Playful has 16 employees.

  • Who are Playful competitors?

    Competitors of Playful include Unity Technologies, Razer and Legionfarm Group.

  • Where is Playful headquarters?

    Playful headquarters is located at McKinney, TX, USA, McKinney.

  • Where are Playful offices?

    Playful has an office in McKinney.

  • How many offices does Playful have?

    Playful has 1 office.