Kuwait’s Sand Forge Games Seeks To Become A Global Player In The Free-To-Play Mobile Game Market – Entrepreneur

Source"Entrepreneur Middle East"
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryKuwait

November 17, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. This article is part of a series on pioneering entrepreneurs in Kuwait that Entrepreneur Middle East has built in collaboration with Kuwait Finance House. Kuwait Finance House is considered a pioneer in Islamic finance or Sharia’a compliant banking, with it being the first Islamic bank established in 1977 in the State of Kuwait, and is today one of the foremost Islamic financial institutions in the world. Founded in 2018 with the help of the Kuwait National Fund for SME Development, Khaled Alroumi launched Sand Forge Games, a mobile game development company which aims to create unforgettable game experiences by offering accessible strategy games that focus on deep strategic play. Alroumi and his team are passionate about surging Sand Forge Games’ global outreach in the free-to-play mobile game market. “I believe this country is really going to need these new, homegrown companies as the world’s thirst for oil wanes.”The co-founder and CEO explains that the gaming industry is a fiercely competitive field, “Google Play Store and iOS App Store are a Darwinian / Hunger Games-style hunting ground! We learnt this the...read more...