Stepico Games has acquired top game art production studio Inkration. Strengthen both teams and pool resources to enable the studio to create and support even larger-scale projects and provide high-quality services in full-cycle custom game development and art production.
Inkration is an expert in game art and design, while Stepico Games focuses on the technological side of development, including major modern trends such as blockchain technologies and NFTs.
Portfolio and partnerships
Creating a Full Cycle of Game Production Stepico in partnership with Immutable has had great results with projects such as Guild of Guardians. The studio’s superb portfolio consists of well-established projects such as Nile Valley, MMA Manager, BigFoot, Fishing Rival, etc. Other examples of the studio’s work can be found on the Behance and ArtStation portfolios.
These projects have already demonstrated great potential and global sales. Focusing on these projects will allow the new company to further develop its areas of expertise and increase opportunities in art and animation at pristine quality through Inkration’s experience and skills. Following the merger, Stepico aims to focus on even bigger projects.
Technical and creative expertise
Nikola Pisetskyi, CEO of Stepico, told PocketGamer.biz, “Combining Stepico’s strong technical expertise and experience with Inkration’s incredible creative capabilities is a perfect fit. Joint efforts will enable us to achieve rapid development for the company in the next stage of growth.
As part of the rebrand, Stepico created the new company slogan: Step your game up! alongside the mission, vision and values of the new studio. The company name, as well as the slogan, begins with the word “Step” – which symbolizes dynamics, movement and novelty. Thus, the slogan can be stated as follows: “Take your game to a new level, color it, make it innovative. The goal is simple: Stepico aims to be the best experts in their field – they are with you to each project.
Joint efforts will enable us to achieve rapid development for the company in the next phase of growth.
Full cycle development
The expanded team will be able to provide even better comprehensive development services to all new customers. The Game Art and Design Department now consists of over 60 specialists who can work in a variety of styles, create interesting works of art that meet the needs of the most demanding clients and maintain the highest levels of quality and production values.
“Our company specializes in game art and design. However, we have always wanted to grow in the industry, not just as an art studio, but as a full-cycle game developer. technical company like Stepico has proven to be the perfect partner for this,” commented Mykhailo Prystash, CEO of Inkration.
The renewed company’s mission is to be the games industry’s most trusted partner for customers using innovative technologies. Stepico prides itself on the highest values of respect for employees and partners, transparency, quality at every step, and most importantly, a passion for developing exciting games. Now every customer will have the opportunity to implement large-scale projects with a unique artistic style and modern technologies with the help of Stepico.