Firefly Games Raises $8M

Los Angeles-based Firefly Games has raised $8M in a Series A financing round, to help bring Asian mobile games to the Western market, the company said Monday. The funding was led by Skyocean International Holdings, Ceyuan Ventures and GuangZhou WinHi. The company said it is set to release four titles this year, partnering with other mobile game development firms to adapt popular Asian mobile games to Western markets. Firefly Games was founded by Michael Zhang and KJ Lin. The company said the funds will go towards acquiring new titles, for internal game development, and strategic investments. The company said it already has a total of over 30 employees, and an office in Shanghai. More information »