Factsheet

Developer:
Dadako Studios
Based in Tokyo, Japan

Founding date:
January 1st, 2010

Website:
dadako.com

Press / Business contact:
hello@dadako.com

Social:
twitter.com/dadakostudios
facebook.com/dadakostudios

Releases:
Pixel Pirate

Phone:
COMPANY_PHONE

Description

Dadako is an Independent Video-games Studio Based in Tokyo, Japan

History

What

"Dadakko" in Japanese means "brat". We are a plucky young company that has roots in mobile app and game development on iOS.

2010-2013

Dadako's first app "Facemakr" was released to an early iOS market, gaining much popularity for it's innovative UI and lightweight Vector engine. Facemakr was featured heavily by Apple. Facemakr HD was a day 1 launch title for the iPad, which made it to #1 paid app on the app store in several countries. Facemakr also was pre-installed to demo iPhone handsets in Apple stores in the UK and Japan, and Softbank stores in Japan. Dadako went on to develop more apps & 3rd party development during this period.

2015

Dadako is currently developing a new title tentatively called "Pixel Pirate in Bits of Eight". Videos and screenshots can be found in the project link below:

Projects


Videos

Twitch.tv interview about Pixel Pirate YouTube

Pixel Pirate at Tokyo Indie Fest YouTube

Monstermakr YouTube

Bath Time YouTube


Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Featured app - Facemakr." - App Store (US, UK, Germany, Japan) May ~ June, 2010
  • "no.1 US iPad app - Facemakr." - App Store (US) May ~ June, 2010

Pixel Pirate
Pixel Pirate project described in full here: http://pixelpirate.dadako.com.

Facemakr
Facemakr project described in full here: http://facemakr.com.


Team & Repeating Collaborator

Hawken King
Founder, Creative Director

Carles Vallve
Lead Programmer

Justin DiCenzo
Musician, Freelancer

Harry Waters
Musician, Freelancer

Liam Conroy
Programmer, Freelancer

Contact

Inquiries (address to Hawken King)
hk@dadako.com

Twitter
twitter.com/hawkun


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