I think our Seattle roots contribute to our commitment to innovation and quality. We are passionate about developing incredibly fun game play experiences that really resonate with both kids and parents—and that’s been the foundation for our success.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014
Seattle-based game maker Wonder Forge, Inc.™ was named one of Washington’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies by Puget Sound Business Journal¹ in a ceremony to honor winners last night at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Seattle. Wonder Forge earned the distinction for the third time in four years, ranking 20th² overall. The ranking is based on 2013 earnings, a period in which the company reported 60% growth. The news comes on the heels of new data released by The NPD Group showing Wonder Forge as the top dollar growth manufacturer in the Preschool and Children’s Games, ranked second overall in those combined categories³.
“We take a lot of pride in being a Seattle-based business in a game industry dominated by large, long-established companies,” said Jacobe Chrisman, Wonder Forge president and founder. “I think our Seattle roots contribute to our commitment to innovation and quality. We are passionate about developing incredibly fun game play experiences that really resonate with both kids and parents—and that’s been the foundation for our success.”
Since the company’s inception, Wonder Forge has specialized in thoughtfully created innovative game play, leveraging licenses in a high quality way to bring to life beloved characters and stories. Today the company publishes more than 90 games and puzzles, created in collaboration with the industry’s top names in children’s entertainment.
“Wonder Forge sets the bar for games in the toy industry with its quality approach to game design and strategic, creative application of licenses,” said Chris Byrne, content director for TTPM. “The company’s uniformly well-conceived and artfully executed games have tremendous play value and offer children fun, new ways to actively engage with their favorite characters and stories.“
About Wonder Forge, Inc.™
In 2007 a small creative team with a passion for children’s entertainment came together to develop extraordinarily fun and innovative quality play experiences for children and families. Today we are proud to offer more thank 90 games and puzzles, created in collaboration with many of the top names in children’s entertainment, and distributed in more than 10 countries through mass, specialty and online retail. Wonder Forge is a four-time Toy Industry Association Game of the Year finalist, honored with more than 160+ awards for product excellence. To learn more, visit http://www.wonderforge.com or find us on Facebook (facebook.com/WonderForge), Twitter (WonderForge), and Pinterest (pinterest.com/Wonderforge/).
¹, ², Source: 2014 Puget Sound Business Journal 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies, Washington State
³, Source: The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service / U.S. Toys / ‘Children’s Games’ and ‘Preschool Games’ combined subclasses / September 2013 to August 2014/ Dollar Volume