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Pretty Simple receives 2013 “Video Games Company” award

Pretty Simple received the “Video Games” award on October 15th, at the Top250 event held in Paris. This event was organized by the French software editors organization Syntec and by EY (aka Ernst&Young). It brought together the French software community, including people from video games studios, web startups, industry software developers, and more. Read more

A team weekend in the south of France with Pretty Simple

As fall was starting in Paris, the whole Pretty Simple team flew to the southern beach resort of Saint Jean de Luz for a weekend in the sun. Pretty Simple regularly organizes something cool for the team, like throwing great parties or organizing gaming nights, and this weekend didn’t disappoint.
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Designing Criminal Case for virality and retention

Launched in November 2012, Criminal Case is the hit social game of investigation that went from 0 to 9 million players in just 6 months, and reached #2 most played game on Facebook by May 2013. Only 2% of all players came from ads, which means a staggering 98% of players discovered and played Criminal Case organically. In the presentation included below,¬†Pretty Simple’s co-founders Corentin Raux and Bastien Cazenave, share how the team designed virality and retention in Criminal Case.

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Pretty Simple at GDC Europe 2013

Pretty Simple was at GDC Europe, in Cologne this week! We were many of the team attending, with people from development, production, art, level design, marketing and communication. We spread the word about the continued success of Criminal Case and all the great career opportunities at Pretty Simple. Read more

Criminal Case Infographic: #2 Facebook game, 9M daily players

It’s official! Criminal Case is now the second most played Facebook game in the world, with over 9 million players connecting daily to the game. Criminal Case is ranked best among the top 10 Facebook games, with over 1M votes from players. Read more