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Nifty Games Closes $38M Funding Round

San Francisco – August 31, 2021 – Nifty Games Inc. publisher and developer of NFL Clash and NBA Clash has raised $38M in New Capital to Redefine Mobile Sports Games. The developer and publisher focused on quick-session, head-to-head sports games for mobile, has raised $26M in a Series B round of equity funding led by Vulcan Capital. In addition, the company has secured $12M in connected debt financing.

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Nifty Games Backend Deep Dive Featured at Unite

In this Unite 2020 Session with Ibs Rageh, Head of Technology, you can learn all about how Nifty Games leverages Unity’s tech to build our custom backend. This “Beyond the Engine” session describes how we collaborated with Unity to merge Addressables + Cloud Build + Cloud Content Delivery + Remote Config. With tools like this, life is much easier on the dev team, and our players get awesome content without long load times or download

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NFL Clash Interview with Tom Shoenhair

VP of Product at Nifty Games, Tom Shoenhair, talked to Pocket Gamer about building of NFL Clash, upcoming Nifty Games projects, and one of his most memorable 49er fan moments. https://www.pocketgamer.biz/interview/74663/nifty-games-discuss-nfl-clash-strategy-long-term-goals-and-colin-kaepernick/

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Nifty Games Opens Chicago Studio

Veteran Mobile Sports Game Development Team to create new Head-to-Head Licensed Sports Games;David Michicich named New Studio General ManagerSan Francisco, CA – July 14th, 2020, – Nifty Games Inc., a mobile developer and publisher focused on quick-session, head-to-head, licensed sports games announced the formation of Nifty Games Chicago, a new development studio in Chicago, Illinois. The new studio marks Nifty Games’ first internal development studio and will be led by David Michicich, a 25-year games

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Nifty Games Raises $12M Series A

San Francisco – April 15, 2020 – Nifty Games Inc., a developer and publisher focused on quick-session, head-to-head sports games for mobile devices, has secured more than $12 million in Series A financing, with $15 million raised to date. The company has also announced NFL Clash, a mobile-first football game that will launch later this year, revealing the company’s licenses with the National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players Association (NFLPA).

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NFL General Manager Joins Nifty Games

San Francisco, CA – April 2nd, 2020, – Nifty Games Inc. a developer and publisher focused on quick-session, head-to-head sports games for mobile announced today the appointment of industry veteran William Schmitt, who will be joining as General Manager effective immediately for a yet to be announced officially licensed sports product. This news follows Nifty’s recent announcement that it has teamed up with the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), and THINK450

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Pocket Gamer Fireside Chat

In this fireside chat from the UA Universe track at Pocket Gamer Connects London on January 20 2020, Alex Verrey (Big Boy Barry) joins Jon Middleton from Nifty Games on stage to discuss how to stand out as a new Mobile games publisher. https://www.youtube.com/embed/nIoHlf6ENng

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GameDaily.biz interview with Pete and Jon

Chief Product Office Pete Wanat and CEO Jon Middleton sat down with GameDaily.biz to give some more insight into how we are approaching the sports genre, and working closely with the NBA and NBPA to deliver a new experience in free-to-play mobile gaming. https://gamedaily.biz/article/1577/mobile-startup-nifty-games-looks-to-carve-out-a-piece-of-the-sports-pie-secures-nba-deal

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Nifty Games Teams Up With The NBA and NBPA

  San Francisco – Feb. 18, 2020 – Nifty Games, a mobile-first developer and publisher of quick-session, head-to-head sports games, has teamed up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) to bring an authentic NBA basketball game to mobile devices.   Under the agreements with the NBA and the NBPA, Nifty Games will create a mobile game including the NBA stars, teams, and venues that fans expect. The NBA-themed

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