The Best Mobile Game Development Companies in The Windy City

Looking for a top mobile game development company in Chicago?

The best mobile gaming apps are addictive. They tell a story that draws a user in and entertains him enough to keep returning to use the gaming app more. As you plan and design your game app, consider characteristics that make a game engaging and addicting. For example, the game should be easy, fast-paced, and aesthetically pleasing. You may want to divide your game into levels that become more difficult over time or allow a user to earn points.

Make sure to consider monetization strategies as well. Common ways to make money with a mobile app include offering in-app purchases, ads, and premium versions.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top mobile gaming companies in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Chicago Mobile Game Development Companies

  • 1

    Very Good Ventures

    Very Good Ventures is an app development agency based in New York and founded in 2018. With no more than 50 employees, they specialize in mobile app development, web development, and application management and support solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    Very Good Ventures developed a mobile app for a social media marketing company. The company needed an app that allowed for more customer engagement. The app now has three million users.

    “I really have been totally satisfied with all of the work they’ve done for us.” - Director of Client Services, Social Media Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Hamilton: The Musical
    Google/Flutter
    Policygenius
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Evanston, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Zwiffer Inc

    Founded in 2009, Zwiffer focuses on mobile and wearable app development and UX/UI Design for both iOS and Android platforms. Based in Chicago, they have a small team that mainly serves small business, mid-market, and enterprise clients. Their clients range from business intelligence and gaming companies to CRM sales and productivity companies.

    Notable Project

    Zwiffer developed a sports-centric social media app for a sports social network startup. The app allowed users to find nearby sports enthusiasts who wanted to meet up to play. The app worked across both iOS and Android platforms.

    “The feedback during the progression of the app has been one of the best things. They've been able to show us what's going on and what things we should consider changing, adding, or taking out.” – Co-Founder, Sports Social Network Startup

    Former clients
    AT&T
    Direct TV
    Botte
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Mercova Media LLC

    Mercova Media LLC is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency founded in 2015. Their team of approximately 3 employees serves clients of all sizes. They're seasoned in web and mobile app development, but they also handle custom software and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    Mercova Media LLC developed an e-commerce platform for a hemp and CBD retailer. In addition to designing the interface, they uploaded product SKUs and managed the client's social media accounts. They successfully doubled the client's social media following in under 5 months.

    "Whenever I can’t get a hold of one person or a task isn’t done, their team handles it. It’s easy to talk with them as they respond easily." — Lance Kreck, Hemp & CBD Retailer

    Former clients
    Orangetheory Fitness
    Sinclair Financial Solutions
    St. James of London
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Techno's Tech Solutions

    Techno's Tech Solutions is a software company founded in 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. Their team of over 10 specializes in custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Notable Project

    Techno's Tech Solutions developed an app solution for a digital marketing agency. The agency lacked resources and needed an overseas team to support development. The agency enjoys working with Techno's Tech Solutions due to the quality of their work.

    “I like the structure we have in place, and their communication and delivery are both excellent.” - General Manager, Digital Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    Design Box
    Oomph
    Sportssouk
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Carol Stream, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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