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List of the Best New York City Mobile Game Development Companies

  • 1
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New York NY

    A tech frontrunner since 1989, Zco is a full-stack app development firm offering web, mobile, and animation services. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire with a Boston office, the 200+ specialists comprise a powerhouse team with outstanding and varied proficiencies.

    Clients
    Golflogix
    Volkswagen
    Microsoft
    Harvard University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Zco developed an app for both iOS and Android to showcase the products of a large electrical parts manufacturer. Their prompt turnaround and response time, competitive pricing, and immaculate deliverables resulted in an experience that was “overwhelmingly positive.”

    "Their technical expertise is spot-on and they're highly responsive, even post-launch." – Senior Product Manager, Manufacturing Company

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Five is web and mobile app development agency headquartered in New York with offices in Croatia. The 50+ person product team has been creating stunning, award-winning mobile products since 2008.

    Clients
    Rosetta Stone
    Marriott International
    Crestron
    AccuWeather
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Five paired with a prominent language app to revamp their mobile user experience, from back to frontend. Thanks to the team’s customer-centric design approach, mobile downloads have more than doubled since the app’s relaunch. Five also delivered their work ahead of schedule and under budget, surpassing all expectations.

    "They’re a lot more than a vendor; Five truly is a partner." – Head of Consumer Division, Language App

  • 3
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Blue Label Labs is a 64-person digital product development agency based in New York City with offices in Seattle and San Francisco. They build the right product by bringing together the expertise of the client, product knowledge, and iterative customer feedback. Since their founding in 2009, they have built and transformed over 300 businesses through strategy, design, and development. Their client ranges from startup entrepreneurs to Fortune 500s.

    Clients
    Bloomberg News
    Microsoft
    Google/Alphabet
    Fender
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Label Labs both consulted for and developed an iOS and Android mobile app for an experience management platform. The client enjoyed the positive responses from app users, loved the team’s responsiveness, and referred to their project management as “excellent.”

    "They feel like they’re an extension of our team, and I can pick up the phone at any time and get a response." – Product Manager, Market Research Firm

  • 4
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    New York-based mobile app and web development company Utility was founded in 2013. The team of about 40 engineers, digital strategists, and creative designers serves small, mid-market, and enterprise clients across all industries. They complement their development expertise with UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Airbnb
    Samsung
    Verizon
    DirecTV
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Utility developed a live streaming platform for a new network. The project included UX/UI design, live streaming architecture, and search filtering. As a result of Utility’s work, the network received positive reviews and was acquired by a big name company.

    “We provided our goals, told them what we needed, and collaborated during the rounds of UX designs, but they took it all from there and steered the strategies around how to implement and execute everything digitally.” – Director, Network

  • 5
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Lickability is a New York-based boutique software studio founded in 2009. Their 7-person team offers services in mobile app development and wearable app development, along with application testing, management, and support.

    Clients
    The Atlantic
    Houseparty
    Meetup
    Jet.com
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A media company hired Lickability to support their development team for an iOS application. They assisted with the overall architecture, feature set, and task prioritization. The client is pleased with the final product.

    “One of the things they were good at bringing into the project was a sense of organization and definition.” – Director of Project Engineering, Media Company
     

  • 6
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Appetizer Mobile is a digital marketing and application developer headquartered in New York. The company was founded in 2009 and consists of 17 employees. They specialize in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and enterprise app modernization, and work heavily with companies in the entertainment, gaming, and business services industries.

    Clients
    HBO
    Lady Gaga
    Joe Girardi
    Del Friscos Restaurant Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appetizer Mobile debugged and helped with development for a company that was creating a dating app. Their work included adding new features that improved the app’s functionality.

    “It has been a very collaborative process. They listen to our needs, provide solutions, and take our feedback into account.” – Co-Founder, Dating App

  • 7
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Genium, founded in 2011, is a mobile app development company who works with enterprise and mid market companies in the ITand business industries.The team 25,000 work in offices in the Calif., New York, and Buenos Aires areas.

    Clients
    ShopPogoEclipse
    SportsCastr
    BodyBlock AI
    Fit3D
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Genium partnered with a gym body scanner company to help the client store data properly and create an algorithm to ensure correct measurements. They provided consistency across the platform to ensure the data had a valuable metric.

    “Their team can speak about technical concepts in an easy-to-understand way, which maximizes their value. They have excellent technical and communication skills, and the whole team is honest and proactive.”– CTO & Co-Founder, Gym Body Scanner

  • 8
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    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.

    Clients
    Hamilton: The Musical
    Google/Flutter
    Policygenius
    The New York Times
    Industries
    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

  • 9
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New York NY

    Innovecs is a software development company headquartered in New York City with offices in Tel-Aviv, Israel, London, Frankfurt, Germany, Bern, Switzerland, San Francisco, and Kiev, Ukraine. Their team of 360 provides web development, custom software development, mobile app development, application testing, and more.

    Clients
    SGN
    Warner Brothers Turbine
    CallFire
    Iron Source
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Innovecs was hired by a warehousing and logistics company to develop a web application using Angular and Java.

    "The quality of the technical resources was impressive. They’re advanced, have good personalities, and are good people." – Director of Software Development, Distribution Facility 

  • 10
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    noformat is a strategic design agency based in New York City. The agency, founded in 2001, has a team of more than 15 that provides web design, UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development, graphic design, logo, print design, and packaging design services. noformat serves mid-market and other-sized companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, arts & entertainment, and business services.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Heineken
    Capital One
    Grand Marnier
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A startup high school hired noformat to build their brand and create awareness about themselves to their target market. noformat worked with the school in defining their brand identity which they then implemented into the high school's web design. They built the website on WordPress to be SEO-friendly, implemented a unique tuition calculator and class schedule functionalities, and populated the website with content geared towards prospective students and their families. The resulting website attracted a large number of students for enrollment, as well as applicants for various work positions.

    "At every stage in the process, it was extremely clear where we were and what still needed to be done." - Marketing & Communications Manager, Startup High School

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    SEMnuxus is a New York based mobile app marketing agency. They were founded in 2017 and have a team of 12 employees who specialize in content marketing, affiliate marketing, and SEO.

    Clients
    https://semnexus.com/case-studies/
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SEMnexus provided SEO services for a jewelry company. They used a list of keywords supplied by the clients and optimized their site to appear on the top of those search results. The client reported that they saw a increase in their rankings as a result of the the SEO campaign.

    “We've worked with other companies before, but most didn't deliver. This team did.” – CTO, Jewelry Company
     

  • 12
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Digital product development company Nolte is headquartered in New York with an additional office in Mexico City, Mexico. With a team of about 20 employees, Nolte has specialized in WordPress web development and design since its founding in 2016. They also have experience with software and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Amstel Light
    Amtrak
    AOL
    Bloomscape
    Notable Project

    Nolte built an Android and iOS app for an educational organization using the Ionic framework. The app is the organization’s core platform and helps students study for a standardized test. The partnership is ongoing, with Nolte updating and maintaining the apps.

    “The collaboration has always been fluid, and Nolte always replies quickly to us. I have no negative feedback in terms of project management.” – Founder, Educational Organization

  • 13
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Jafton is a digital solutions provider founded in 2014 operated by a team of 5. Based in Union City, N.J., the company offers IT strategy consulting, custom software development, and web development services to small and midmarket businesses. They work with various languages, including Objective C, Swift, and SQL.

    Clients
    Parkble
    Poutcase
    VaultCouture.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jafton was hired by a trailer rental company to design their website. All features and functionalities in the site, including location-based searching, was built from scratch by Jafton. The site's functionality is active as expected.

    "The site isn't particularly complex, but they did an excellent job and were a good partner. Their CEO was very helpful, and he had suggestions for userbase growth, development, and other areas." - Founder, Trailer Rental Company

  • 14
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    APPSTIRR is a mobile application design agency based in New York run by a team of 2. Founded in 2019, the company specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, and mobile & app marketing for clients ranging from small businesses to enterprises. They have experience working in industries such as advertising & marketing and business services and are familiar with e-commerce systems such as Magento, Shopify, and WooCommerce.

    Clients
    Switch Poker
    Blue Collar Capital
    Communitter
    Hockey Now
    Industries
    Notable Project

    APPSTIRR assisted in the development of a poker app of a tech startup. The app was designed to function cross-platform. APPSTIRR assisted in both the planning of the app's design and the development of the code itself. The startup is pleased with the app, especially since the project costs were 25% lower than projected with APPSTIRR.

    "I found their desire to please quite refreshing. At every step of the project, it was clear that they did not want me to be simply satisfied with their work--they wanted me to be elated. And more often than not, I was!" - Founder & CEO, Tech Startup

  • 15
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Irvington NJ

    Go Logo Now is a design agency based in Irvington, N.J., with an office in Mississauga, Canada. The agency, founded in 2019, has more than 50 employees and provides mobile app development, web design, custom software development, logo, SEO, PPC, graphic design, and e-commerce development services. Go Logo Now serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries that include e-commerce, business services, and legal cannabis.

    Clients
    Nona's Bakeshop
    Posh Dolls
    Glam Beauty
    Razzouk Catering
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An events services company hired Go Logo Now to design their website to attract new clients and generate leads. Go Logo Now discussed the needs of the company and developed the website. The website received positive feedback from family and friends.

    "They helped me throughout the whole project." - Founder & CEO, Events Services Company

  • 16
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Vermillion Sky is a mobile app development agency based in New York City. The company, founded in 2008, has a team of less than ten that provides mobile app development, web development, and custom software development services to consumer products & services, entertainment, and business services industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vermillion Sky was hired by Beauty Tutorial App to develop the mobile app, allowing users to create three-step photo or video tutorials and look up tutorials made by other users. The app also has a third-party shopping cart and APIs to allow users to shop. The app received a lot of positive feedback from users. 

    "There were no major issues with the development. If there were bugs, they addressed them immediately." - Founder, Beauty Tutorial App

  • 17
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Linden NJ

    Teliapp Corporation is a full-service creative and development agency based in Linden, NJ. Founded in 2012, Teliapp Corporation has a small team of about 10 employees who are interested in machine learning and human behavior analysis. They apply this knowledge to their work in web, mobile app, and custom software development, as well as UI/UX design. Their clients span Fortune 100 and enterprise companies, and they can work with U.S. government agencies.

    Clients
    Walmart
    Barnes & Noble
    7-Eleven
    Simon Malls
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Teliapp Corporation worked with a nonprofit, helping them build a new website and update outdated technology. Previously, the nonprofit relied on volunteers for tech support and was not happy with the price and their lack of input into the projects. Teliapp Corporation educated the nonprofit’s employees on how to use the new technology and continues to maintain the site.

    “Because our previous consultants were separate from us, they didn't understand the culture of our organization; whereas Josh and his team made a point to visit us and talk to our board of directors and staff members about what was important to them.” – Executive Director, Nonprofit

  • 18
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Jahnel Group, Inc. is an application development company based in Schenectady, N.Y., with offices in New York and Plano, Texas. The company, founded in 2012, has around 90 employees and provides custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services. Jahnel Group, Inc. serves midmarket and other-sized companies and institutions in the business services, financial services, gaming, education, manufacturing, medical, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Atos
    Bethesda
    Cambridge Associates
    Discovery Channel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare startup hired Jahnel Group, Inc. for an ongoing engagement to act as its on-shore product development team. In particular, Jahnel Group, Inc. handled both cloud infrastructure automation and management (AWS infrastructure managed via CDK), as well as front-end and back-end web development in the startup's serverless stack (React for the front end, API-Gateway / Lambda / Python / DynamoDB for the back end). Because of this engagement,  the startup was able to develop its MVP on time and, later, successfully launched the application. The app was well-received by patients and providers and enabled the startup to grow its business and revenue.

    "The company leadership sets an amazing tone for the entire team - they truly care about helping their customers make great things happen." - CTO, Healthcare Startup

  • 19
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Varfaj Partners is a Reno, Nev.-based development company that specializes in web and mobile app development. Recently founded in 2017, Varfaj Partners has a small team of fewer than five employees. They solely work with small business clients and complement their development services with UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Lyrical Lemonade
    The Guardian
    Mark Cuban Companies
    Loud Luxury
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Varfaj Partners revamped and expanded a physical therapy practice's website. The physical therapy practice not only needed website updates but also wanted to change how the website was hosted and transfer its email services onto a new server. As a result of the partnership with Varfaj Partners, the practice's website is more manageable and user-friendly. 

    "I gave [Varfaj Partners] a project, and [they] took over. It took no effort on my part." – Owner, Physical Therapy Practice 

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    AR/VR development company Virtual Lab is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. They focus on AR/VR development, mobile app development, and product design and were founded in 2014.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A co-living building partnered with Virtual Labs in order to develop a 360 VR Tour of their venue. The goal of the project is to share the tour with potential customers and speed up the customer journey.

    "It's incredible how they structure their work and keep their clients on top of everything all the time."

  • 21
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Net Theory, Inc. is a web design and development company founded in 1999 and located in New York. With a team of fewer than 50 employees, they serve small businesses in the e-commerce, consumer products and services, and media industries. Their services include web development, digital strategy, UX/UI design, and e-commerce development.

    Clients
    Caviar Russe
    ASA Summerfuel
    TAPinto
    Oxford University Press
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Net Theory, Inc. updated the backend CMS of a website and redid the frontend. The team was reliable, and their work met expectations.

    “We’ve experienced consistently increasing year-over-year growth throughout our partnership.” – Managing Director, Online Caviar Retailer

  • 22
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Fragmant is a multi-disciplinary design agency based in Novi Sad, Serbia, with offices in Stockholm, New York, and New Delhi. The agency, founded in 2015, has a team of less than ten that provides UX/UI design, branding, web development, and a mobile app development services. Fragmant serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries that include education, health care & medical, and hospitality & leisure.

    Clients
    Samsung
    Maersk
    Orange
    Basefarm
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software-based product company hired Fragmant to provide UI development and front end design in a project for one of their clients. Fragmant worked closely with the company in integrating the designs they created into the back end systems. The project was completed without any issues.

    "In terms of the way they designed the product, they were really distinct." - Creative Director, Software-Based Product Company

  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Long Island City NY

    Cappen is a digital product design studio that was founded in 2006 and is located in Miami Beach, Fla. and Recife, Brazil. They have 10 employees experienced with web development and design and UI/UX design for small, mid-size, and global companies in a variety of industries. Services range from SEO, BI, and CMS to app development, branding, and ideation.

    Clients
    Royal Caribbean International
    Gatorade
    Ministry of Supply
    Buzz Caribbean
    Notable Project

    Cappen developed a website for a jewelry company, including designing, configuring and launching the website with a custom CMS. Cappen effectively managed the project through an iterative approach, constantly seeking feedback from the client. Thanks to Cappen, the new site led to an increase in time spent on the site and sales.

    “The project completion was a major achievement for our business. Users are spending more time on the website and our online sales performance has grown considerably with the user-focused platform.” – CEO, Jewelry Company

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Jersey City NJ
    MetaOption is a cloud consulting & SI company located in Jersey City, New Jersey and Noida, India. The midsize team offers cloud consulting & SI, CRM consulting and SI, mobile app development, custom software development, and more. The firm was founded in 2005.
    Industries
  • 25
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Pedigrine is a small custom software development firm. Established in 2016, the firm is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Their team specializes in custom software development, AR/VR development, BI & big data consulting & SI, IoT development, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consulting company hired Pedigrine for web development. They were tasked with building a web portal for the end clients.

    "They made us feel like we were their best client and they were very professional and knowledgeable."

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    JetRockets is a technology consulting firm headquartered in Brooklyn NY, with satellite offices in Auckland, New Zealand and Tver, Russia. Founded in 2012, JetRockets currently boasts over 20 employees offering mainly web development capabilities, although the team is also proficient in IT staff augmentation, e-commerce development, custom software development, and mobile app development. They primarily market themselves to small and mid-market business in the financial services and advertising industries. 

    Clients
    LendingOne.com
    IDG
    AskJack
    LuxLock
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JetRockets worked with a dog-centered marketplace to deliver a multi-sided, e-commerce marketplace that supports buyers/sellers profile creation, payment processing through PayPal, and order tracking. The site, which was built with Ruby on Rails, along with various amendments and suggestions JetRockets made, drove a higher user-retention rate.

    “If you can imagine it, [JetRockets] can do it.” - Owner, Dog-Centered Marketplace

  • 27
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY
    Launched in 2018, Colorful Dots, LLC is an application development firm. The small team specializes in mobile app development, ux/ui design, and web development. The firm is based in New York, New York.
    Industries
  • 28
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY
    Code Hoard Pvt. Ltd. Is an app development firm. They are located in Surat, India and New York, New York and have a small team. Their services include mobile app development, web development, and e-commerce development. The agency was founded in 2018.
    Industries
  • 29
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY
    Openwave Computing is a web design agency located in New York, New York; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore, Singapore and Chennai, India. The midsize team provides web design, mobile app development, web development, ux/ui design, and more. The agency was founded in 1997.
    Industries
  • 30
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY
    AppNoit INC. Is an app development firm. Their small team is in New York, New York and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The firm offers mobile app development, custom software development, digital strategy, e-commerce development, and more. The firm was established in 2019.
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