The Fathergamer Podcast #35 – An Interview With Mike Levine

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For more information on Mike and his latest game, Ninja Team Pirates, be sure to check out this swanky trailer, and all the links we have below:

Download Ninja Time Pirates at the app store
Happy Giant’s Official Website
Like NTP On Facebook

A little more information about Mike Levine’s past: 

Mike Levine has been working with interactive and digital media for 20 years. He is the president and founder of HappyGiant, as well as Pileated Pictures. Mike is a veteran of LucasArts Entertainment, where he was in a senior position in the art department, and developed several art production techniques on classics such as ‘Sam & Max Hit the Road,’ ‘Full Throttle,’ ‘The Dig,’ ‘Rebel Assault 1 and 2,’ and ‘Jedi Knight: The Force Within – I&II.’  In 1997, Mike left LucasArts to form Puffin Designs, a software company founded by ILM veterans, Lucas’ Effects Division, where he was Product Manager for the award-winning program ‘Commotion’. The company was acquired by Pinnacle.  In 1999 he formed Pileated Pictures, which has gone on to become a leader in the online gaming and virtual world fields doing work for Hasbro and other major brands. HappyGiant, Mike’s latest venture, focuses on mobile and cross-platform games. It has made games with Jay-Z, Dark Horse Comics, and Paramount Pictures, as well as published several of their own apps, including the successful “Dolphin Paradise: Wild Friends”. The company’s latest game is Ninja Time Pirates and has a 4.5 average rating on the Apple App Store.