Since its founding in 2008, MZ (Machine Zone)’s has been developing real time gaming technologies, its proprietary Realtime™ technology, to create real-time, immersive social games. MZ uses their RTplatform as the infrastructure for it successful free-to-play mobile MMO (massively multiplayer online) strategy games, Game of War: Fire Age and Mobile Strike (2016). “Game of War – Fire Age”, is the largest real-time massively-multiplayer mobile game in the world. Machine Zone’s portfolio of games, which also includes iMob2, Original Gangstaz, and Global War, have been downloaded and played by over 130 million people worldwide.
Machine Zone has developed a way for users from all over the world to play together, with no limit on the number of players and a translation feature that allows them to communicate without a language barrier. The applications for this technology span beyond gaming into finance, logistics, social networking and data analysis, Chief Executive Officer Gabe Leydon said in Businessweek in March.
Founded in 2008 as part of Y Combinator and the 2010 winner of the TechCrunch Crunchies Award for “Best Bootstrapped Company", Machine Zone has more than 600 employees around the world and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with operations in San Diego, Las Vegas, Germany, Japan and Russia.
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