Universomo Ltd. was a Finnish video game developer based in Tampere, Finland. It was founded in 2002, and acquired by THQ on the 9th of May in 2007. Universomo also has offices in Helsinki, Finland and San Diego, USA. Universomo is focused on games for mobile phones, the iPhone and the N-Gage. On January 12th 2010 THQ announced a Nintendo DS game Beat City developed by Universomo, marking the developer's first entry to the handheld gaming market.
On March 2nd 2010 the shutdown of the studio was announced while THQ Wireless will continue developing games with external studios.
The company is best known for the favorably reviewed mobile and iPhone versions of de Blob, the mobile, iPhone and N-Gage versions of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and the mobile versions of Lego Star Wars: The Video Game series.
The following Nintendo DS game is developed by Universomo:
- Beat City
The following mobile, iPhone and N-Gage games are developed by Universomo:
- Star Wars: Cantina Dash
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010
- Treasure Grab
- Indiana Jones and the Lost Puzzles
- Prison Tycoon
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars
- Pass The Pigs
- Chop Sushi!
- Super Fruitfall
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
- de Blob
- Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
- Puzzle Quest: Warlords
- Playboy Pool Party
- Snood Blaster
- Ratatouille: Cheese Rush
- Destroy All Humans! Crypto Does Vegas
- MX vs ATV Untamed
- Juiced 2
- Stuntman Ignition
- Ocean's 13
- Emergency Mayhem
- 300: The Mobile Game
- Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
- Stones of Khufu
- Destroy All Humans! 2
- Rollercoaster Rush
- Magic Inlay
- BIONICLE Heroes
- Juiced Eliminator
- Bounce Out
- Gorillaz Entertainment System
- Habbo Creatures
- Get Rich or Die Tryin'
- Gem Drop
- LEGO Star Wars Episode III
- Star Wars Battle Above Coruscant
- Stunt Plane
- Sumo Smash!
- Jumbo Rumble
- Bones Adventuring Co.
- Trails of Terror - Mutiny
- Kloner - Together in the Dark
- Bones - The First Adventure
- ↑ "THQ acquires Universomo". www.gamesindustry.biz..
- ↑ "Universomo Company Information on BusinessWeek". investing.businessweek.com..
- ↑ "Press Release: THQ Starts a Rhythm Revolution With the Announcement of Beat City Exclusively For DS". www.ign.com..
- ↑ "THQ closes Universomo". http://wireless.ign.com..
- ↑ "Pocket Gamer Review of de Blob". www.pocketgamer.co.uk..
- ↑ "IGN Review of iPhone de Blob". www.wireless.ign.com..