Who we are
Founded in 2015, Ranida Games—a division of Ranida Studios Inc., is an indie game development company based in San Pedro Laguna, Philippines. The studio is founded by Ben Banta, CEO/Head of Games, and Walter Manalo, Head of Business Development.
Ben has been in the game industry since 2008 and has produced massive hits and popular online flash game franchises such as Sniper Assassin, Potty Racers and Dragon Slayers. The team is made up of industry experts who have been working in the Philippine game industry for more than half a decade. This is why Ranida Games is experienced in providing high quality games for both local and global market in a wide range of platforms and devices ranging from web, mobile, PC and even console.
The team is made of former Gonzo Games employees who were also responsible for the design and development of Q*Bert: Rebooted for the PC and PlayStation and Sniper Assassin for mobile.
Our company also develops advergames for branding & product marketing as well as “gamification” of tools that target companies for employee training, productivity, engagement, and retention. We at Ranida Games love gaming just as much as we love making them that is why the team has great passion in developing high quality games that people around the world can truly enjoy.
- Developer of the local hit game Philippine Slam with over 4 million downloads to date.
- Developer of another local hit game entitled Tsip Bato: Ang Bumangga Giba! - in partnership with the PNP PCRG.
- Developer and owner of the famous Sniper Assassin web game franchise
- Created over 30 hit original online game titles published by different online game publishers namely Addicting Games, Nickelodeon, SPIL Games, Bubble Box and Armor games.
- The team behind the reboot of the classic game Q*bert, now available on Steam, Android TV and soon on PS Vita, Googleplay Store and Apple Appstore
- Developer of the mobile games for Apl.d.app of the Black Eyed Peas and his company Apl.d.apps.
- Developed news and advergames for Dreamworks, Addicting Games and Nickelodeon