Rival Games
Based in Turku, Finland

Founding date:
March, 2013


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Alien Blackout
The Detail
Thief Of Thieves

Yliopistonkatu 29b A
20100 Turku



Founded in 2013, Rival Games is an independent game developer in Turku, Finland comprised of passionate and talented individuals with international backgrounds. Our cross-disciplined core team is developing new innovations in interactive storytelling, and we are currently at work on various commercial projects.


First Franchise: The Detail

The first season of the episodic neo-noir adventure game The Detail was completed in 2016. Inspired by the classic adventure games from Westwood and LucasArts as well as the new series from Telltale Games, it draws from the gritty flavor of HBO's cop drama The Wire and combines it with hand-drawn graphic novel art. Driven by the Unity engine, The Detail is available on PC, Mac, Linux and iOS.

Thief of Thieves: Season One

Based on the best-selling comic by Robert Kirkman, Thief of Thieves: Season One is a story of heists and the people behind them. It’s time for Celia, protege of master thief Redmond, to make the leap from apprentice to master. A botched job takes Celia to Europe, where she joins a new team of criminals for a crime spree. Get to know your team, choose your approach on the field, but be careful – the choices you make may have drastic consequences. A new continent and a new team, will you make the cut? Thief of Thieves is based on the comic book series created by Robert Kirkman and published by Skybound Entertainment.

Alien: Blackout

The terror of Alien is brought to life in Alien: Blackout. Try to stay alive while trapped aboard a crippled Weyland-Yutani space station carrying a deadly Xenomorph as it tirelessly hunts you and the crew. Outsmart the perfect hunter by making perilous choices. Players must rely on the damaged controls of the space station or risk sacrificing crew members to avoid deadly contact, permanently altering the outcome of the game. Survive seven fear-inducing levels by remotely guiding Amanda Ripley’s crew through increasingly challenging tasks using only the station’s emergency systems. The uncertainty and unpredictability of both the alien and her crew can impose total defeat for Amanda and the entire station. Alien: Blackout is a unique fear-inducing horror mobile game experience that will test the inner nerves of both Alien and horror fans alike, where life can end in an instant. ALIEN: BLACKOUT TM © 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. Game and Software © 2019 D3 Go!


Alien: Blackout Launch Trailer YouTube

Thief of Thieves: Season One Launch Trailer YouTube

Thief of Thieves Announcement Teaser YouTube

The Detail Launch Trailer (Episode 1) YouTube

The Detail Episode 2 - From the Ashes - Launch Trailer YouTube

The Detail Episode 3 - Devil in the Detail - Teaser Trailer YouTube


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Awards & Recognition

Selected Articles

Team & Repeating

Jukka Laakso
CEO / Co-founder

Sami Lehtinen
CTO / Co-founder

Thomas Kight III
Graphics / Co-founder

Ville Ojala
Audio / Co-founder

Mika Sorvari
Lead Writer

Janne Kodisoja
Game Designer

Roman Loktev
Graphical Artist

Tommi Hartikainen
Lead Audio Designer

Pasi Österman

Markus Tervola
Graphical Artist

KJ Kallio
Lead Artist

Pau Norontaus
Graphical Artist

Markku Wiik
Graphical Artist

Janos Honkonen
Lead Writer

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