The Raccoon's Out of The Sack!
Boise, ID – July 17, 2014 – Seattle game industry veteran and former DoubleDown Interactive Director of Content Matthew Gillikin has launched Tanuki Entertainment, Inc. The indie game studio is focusing on mobile and HTML5 casual games and has four titles already available.
Gillikin, a Seattle game industry veteran since 2001, has worked at Square-Enix, Nintendo, Microsoft, Gas Powered Games, GameHouse (a subsidiary of RealNetworks), and DoubleDown Interactive (DDI), a subsidiary of IGT. As the 13th employee and first Executive Producer at DDI, Gillikin’s initial responsibility was to take the blooming startup to the next level by defining a production methodology for the company and creating top tier content for the DoubleDown Casino on Facebook. After being promoted to Director of Content at DDI, Gillikin led the team that defined and implemented the content strategy that would grow the DoubleDown Casino into one of the top three Facebook games to date.
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