Eastside Games


About East Side Games

Our talented, highly-motivated team believes in constantly improving; we are not afraid to take ownership and meet challenges head-on in order to reach our goals. 

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East Side Games, was founded in 2011 and has become one of the most recognized independent developers and publishers of free to play mobile games. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, they have focused on making the best narrative idle games in the business, and creating the technology for developers to tell amazing stories.

With a track record of over a decade of producing successful titles. ESG currently publishes and operates successful franchise titles including Archer: Danger Phone, Dragon Up: Idle Adventure, The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s, It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile and Trailer Park Boys Grea$y Money.

East Side Games was recently recognize on the “Top 50 Mobile Game Makers 2020” list compiled by Pocket Gamer Biz, on the “Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers” list compiled by Canada’s Top 100, as well as on the “Canada’s Top Growing Companies 2019” list compiled by Globe & Mail Report on Business and 2020 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winners.

East Side Games strongly believes in community-driven design, making games built for fans by fans, and having the best culture around. Their games and their team have the same goal; to be inclusive and for everyone.

Awards & Recognition

“Top 10 Canada Headquartered Overall Publishers”
App Annie’s Top Publisher Awards, 2021
“BC Tech unveils finalists for 2020 Technology Impact Awards”
CEO Josh Nilson finalist for Person of the Year
“2020 Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures- Growth”
Celebrating the 2020 Canada’s Most Admired Award Winners, 2020
“Finalist for Best Developer”
Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards, 2020
“Canada’s Top Growing Companies 2019”
Globe & Mail Report on Business, 2019
“Technology Fast 500™ – #157 – North America”
The fastest-growing technology companies
“Technology Fast 500™ – #265 – North America”
The Fastest Growing Technology Companies in America
“Best Art Award – Dragon Up”
Indie Prize Showcase, 2013

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