Ironman 2013: Miniclip Sponsors Triathlete

“So, I’ve got this friend… he’s an amateur triathlete and he’s just qualified for a place at the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii, where he has to run 26.2 miles (42km), then swim 2.4 miles (4km) and finish with a 112 mile (180km) cycle! But he’s got to raise some cash to get there. Any chance Miniclip can help him?”

This was pretty much how it all started a few months back, when we embarked on our sponsorship of Raphael Vorpe, a 30-year-old triathlete from the Bernese Jura region of Switzerland.

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8 Ball Pool Community Update #6

Hi and welcome to your monthly update from the 8 Ball Pool team! We’ve got a huge amount of news for you, plus a ton of player-created 8 Ball artwork that we’ve received this month from the community – check out some of our favourites down the side and in the gallery below.

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Miniclip Tech Blog: Transitioning to a DevOps Culture

Miniclip today has over 100 million players every month, our game library extending beyond 800 titles, and almost 200 employees across our offices in the UK, Portugal, Switzerland the USA. In our new Tech Blog series, written by our DevOps Manager Dave Shanker, we’ll take a look at the challenges faced – and overcome – in growing Miniclip from its origins to what it is today.

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On The Run: The Getaway – Tips & Tricks

Your Vegas contact has been busted and the Corporation are waiting for you. Rev your engine and make your escape in On The Run: The Getaway! The Corporation are a tough enemy – they’ve got fast cars, machine guns – even an attack helicopter! But if you can keep your wits about you, and use these tips and tricks, you’ll be sure to outrun them.

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Jet Ski Racer: Tips & Tricks

Jet Ski Racer is the fast-paced racing game that will keep you on the edge of your seat. A flooded and abandoned city has become the meeting place for the coolest and fastest of racers – high speeds, dangerous objects and crazy jumps await you! Avoid the obstacles, collect the coins and learn the fastest routes to win the race.

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Miniclip Interview: Zombality creator Yuri Shapkin

It’s the zombie apocalypse. The dead are rising, walking the streets in search of human flesh. There’s nowhere to hide. Nowhere. What would a zombie killing expert want in his hands in this situation? “A box of pencils,” he tells us. “And some sheets of paper.” Oh. Um. Okay. “To avoid boredom.” And here was us thinking that the only danger was having your brains eaten out.

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Free Running 2: Tips & Tricks

Free Running 2 is the bigger, bolder and better sequel to our incredibly popular Parkour game Free Running. It’s a race across rooftops to get to the finish before the clock runs out – and it soon gets tricky! We’ve put together some tips to help you keep your cool under pressure. Ready? Let’s go!

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Miniclip Hackathon

Nine teams in a free for all battle to build absolutely anything. No limits. Two days to build a game, develop a tool or get creative with anything in the office. Here’s the lowdown on the Miniclip Mobile Hackathon.

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