Appxplore is a team of passionate artisans striving to create
an imaginative and delightful experience for everyone.
Appxplore Sdn. Bhd. is a mobile game development studio based in Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta. Established in 2011, it has published a number of titles to public and critical acclaim. In 2014, Appxplore was acquired by venture accelerator Fatfish Internet Group, and has since been spun-off into iCandy Interactive Ltd, a mobile games group publicly traded on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:ICI).
Appxplore started life as a modest five-man startup riding the wave of a flourishing tech start-up economy in Malaysia. Hailing from diverse backgrounds in content creation, the motley crew of artists and programmers wrote history when their debut effort became the first game in the country to be listed on the App Store. The success of "Lightopus" paved the way for increasingly polished and sophisticated releases, all achieving downloads in the region of seven digits.
Desmond LeeCEO & Co-Founder
Desmond holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Computer Arts) from Academy of Art University, San Francisco. He has over 5 years’ international experience in the USA. In 2004, he was appointed by Multimedia Development Corporation (“MDeC”) as a consultant to assist Saladin Special Project and later became the producer of Saladin – The Animated Series, and was nominated for the International Emmy Awards in 2011 (Malaysia 1st Emmy Award nomination). His ultimate goal is to drive the company to become a world‐class mobile game studio in Malaysia.
Jenn-Yu LimCCO & Co-Founder
Jenn Yu is a highly skilled artist with more than 15 years’ experience specialising in conceptual drawing, 3D animation and game design. He is one of the pioneers in the Malaysian gaming industry where he assisted Phoenix Game Studios to develop Malaysia first MMORPG game, title Fung Wan Online back in 2004. In 2007, Jenn Yu joined Codemasters, an international game studio, as a Senior 3D Artist where he was involved in the design and development of its AAA game titles.
Ken LeeChief Technology Officer
Ken Lou graduated with a B. Multimedia (Hons) in Software Engineering and Games Design from Multimedia University, Malaysia in 2009. Ken Lou has over 6 years’ experience in the game development industry. Experienced in launching online games portal, developing social networking games on Facebook, and Mobile.