Cocodrilo Dog picks Melbourne for its Australian HQ


Leading video game development studio Cocodrilo Dog has set up its Australian HQ in Melbourne, further solidifying Victoria as a world-class gaming destination with global commercial appeal.

Founded in Columbia in 2011, Cocodrilo Dog is an award-winning agency that creates video games related to music, in particular rhythm games, and is renowned globally for signature projects such as Audio Ninja - Apple Store’s Best of 2013 runner-up, Moana: Rhythm Run - the official video game of Disney’s film Moana and the hugely popular and award-winning Beat Boy.

Cocodrilo Dogs joins more than 130 games studios already found in Victoria and adds to the world-class capabilities established in animation, music development, data analysis and publishing – another drawcard for investors.

Victoria's digital gaming industry will support Cocodrilo Dog with local, highly skilled talent to employ in areas such as development, engineering, and graphic design.

With Melbourne located in one of the biggest industry markets globally and very close to the world’s biggest markets of Asia, this proximity makes Melbourne the digital games capital of Australia and a very attractive long-term investment decision.

We had a chat to Juan Pablo Reyes, Cocodrilo Dogs co-founder, about the company’s investment in Victoria.

Video Transcript

Juan Pablo Reyes, Cofounder

Hi, my name is Juan Reyes and I am co-founder of Cocodrilo Dog Games.  We are a game developer company that creates video games that are related to music, especially rhythm games.

We wanted to move the company to Melbourne because we believe Melbourne is such a great place to be when you create anything related to arts.

Melbourne is the capital city of Australia and video games because of the culture of the city.

What I’ve seen so far is that people are very interested when it comes to artistic and technological innovation and video games are at the same time technology and arts. It’s a great place to be when you’re creating this kind of content.

I think there are many good reasons for a video game developer company to invest in Melbourne.

You will get the possibility to hire a lot of very skilled talent. They are also located in one of the biggest markets of the industry, in the world. Not only that, but you’re very close to Asia which has China, Japan and Korea, which are the biggest markets in the world.

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