: Moshi Monsters
creator Mind Candy has acquired a Brighton, UK-based studio founded by ex-Disney Black Rock Studios staffers, as a means of pushing innovation in kids' games.
Origami Blue has now brought its Candy Labs innovation initiative to Mind Candy, and will continue to experiment with new ideas and concepts for children's games, while also expanding on the company's character animation.
The move comes as Mind Candy founder Michael Acton Smith looks to the future, and the possibility of an initial public offering
. The London, UK-based company has signed over 100 licensing deals to date.