Tenebra Studios, a game development and localization company, was founded in 2006 by Thanos Georgoulis and Konstantina Bethani in Athens, Greece. Since then, it has maintained a solid partnership with Sony Hellas, Sony Norway and Sony Portugal. Specifically, the company participated in the translations of Uncharted 3 and 4, The Last of Us and God of War 3.
Tenebra Studios also has years of collaboration with Huawei and Xiaomi, developing custom-made games for their appstores in China. The company has also developed educational games for Abbott Diabetes Care Hellas as well as for New York College educational group, while developing interactive advertising applications for Mediterranean College, Attiki Honey SA, Velvita and other companies. In addition to video games, the company has developed mobile and desktop applications, while providing QnA, beta-testing, off-site programming and R & D for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Firaxis, Blizzard Entertainment.
Compared to about 700 companies in the world in 2019, Tenebra Studios has managed to overcome Growth Champions and the average for their benchmarking class on innovation management performance according to the Benchmarking Report Innovation Management Assessment by IMP³rove, an initiative of the European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry for better Innovation Management support services for SMEs.
Tenebra Studios also participates in the organization of one of the largest technology events in Greece, Digital Expo, which in 2019 surpassed 20,000 visitors. As part of Digital Expo, Tenebra Studios successfully organizes the B2B event, including Startup Awards, Hackathons, Gamejams, presentations and workshops.
In addition to the games they develop, Thanos Georgoulis and Konstantina Bethani are Professors at the Game Development Department of New York College educational group and have a track record of research projects. In collaboration with the University of Bolton, they have validated the Games Programming with Foundation Program at Bachelor level for New York College. They are also employed as Research Fellows and Mentors for the IT Departments of the University of Ioannina, the University of Crete, the Metropolitan College, the Mediterranean College, the IST College and the Univerisity of Nicosia in Cyprus, while they were invited to become TEDx Speakers at the University of Crete to talk about videogames.
Furthermore, national TV stations such as SKAI, Alpha and MAD, newspapers such as Kathimerini, domestic and international magazines and sites have repeatedly dedicated special tributes to the company on the innovation of its products.