About Us

Established in 2018, Mad Hook is a video game developer based in Amman, Jordan. Creating smash hits like The Chase, Highway Drifter and Rooftop Run, Mad Hook games have racked up more than 10M downloads on both the App Store and Play Store. 

In 2020, the global gaming industry's revenue hit more than $165 billion and has become one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Mad Hook saw a 160% increase in growth in 2020 with the majority of revenue coming from the USA, Japan and the MENA region. ?
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Even though games like The Chase, was created with fully localized content for the MENA region, it found significant success in markets like Japan, USA and Germany. Topping charts also in Saudi Arabia, The Chase became the second most downloaded racing game in USA and Japan markets which are known for being difficult to tap into. 

With more than 600,000 monthly active mobile users and a total of 12 games in its portfolio, Mad Hook expanded its reach and developed The Chase for Steam users on PC, all while developing more mobile games. ?

 

 

Mad Hook started with the founders Hazim Al Hanbali and Ibrahim Al Hasan, who have grown the team with more developers, artists, game designers, user acquisition officers, monetization officers and customer support after joining The Core @HTU incubator. ?

 

 

In 2019, Mad Hook was selected for Google’s Indie Game Accelerator (IGA) program in Singapore, beating out more than 1,700 applicants from all over the world.

 

 

After graduating from The Core Incubation program Mad Hook moved to their new office and expanded their team.

Mad Hook also won second place in Voodoo’s Runner Game competition, signed two publishing deals with prominent game publishers. 

?Currently Mad Hook is growing its casual and hyper casual games portfolio and working on its next big hit that is showing impressive KPIs.

Meet Our Team

Hazim Al-Hanbali

Co-Founder / CEO

12 Years of experience in the gaming industry, Worked on more than 20 published games

Ibrahim Al-Hasan

Co-Founder / CTO

8 Years of experience in game development, Worked on more than 15 published games

Farah
Khalaf

3D Artist

Mohammad
Bilto

Game Developer

Omar
Khaled

Marketing

Malek
Bakeer

Game Developer

Marwan
Mahjoob

3D Artist

Ahmad
Momani

Game Developer

Mamoon
Bakeer

HR And Office Administator

Toleen
Asfour

3D Artist

Yara
Khateeb

2D Artist

Mohammad
Al-Dmour

Video Editor - UX/UI

Ameera
Salhab

Marketing

Lana
Al-Fayez

Marketing

Abdelraof
Awwad

Accountant

Wesam
Mahjoob

Game Developer

Tala
Masri

Marketing