About Us

Welcome to Playoholic!

Playoholic was founded in 2015 to create a platform where mobile game players could access in-depth game guides, tips, and walkthroughs for their favorite mobile games.

We understand that mobile gaming is more than just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. That’s why we offer a wide range of content to cater to different gaming interests, whether you’re into action, adventure, puzzle, or role-playing games.

Our game guides cover everything from beginner-level tips to advanced strategies, so whether you’re a new player or a seasoned veteran, you’ll find something useful here.

It’s our goal to become the go-to website for mobile gaming. We look forward to helping you master your favorite games and achieve your gaming goals.

In 2023, Playoholic was acquired by Bigger Canopy from it’s original founder Anurag Ghosh, more on that below!

Our team:

Playoholic has a fully remote team of over 20 people, in 9 countries. Meet our team below:

Nivenka Stanton – Editor

Nivenka has been a passionate gamer for over 25 years! She was born in the area of Mario Bros and remembers having to fight off her three brothers for the remote. Nivenka has been a writer and editor for over a year now and as well as leading up content management and editing at Playoholic, she works for WriterArmy. Her gaming preferences are very diverse, and she enjoys Kings Of Avalon, puzzle games, strategy games, and scary games.

Murillo Zerbinatto – Writer

Murillo boasts over 5 years of experience in the gaming industry, with his work gracing the pages of numerous prestigious gaming publications. These include TheGamer, RPGamer, RPGInformer, Indie Game Culture, WhatIfGaming, TheSixthAxis, FandomSpot, and Xfire. He’s an avid fan of RPG games, and his all-time favorite is Fantasian. Furthermore, Murillo holds a bachelor’s degree in social communication with a specialization in advertising.

Al Baguio – Writer

Al is a dedicated RPG games enthusiast! She’s been immersed in titles like Genshin Impact and Honkai: Star Rail since their release. With nearly a decade of writing experience under her belt, she’s contributed her skills to notable platforms, including wikiHow. Moreover, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.connections with like-minded individuals. By day, she embodies the role of a dedicated writer, and by night, seamlessly transitions into a fervent gamer.

Abdullah Selmani – Writer

Abdullah has grown up in the age of mobile games, he’s played them since the age of 12. Since graduating from high school, he has been a professional writer for 2 years. He loves many genres of mobile games, but his top are Tactical Shooters, Realistic, Anime Type, Adventure and Survival games. He currently loves to play Lost in Blue and Dawn of Zombies. To many of his friends, he is known by his gamer tag ‘TopG’.

Shela Baxi – Writer

Shela has over 5 years of mobile writing experience writing for the likes of Gamer BTW and Games Vot. She has been playing mobile games for years, and her favorite game of all time is Call Of Duty Warzone. Outside of writing, Shela holds a masters degree in information science and technology.

Jean-Roux Denysschen – Writer

Jean-Roux has been a professional writer for 1 year now, however his passion for mobile gaming extends for over 10 years. He loves shooter and sport games, and his current favorite mobile game is PubG Mobile. He holds a Bcom Digital Marketing Degree, and as well as writing for Playoholic, he works with Sitetrail and GC Media Holdings.

Amirul Annuar – Writer

Amirul has been a writer for over 5 years, and in this time he has written for publications and clients including: EarlyGame, DualShockers, Hewlett-Packard, PC Player Hub and WhatIfGaming. He holds a diploma in Business Administration. His favorite mobile game of all time is Epic Seven, and he leads a guild on it!

Nikola Stevanovic – Writer

Nikola has over a decade in publishing experience. He has written for sites that include: Blue Stacks, Fortnite Park, Insider Paper and Pure Games. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in English language and literature. When Nikola was younger he used to set up his alarm clock and wake up in the middle of the night in order to defend his castles in Stronghold Kingdoms. A true gaming fanatic!

John Alem Ramos – Writer

John has been playing mobile games for 18 years and combined with his passion for writing which he has held for most of his life, he joins Playoholic. He loves MOBA games and his favorite game of all time is Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. He is also a college graduate with Latin honors.

Abdullah Iqbal – Writer

Ever since getting his first Android phone in 2013, Abdullah has been playing mobile games. 4 years ago, he became a mobile games writer, and has since worked for publications including TheGamer.com, ProSettings.net and DailyGamingTips.com. Abdullah also used to play Call Of Duty Mobile at a competitive level and holds an Electrical Engineering degree.

Paul Moronfola – Writer

Paul has been a writer for over 5 years, and has played mobile games for over 10 years. He runs a TikTok account providing Call Of Duty Mobile content, and this is also his favorite game. He has ghost written for popular gaming site Blue Stacks and now brings his knowledge of mobile gaming to Playoholic.

Muhib Nadeem – Writer

Muhib has been writing professionally for over a decade working for the likes of Alony Media, Oseka Media, and Kabakeb Studios. He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science. His favorite game type are world builders, and he is also an avid Clash Of Clans player, having played it now for 9 years. Muhib brings his wealth of passion and gaming knowledge to Playoholic as a writer.

Charles Judd – Writer

Charles has been a gaming writer for over 8 years now, and is rated within the top 10 writers on a popular freelancing platform. He loves adventure RPGs and settlement building games, with his all time favorite game being Inotia 4. He grew up in a remote area with limited internet, so growing up he discovered many gaming tips on his own and this is what led him to becoming a gaming writer.

Shahzaib Manzoor – Writer

Shahzaib has been playing mobile games now for over 10 years. He has written for popular gaming site The Lost Gamer. His favorite mobile game of all time is Candy Crush Saga, and also loves Match-3 and Tower Defense games. Shahzaib also organizes and runs local mobile gaming tournaments in his local town and loves to meet other like minded gamers.

June Reyes – Writer

June got his first smartphone at 10 years old, that’s when his passion and interest for mobile gaming started. He has written for FandomSpot, MasterNoobs, HardcoreiOS and The Gamer. His favorite mobile game is Epic Seven, an amazing gacha ARPG. Outside of writing about gaming, he won a writing award for a fictional Patreon-project-turned-signed-novel.

Ahmed Fawzy – Writer

Ahmed has been playing mobile games now for over 16 years. He loves battle royale and MOBA games. Ahmed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Marketing and has been writing now for over 4 years for publications including Gamersdecide and Technowifi. He loves the games: League of Legends, TFT, Clash of Clans, Clash Royale and Fortnite!

Furkan Can Cicek – Writer

Furkan’s earliest memory of mobile gaming was with Nokia’s famous snake game. Since then he has played on hundreds of games, and his favorite game of all time is Teamfight Tactics. He has got local awards for two stories, and has also written for gaming magazine Itemlevel.

Hamza Rashid – Writer

Hamza has been playing mobile games all his life, and has written for various gaming publications such as TheGamer, WhatIfGaming, Video Gamer, and Attack of the Fanboy. He loves real-time strategy games but his favorite mobile game of all time has to be either Plants VS Zombies or Geometry Dash. When Hamza was a child, his cousins and him would ‘borrow’ the phones of adults during family functions to hold tournaments to see who could get the furthest in Nokia’s Snake.

Saad Hassan – Writer

Saad has been a keen gamer for 10 years and has been writing about mobile games professionally now for 3 years. He has written for publications including Player.me , Zleauge.gg , GamemasterHq and now Playoholic. Saad’s favorite games are RPG and battle royale titles like PUBG Mobile, Clash Royale, Rise of Civilization, and Hay Day.

About the founder, Anurag Ghosh:

Anurag Ghosh has been in the digital publishing space since 2012. In 2015, he created Playoholic to help newbies learn more about their favorite Android and iOS games. Before launching Playoholic, he contributed mobile and PC gaming articles to Levelskip.

In 2023 Bigger Canopy acquired Playoholic from Anurag. Since the aqusition, we have brought in a hugely talented and experienced team of writers to continue his legacy.

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