10 Games By Black Developers That You Need To Play Right Now

Black developers have been around since video games’ beginnings.

Here's a list of 10 gaming apps by Black developers that you should check out.


Players have to try preventing white hands from swooping in to touch your character’s hair.

You are a Black woman traveling between three destinations — Osaka, Havana, and Santa Monica Pier.

Sasha Says

Brought to you by Atlanta-based duo Adrian McDaniel and Tremayne Toorie, Sasha Says combines “Simon Says” and “Bop-It” to create a gaming experience that’s perfect for kids.

Developers Terry Karungi, Daniel Okalany, Jasper Onono, and Guy Acellam all worked together to bring Matatu, a two-player Ugandan card game, to your phone.


Treachery In Beatdown City

ARE YOU a fan of fighting games and a little comedy?

the plot centers around saving President Blake Orama from the Ninja Dragon Terrorists that kidnapped him.

B’Bop and Friends

Created by Grefonda Hardy and her daughter Noelle Hardy, B’Bop and Friends is an educational video game that helps children with their reading and writing skills.


Brothers Khalil and Ahmed Abdullah founded Decoy Games. Together, they’ve released Swimsanity! —
a multiplayer underwater shooter game.


Small describes SweetXHeart as a “slice-of-life-game about microaggressions, race, and gender.”

With Catt Small’s SweetXHeart, players are challenged to get through the week as Kara, a 19-year-old from the Bronx.


With Jesse Williams’ BLeBRiTY, players are tested on their knowledge of Black culture in a charade inspired game. 

The game boasts over 25 genres, including “HBCUs,” “Momma Phrases,” and more.

Black Inventors
Match Game

Created by, Dr. Leshell Hatley, Black Inventors Match Game is the first mobile app designed to teach KIDS  Black history.

Kids follow best friends, Myles and Ayesha, to learn who invented the patents for items like doorknobs, traffic lights, and more.

For The Culture

For The Culture has over 20 categories, including Celebrities, Historical Figures, and more.

this app aims to celebrate Black culture by putting a modern spin on charades.

we hope this list keeps you entertained!