Mascot Gaming looks to stand out with quality over quantity

An interview with Margarita Malysheva

In a crowded marketplace, Mascot Gaming remains focused on producing elite products.


Since its 2015 launch, Mascot Gaming has stood out by producing what it considers to be the best gaming options, not the most. Now a top-flight gaming software developer, the company is producing state-of-the-art products - one at a time.

About Margarita Malysheva

Margarita Malysheva

Margarita Malysheva is responsible for marketing at Mascot Gaming. One of the company’s original employees, Malysheva has overseen brand perception efforts, global exhibitions as well as management of the company’s social media channels and website.

About Mascot Games

Mascot Gaming

Headquartered in Romania, Mascot Gaming is a global gaming software development company. The developer has created nearly 100 games, including online slots and table games. It was the first gaming company to offer Traffic and Profit games, simplifying digital gaming classification.

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70 employees



Introducing Mascot Gaming

Ryan Butler

How do you describe Mascot Games to someone who has never heard of them?

Margarita Malysheva

Mascot Gaming is a rapidly growing online casino software provider renowned for its top-tier, player-centric games. With a full in-house cycle of production, we ensure that every element of our offerings meets the pinnacle of quality. From design to mechanics, every facet is meticulously crafted to provide players with immersive experiences.

Ryan Butler

Could you give us a brief history of Mascot Games?

Margarita Malysheva

It all began with a tight-knit team, passionate about creating memorable gaming experiences. From those modest beginnings, Mascot Gaming has developed into a well-known studio with a distinctive style, recognized not only for our game offerings but also for our unique approach to game design and player engagement.

Ryan Butler

The online gaming market is constantly and quickly changing. How does Mascot Games look to take the lead in this dynamic environment?

Margarita Malysheva

Mascot Gaming is at the forefront of innovation. We're in the midst of developing proprietary features that promise a more tailored and personal experience for our players. While I'm not at liberty to divulge all the specifics right now, I can say that these features will elevate the way players engage with our games.

Furthermore, we ensure our games cater to evolving player preferences, and we're always proactive in identifying and entering new jurisdictions, perfectly aligning with our company's scalability objectives.

Setting Mascot Apart

Ryan Butler

What are some inspiration sources for new Mascot Games?

Margarita Malysheva

For game ideas, we're heavily influenced by movies, literature, and pop culture. Beyond game themes, our team thrives in an environment of mutual support, camaraderie, and a shared passion for game creation. On the other hand, I can say that our inspiration comes from people around us, whether it's colleagues who are always there if something is needed or a family that inspires you for every move.

Ryan Butler

What sets Mascot Games apart as a games provider?

Margarita Malysheva

Our commitment to quality, innovation, and player experience truly differentiates Mascot Gaming in the industry. With a unique blend of captivating narratives, innovative gameplay mechanics, and top-notch graphics, our games stand out, offering players something genuinely distinct.

Ryan Butler

Your website says you release one-to-two games each month. Where does the team come up with the concepts for the games?

Margarita Malysheva

The creative process at Mascot Gaming is a collaborative endeavor. While team brainstorming sessions, market research, and player feedback play a vital role, sometimes inspiration strikes from current events or emerging trends in entertainment and pop culture.

Ryan Butler

What are some of Mascot’s most popular games and what do you think makes them so well-loved?

Margarita Malysheva

Among our most popular titles is 'Riot,' known for its gripping post-apocalyptic theme and innovative 'Risk’nBuy' feature. The game offers more than just gameplay; it delivers an immersive experience complete with captivating music and high stakes. Building on its success, we've launched a thrilling sequel, 'Riot 2,' which takes the narrative and excitement to the next level.

Our games resonate because they blend compelling stories, top-notch graphics, and unique features like 'Risk’nBuy,' providing not just a game but a complete adventure for our players


Future of Gaming

Ryan Butler

Can you tell us about some future games or experiences?

Margarita Malysheva

While I'd love to share all our exciting plans, what I can hint at is that our future titles will push the boundaries of traditional gaming. Augmented and virtual reality are areas of keen interest, and the integration of AI into our games? It's a thrilling possibility on the horizon.

Ryan Butler

Where do you see the regulated digital gaming industry five years from now?

Margarita Malysheva

The next half-decade promises transformative growth for the regulated digital gaming industry. A more globalized market, increasing jurisdictions embracing online gaming, and technological leaps will redefine the industry. With innovations like AI-driven experiences becoming conceivable, Mascot Gaming aims to be a driving force in this ever-evolving landscape.

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About the author

Ryan Butler
Ryan Butler

Ryan is a veteran gaming reporter. A two-time Associated Press Sports Editor award winner, he reported on sports and politics until shifting to the gaming industry in 2018.

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