What is the company

Qene Games is an award-winning software development firm operating from Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. Founded in 2017, the company has been focused on developing and publishing video games while providing game development outsourcing, game art outsourcing, and other software development services.


To create games with African roots that inspire the next generation to imagine a better world.


  • Raising the standards and reception of the African gaming and tech industry.
  • Creating games that tell the untold and beautiful stories of Africa and the rest of the under-represented world.
  • Delivering premium grade and industry-standard products to clients from all over the world.
  • Initiating the creation of an inclusive, and self-sustaining gaming industry in Africa.
  • Using the power of games to create attractive and enjoyable experiences in education and work environments to achieve better results.

Our Story

  • Dec 2016, Qene Games was established
  • April 2018, Qene released Kukulu
  • Dec 2018, Kukulu won the 2018 Apps Africa Award for Best Media and Entertainment App
  • Nov 2019, Qene released Gebeta
  • Dec 2019, Qene established a holding company in the United States

Our team

Dawit Abrham

CEO / Co-founder

Henok Teklu

CTO / Co-founder

Ruth solomon

Concept Artist / UI-UX Designer

Samuel Sisay

Game Developer / Animator

Michael Tekle

Animator / Modeler

Amanuel Yitbarek

Concept / Texture Artist.

Yordanos Fikru


Bereket Taffese

Creative Director