Manticore Games

Manticore Games is the developer of Core, a platform and community where a new generation of game makers can build, share, and play online games.

Manticore’s mission is to unleash a new wave of creativity in games by radically lowering the barriers to game making and publishing the same way that YouTube revolutionized video creation.

Manticore Games was founded in 2016 by Frederic Descamps and Jordan Maynard. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

Manticore's Core is radically accessible game construction kit and social game-playing platform, all-in-one. 

Manticore has a myriad of game genres, styles and aesthetics ranging from RPGs, adventure, MMOs, survival, shooters, merge three, puzzle, music games, and more. In just a few weeks, more than 150 games were released, totaling hundreds of hours of D&D gameplay for players to enjoy. 


Core already offers more than 20,000 free games in every genre imaginable, has had roughly half a million projects started on the platform, and has amassed over one million player and Creator accounts globally.


Manticore is backed by XN, Epic Games, Benchmark Capital, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, LVP, Correlation Ventures, Bitkraft Esports Ventures, M Ventures and others. The company raised $100M in Series C round on Mar 31, 2021. This brings Manticore's total funding to $130M to date.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $130M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Mateo
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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