Gree announced that it has picked up App Ant Studios, the developer of Dino Life for Android. The developers at App Ant will join Gree’s San Francisco studio and the studios four founders will have lead positions in the company’s Game Development and Engineering teams.

“The team at App Ant Studios has continually impressed us with the quality of its engineering, art, and overall product. They share the same strong passion Gree has for mobile social gaming and we genuinely respect their dedication to evolving the gaming industry, ” said Gree chief executive officer Naoki Aoyagi. “With our constantly growing and evolving mobile game market, having such exceptional talent on board to build great experiences for the latest hardware is a huge priority for us.”

Gree currently has development studios in San Francisco, Tokyo, Dubai, Beijing, California, Seoul, Singapore, London, Amsterdam and Sao Paolo.