While Game Freak might be synonymous with Pokemon in many circles thanks to their rise to fame on the back of one of Nintendo’s biggest IPs, that’s not all the company has released over the years. Remember Tembo the Badass Elephant and HarmoKnight? Both titles were released in the West as something entirely new from Game Freak. Now, it appears as though the company will be branching out again after the purchase of Koa Games, a smartphone development studio focused on the Japanese mobile market. Interesting: Game Freak, developer of Pokemon, bought Koa Games, a smartphone game developer, govt. gazette says: https://t.co/eTVSTPgG0J — Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) October 27, 2015 Game Freak’s acquisition of a mobile-focused studio means we could see some interesting non-Pokemon related titles coming from the studio, in Japan at least. local_offer Game Freak Nintendo wii u stars Further Reading Legendary Pokemon coming to Pokemon Go The cost of Nintendo consoles in today's dollars Wii U gets firmware update Watch the Smash 4 EVO Finals on Disney XD Take a peek at this week’s Nintendo Dow 9 things you probably didn't know about Super Mario Bros.