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November 27, 2013 / KingsIsle Entertainment

Thanks from KingsIsle

When we started KingsIsle in 2005, I saw a need for a family friendly game where players of all ages could connect online in a safe and fun environment.  After starting with a handful of employees, it’s a little surreal now to walk around the office eight years later and see three hundred people working on KingsIsle Games.  What an adventure this has been!

The creative people who work here brainstorming, designing, testing, and supporting our games have put in countless hours to bring you Wizard101, Pirate101, Grub Guardian and more.  Even so, they’re not the only reason for KingsIsle’s success.  If you were to ask me something that I’m thankful for as we enter this year’s holiday season – I would have to say you.  All of you.  I’m so thankful for all of you amazing players.

When you walk through the offices of KingsIsle, the love of our fans is apparent everywhere.  There is fan art decorating cubicle walls, stacks of fan mail piled up on desks, and even memories of hosting Ryan’s Make-a-Wish day.   Everywhere you look, the outpouring of affection from our players is evident.

Ryan's Make-a-Wish Visit

Ryan’s Make-a-Wish Visit

What I want all you players to know is that we are so thankful for every picture, every letter, and every time you login to play one of our games.  We love hearing about how Wizard and Pirate helped you do better in school in math and reading, or how it helped you connect with your family more.  Those are the reasons why we make these games, but you are the reason we continue to do so.

So from myself and the rest of the KingsIsle family, thank you players!  I can’t wait to see what the next year brings us all.

Elie Akilian
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


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  1. banannanut00813 / Nov 27 2013 1:39 pm

    I love wizards its awesome to play I play mostly everyday Iam addicted I usually play from the time I get up till I went to bed my son in law and daughter got me hooked son in law was working out of town and my daughter and grandchildren missed him so they found this to do together and then got me to playing I love the game so much I got my best friend to playing now we play all the time and iam having a ball before I know it 4 or 5 hrs has gone by so fast its unreal ty for keeping it family friendly and for keeping at a price we can all afford to pay happy thanksgiving

    • deanna / Dec 8 2013 5:04 pm

      I like wizard101.

    • Caden Joeseph Wilson / Dec 8 2013 7:49 pm

      Wizard 101 is like almost my favorite game. It is so awesome. and I also love the details they put into the game. I love it.

    • alannah / Dec 8 2013 8:38 pm

      pirate101 and wizard101 rocks and thank you for both of this game.Both game is awsome

  2. Kimmie / Nov 27 2013 4:23 pm

    You’re amazing, thank YOU for a great time in both pirate101 & wizard101 games! I had a lot of fun!

  3. barb / Nov 28 2013 12:40 pm

    totally cool and thank you too!

  4. cattree56 / Nov 29 2013 10:31 am

    I love wizard101. thank you kingisle!

    • akole hamlin / Dec 8 2013 10:02 am

      thank you for making wizard101 and pirate101!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Both games our awesome, but wizard101 is better. Keep up the good work on both of the games!!!!!!!!!!!! You ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Anonymous / Dec 1 2013 9:39 am

    We should be thanking you! for all the hard work you guys put in to make these games possible and fun!
    keep it up

    • Anonymous / Dec 8 2013 10:20 am

      I love that picture from Pirate101 i,m a picture lover I love pictures that people make.

  6. scoottheboot / Dec 8 2013 9:30 am

    i love wizard 101 i think it is very fun but can you please add more none members quests? But aother than that the game is FUN

  7. Anonymous / Dec 8 2013 9:59 am

    I love Wizard101 and Pirate 101! I love the voices, sound, and creativity, you put into Kingsisle Games. Are you coming up with anymore new games? My brother and I love to play the games and wish you guys created a game about fashion designing and how it came to each of the worlds in the spiral. We also must say that we LOVE Subodai! We love that his critical strike is so powerful! We would also like to know, who plays the voice of Subodai? Or is his voice computer generated? You should know that we hope you guys at Kingsisle enjoy this comment!

  8. carson23123 / Dec 8 2013 10:08 am

    thank you I like the action in the spells on wizard101 and the animations you make the best games in the world

  9. ahmed / Dec 8 2013 10:15 am

    thanks,my dear game

  10. steven / Dec 8 2013 10:19 am

    wow i love this game it is getting me to get out of trouble and go places!

    thank you for the good games

  11. akole hamlin / Dec 8 2013 10:34 am

    I wish you would make more epic games like wizard101because your so inspiration you could create anything

  12. lenora / Dec 8 2013 10:58 am

    i love wizard101!!!!!!! thank you kingisle

  13. jalil grant / Dec 8 2013 11:05 am

    i love wizard 101 because its a fun way to spend time and have fun with my family.

  14. dakota / Dec 8 2013 11:08 am

    it has helped me socialize with others and have fun with my friends actually I have played it for 2 years.

  15. Ashten / Dec 8 2013 11:37 am

    thank you so much Kingsisle for making great games like wizard 101 and pirate 101. They are fun to play alone but with a family it is so much better laughing talking to each other just having fun. We never really had a game that we can all play and when you came out with wizard 101 and it had the family bundles and other things. We thought we might try it and we all loved it and so you may not now just how good your games co inside with families but they so, thanks again Kingsisle and have a merry Christmas.

  16. Anonymous / Dec 8 2013 11:41 am

    Kingsile is the best pc game producer I have ever used. It produces awesome games. Thanks guys for making wizard101 and pirate101. your the best!

  17. Morgan / Dec 8 2013 12:01 pm

    I love wizard 101! Where I’m from, everyone thinks of me as a freak, but on wizard 101 I can be myself and I have people that really want me to be their friend. It’s helped me realize not to care what other people think, but that if you like yourself, that’s all that matters.

  18. Kevin AKA Kdillard20 / Dec 8 2013 12:09 pm

    Wizard101 I can’t even tell you how happy i am you made this game. The first time i seen this game was when i was watching teen titans. When i saw that commercial i was like wow, I have to play that! When I started playing I felt like it was the best thing that ever happened to me. I got so excited, and i said to myself I’ve never played a game this fun before in my life. i love this game so much i play this game at night and, day. I play this game nonstop. I purchased a lot of things from you guys except the thing i couldn’t. I don’t know what gave you guys the idea to make this game, but I am so happy you guys made it. I love all the spells you made and i been playing this game for a while now and i’m just so excited about all the new spells that came out in November. When i seen them it totally blew my mind. To be honest with you guys i hope you keep this game going keep making new world, keep making new spells, keep making new people, and quest for us. I am really beyond grateful you guys made this game. Now it’s like the only thing I do in my spare time :D. By the way this is just an idea you guys should make school mounts. I think all the wizards will be happy about that, and you get the mounts at level 100 if you make it that high, which i hope you do. You have really made a difference in my life :).

    Thanks Wizard101, for everything

  19. georgette / Dec 8 2013 12:11 pm

    wizards101 is the best place for everybody this is a good time of the year now the whole family can play on here the best presents too get and give is wizard 101 cards they do not cost a lot and its the best place ever and its not hard too play i love this place merry christmas happy new year brng our wonderful famly here you will have great time.

  20. Anonymous / Dec 8 2013 12:53 pm

    Wizard101 is a really fun where you build in your own house or duel some one for fun. I am really glad that the Wizard101 team has made this game because it has brought my family closer than we ever been. I would like to give a big thanks for everything you have done. 🙂

  21. megan / Dec 8 2013 1:14 pm

    ty so much for making wizard101 and pirate101

  22. mohammed / Dec 8 2013 1:37 pm

    thank you too

  23. boris ischard / Dec 8 2013 1:48 pm

    i really love wizard101 and every day i play it wiht freinds family and just haveing a wonderful time see you in the spiral!!

  24. brian / Dec 8 2013 1:51 pm

    I love kingisle wizard101, pirate101, the last I like is the animation and hope you guys have a very good christmas so thank you very much for these 2 games, keep it up! 😀

  25. allen / Dec 8 2013 2:56 pm

    This is the most amazing online game i played, i made my account in 2008 and i am still currently playing. This is the only game i use my credit card on cause its worth it. it has extremely good graphics, amazing adventures to go on with friends and plenty to do. this is by all the most outstanding game for youth as well as for family. Keep up the good work king isle this game is AMAZING!!!

  26. Tien / Dec 8 2013 3:31 pm

    I really love wizard101!Thank you Kingsisle for making this game. 🙂

  27. anya / Dec 8 2013 3:32 pm


  28. anya / Dec 8 2013 3:38 pm

    wizard101 is my favorite computer game!!!

    • Mason / Dec 8 2013 8:10 pm

      It’s mine, too!

  29. Anonymous / Dec 8 2013 4:16 pm

    You guys are the best you work hard day in and day night. I love your games the quest everything you guys made my childhood so fun thank you kingisle thank you pirate101 and wizard101 the best game on the web.

  30. rylee / Dec 8 2013 4:28 pm

    I love wizard101 i can’t get off thanks you! 😀

  31. coolalex134 / Dec 8 2013 4:31 pm

    You Guys Are The Best I Want To Thank You For All Your Hard Work Day In And Day Out. You Guys Make My Child Hood So Fun. I Love All Your Quests There Challenging And So Fun. Pirate101 And Wizard101 Are The Best Games Online There Is Nothing More Funner Then Your Games. Thank You So Much, And Have Merry Christmas!

  32. Anonymous / Dec 8 2013 4:56 pm

    thank you for the time you give to make such wonderful exciting games for kids to explore. I love both pirate101 and wizard101. they have expanded my amagination in many cool ways. bless you all and I hope you a have a wonderful holiday

  33. Riley / Dec 8 2013 5:01 pm

    thank you for your time and effort for making these wonderful games to play and sharing it with the world so many kids can explore . I love both pirate101 and wizard101 they have expanded my amagination in many ways. I love the graphics and the fun activities. bless you all and have a wonderful holiday. 🙂

  34. fire321110 / Dec 8 2013 6:04 pm

    I love wizard101. wizartd101 is awesome to play and thank you for all you did on wizard101 and i just love playing wizard101 alot!!!!

  35. Mason / Dec 8 2013 8:14 pm

    And I love Wizard101!

  36. xXPrettyAngelHeartXx / Dec 8 2013 11:12 pm

    I have 3 reasons why I love Wizard101!

    Wizard101: R1:Wizard101 is fun for all ages and I really like the effects and animation! Terrific
    Wizard101: R2: I love Wizard101 because it has fun activities and you get to have friends which is the best part! 😀
    Wizard101: R3: I love it and play Wizard101 everyday and I just love it so much! I guess you do to! 😉 xD

    PS: 🙂 😉 😀 ;D 😛 ;P JUST HAVE FUN! 😀

  37. xXPrettyAngelHeartXx / Dec 8 2013 11:13 pm

    Thank you so much KingSisle! I know it was hard work for you but thank you for making games that all ages would love to play! I recommed all ages should play this game so I give it a 5/5! 🙂

  38. Joshua Charleau / Dec 9 2013 4:49 am

    wizard101 i can not tell you how much you mean to me this is the best family game ever thats why my family an i always play it this family as had a lot of fun with this game most familys would go out but no this family stays together at home to play the best game ever WIZARD101 thank you guys so much for making this game its a very very very very cool game you guys are the best game makers every so thank you

  39. anya / Dec 9 2013 9:28 am

    i LOVE WIZARD101!!!

    • anya / Dec 9 2013 9:31 am

      you know i LOVE wizard101?

  40. Talon Skysong / Dec 9 2013 11:44 am

    I think KI is doing a great job with the new mounts and areas. I love the detail. Keep up the good work KI.

  41. rosamise / Dec 9 2013 3:18 pm

    this is the best game in the world. i hope this game keeps going until the end of the world. you doing a great job so keep up the good work. 🙂

  42. Anonymous / Dec 9 2013 3:38 pm

    Ilove wizard101 and pirate 101 because you get to see new things every day

  43. Novakid34 / Dec 9 2013 7:42 pm

    I really enjoy both games and they mean freedom and excitement to me.

  44. William Xu / Dec 10 2013 12:08 am

    Isn’t Technology great people?

  45. skullkingmaster / Dec 10 2013 7:21 am

    Wizard101 and Pirate101 is my favorite games on my computer and EVER! The game let you meet new and interesting people, make new friends and play with your friend online who you all ready know. The games help me release some stress before or after a big exam and thanks to it I never get bored. The graphics is really good mad props to those who work on it and to those who thinks out the epic spells and awesome adventures witch i love about Wizard101. Pirate101 it is the face to face combat, the skills you can use and the cool companions. You guys know what you are doing and you deserve a happy happy Christmas.

  46. Anonymous / Dec 10 2013 8:00 am

    I love wizard101! Because it has an amazing adventures to take every time and you can play with your friends thank you for making such a good game.

  47. bila13134 / Oct 17 2014 7:57 am

    cool game i love the game especially the low lvl as a biginer it’s so much fun i met many wizards different levels i met some one special in the game she was pretty cool game 😀

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