Machine Zone Coming to Las Vegas

The company known for creating the mobile app “Game of War: Fire Age,” will open an office in Southern Nevada. It will also make $50 million in investments in the state, primarily through the purchase of 4,000 servers.

Machine Zone, Inc., best known for its “Game of War: Fire Age,” announced plans to expand into Southern Nevada. The company will make an investment in the state to the tune of million, primarily from the purchase of nearly 4,000 servers.

The company has plans to hire 50-full time employees in its new 12,000-square-foot property to cover areas such as data, customer service and quality assurance. Nearly $3.8 million in tax breaks for the company was approved unanimously by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development board.

Chief Legal Officer Victoria Valenzuela wrote in a letter to the board, “The economic development incentives offered by the State of Nevada have been an integral factor in our decision making process to locate our operation here in the state.”

The other areas the company debated moving to were Texas, Arizona and the East Coast. What it came down to was Las Vegas data company Switch, who Machine Zone feels can best handle its data. “We are locating our major data operations into the best data center in North America,” Valenzuela said in the letter.