Xibalba Studios is a pioneer of game development in Latin America devoted to creating high quality console, PC and mobile games for the international market. Our goal is to create games that are original, innovative, and above all fun.

Xibalba Studios, released its first original IP Icebreakers in 2010, it won “best original character” award at the Intel Level Up competition, its upcoming game MilitAnt was awarded the “best shooter” award in the same contest, now its scheduled will be released in 2015 for the PS4, PS3 and Vita. Founded 10 years ago in the city of Monterrey, Mexico, by DigiPen Institute of Technology graduates, the vision of Xibalba Studios is to become one of the leading game developers in the world.

What does Xibalba mean?
In Mayan mythology, Xibalba (also spelled Xibalbá or Xibalbay) means underworld ruled by Mayan spirits of disease and death. It is roughly translated as “place of fear”. Cool, huh?

How do you pronounce Xibalba?
It’s pronounced Shi-BAHL-bah.

Why did you choose the name Xibalba?
According to Ricardo he got the idea from the Popol Vuh but, to be honest, everyone in the office thinks that some monkey showed up in another one of Ricardo’s dreams (check his profile) and told him about it. But just like the man on the moon debacle we might never know for sure.

What do you play more at Xibalba, PC or console games?
During our breaks at the office, there is some serious PC multiplayer action, but after work consoles take most of our time.