About us

In the nineties we developed our first multimedia apps and games at Ex Nihil Multimidia, that closed its doors in 2001. Ahead of their time, it’s like they were created for this new world of mobile devices.

We created Plug & Boom as a game development company, whose first goal was to update these old games for this market. But we didn’t want it to end there. We are interested in creating much more! One of our new projects is a series of games designed specially to teach music for children, intended to be distributed in schools and online. The very first of them, Chili Crab and the Musical Notes, released in May of 2015, was awarded in INOVApps 2014, a national contest promoted by the Brazilian Ministry of Communications.

We count on a team of programmers and artists, and the support of the music school Núcleo Villa-Lobos de Educação Musical, with more than 40 years of experience in teaching music to children.

Our team

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Gabriel Coutinho

Computer Scientist, started his first Startup on 2009 and since then felt in love with the idea of building his own company. With Plug & Boom had a chance of combining his love for games and his love for startups.

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Francisco Marinho

Digital artist graduated in Computer Science at Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). Worked as animator and programmer at 1maginári0 from 2007 to 2009.

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Luiz Flávio Oliveira

Electrical Engineer and Computer Scientist, worked since 1994 as production director of various games and interactive multimedia products at Ex Nihil Multimídia. Joined the vocal groups Nós & Voz and Urubu Malandro as singer. Teaches at the “Digital Games”, “Multimedia Production” and “Information Systems” courses at Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC Minas).

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Matheus Braga

Musician and music educator, undergraduated in Music Composition at Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). Works since 1994 as musical director, sound designer and composer of music soundtracks for games, animations and documentaries. Joined the vocal groups Nós&Voz and Urubu Malandro as singer, player and arranger. Director and teacher of Núcleo Villa-Lobos de Educação Musical, a 45 years old music school16.

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