What the games are: Free apps. iMob 2 lets you be a mob boss, building your family and alliances. Global War is played by more than 7 million people and it lets users build armies and alliances and battle enemies.
About the company: Addmired was founded in 2008 and it recently re-branded as Machine Zone. It was a Y Combinator startup. It currently has two top grossing apps in the App Store, matched only by Zynga, PopCap and Funzio.