Gamevil

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Gamevil Inc.
Public
Traded as KRX: 063080
Industry Mobile game industry
Founded January, 2000
Headquarters Seoul (Republic of Korea)
Torrance, California (U.S.A.)
Key people
James Song (Founder, CEO)
Subsidiaries Com2uS
Website www.gamevil.com

Gamevil Inc. (trademarked in capitals as GAMEVIL) ((주)게임빌) is a public company based in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and Torrance, California, which develops and publishes video games for mobile devices. As of July 2012, the company's market capitalization is around 400 million dollars.[1] On October 4, 2013, it acquired one of its main competitors, Com2uS.[2]

Gamevil Inc.[edit]

While attending Seoul National University, Byung Joon "James" Song founded and was elected as the first chairman of an entrepreneur club named "Venture". James Song went on and founded Fitsnet Inc. ((주)피츠넷) on January 12 of 2000, and started its online game service as Gamevil (www.gamevil.com) in March 2000. Fitsnet serviced its first Java mobile game in January 2001 on LG Telecom. Afterwards, Fitsnet officially changed its company name to Gamevil Inc. in April 2001. James Song also founded and was elected as the first chairman of the KMGA (Korean Mobile Game Association) in August 2001. Gamevil went public in July 2009, and is currently listed in the KOSDAQ market (063080).

Gamevil has created more than 60 video games, including 10 award-winning games such as NOM and Skipping Stone. It is now one of the largest mobile game companies in the Republic of Korea, servicing its games on SK Telecom, KTF, and LG Telecom.

Gamevil acquired one of its oldest rivals, Seoul-based Com2uS on October 4, 2013.

Gamevil has announced it's expanding into Europe, with the opening of a Berlin office in autumn 2014.

Gamevil USA, Inc.[edit]

Gamevil Inc. expanded to the United States of America in February 2006 by opening its office in El Segundo, California (named Gamevil USA, Inc.) and has made its games available via Amp'd Mobile, Apple App Store, AT&T Wireless, BlackBerry App World, Boost Mobile, Cellular South, Cricket Communications, Android Market, Google Play, Helio, MetroPCS, Midwest Wireless, Nintendo DSi Shop, nTelos, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, Windows Marketplace for Mobile, Verizon Wireless and Zeebo. Gamevil USA, Inc. moved its office to Torrance, California in August 2007.

Games[edit]

U.S.A.[edit]

  • Aces of the Luftwaffe (2009) Developed by HandyGames
  • Afterpulse
  • Art of War (2007) Developed by Gear Games
  • Baseball Superstars 2007 (2007)
  • Baseball Superstars 2008 (2008)
  • Baseball Superstars 2009 (2008)
  • "Baseball Superstars 2010" (2009)
  • "Baseball Superstars 2011" (2010)
  • "Baseball Superstars 2" (2011)
  • Soccer Superstar 2011R (2010)
  • "Soccer Superstar 2"R (2011)
  • Big Trouble On Little Earth (2007)
  • "Boom It Up!" (2009)
  • Bridge Bloxx (2008) Developed by HandyGames
  • Bulldozer Inc. (2007) Developed by HandyGames
  • Cartoon Wars (app) (Spring 2009)
  • Cartoon Wars: Gunner (Fall 2009)
  • Cartoon Wars 2 (2010)
  • Dark Avenger (2013)
  • Destinia (2011)
  • Game Pack for Her (2008) Developed by Com2Us
  • Golf Superstars 2008 (2008)
  • Gothic 3: The Beginning (2008) Developed by Handy Games
  • GT Drift:Untouchable (2007)
  • HYBRID: Eternal Whisper (2009)
  • HYBRID 2: Saga of Nostalgia (2010)
  • "ILLUSIA" (2010)
  • Left Brain Bytes (2008)
  • Mini-Lovey (2006)
  • My Monster Pet (2008)
  • Monster Warlord (2012)
  • NOM (2006)
  • NOM 2: Free Runner (2008)
  • "NOM: Billion Year Timequest" (2010)
  • Skipping Stone IQ (2007)
  • Skipping Stone IQ: Holiday Edition (2007)
  • Soccer Superstars (2010)
  • Super Action Hero (2008) Developed by Com2Us
  • Super Boom Boom (2007)
  • Super Boom Boom: Holiday Edition (2007)
  • Omega Squadron 3D (2007)
  • Path of a Warrior:Imperial Blood (2006)
  • ROCKin' Stone (2007)
  • Skipping Stone (2005)
  • The Egyptians (2008)
  • The Shroud (2008) Developed by Your World Games
  • Tower Defense (2008) Developed by Com2Us
  • Traffic Mayhem (2006)
  • ZENONIA (2009)
  • ZENONIA 2 (2010)
  • ZENONIA 3 (2011)
  • Air Penguin (2011) Developed by Enterfly
  • Soccer Superstars 2011 (2011)
  • Toy Shot (2011)
  • Kami Retro (2011)
  • ADVENA (2011)
  • AREL WARS (2011)
  • DESTINIA (2011)
  • ZENONIA 4 (2011)
  • ZENONIA 5 (2012)
  • Spirit Stones (2013) Developed by Enterfly
  • Million Arthur (2015) by Square Enix
  • "Darkness Reborn" (2014)
  • "Kritika" (2014)
  • "Elune Saga" (2015)
  • Zenonia S: Rifts in Time (2016)
  • Kingdom of War (2016)
  • Devilian (2016)
  • Knight Slinger (2016)

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