New GAMEVIL JAPAN to take on Second Largest Mobile Game Market in the World


Tokyo, Japan – December 5th, 2011 - GAMEVIL ® , the leading mobile games publisher and developer headquartered in Korea, has announced the opening of a new branch office in Tokyo, Japan in support of its expanding global strategy. This continues GAMEVIL’s increasing presence in key growth markets after establishing GAMEVIL USA in 2006.

Headed by Jonggu Na, the newly established GAMEVIL JAPAN will carry out various mobile game services locally, including localization, targeted marketing, plus new and existing distribution initiatives with partners, including Apple, Google, NTT DOCOMO, KDDI, Softbank, DeNA and GREE.

Japan has over 117 million mobile phone users, and is the second largest mobile game market in the world. As the nation's smartphone adoption continues to gain momentum, Japan has become that much more important in the global games market. Starting with Japan, GAMEVIL will leverage new business opportunities and make further inroads into Asia at large.

“The Japanese smartphone game market is growing rapidly and has one of the strongest gaming communities in Asia,” said Jonggu Na, Head of GAMEVIL JAPAN. “By opening a direct presence in Japan and gaining new insights, GAMEVIL continues its commitment to becoming a top global mobile game company.”

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GAMEVIL ® is a premier mobile game publisher based in Seoul, Korea with offices in Los Angeles, USA and Tokyo, Japan. Established in 2000, GAMEVIL has earned a reputation as one of the best companies in the mobile games sector by crafting award winners in a diverse portfolio of games. GAMEVIL is well known for revolutionizing the sector with its original and innovative mobile games, backed by unparalleled expertise in advanced mobile technology. As a world class leader in mobile games publishing, GAMEVIL continues to lead the sector with a commitment to establish mobile as the definitive mass market entertainment platform of the world. GAMEVIL is currently listed on the KOSDAQ Market (Ticker: 063080, Bloomberg: 063080:KS, Reuters: 063080.KQ) 

GAMEVIL ® is a registered trademark of GAMEVIL Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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