Gamevil

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Gamevil Inc.
TypePublic KOSDAQ (063080)
IndustryMobile game industry
FoundedJanuary, 2000
HeadquartersSeoul (Republic of Korea)
Torrance, California (U.S.A.)
Key peopleJames Song (Founder, CEO)
Yong Kook Lee (CFO)
Jason Song (EVP)
Kyu Lee (President, Gamevil USA)
Websitewww.gamevil.com
 
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Gamevil Inc.
TypePublic KOSDAQ (063080)
IndustryMobile game industry
FoundedJanuary, 2000
HeadquartersSeoul (Republic of Korea)
Torrance, California (U.S.A.)
Key peopleJames Song (Founder, CEO)
Yong Kook Lee (CFO)
Jason Song (EVP)
Kyu Lee (President, Gamevil USA)
Websitewww.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]

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Gamevil Inc.

While attending Seoul National University, Byung Joon Song ("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 USA, Inc.

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.

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