(PRWEB) April 27, 2012
gumi Inc., a leading Tokyo-based mobile social game developer, today announced the opening of gumi Asia Pte Ltd. in Singapore. The opening of gumi Asia in Singapore swiftly follows the early April opening of a gumi office in South Korea. gumi (officially with a small g) aims to swiftly enter the international online smartphone game market, and is taking action to achieve that goal. gumi Asia will be led by David Ng, former senior director of Electronic Arts Asia. David brings extensive senior level executive and entrepreneurship experience in game development, game publishing, information and online technology, and digital media distribution to the company.
"The opening of offices in Korea and Singapore follows through on the development plans I announced late last year. We will work closely with gumi Asia to develop cutting edge mobile social games and take the lead in the expanding international smartphone game market,” said gumi founder and CEO Hironao Kunimitsu.
"At gumi Asia, we are putting together a team of talented developers who will work closely with gumi in Japan and gumi Korea to rapidly release several dynamic new smartphone games for the international market. Our mission is to become the top mobile game provider in the world," said gumi Asia CEO David Ng.
About gumi Asia Pte Inc.
gumi Asia Pte Inc. was founded on April 12, 2012 in Singapore and is a fully owned subsidiary of gumi. gumi Asia will develop new mobile social games for release in Singapore and internationally.
About gumi Inc.
gumi Inc. aims to change the world through innovations in entertainment and technology, and become the top provider of mobile social games in the world. gumi is a top game developer on mobile social gaming network GREE, where it has released original titles such as Yakuza Wars, Pirate Wars, Knight Wars, Duel Summoner, and Duel in Wonderland. gumi also partnered with Capcom to develop Monhan (Monster Hunter) Tankei Maboroshi no Shima. For more information, please visit http://gu3.co.jp/en/
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