"Disney Magic Kingdoms is our first project together and its success confirms the positive synergy that has formed between our expertise in the Japanese video game market and Gameloft's talent in game development," adds Akihiko Ichikawa, Corporate Officer and Executive General Manager of Partners' Publishing Division at GungHo.
Gameloft will regularly expand the Disney Magic Kingdoms universe with future updates.
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About GungHo Online Entertainment
GungHo was established as an online auction business in 1998. In 2002, the company shifted its business to online games and launched "Ragnarok Online" (an online PC game) in December of the same year. In 2011, the company started developing smartphone games and achieved 60million cumulative downloads worldwide with "Puzzle & Dragons", released in 2012. Currently, GungHo develops, distributes and publishes smartphone games, consumer games and PC online games.
GungHo is listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange (Security code: 3765)