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Is a Wakfu mobile game coming soon to Asia?

March 13, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Ankama Games, the company behind Wakfu Asia, is teaming up with Japanese mobile game giant Gumi Inc. to start making mobile games. Read More

Brave Frontier developer Gumi gets second investment in 2 months for regional expansion

February 6, 2014 | Paul Bischoff

Less than two months after closing a $19 million funding round, Tokyo-based mobile game developer Gumi has just accepted an undisclosed sum of cash from Japanese mobile advertising company Adways (TSE:2489) in exchange for a one percent stake in the company. Read More

Why is there a Japanese game in the Made in Singapore category for the Digital Life Readers’ Choice Awards?

January 20, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 13 Comments

Disclaimer: The writer of this article is in a long-term relationship with someone from one of the nominated companies of the Digital Life Readers’ Choice Awards 2014’s Made in Singapore games list. However this relationship in no way affected what has been written in this article. Read More

Another Japanese Gaming Company Expands Abroad: Gumi Opens Korea Office

April 20, 2012 | Rick Martin

Earlier today we noted GREE’s investment in IUGO Mobile International, the latest step from the social gaming company in its expansion from Japan to overseas markets. Similarly Tokyo-based Gumi [1], a Japanese mobile game developer in which GREE owns a … Read More

Japan’s Gumi Raises $25 million, Wants to Beat Zynga

December 5, 2011 | Rick Martin | 2 Comments

A couple of weeks back we had a chance to speak with Hironao Kunimitsu, the founder and president of social game maker Gumi, about the development of his company. As one of the largest game development companies in Japan. Their users … Read More

Gumi: From Social Networking to Social Gaming and Making Loads of Money

November 14, 2011 | Willis Wee

Over at Myojo Wakaru (sort of Japan’s answer to SXSW) in Fukuoka, I met up with Gumi’s founder and president, Hironao Kunimitsu.

It was an interesting place to chat with an entrepreneur because the music was loud and cool bunny … Read More