Gameloft


Gameloft

Infobox Company
company_name = Gameloft
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company_type = Corporation
foundation = 1999
location = Paris, France, Seattle, Washington, San Francisco, California
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industry = Computer and video games
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num_employees = 4,000
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homepage = http://www.gameloft.com/
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Gameloft is a publisher and developer of video games headquartered in France, with offices all around the world. Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GFT.PA). The company claims to be the biggest player in the mobile entertaiment industry. [ [http://www2.gameloft.com/corpo_press.php?date=2008&press1=656 Gameloft Officially Advances to #1 Position Worldwide] ]

The company primarily creates games for mobile phone handsets equipped with Java, BREW and Symbian OS, as well as the N-Gage platform. Gameloft also develops games for dedicated games consoles such as the Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Wii and Xbox 360, as well as the iPod and Windows PCs. Gameloft has also announced their plans to develop games for the Apple iPhone, stating that they will release 15 games in 2008. [ [http://www.intomobile.com/2008/03/08/gameloft-well-release-over-15-games-for-iphone-this-year.html Gameloft: We'll release over 15 iPhone games this year] ]

Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft has a distribution network in over 80 countries. [http://www2.gameloft.com/financial_press.php?date=2008&press2=654 Press Release: Fourth-quarter sales of €25.8 million in 2007] ]

History

Founded in 1999, Gameloft has expanded to employ a staff of 4,000 at the end of 2007, up 50% over the end of 2006. Gameloft has posted consolidated revenues of $92m in 2006, $140m in 2007, and a growth of 25%-30% is expected for the year 2008. In 2007, the company posted Q4 sales of $38.5m with an annual growth of 40%, surpassing the announced results of its competitors. [ [http://www2.gameloft.com/financial_press.php?date=2008&press2=654 Press Release: Fourth-quarter sales of €25.8 million in 2007] ]

Gameloft has also been profitable since 2003.

Games developed by Gameloft

This is a partial list of games developed and/or published by Gameloft.

References

External links

* [http://www.gameloft.com Gameloft]
* [http://www.mobilegamesdb.com/developer/4/gameloft/ MobileGamesDb Gameloft Ratings] - Gameloft game ratings, game reviews, and awards


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