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About Gameloft

Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones and consoles. Established in 1999, it has emerged as one of the top innovators in its field. The company creates games for mobile handsets equipped with Java, Brew or Symbian technology. The total number of games-enabled handsets is anticipated to exceed four billion units by 2012. Gameloft games are also available to players on WiiWare and DS, Microsoft's Xbox LIVE Arcade, Apple's iPod, iTouch and iPhones, and PCs.

Gameloft brought the Terminator Salvation game on mobile phones.

Partnership agreements with leading licensors and sports personalities such as Ubisoft Entertainment, Universal Pictures, ABC, Dreamworks Animations SKG, Endemol, 20th Century Fox, Viacom, Sony Pictures, Touchtone Television, Warner Bros., FifPro, Ferrari, Paris Hilton, Gus Hansen, Kobe Bryant, Derek Jeter, Reggie Bush, Chuck Norris, Jonny Wilkinson or Robinho allow Gameloft to form strong relationships with international brands. In addition to the partnerships, Gameloft owns and operates titles such as Block Breaker Deluxe,Asphalt: Urban GT and New York Nights.

Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft has a distribution network in over 80 plus countries.

Gameloft has worldwide offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Montreal, Mexico, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Sao Paulo, Santiago Paris, London, Cologne, Milan, Madrid, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Helsinki, Vienna, Bucharest, New Delhi, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA)

Timeline

  • February 09: Sets Two hundred million games sold milestone with a portfolio of over 300 games
  • July 09: Gameloft achieved consolidated sales of EUR60.1 million for the first half of 2009, up by 20% from the previous year. On a constant exchange rate basis, half-year growth has reached 16%.
  • July 09: Reliance Mobile and Gameloft offers a mobile game offering rare look inside the Hollywood celebrity Paris Hilton's universe studded with diamond and sapphires has been developed and it is heading straight to India.
  • August 09: Gameloft announces multi-year licensing agreement with Interplay to develop, distribute and publish Earthworm Jim, a popular run and gun platform video game featuring an earthworm who dresses up in a Super Suit to fight evil. The game will make its way to mobile, WiiWare, PlayStation Network, with an exclusive one month run on Xbox Live Arcade.
  • August 09: Licensing agreement with Fox Mobile Entertainment to develop, publish and distribute the mobile game based on Avatar, Academy Award-winner James Cameron's highly anticipated epic action adventure film.
  • August 31, 2009: First-half 2009 Results: Revenues up by 20%; Current Operating Income of EUR4.5M, up 65%; Net Cash of EUR16.9M, up 57%
  • September 1, 2009: Announcement that it has sold over 6 million games on the App Store. The company has 35 games available on the App Store, of which 18 have made theTop 10 Paid Games list worldwide. The iPhone OS continues to be Gameloft's number one platform.

Gameloft in News

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Digital Taipei 2014 Creates NT$ 100 Million Opportunities Within Two Days
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InMobi Launches Apponomics -- A Free Book to Help Developers Grow Their Mobile App Business
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INFOMEDIA TO ACQUIRE VRINGO'S MOBILE PLATFORMS AND PARTNER SERVICES BUSINESS
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G-cluster and Gameloft Bring Mobile Games to the Cloud
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Nokia Asha Platform Unlocks Sub-100 USD Smartphone Opportunity for Developers
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Tango Partners With Spotify to Launch New Music Messaging Feature
Tango -- the popular U.S.-based mobile app that lets you connect with friends via calls, messaging and shared entertainment -- announced today that it has partnered with Spotify to give Tango's 160 million members the ability to discover and share music from Spotify's catalog of over 20 million songs and personalize their Tango messages to friends.

Chukong Technologies Raises $50M Series D Round
Leading international mobile entertainment company Chukong Technologies today announced it has secured $50 million in Series D funding led by New Horizon Capital, a leading China-focused private equity fund, with participation from existing investors GGV Capital, Sequoia Capital, Steamboat Ventures and Northern Light.

Todd Arnold Helps Game Developers Find Success on Tango as New VP of Games
Tango, the leading messaging and entertainment platform in the U.S., announced today the strategic hire of Todd Arnold to lead the company's growing games division. Arnold brings 20 years of experience to Tango, including his four years at Zynga where he led a 600-person organization and was responsible for the "Ville" business, which included popular titles such as Farmville.

Tango Celebrates Three Years of Industry Leaps as It Passes 150M Members
Tango, America's leading messaging and entertainment platform, announced today that, in just three years, it has surpassed 150 million members -- a 50 percent increase in six months. The growth is tied to strategic changes Tango made starting in June by opening its platform to developers, followed closely in July with enabling social networking features.

Nokia introduces the Nokia Asha 501
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Nokia introduces the Nokia Asha 501
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Ontario Ranks as Top Province for Company Momentum and Industry Growth in Canada's Fast-Rising Video Gaming Industry
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Panasonic Reinforces its Commitment to India with the Launch of its Latest Smart Phone - the T31
Reinforcing its commitment to deliver superior smartphone experience to its consumers in India, Panasonic today launched its latest smartphone – the Panasonic T31, the fifth in the series of Panasonic’s series of smartphones in India

Nokia & Zynga partnership grows to bring blockbuster games to Nokia Asha Touch phones
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Ontario Technology Corridor's Deep Talent and Aggressive Tax Credits Points Gaming Firms to Canada's Tech Heartland
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"Hockey Stick" Upturn in Digital Media Industry Scores Expansions of Electronic Arts, Google, Gameloft and Arkadium in Ontario Technology Corridor
According to Canadian hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, "a good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be." And that's exactly how the game is being played in the thriving Ontario Technology Corridor, as evidenced by "hockey stick" expansions by companies including Google Inc., Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), Gameloft Inc. and Arkadium Inc.

Appia and America Movil Partner to Bring Apps to All of Latin America
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Platinum Studios Conducts Shareholder Call
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Reuters Global Technology Summit -- 16-19 May 2011 -- Over 30 Technology and Media Leaders to Discuss Outlook for the Industry
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Gameloft Licenses Classic "Cowboys & Aliens" From Platinum Studios
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Media Advisory-Q&A Opportunity: The 2010 BMO Capital Markets Retail Roundtable "Holiday Sales Outlook"
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