Just a week after the gaming company confirmed that its South Korean office was being investigated for embezzlement, more bad news.
Gumi’s founder and CEO is taking full responsibility for the underwhelming results, cutting his own pay to zero for the next six months.
The gaming company is resurgent and capping it off with one of Japan's largest IPOs this year.
Gumi Asia will publish Sega's Chain Chronicle line defense RPG for North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia starting this Dec 8.
Recent hires could help Gumi succeed where others have failed.
The official game for Disney's Big Hero 6 movie is called Big Hero 6: Bot Fight, and it's yet another match-3 puzzle RPG.
Move over, card games. Roleplaying games – RPGs – are now the most popular mobile game genre for Android users in Japan. App monetization platform Metaps discussed why in a blog post where it analyzed...
Coda Payments announced new partnerships this morning with several Southeast Asian telcos. The mobile payment company’s fresh roster of partners includes Globe Telecom in the Philippines, Indosat and ...
The companies behind Puzzle and Dragons and Brave Frontier are looking to attract more Asian and Western gamers.
Come September 4, Honma will be taking the stage for his keynote speech at Startup Asia Tokyo to share more about his newfound love for Singapore, and why he decided to make it his home.
The $100M fund will first be used to acquire a 10 percent stake in Gumi which will begin producing games for the Line platform by the end of the year.
Hiroyuki Watanabe found enough success with the first B Dash Ventures fund that he is trying triple the size of the new one according to reports.
Tokyo-based mobile game developer Gumi today secured a JPY5 billion fundraising round led by Silicon Valley VC World Innovation Lab and Sega Networks.
Summaries of fireside chats with Viki, MyRepublic, Gumi, and Redmart
Founder and CEO of Gumi, Hironao Kunimitsu, revealed his big plan to take his company to an initial public offering by the end of this year.
Digi-Capital predicts the entire global gaming industry could be worth more than US$100 billion in revenue by 2017, driven largely by mobile gaming in Asian markets.
For every Samsung, Amazon, or YouTube, there are dozens of scrappy startups trying to trip up the web giants. It’s a tough task. Each young company will have a different strategy that fits their marke...