Gameloft

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Gameloft SE
Societas Europaea
Traded as EuronextGFT
Industry Interactive entertainment
Video game industry
Founded 2000 [2]
Headquarters Paris, France ("general meeting of June 19, 2012" (PDF). 19 June 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>)
Coordinates Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Michael Guillemot
(President and CEO)
Revenue Increase €18.4 million (2011)[3]
Increase €21.1 million (2011)[3]
Increase €18.2 million (2011)[3]
Total assets Increase €138.5 million (2010)[3]
Total equity Increase €103 million (2011)[3]
Number of employees
28 studios - 5,000+
Website gameloft.com

Gameloft SE is a French video game developer and publisher headquartered in Paris, with subsidiaries in 28 countries around the world. They have created a number of games for mobile phone handsets, tablets, games consoles and other platforms.

Founded in 2000 by Michael Guillemot, one of the co-founders and owners of video game publisher and developer Ubisoft, Gameloft has expanded to employ a staff of 5,000. Gameloft began to be profitable in 2003. Gameloft's consolidated revenues were €10.2m (2003), €23.2m (2004) and €46.8m (2005). Gameloft has posted consolidated revenues of €68m in 2006, €96m in 2007, €110m in 2008 and €122m in 2009.[4] In 2010, Gameloft consolidated sales reached €141m and went up to €164m in 2011. In 2012 the revenues continued to grow and crossed the €200m-mark, reaching €208.3m in 2012 and €233.3m in 2013. According to the preliminary data, the revenue for the end of year of 2014 were €227m.[5] Through agreements with major telephone carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft states it has a distribution network in over 100 countries.[6]

As of July 2015, Gameloft has released 69 games for Apple devices.

Awards

  • MMO of the Year 2013[8]
    • Best Android MMO - Audience Award ("Order & Chaos Online")
    • Best iPhone & iPad MMO - Audience Award ("Order & Chaos Online")
    • Best Classic Mobile MMO - Audience Award ("Order & Chaos Online")
  • Pocket Gamer Developer of the Year 2011[9]
  • JeuxVideo.com Best MMORPG on iPhone & iPad 2011 ("Order & Chaos Online")[10]
  • JeuxVideo.com Best Action Game ("The Adventures of Tintin")[11]
  • Spike TV Video Game Awards 2008
    • Mobile Game of the Year (The Oregon Trail)[12]
  • Spike TV Video Game Awards 2007[13]
    • Mobile Game of the Year (Assassin's Creed)
    • Best Mobile Action Game (Assassin's Creed)
    • Best Mobile Visual Design (Assassin's Creed)
    • Best Action Game (Heroes: The Official Mobile Game)
  • IGN Game Awards 2007:
    • Best Strategy Game, wireless device (Rise of the Lost Empires)[14]
    • Best Story, wireless device (American Popstar: Road to Celebrity)[15]
  • IGN Game Awards 2008:
    • Best Platform Game, wireless device (Castle of Magic)[16]
    • Best Graphics Technology, wireless device (Hero of Sparta, iOS)[17]
    • Best Action Game, wireless device (Hero of Sparta, iOS)[18]
    • Best Racing/Driving Game, wireless device (Asphalt 4: Elite Racing, iOS)[19]

References

  1. "Gameloft gets a grown up logo for 10th birthday". Pocket Gamer. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Gameloft". Edge. Future plc. 9 June 2005. Retrieved 6 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "2011 Annual Results". Gameloft. 21 March 2012. Retrieved 24 March 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Gameloft Reference Documents 2005 - 2009".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Gameloft's full year sales reach €227.3m".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Top Mobile Games for iOS, Android, Java & more - Gameloft". Gameloft.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2015 | Winners
  8. MMO of the Year 2013 | Winners
  9. The Pocket Gamer Awards 2011: The Winners | feature | Pocket Gamer Awards | PocketGamer.biz
  10. Dossier - Les jeux de Noël 2011 - iPhone/iPod - MMORPG - page 90 sur JeuxVideo.com
  11. Dossier - Les jeux de Noël 2011 - iPhone/iPod - Action/Aventure - page 84 sur JeuxVideo.com
  12. Video Game Awards 2008. Spike TV.
  13. Video Game Awards 2007. Spike TV.
  14. IGN Best of 2007
  15. IGN Best of 2007
  16. IGN Wireless: Best Platform Game 2008
  17. IGN Wireless: Best Graphics Technology 2008
  18. IGN Wireless: Best Action Game 2008
  19. IGN Wireless: Best Racing/Driving Game 2008

External links

  • No URL found. Please specify a URL here or add one to Wikidata.