GungHo Online Entertainment

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GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc.
Public (JASDAQ3765)
Industry Video games
Founded July 1, 1998[1]
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Taizo Son, Chairman
Kazuki Morishita, President & CEO
Services Video game Development, Distribution, Operation
Owner SoftBank (58.5%)[2]
Number of employees
333 [3]
Parent SoftBank
Subsidiaries Gravity
Game Arts
GungHo Mode
GungHo Works
Grasshopper Manufacture

GungHo Online Entertainment (Japanese: ガンホー・オンライン・エンターテイメント株式会社 Hepburn: Ganhō Onrain Entāteinmento Kabushikigaisha?, JASDAQ3765) is a Japanese video game corporation. They are primarily known for hosting the Japanese server of Ragnarok Online, as well as their development of Ragnarok DS for the Nintendo DS. More recently, the company has reported huge financial success thanks to its mobile game Puzzle & Dragons, which, in 2013, was reportedly responsible for 91% of the company's $1.6 billion revenues for the year.[4]


Established as ONSale Co., Ltd. on July 1, 1998 (a joint venture between Softbank and onSale Inc. in the US) to engage in the online interactive auction business.


Currently Offered

GungHo offers services for the following games.
() is the official launch date or beta.



Puzzle Games

Future Titles


  • Ragnarok Online II (β August 30, 2007 - September 27, 2007)
    • Open Beta was suspended for the redevelopment of the title. It is still undetermined when the title will once again be available.
  • Codename: Rondo


  • eXtreme Soccer (β August 11, 2006 – 2008)
    • Beta suspended in 2008. It is still undetermined when the title will be available.

Service Ended

These titles are no longer available.

PlayStation 2

PlayStation Portable

PlayStation 3

PlayStation Vita

PlayStation 4

Nintendo DS



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