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Game Center launches for Kakao Talk

Wemade uses Kakao Talk, the largest smartphone messenger in Korea, as a smartphone game marketing platform.

Kakao Talk will launch ‘Game Center’ within it from the end of May. The main purpose of the game center will have users of Kakao Talk to play smartphone games from Wemade Entertainment. The game center is going to launch games from Wemade only until they secure stability of the service. Wemade will prepare special mini games only for Kakao Talk.

After launching the game center, smartphone games from Wemade will go abroad as well. ‘Chaos&Defense’ will be available in the U.S. as well as China, Japan. ‘Rhythm Scandal’ will be serviced through Shanda in China.

Wemade will release various smartphone games during the first half of the year – Chaos&Defense, Rhythm Scandal, Pet Island, Hero Square etc. Wemade is currently working on more than 40 smartphone game projects.

Wemade Entertainment is a share investor of Kakao Talk.

Aggressive investment from Wemade toward Mobile games

Wemade Entertainment is held ‘2012 Line-up announcement showcase’ in Seoul on the 26th of April. At the event, the company reveals 8 brand new mobile games – Goblin Mobile, Fighters, Silkroad M, StarCity Mobile, Everyfarm2, Epic Island, Cafestoria Mobile, Braves.

Namgung Hun, CEO of Wemade, said “Some speculates that mobile devices will outperform video game consoles within 3 years, we agreed with it. Playing on hands does not mean the quality is behind PC games. We would rather show features for mobile devices that PC cannot present.”

New games from Wemade Entertainment could be categorized in 3 different fields – Social game, RTS game, Minigames. Wemade Entertainment has been increased cooperated companies. The company acquired Ngonsoft and co-developed games with Mobicle, Dbros. It also has the subsidiary company Wemade Creativel and is the share investor of the popular smartphone messenger KakaoTalk. The company acquires Fever Studio, Link Tomorrow, Liny Works on the 23rd of April as well.

Wemade Entertainment reveals its integrated SNS brand ‘We Social’. It does not have a separated platform, instead it will provide various services through KakaoTalk.

Wemade Entertainment acquires three SNG companies

Wemade Entertainment acquired 3 Social network Game companies – Fever Studio, a developer of Every Town, Every Farm, Link Tomorrow, a developer of Epic Story, Baseball Wars, Liny Works, a developer of Cafestoria.

In addition, the company cooperates with Dbros to convert Star City as a mobile game. Star City is Facebook game featuring various KPOP stars in the game. With Mobicle, the company co-develops a baseball game, tentatively named Project 2632.

Wemade Entertainment becomes a giant mobile game company by acquiring these companies with the total of 5 development teams.

Wemade Entertainment will release in-house developed 5 mobile games in 2012 and reveal its vision and un-announced projects on the 26th of April.