The Entertainment Software Association of Canada welcomes Kabam to its membership. Founded in 2006, the interactive entertainment company is one of the world’s leaders of AAA games for mobile devices. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Korea’s Netmarble, Kabam is headquartered in a state-of-the-art 30,000-square-foot office located in beautiful downtown Vancouver, BC.
“The success of every Kabam game comes from the passion and dedication of their team”, said Jayson Hilchie, President & CEO of ESAC. The incredibly talented and collaborative team is delivering hit titles such as, Marvel Contest of Champions and Transformers: Forged to Fight. “We are thrilled to have them join our growing list of members”, added Hilchie. “As a global company, Netmarble realizes that engagement with government through a collective industry body like ESAC is the best strategy to ensure the long term health of the Canadian video game industry.”
“At Kabam, we entertain the world with our games. Joining the ESAC gives us the opportunity to protect and promote our industry alongside other leading companies in the space”, said Tim Fields, CEO of Kabam Games.
ESAC is the national voice of the video game industry in Canada. It works on behalf of its members – Activision Blizzard, Glu, Capcom, EA, Gameloft, Kabam, Ubisoft, Codename Entertainment, Other Ocean Interactive, Ludia, Microsoft, Nintendo, Relic Entertainment, Solutions 2 Go, WB Games, Square Enix, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Take 2 Interactive – to ensure that the legal, regulatory and public affairs environment is favorable to their long-term development.
Kabam is a world leader of massively multiplayer games for mobile devices. Console quality graphics and next generation technology are the hallmark of Kabam games. The company merges the art of game design and the science of consumer behavior to create immersive games enjoyed by millions of players around the world. Kabam has partnered with leading entertainment companies such as Disney, Hasbro and Universal for mobile games based on some of the world’s most iconic franchises, including Marvel, Transformers and Fast & Furious. Kabam’s games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including: Marvel Contest of Champions and Transformers: Forged to Fight, Fast & Furious 6: The Game, and Fast & Furious: Legacy.. These games have also received multiple awards such as Apple’s Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year. Founded in 2013, Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, San Francisco and Austin, Texas. The company currently has more than 300 employees. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.
For more information on Kabam, visit: https://kabam.com/
About Netmarble Corporation
Netmarble Corporation strives to entertain audiences of all ages around the world by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is the fastest-growing mobile game company and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. With more than 4,000 employees, Netmarble has been producing and servicing some of the most successful mobile games including Lineage 2: Revolution, MARVEL Future Fight, Everybody’s Marble, and Seven Knights. As a parent company to Kabam, a top mobile game developer in massively multiplayer free-to-play games, and the largest shareholder to Jam City, a leading casual social game developer, Netmarble has a strategic partnership with CJ E&M Corporation, Asia’s largest entertainment company, Tencent Holdings, Asia’s largest internet company, and NCsoft, a prominent MMORPG company.
More information can be found at http://company.netmarble.com