GAMEVIL Inc. ((주)게임빌, www.gamevil.com) is a privately held company based in Seoul, Republic of Korea, which develops and publishes video games for cellular phones.
While attending Seoul National University, Byung Joon Song (James Song), founded and was elected as the first chairman of an entrepreneur club named "Venture". James Song went on and founded "Fitsnet Inc. ((주)피츠넷)" in January 12th, 2000, and started its online game service as GAMEVIL(www.gamevil.com) in March 2003. Fitsnet serviced its first Java mobile game in January 2001 on LG Telecom. Afterwards, Fitsnet officially changed its company name to GAMEVIL Inc. in April 2001. James Song also founded and was elected as the first chairman of the KMGA (Korean Mobile Game Association) in August 2001.
GAMEVIL has created more than 60 video games including 10 award winning games such as NOM and Skipping Stone, and is now one of the largest mobile game companies in the Republic of Korea servicing its games on SK Telecom, KTF, and LG Telecom.
GAMEVIL Inc. has expanded to the United States of America in February 2006 by opening its office in El Segundo, CA named GAMEVIL USA, Inc. and has been servicing its games on Amp'd Mobile, AT&T Wireless, Boost Mobile,Cellular South, Cricket Communications, Helio, MetroPCS, Midwest Wireless, nTelos, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless. GAMEVIL USA, Inc. has moved its office to Torrance, CA in August 2007.