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Aug 13, 2014
Aug 13, 2014 LINE Invests In gumi To Expand Games To The World / ITmedia LINE announced capital and business partnership with gumi, Brave Frontier and other games developer. LINE invests in gumi which develops games for LINE platform. Both aims to sell made in Japan games to the global market taking advantage of LINE platform and gumi's capability in the global market. The amount and the date are still in discussion, but the percentage will be under 10%. ... continue reading in Japanese ... ITmedia 8/6/2014 [jp] memo gumi's Brave Frontier is becoming popular in many countries. It also has several other hit games. The company has been spreading its branch offices to Asia and Europe. LINE would expand the coverage even more. On the other hand, LINE has a lot of successful casual games and the partnership would extend the line up to more serious games. It is exciting to see how big results the partnership will produce.