EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - May 9, 2016 - GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc. announced today that the mobile gaming phenomenon Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 10 million North American downloads since its release in 2012. The successful mobile game has reached 55 million global downloads.
“Puzzle & Dragons is one of the most successful mobile games of all time and will forever have the reputation of defining innovative gameplay and genre splicing. The game’s acceptance from millions of both core and casual players speaks to its massive success,” said Jun Iwasaki, president and CEO, GungHo Online Entertainment America. “GungHo Online Entertainment continues to maintain a strong commitment to Puzzle & Dragons and its future. We’re inspired by our success with P&D to inspire the growth of our company worldwide.”
Continuing to invest in and evolve Puzzle & Dragons, GungHo Online Entertainment added 22 new multiplayer dungeons in February for the North American version and new dungeons are rotated in with updates. These allow players to tackle them cooperatively with the help of a friend, take turns fighting enemies and share both setbacks and rewards.
Along with the popular base game, GungHo Online Entertainment has added numerous collabs with top partners to add properties including Batman, FINAL FANTASY, Angry Birds, Clash of Clans, and Hello Kitty.
Puzzle & Dragons is a mobile gaming phenomenon that continues to see tremendous growth. The game features an addictive combination of puzzle, dungeon-crawling, and monster-collecting gameplay. In the game, players capture, collect, and evolve hundreds of elemental monsters while using quick thinking to chain combos and maximize the abilities and skills of their monsters.
ABOUT GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA
GungHo Online Entertainment America is a multiplatform publisher dedicated to delivering the best titles, content and support for the online gaming community. Established in 2012 and led by former Square Enix and XSEED Games executive Jun Iwasaki, GungHo Online Entertainment America is the US division of GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), an established Japanese publisher. GungHo Online Entertainment America's content partners include leading developers Grasshopper Manufacture, Game Arts, Acquire, and Gravity, all of which are subsidiaries of GOE. GungHo Online Entertainment America publishes and distributes network-oriented games for console, handheld, mobile, tablet, and MMO-style games for PC. GungHo Online Entertainment America is located in El Segundo, CA. For more information, visit www.gunghoonline.com.
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