The gaming industry is one of the most competitive industries today, and the “giants” in this industry earn billions of dollars in revenue each year. In 2018, the total revenue of the gaming industry was $ 40 billion. All of these companies have one thing in common, that is, they always have an awesome game to boost their reputation.

GungHo Online
Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan
2018 revenue: $ 1.6 billion
Best selling games: Puzzles and Dragons
Founded in: 1998

Starting from an auction site and once a subsidiary of a phone selling company called Softbank, GungHo turned to an online game development company in 2000. The success of this game company, when they launched the mobile game Puzzles and Dragons, and this game is still the main income of GungHo Online. Currently Gung Ho is still developing other games after acquiring a stake from Softbank, promising to go further to overcome the shadow of Puzzles and Dragons.

Ubisoft
Headquarters: Paris, France
2018 revenue: $ 1.9 billion
Best selling game: Assassin’s Creed series
Established in: 1986

As a family company that specializes in ordering technology components, Ubisoft sees potential in the gaming industry. Although they had some pretty good products, they still couldn’t reach the world, until they bought the shares of Red Storm Games, the developer of the series Tom Clancy, Ubisoft really grew up. In addition to Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft is also known for games like Farcry or Just Dance.

King
Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden
2018 revenue: $ 1.9 billion
Best selling game: Candy Crush Saga
Founded in: 2003

The game company had the idea of making the game difficult to be unique at the time it was founded, King wanted to make games that could be played on the Web without downloading. However, this idea did not show much, until the game company decided to hit the social networking game, namely the game on Facebook. Making money with advertising in the game, King has billions of dollars in revenue and has grown to one of the world’s largest gaming companies.

Namco Bandai
Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan
2018 revenue: $ 2.20 billion
Best selling game: Tekken series
Founded in: 2006

Namco is known for being one of the biggest game makers, and Bandai is known for being a toy manufacturer and also has hit TV shows, typically the childhood “Gao” of How many people. When the two merged, they developed extremely successful games like Tekken and Caliber. There are also a few other games like Bandai, Dragonball, and Gundam.

Nintendo Company
Headquarters: Kyoto, Japan
2018 revenue: $ 4.2 billion
Best selling game: Mario series
Founded in: 1889

If you only knew about Nintendo through Switch, this game company was also the manufacturer of Gameboy in the past, dreaming of childhood for a while. This game company has been operating in the game industry for a long time, they are known for products like NES or Gameboy in the past. And by the time Mario was released by Nintendo, the company had grown and became one of the most successful gaming companies in history.