The company was renamed Neowiz Mobile Corp in November 2010 after being bought by Neowiz Corp.
Palm Golf, released in 1997 for Window CE was a world first. It was sold to CASIO, one of the world’s top3 PPC makers and Neowiz Mobile was invited to Comdex Fall ’98 by Microsoft.
Beijing Olympic 2008, was a huge success (600,000+ downloads for Korea only) and was also the first official mobile game licensed by the International Olympic Committee.
Besides, Neowiz Mobile has a large offer of originally created games such as Sketcher, which is Neowiz Mobile’s most successful brand. This unique game was nominated by IGN for Best Game for the IMGA in 2006. Sketcher 2 finally claimed the top spot and was awarded for Best Mobile Game at the Mobile Content 2008 conference. Overall, the Sketcher series recorded over 1 million downloads.
Neowiz Mobile currently has a portfolio of 70 games.
The variety of mobile platforms we have worked on over time hints at Neowiz Mobile’s strong adaptability. Over the last 13 years we have developed games for: Pocket PC, Palm OS, WinCE, Symbian, Stinger, Linux PDA, J2ME, BREW, GVM, WIPI and now the iOS and Android platforms. Neowiz Mobile also earned strong expertise in localizing, porting and publishing games for numerous territories including: Korea, USA, Europe, China, Japan and APEC countries.
Neowiz Mobile has proved successful in many different game genres. Whether it be Sport (the KBO series, Beijing Olympics), Casual gaming (Sketcher 1&2) or RPG (Axion 1&2, Dungeon & Fighter series), Neowiz Mobile always shows high creativity and fun design that have made it one of the most praised mobile developers of Korea.
Neowiz Mobile has already built strong brand power through abundant world-wide distribution channels and become a global publisher. Neowiz Mobile is leading “Global Mobile Fun” by providing tremendous mobile block-buster game contents without any limitation of platforms. The goal of Neowiz Mobile is “Turning every portable device into gaming device”.