With an impressive portfolio of around 20 titles and over 380 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) in the western hemisphere. The internationally active corporate group, based in Karlsruhe, offers its online games in more than 50 languages. Its portfolio includes client-based game worlds such as AION, TERA, Europe’s most successful MMOG Metin2, 4Story, Runes of Magic, Elsword, Wizard101 and RaiderZ as well as browser-based online games such as the award-winning Ikariam and OGame. The company employs approximately 600 staff members at its Karlsruhe and Berlin locations. Gameforge was founded by its CEO Alexander Rösner in 2003.

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  • Gameforge AG
    Albert-Nestler-Strasse 8
    76131 Karlsruhe
  • Karlsruhe
  • Germany

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