Gameforge is a German video game developer and publisher, specialising in browser-based multiplayer games. The company was established in Karlsruhe, Germany in December 2003 by Klaas Kersting and Alexander Roesner.
Gameforge's catalog includes several free-to-play web browser based games, including Ikariam (a civilization-building strategy game set in Ancient Greece), Kingsage (a game similar to TribalWars), Gladiatus (a Web-Based massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in the gladiator days of Ancient Rome), Katsuro (a Web-Based massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in the Samurai days of a fictional Feudal Japan like land of Katsuro), OGame (a text-based space warfare game), and Bitefight (a role playing game pitting vampires against werewolves). Gameforge also published several PC titles such as The Saga of Ryzom, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game which the company acquired when its took over the French game studio Nevrax.Ryzom has since changed hands again to another company.
In 2012 Gameforge acquired AION EU from NC WEST and have been publishing it since.
Gameforge released NosTale, Metin2 and 4story.
- PRESS RELEASE: Gameforge Sets Sights on U.S. Audience, Opens New Office in San Francisco, IGN, May 6, 2008.
- Interview: Gameforge Talks Rise Of Web-Based MMO, Gamasutra, May 6, 2008.
- Gameforge Takes Over "The Saga Of Ryzom"/Nevrax Studio, Entrepreneur, February 1, 2007.
-  Post on Ryzom forums
- Radd, David: Gameforge Named Technology Pioneer 2009 by World Economic Forum, GameDaily, December 4, 2008.
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