6-K 1 htm_715.htm LIVE FILING GRAVITY Co., Ltd. - Form 6-K

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 6-K

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

September 13, 2005

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Shin-Gu Building, 620-2 Shinsa-Dong, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul, 135-894, Korea
(Address of principal executive office)
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Gravity to Appoint Chairman and Joint-CEO

Seoul, South Korea – September 13, 2005 – GRAVITY Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRVY), an
online game developer and distributor, today announced that Mr. Il Young Ryu
(Nichiei Ryu) will be appointed Chairman and joint-CEO.  In addition, Mr. II
Young Ryu will replace Mr. Jung Ryool Kim, Gravity’s former controlling
shareholder and director, on Gravity’s board of directors.  Mr. II Young
Ryu’s appointment as Chairman and joint-CEO and election to the board is
expected to occur at Gravity’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
on September 21, 2005.

Mr. Il Young Ryu, CEO of EZER Inc., is the founder of Techno Blood Inc. and CJ
Internet Japan and currently serves as the CEO of both companies.  He
launched ‘Net Marble’, a game portal site in Japan by establishing CJ
Internet Japan in 2004, and hosted ‘Online Game Fantasy Star’, the first
online gaming exhibition in Japan in 2003.

Mr. Il Young Ryu commented, “It will be an honor to become the new Chairman
and joint-CEO of Gravity, a company with quality game development and global
publishing capacity.  I will do my best to maximize the potential of Gravity’s
existing titles, development assets, global network and attractive pipeline.  I
believe that a great team is in place with strong employees and partners, which
will allow Gravity to become one of the world’s best online gaming

David Yoon, the incumbent CEO of Gravity, mentioned, “I look forward to
working together with Mr. Ryu, the new joint-CEO, given his extensive
professional experience in the gaming industry and vast knowledge of the
Japanese and Korean gaming market.  With his proven track record, Mr. Ryu is
certain to be a huge asset to Gravity as the company moves forward and executes
on its business plan.”

About GRAVITY Co., Ltd.
Based in Korea, Gravity is a developer and distributor of online games.
Gravity's principal product, Ragnarok Online, is currently commercially offered
in 20 markets.  For more information visit www.gravity.co.kr.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Certain statements in this press release include forward-looking statements
within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-
looking terminology, such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,”
“estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “project” or “continue” or the
negative thereof or other similar words.  All forward-looking statements
involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the ability to
diversify revenue, ability to collect license fees and royalty payments from
overseas licensees and in a timely manner; ability to acquire, develop,
license, launch, market or operate commercially successful online games;
competition from companies that have greater financial resources; introduction
of new products into the marketplace by competitors; the ability to recruit and
retain quality employees as Gravity grows; and economic and political
conditions globally. Actual results may differ materially from those discussed
in, or implied by, forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements
speak only as of the date of this release and Gravity assumes no duty to update
them to reflect new, changing or unanticipated events or circumstances.

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In Korea:
John C. Chung
Tel: 82-2-3485-1002

In the U.S.:
David Pasquale, EVP
The Ruth Group
Tel: +646-536-7006

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
    GRAVITY Co., Ltd.
Date: 09/13/2005 By: /s/John C. Chung

  Name:  John C. Chung
  Title: Investor Relations Officer