9. KONAMI –Revenues of $1.5 BILLION
Founded in 1969 by Kagemasa Kozuki as a jukebox rental and repair business in Osaka, Konami is one of the richest gaming companies in the world.
Responsible for many famous video games, its development and production put the company at number 9 on our list..
The Dance Dance Revolution, Pro Evolution Soccer, Silent Hill, and Metal Gear Solid franchises have brought Konami continued success, and kept them relevant through the present day.
The road from the jukebox rental to one of the richest gaming companies in the world wasn’t that easy. Konami was in the video game industry since the Super Nintendo days and the road so far was a success.
Besides the gaming business Konami is a developer and publisher of numerous toys, trading cards, anime, slot machines, arcade cabinets and health and physical fitness clubs in Japan.