Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Sep 22nd, 2017 partnership Tencent
JD.com Inc
Not disclosed
Tencent partners with JD.com to produce merchandise based on its IP
Sep 8th, 2017 acquisition Google
HTC
Not disclosed
Report: HTC looking to sell its smartphone business to Google
Aug 31st, 2017 partnership GREE
Crunchyroll
Sumitomo Corporation
Not disclosed
GREE partners with Crunchyroll and Sumitomo to globally distribute games based on Japanese anime
Aug 14th, 2017 investment Nazara Games
Moong Labs
Not disclosed
Indian publisher Nazara invests in mobile cricket games developer Moong Labs
Aug 8th, 2017 investment BattleBrew Not disclosed
Singapore-based mobile developer BattleBrew closes angel investment round
Jul 26th, 2017 partnership AGTech
Paytm
$16m
Alibaba-owned gambling firm AGTech partners with Indian e-commerce company Paytm to create mobile games
Jul 24th, 2017 partnership iDreamSky
Playrix
Not disclosed
Playrix partners with iDreamSky to bring Gardenscapes to China
Jul 19th, 2017 investment Hypernova Interactive Not disclosed
Hypernova Interactive raises seed funding from first-time games investor Kae Investments
Jul 18th, 2017 Taptica
Adinnovation
Not disclosed
Taptica cements position in Japan by acquiring marketing firm Adinnovation
Jul 10th, 2017 acquisition LINE Corporation Not disclosed
Line launches games publishing division after NextFloor acquisition
Jul 10th, 2017 investment Not disclosed
Private equity firms invest in Chinese mobile game developer Since Times
Jul 5th, 2017 acquisition NetDragon Websoft
JumpStart
Not disclosed
Chinese developer NetDragon buys LA educational games studio JumpStart
Jun 29th, 2017 acquisition Nexon Not disclosed
Nexon completes iDCC acquisition to establish Nexon Thailand
Jun 20th, 2017 investment Tencent
OurPalm
$7.2m
¥489m
Tencent makes $72 million strategic investment in Chinese developer Ourpalm
Jun 20th, 2017 partnership Gamevil Not disclosed
Gamevil partners with Dungeon Link developer Kong Studios to publish next game Cosmo Duel
Jun 19th, 2017 other Kakao Corp
NetEase
Not disclosed
Kakao snags rights to publish hit Chinese game Onmyoji in South Korea
Jun 15th, 2017 acquisition Geomerics
Silicon Studio
Not disclosed
Silicon Studio acquires real-time global illumination tool Enlighten from ARM subsidiary Geomerics
Jun 14th, 2017 acquisition Level-5
Comcept
Not disclosed
Level-5 acquires Keiji Inafune's studio Comcept
May 30th, 2017 partnership Halfbrick Studios
Mech Mocha Game Studios
Not disclosed
Mech Mocha partners with Halfbrick to release Indian version of Jetpack Joyride
May 30th, 2017 license Tencent
Time Warner Inc
Not disclosed
Tencent seals licensing deal for DC Comics characters in Strike of Kings
May 26th, 2017 partnership Drecom
Bandai Namco
$2.1m
Bandai Namco and Drecom invest $2.1 million in new HTML5 mobile game studio BXD
May 24th, 2017 partnership 22Cans
NetEase
Not disclosed
Peter Molyneux’s The Trail heads to China as 22Cans seals NetEase publishing deal
May 22nd, 2017 acquisition Keywords Studios
Red Hot CG
$6m
Keywords splashes $6 million on Asian art services provider Red Hot CG
May 22nd, 2017 partnership Zynga
NetEase
Not disclosed
Zynga partners with NetEase to launch Dawn of Titans in China
May 18th, 2017 partnership Gamevil
Singta Inc.
Not disclosed
Gamevil signs publishing deal with South Korean developer Singta on upcoming 3D RPG Giant
May 10th, 2017 partnership Nexon
Weredsoft
Not disclosed
Nexon partners with South Korean developer Weredsoft to publish Project D globally
Apr 27th, 2017 investment Mech Mocha Game Studios $5m
Indian mobile game studio Mech Mocha raises $5 million series A funding
Apr 25th, 2017 acquisition Tencent
Seasun Entertainment
$142.2m
Tencent acquires 9.9% stake in Chinese mobile games developer Seasun for $142 million
Apr 25th, 2017 partnership Ubisoft
Tencent
Playcrab.com
Not applicable
Ubisoft partners with Tencent and Playcrab for China-focused Might & Magic strategy game
Apr 19th, 2017 acquisition International Game Technology
DoubleDown Interactive
DoubleU Games
$825m
South Korea’s DoubleU Games splashes $825 million on social casino dev Double Down
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