Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Nov 22nd, 2017 investment AppLovin $841m
AppLovin swaps $1.4 billion sale to Orient Hontai Capital for $841 million debt investment
Nov 15th, 2017 acquisition Animoca Brands
iCandy Interactive
$3.8m
Animoca Brands sells entire portfolio of 318 casual games to iCandy Interactive for $3.8 million
Nov 10th, 2017 acquisition Nexon
Pixelberry Studios
Not disclosed
Nexon acquires Choices mobile games developer Pixelberry Studios
Nov 8th, 2017 acquisition Tencent
Snap Inc.
Not disclosed
Tencent snaps up 12% stake in Snapchat owner
Oct 27th, 2017 partnership Webzen Not disclosed
Webzen is teaming up with fashion brand Tokidoki for latest MMORPG venture
Oct 24th, 2017 partnership Mountains
Annapurna Interactive
Not disclosed
Annapurna Interactive to publish Melbourne dev Mountains' debut narrative-focused game Florence
Oct 17th, 2017 partnership KamaGames
Yoozoo Games
Not disclosed
KamaGames partners with Yoozoo to bring social casino game to booming India market
Oct 3rd, 2017 partnership Nitro Games
Netmarble Games
Not disclosed
Nitro Games partners with Netmarble EMEA to bring Medals of War to Turkish and Arabic-speaking countries
Oct 2nd, 2017 acquisition Alibaba Not disclosed
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba acquires EJoy and sets up new games division
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
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