Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
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
Apr 13th, 2017 acquisition Inzen Studio
iCandy Interactive
$4.4m
iCandy Interactive acquires Singapore mobile dev Inzen for $4.4 million to gain access to China market
Apr 10th, 2017 partnership 505 Games
Guangzhou Duoyi Network
Not disclosed
Publisher Duoyi nabs exclusive China publishing rights for 505 Games’ Portal Knights on PC and mobile
Apr 10th, 2017 partnership iDreamSky
Sviper
Not disclosed
Wild City Rush developer Sviper partners with iDreamSky for China launch
Apr 7th, 2017 partnership Nazara Games Not disclosed
Nazara partners with Indian cricket team Royal Challengers Bangalore for new game RCB Star Cricket
Apr 6th, 2017 investment appota Not disclosed
Vietnam-based publisher Appota pushes towards $50 million valuation with series C funding round
Jan 13th, 2017 other Baidu Inc. $173m
Baidu sells mobile gaming business for $173 million
Apr 4th, 2017 partnership Rakuten
Blackstorm Labs
Not disclosed
Rakuten and Blackstorm want to disrupt Japan's mobile industry with launch of HTML5 social game platform RGames
Apr 3rd, 2017 investment Nordisk Film
Gumi Inc.
$0.1m
Gumi and Nordisk Film partner for €100,000 incubation program Nordic VR Startups
Mar 31st, 2017 investment iDreamSky $30m
China's iDreamSky establishes $30 million fund to publish indie games globally
Mar 27th, 2017 partnership Colopl
Animoca Brands
Not disclosed
Garfield game publisher Animoca partners with COLOPL to push Tokyo Casino Project globally
Mar 21st, 2017 partnership Elex Technology Co. Ltd
Activision
Not disclosed
Activision partners with Elex on unannounced Call of Duty mobile game
Mar 20th, 2017 other HTC $90m
HTC to sell Shanghai smartphone factory for $90 million as it expands VR operations
Mar 20th, 2017 partnership SK Telecom
The Pokemon Company
Not disclosed
SK Telecom signs deal with The Pokemon Company offering free data to Pokemon GO players in South Korea
Mar 17th, 2017 investment Alibaba $145m
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba invests $145 million in new global mobile game distribution venture
Mar 13th, 2017 investment Animoca Brands $5m
Animoca Brands raises $5 million to expand into mobile VR and eBooks
Mar 8th, 2017 acquisition ARM
SoftBank
$8m
Softbank to sell 25% stake in recently acquired ARM
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