Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Jan 20th, 2017 partnership Gumi Inc.
EUVR
Not disclosed
Gumi partners with EUVR to bring VR investment to European developers
Jan 18th, 2017 acquisition Microsoft
Simplygon
Not disclosed
Microsoft snaps up 3D optimisation tool Simplygon
Jan 18th, 2017 investment AppsFlyer $56m
AppsFlyer raises $56 million for better mobile marketing data and AI-driven insights
Jan 11th, 2017 acquisition Azubu
Hitbox
Not disclosed
Azubu acquires rival eSports streaming service Hitbox and plans to launch mobile-focused platform
Jan 10th, 2017 partnership Gameloft
AerServ
Not disclosed
Gameloft’s mobile ad network partners with AerServ for rewarded video ads
Jan 6th, 2017 acquisition as Marmalade
GMO Cloud
Not disclosed
GMO Cloud acquires exclusive rights to Marmalade SDK and plans further development
Jan 5th, 2017 partnership as University of Abertay Dundee
Perfect World Entertainment
Not disclosed
Abertay University partners with Perfect World to promote game dev education in China
Jan 4th, 2017 partnership as IGG Inc. Not disclosed
IGG and Boostinsider partner for massive influencer campaign to promote Lords Mobile through January
Dec 22nd, 2016 acquisition Keywords International $0.7m
Keywords Studios keeps on acquiring and picks up Sonox Audio Solutions for €650,000
Dec 22nd, 2016 acquisition Brainbow Games
Hachette UK
Not disclosed
Book publisher Hachette Livre acquires majority stake in Peak developer Brainbow
Dec 22nd, 2016 acquisition Glu Mobile
Plain Vanilla
$8.7m
Glu Mobile picks up QuizUp developer Plain Vanilla in deal worth $8.7 million
Dec 21st, 2016 investment Plato $3m
Game-focused messenger app Plato launches public beta following $3 million seed round
Dec 19th, 2016 acquisition as Kabam Vancouver
Netmarble Games
Not disclosed
Netmarble acquires Kabam’s Vancouver studio and picks up Marvel Contest of Champions
Dec 16th, 2016 acquisition as Babil Games
Stillfront Group
$17m
Swedish firm Stillfront acquires MENA publisher Babil Games in deal worth up to $17 million
Dec 16th, 2016 acquisition as Dhruva Interactive
Starbreeze
$8.5m
Starbreeze acquires Indian developer Dhruva Interactive for $8.5 million
Dec 15th, 2016 investment Boom.tv $3.5m
VR eSports streaming platform Boom.tv raises $3.5 million in seed funding
Dec 13th, 2016 partnership Big Viking Games Not disclosed
Big Viking partners with indie comic publisher Valiant Entertainment on five-year HTML5 game deal
Dec 13th, 2016 partnership as Niantic Labs Not disclosed
Pokemon GO to officially launch in India following Niantic partnership with Reliance Jio
Dec 13th, 2016 partnership Tapjoy
LINE Corporation
Not disclosed
Tapjoy partners with LINE to bring rewarded Interplay ads to 220 million chat app users
Dec 13th, 2016 acquisition Google Not disclosed
Google acquires smartwatch platform developer founded by ex-Google staff Cronologics
Dec 12th, 2016 merger Majesco Not disclosed
Majesco exits games industry after merging with medical firm
Dec 12th, 2016 acquisition Outplay Entertainment
Eight Pixels Square
Not disclosed
UK's largest independent mobile developer Outplay acquires Raid HQ studio Eight Pixels Square
Dec 12th, 2016 investment Gunslinger Studios $1.4m
Industrial Toys spin-off Gunslinger Studios raises $1.4 million
Dec 9th, 2016 investment Osmo
Mattel
$24m
Children's AR games dev Osmo raises $24 million funding round from Mattel and Sesame Street
Dec 7th, 2016 acquisition MobilityWare Not disclosed
MobilityWare picks up casual developer Critical Hit Software for its Jigsaw Puzzle and ColorArt titles
Dec 5th, 2016 other as KongZhong $299m
Chinese World of Tanks publisher KongZhong set to delist itself from the US stock exchange
Dec 1st, 2016 acquisition Boomlagoon
Wargaming
Not disclosed
Wargaming acquires Finnish studio Boomlagoon to fuel its ambitions of being a "dominant" force in mobile games
Nov 29th, 2016 investment Lifeline Ventures
Sunstone Capital
MojiWorks Limited
Not disclosed
New UK start-up MojiWorks goes all in on iMessage games
Nov 29th, 2016 partnership Critical Force Entertainment
Reforged Studios
Not disclosed
Finnish devs Critical Force and Reforged Studios partner to rise up in the world of mobile eSports
Nov 22nd, 2016 partnership as IronSource Not disclosed
IronSource opens office in Bangalore to bring ad mediation platform to India
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