Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Aug 22nd, 2014 partnership as Tencent
King
Not disclosed
Peak Candy Crush delayed as Tencent releases King's top grosser in China
Aug 21st, 2014 acquisition as GungHo Online Entertainment
Supercell
SoftBank
$344m
GungHo makes $74 million selling its share of Supercell back to SoftBank
Aug 20th, 2014 acquisition Unity Technologies Not disclosed
Unity acquires Tsugi to launch Unity Cloud Build
Aug 19th, 2014 acquisition as FunPlus
Zhongji Holding
$960m
The wild wild east: Chinese construction company spends $960 million on Family Farm publisher DianDian
Aug 13th, 2014 acquisition iQU
HoneyTracks
Not disclosed
iQU and HoneyTracks join forces to deliver next generation marketing
Aug 13th, 2014 acquisition King
Nonstop Games
$100m
King expands to core gaming with $32 million acquisition of Nonstop Games
Aug 12th, 2014 partnership flaregames
Superweapon
Not disclosed
Flaregames signs F2P strategy title from ex-Empires & Allies start-up Superweapon
Aug 11th, 2014 partnership Microsoft
YoYo Games
Not disclosed
GameMaker: Studio beefs up support for Microsoft hardware, adding Xbox One
Aug 8th, 2014 investment as Gumi
LINE Corporation
Not disclosed
LINE invests into Gumi and the pair also partner up for game integration
Aug 7th, 2014 partnership as Nexon
Envision Entertainment
Not disclosed
Nexon signs again; grabs rights to ex-Phenomic devs first mobile strategy title
Aug 6th, 2014 acquisition as Tapjoy
5Rocks. Inc.
Not disclosed
West heads east: Tapjoy acquires Korean analytics platform 5Rocks
Aug 6th, 2014 investment Kiwi
Sequoia Capital
Northgate Capital
DFJ Venture
$15m
Android F2P specialist Kiwi raises $15 million
Aug 5th, 2014 investment as Smaato
Singapore Press Holdings
$25m
Smaato closes $25 million investment; expanding in Indonesia and Singapore
Aug 4th, 2014 partnership Kabam
Undead Labs
Not disclosed
Kabam partners with Undead Labs for original mobile RPG Moonrise
Aug 1st, 2014 investment as Kabam
Alibaba
$120m
China in its hands: Kabam signs $120 million publishing deal with Alibaba
Jul 31st, 2014 investment JuiceBox Games $2.5m
Going it alone: Former Zynga devs raise $2.5 million following successful solo debut
Jul 30th, 2014 partnership as Chukong Technologies Inc. Co., Ltd.
Chartboost
Not disclosed
Chartboost makes China move with Chukong
Jul 28th, 2014 investment Leanplum
Shasta Ventures
$4.8m
Leanplum raises $4.8 million and rolls out new marketing automation feature
Jul 25th, 2014 acquisition Google
Twitch Interactive
$1,000m
Golden age of video: Google confirms $1 billion Twitch purchase
Jul 23rd, 2014 investment Lionsgate
Next Games
Not disclosed
Next Games adds to $6 million funding thanks to strategic deal with Lionsgate
Jul 23rd, 2014 investment BlueStacks $13m
GamePop primes for the big time with $13 million round led by Samsung Ventures
Jul 22nd, 2014 acquisition Flurry
Yahoo
Not disclosed
Analytics acquisition: Yahoo to acquire mobile data giant Flurry
Jul 22nd, 2014 investment as SupersonicAds
Supersonic
Greylock IL
SAIF Partners
$15m
Supersonic raises $15 million to open offices in China, India and Japan and boost headcount to 250
Jul 17th, 2014 investment as Changyou
MoboTap
$91m
Changyou buys 51% stake in Dolphin Browser outfit MoboTap for $91 million
Jul 16th, 2014 investment Bad Seed Entertainment
United Ventures
$0.3m
Italian start-up BadSeed raises $330,000 early stage investment
Jul 9th, 2014 license Shanda Games Int. Europe
Gamblit Gaming
Flexball
Gamiker
Not disclosed
Real-money mobile gaming gets a boost with 3 companies integrating Gamblit’s platform
Jul 9th, 2014 investment mNectar
New Enterprise Associates
$7m
Interactive mobile ad outfit mNectar raises $7 million
Jul 8th, 2014 partnership ZeptoLab
Nextury Ventures
Toyze
Not disclosed
GetJar CEO launches Toyze: an app store for 3D printed game characters
Jul 8th, 2014 investment AppLift GmbH
PubNative
Not disclosed
AppLift funds API-based customisable native ad platform PubNative to tune of 'x' million
Jul 7th, 2014 partnership Fingersoft
SixMinute
Not disclosed
Ex-PopCap Dublin devs evolve thanks to publishing deal with Hill Climb Racing studio Fingersoft
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