Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Sep 15th, 2014 partnership Harmonix Music Systems
Tilting Point
Not disclosed
Harmonix and Tilting Point working together for multiple mobile music games
Sep 15th, 2014 acquisition Microsoft
Mojang
$2,500m
Microsoft acquires Minecraft for $2.5 billion
Sep 12th, 2014 partnership Image & Form
Zoink Games
Not disclosed
Conscious Coupling: Zoink and Image & Form create a publishing partnership
Sep 11th, 2014 investment as Animoca
Crosby Capital
$10m
Chinese investment group spends $10 million to acquire Star Girl franchise for fashion retail opportunities
Sep 11th, 2014 partnership as Adult Swim
Game Insight
SkyMobi
Shiny Box Games
Not disclosed
SkyMobi brings Battle Towers, Major Mayhem and Dungeon Quest to China
Sep 10th, 2014 partnership as Halfbrick Studios
Shenzhen iDreamSky Technology Co., Ltd.
Tencent
Not disclosed
Halfbrick and iDreamsky bring a new version of Fruit Ninja to Tencent's mobile platform
Sep 8th, 2014 acquisition Social Gaming Network
BoosterMedia
Hallpass Media
Not disclosed
BoosterMedia gains 6 million MAUs with the purchase of HTML5 outfit Hallpass Media
Sep 8th, 2014 investment Iris Capital
adjust GmbH
Capnamic Ventures
Active Venture Partners
Target Partners
$7.6m
Adjust raises $7.6 million for US and Asian expansion
Sep 2nd, 2014 partnership Pocket Gems
Comedy Central
Not disclosed
Comedy Central and Pocket Gems to revive Ugly Americans on mobile
Sep 4th, 2014 acquisition Slitherine Software
Shenandoah Studio
Not disclosed
Slitherine makes a significant advance into mobile strategy, acquiring Shenandoah Studio
Sep 3rd, 2014 partnership adjust GmbH
Upsight
Not disclosed
Upsight partners with adjust to bring better analytics to app marketing
Sep 2nd, 2014 partnership as Tencent
Hoolai Games
Not disclosed
Hoolai tests the hardcore appetite of WeChat players with War of Immortals
Aug 28th, 2014 partnership FuzzyCube Software
flaregames
Not disclosed
Flaregames get another drop, signing Fuzzycube's Epic Loot
Jul 31st, 2014 partnership as Qihoo 360 Technology Co.
Goodgame Studios
Not disclosed
Qihoo 360 signs up Goodgames' Empire: Four Kingdom for China release
Aug 25th, 2014 acquisition Amazon
Twitch Interactive
$970m
Amazon acquires Twitch for $970 million
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
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