Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Apr 24th, 2015 partnership as Newzoo Not disclosed
Newzoo and TalkingData combine brains to track Chinese games market
Apr 17th, 2015 investment as 99Games Online Private Ltd.
Kalaari Capital
Ascent Capital
$5m
99Games raises $5 million to target growing Indian market
Apr 14th, 2015 partnership as Baidu Inc.
Sungy
Cheetah Mobile
LoopMe
Not disclosed
LoopMe to bring native video ads to Baidu, Cheetah Mobile and Sungy Mobile
Apr 14th, 2015 investment as Frenzoo
K5 Ventures
Anshe Chung Ltd
Fresco Capital
$1m
Frenzoo raises another $1 million to expand Me Girl franchise
Apr 14th, 2015 partnership as Vserv
Bee7
Not disclosed
Bee7 and Vserv forge partnership to solve emerging market monetisation
Apr 13th, 2015 acquisition Sunstorm Games
TabTale
Not disclosed
TabTale nets 5 million new players with Sunstorm acquisition
Apr 9th, 2015 investment NCsoft
This Game Studio
$5m
NCsoft invests $5 million in Kabam spin-out This Game Studio
Apr 8th, 2015 license Scott Games Not disclosed
Warner Bros. to bring Five Nights at Freddy's to the big screen
Apr 7th, 2015 acquisition Amazon
Crytek
Not disclosed
Amazon makes another strategic gaming move with $50 million CryEngine deal
Apr 1st, 2015 investment Bica Studios
Portugal Ventures
Not disclosed
Bica Studios closes seed funding round amid Portugese gaming boom
Mar 26th, 2015 partnership Scopely
Kung Fu Factory
Not disclosed
Scopely forges multi-year partnership with Kung Fu Factory
Mar 26th, 2015 partnership Razer
Leap Motion
Not disclosed
Leap Motion and Razer building VR headset with in-built hand tracking
Mar 23rd, 2015 license MAG Interactive
Hutch Games
GetSocial
Not disclosed
GetSocial 3.0 launches, powering social engagement for MMX Racing and Ruzzle Adventure
Mar 19th, 2015 investment Lifeline Ventures
Sunstone Capital
Everywear Games
Not disclosed
Want a job at the world's first wearable games studio?
Mar 16th, 2015 acquisition Glispa GmbH
Market Tech Holdings
$77m
Market Tech Holdings acquires majority stake in glispa with $77 million deal
Mar 17th, 2015 partnership as Nintendo
DeNA
Not disclosed
Nintendo signs deal with DeNA to bring Mario and other IP to mobile
Mar 16th, 2015 acquisition as MobPartner
Cheetah Mobile
$58m
Cheetah Mobile acquires MobPartner for $58 million
Mar 12th, 2015 investment as Sequoia Capital
Moonfrog Labs
Tiger Global Management
$15m
Moonfrog Labs raises $15 million to develop games for India
Mar 3rd, 2015 investment as Vserv
Maverick Capital Ventures
Not disclosed
Vserv closes Series B round with Maverick Capital Ventures
Mar 5th, 2015 partnership DeNA
Fyber
Not applicable
Following a 4 cent ARPDAU testcase boost, DeNA partners with Fyber in US
Mar 2nd, 2015 partnership Playerize
Virtual Piggy, Inc.
Not disclosed
U21 payment platform Oink partners with Playerize
Feb 24th, 2015 investment Telltale Games
Lionsgate
Not disclosed
Lionsgate invests in The Walking Dead creators Telltale Games
Feb 18th, 2015 partnership as Rovio Entertainment
Beijing Kunlun Tech Co., Ltd.
Not disclosed
Rovio hooks up with Kunlun to make Angry Birds for China
Feb 18th, 2015 investment as Miniclip
Tencent
Not disclosed
Tencent sets sights on Europe with majority investment in Miniclip
Feb 19th, 2015 partnership InMobi
Starcom MediaVest Group
Not disclosed
Starcom MediaVest heads into mobile with InMobi partnership
Feb 19th, 2015 investment Sega Networks
Demiurge Studios
Space Ape Games
Ignited Artists
Not disclosed
Sega buys Demiurge Studios and invests in Space Ape and Ignited Artists
Feb 16th, 2015 partnership as OurPalm
Animoca Brands
Not disclosed
Animoca Brands on its hit resistant, high volume strategy for mobile gaming success
Feb 17th, 2015 investment as Firefly Games
Ceyuan Ventures
SkyOcean
GuangZhou WinHi
$8m
Firefly Games raises $8 million to bring top Chinese games to US
Feb 16th, 2015 acquisition YoYo Games
Playtech
$16.4m
Gambling software outfit Playtech buys GameMaker dev YoYo Games for $16.4 million
Feb 11th, 2015 acquisition Z2Live
King
$45m
Expanding into new genres, King buys Z2Live for up to $150 million
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