Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Oct 29th, 2014 acquisition as PlayPhone
GungHo Online Entertainment
Not disclosed
Rumour: GungHo Online buys 70% stake in PlayPhone to gain US and emerging markets reach
Oct 28th, 2014 investment Traplight Games
Sunstone Capital
Finnvera Ventures Capital
East Wings
$0.5m
Traplight Games raises $500,000 to launch user-generated social racer What on Earth!
Oct 27th, 2014 partnership as GungHo Online Entertainment
17-Bit Studios
Not disclosed
No big puzzle: GungHo continues western push with 17-BIT deal
Oct 21st, 2014 investment Fiksu
Silicon Valley Bank
$10m
Fiksu raises $10 million to supercharge global expansion
Oct 20th, 2014 investment youAPPi
Glilot Capital Partners
Flint Capital
2B-Angels
$3m
UA outfit YouAppi raises $3 million to move beyond installs to LTV
Oct 22nd, 2014 investment Small Giant Games
Creandum
PROfounders
Spintop Ventures
Capital A Partners
$3.1m
Buoyant Helsinki: Small Giant Games raises $3.1 million
Oct 21st, 2014 partnership as GREE
KDDI Corporation
Not applicable
GREE agrees publishing partnership with carrier KDDI
Oct 16th, 2014 investment Accel Partners
Osmo
Upfront Ventures
K9 Ventures
$12m
Education gaming outfit Osmo raises $12 million
Oct 16th, 2014 partnership as Rovio Entertainment
GungHo Online Entertainment
Not applicable
GungHo and Rovio plan two week Angry Birds and Puzzle & Dragons crossover
Oct 15th, 2014 partnership Thumbstar Games
Pixel Toys
Not applicable
Thumbstar distributing GunFinger on Android devices
Oct 13th, 2014 partnership as Gamevil
8elements
Not disclosed
Gamevil partners with 8elements to open southeast Asia office in Singapore
Oct 10th, 2014 partnership as GREE
LINE Corporation
Epic Voyage
Not disclosed
Passing the baton: GREE sets up a joint venture to make games for LINE
Oct 8th, 2014 investment as Cloudcade
IDG Capital Partners
$1.6m
IDG Capital drops $1.55 million on Cloudcade to drive F2P innovation
Oct 7th, 2014 acquisition RNTS Media
Fyber
$190m
[Updated] RNTS Media acquires monetisation outfit Fyber for $190 million
Oct 6th, 2014 partnership Thumbstar Games
Bossa Studios
Not applicable
Thumbstar and Bossa join forces to bring titles including Thomas Was Alone to emerging markets
Oct 1st, 2014 investment Hugo Games $4m
Hugo Games raises $4 million for marketing new Hugo the troll games
Oct 1st, 2014 partnership DeltaDNA
HP Vertica
Not applicable
DeltaDNA and HP Vertica strike up strategic partnership to improve data management
Oct 1st, 2014 investment Remerge
Point Nine Capital
$1m
Remerge secures $1 million funding for its adtech platform
Sep 30th, 2014 investment Stolen Couch Games $0.3m
Stolen Couch Games secures $315,000 in funding for Animal Crossing-style game
Sep 26th, 2014 investment Atlas Venture
Skillz
$6m
Skillz raises $6 million for an aggressive UA campaign for real-money skill-based games
Sep 26th, 2014 partnership Remedy Entertainment
flaregames
Not disclosed
Pint and publishing deal: Remedy and Flaregames sign Agents of Storm contract in London pub
Sep 24th, 2014 acquisition Upsight
Science Inc.
Not disclosed
Consolidation in mobile monetisation fragments then coalesces as Science Inc buys Upsight's PlayHaven ad network
Sep 23rd, 2014 acquisition Nexage
Millennial Media
$107.5m
Millennial Media acquires Nexage for $107.5 million
Sep 23rd, 2014 investment Grantoo
Fuel
Rising Tide Fund
Middle East Venture Partners
$3.5m
New company name, faces and direction as Fuel raises $3.5 million
Sep 23rd, 2014 investment KNeoWORLD $6m
KneoWorld receives $6 million to extend its education games to Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin
Sep 22nd, 2014 partnership Cashplay
Digital Melody
Not disclosed
How much money would a woodchopper game make if a woodchopper game would integrate Cashplay?
Sep 18th, 2014 investment Swrve
Acero Capital
Atlantic Bridge
Intel Capital
$10m
Swrve raises $10 million to provide the tools enabling brands to grow the consumer relationship
Sep 16th, 2014 partnership as SkyMobi
China Telecom
Not disclosed
SkyMobi looks to expand its instore reach to over 100,000 operator shops in China
Sep 16th, 2014 investment Chobolabs
Innovation Endeavors
$1.3m
Chobolabs raises $1.3 million to redefine competitive shooters on mobile
Sep 15th, 2014 partnership Harmonix Music Systems
Tilting Point
Not disclosed
Harmonix and Tilting Point working together for multiple mobile music games
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