Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Apr 20th, 2016 investment Next Games
Index Ventures
PROfounders
Initial Capital
Armada Interactive
$3m
Armada Interactive raises $3 million to give core mobile gaming a hard push
Apr 19th, 2016 investment as Nexon
Nexon Korea
Barunson E&A
NAT Games
Not disclosed
Nexon invests in NAT Games as it preps Korean smash HIT for global launch
Apr 12th, 2016 investment as Animoca Brands $3.5m
Animoca Brands raises $5 million for content and IP acquisitions
Apr 8th, 2016 license as GungHo Online Entertainment
Nexon
Turbo Studios
Not disclosed
Nexon passes on Turbo's Super Senso, leaving GungHo to sign publishing deal
Apr 7th, 2016 investment Nazara Games
London Venture Partners
TrulySocial
Not disclosed
TrulySocial raises investment from Nazara Games, London Venture Partners and Supercell game lead
Apr 4th, 2016 license Disney Interactive Studios
Netmarble
Not disclosed
Netmarble combines Everyone's Marble with Disney characters, announcing its Disney Magical Dice virtual board game
Mar 31st, 2016 partnership Twitch Interactive
Super Evil Megacorp
Not disclosed
Super Evil Megacorp and Twitch sign three-year deal to grow Vainglory's eSports presence
Mar 17th, 2016 partnership as Locojoy
Narvalous
Not disclosed
700-strong Chinese giant Locojoy moves west with Narvalous partnership and Palo Alto office
Mar 16th, 2016 partnership Disney Interactive Studios
Hipster Whale
Not disclosed
Disney announces Hipster Whale collaboration Disney Crossy Road
Mar 15th, 2016 Funatics Software
InnoGames
Not disclosed
Updated: Innogames acquires Funatics to create a mobile-focused Dusseldorf studio
Mar 14th, 2016 acquisition App Annie
AppScotch
Not disclosed
App Annie acquires app marketing tracking outfit AppScotch
Mar 10th, 2016 acquisition Super Evil Megacorp Not disclosed
Leading eSports organisation Team SoloMid acquires Vainglory champions Alliance
Mar 10th, 2016 acquisition Nexon Korea
Big Huge Games
Not disclosed
Nexon Korea acquires DomiNations developer Big Huge Games
Mar 9th, 2016 license Bigben Interactive
Spil Games
Not disclosed
Spil Games announces Creature Family, a F2P reboot of the AI classic for 2017
Mar 9th, 2016 investment as Webzen
OurPalm
$170m
Ourpalm spends $170 million to become the largest shareholder in Webzen
Mar 8th, 2016 partnership iWin
Skillz
Not disclosed
iWin signs a 5 game eSports deal with Skillz
Mar 3rd, 2016 acquisition inneractive
RNTS Media
$72m
RNTS spends up to $72 million, adding Inneractive to Heyzap and Fyber to hit $220 million in sales by 2017
Mar 2nd, 2016 investment Kopla Games $0.8m
Finnish startup Kopla Games raises $750,000 seed round from Klaas Kersting
Feb 29th, 2016 acquisition as NativeX
Mobvista
$25m
Chinese mobile ad network Mobvista buys NativeX for $25 million
Feb 26th, 2016 investment Niantic Labs $5m
Niantic Labs extends its funding for Pokemon GO and other location games to $25 million
Feb 19th, 2016 Gameloft
Vivendi
Not disclosed
Vivendi makes a formal takeover offer for troubled Gameloft
Feb 17th, 2016 partnership flaregames
Kopla Games
Not disclosed
Flaregames partners with Finnish startup Kopla Games to publish 'accessible RPG' Project Nonstop
Feb 16th, 2016 partnership as CMGE
SkyVu Entertainment
Not disclosed
CMGE signs up latest Battle Bear title Overclock FPS for Asian release
Feb 15th, 2016 investment as Newzoo
TalkingData
Not disclosed
Chinese mobile platform TalkingData makes strategic investment in Newzoo
Feb 15th, 2016 acquisition Plumbee
GSN Games
Not disclosed
Social casino consolidation continues as GSN Games acquires Plumbee
Feb 11th, 2016 acquisition Chartboost
Roostr
Not disclosed
Chartboost acquires influencer network Roostr to tap into fast-growing social UA opportunity
Feb 2nd, 2016 partnership Newzoo
Priori Data
Not disclosed
Newzoo and Priori Data announce commercial and strategic partnership
Jan 28th, 2016 acquisition Fuse Powered
Upsight
Not disclosed
Analytics platform Upsight widens its market to ad mediation with Fuse Powered acquisiton
Jan 27th, 2016 partnership as Adways
Quest Drop
Not disclosed
Adways partners with Singapore publisher Quest Drop to support games in Southeast Asia
Jan 27th, 2016 investment Lionsgate
Next Games
Lowercase Capital
IDG Capital Partners
IDG Ventures
$10m
Walking Dead dev Next Games raises $10 million
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