Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
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
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
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