Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Dec 1st, 2016 acquisition Boomlagoon
Wargaming
Not disclosed
Wargaming acquires Finnish studio Boomlagoon to fuel its ambitions of being a "dominant" force in mobile games
Nov 29th, 2016 investment Lifeline Ventures
Sunstone Capital
MojiWorks
Not disclosed
New UK start-up MojiWorks goes all in on iMessage games
Nov 29th, 2016 partnership Critical Force Entertainment
Reforged Studios
Not disclosed
Finnish devs Critical Force and Reforged Studios partner to rise up in the world of mobile eSports
Nov 22nd, 2016 partnership as IronSource Not disclosed
IronSource opens office in Bangalore to bring ad mediation platform to India
Nov 22nd, 2016 acquisition as 37 GAMES
Mokun Technology
Zhiming Network
$198.1m
Chinese publisher 37 Interactive snaps up one of China's most recently successful developers Mokun Technology
Nov 21st, 2016 investment as SAIF Partners
IDG Ventures
PlaySimple
Not disclosed
Ex-Zynga devs raise $4 million for new Indian studio PlaySimple Games
Nov 21st, 2016 acquisition Seapine Software
Perforce
Not disclosed
Perforce acquires application lifecycle management tool provider Seapine Software
Nov 18th, 2016 license as Netmarble Games Not disclosed
Netmarble soft-launches new mobile MOBA Star Wars: Force Arena
Nov 17th, 2016 acquisition Enzyme Labs/ Binari sonori
Keywords International
$3.7m
Keywords Studios continues acquisition streak by snapping up Enzyme Testings Labs for $3.65 million
Nov 16th, 2016 investment nDreams
Mercia Technologies
$2.5m
VR developer nDreams raises £2 million in investment as part of two-stage investment round
Nov 14th, 2016 investment Sviper Not disclosed
Ex-InnoGames staff get funding for new mobile studio Sviper
Nov 14th, 2016 acquisition as Nexon
i Digital Connect Co. Ltd
Not disclosed
Nexon acquires 49% stake in Thai games publisher iDCC as it plots Southeast Asia expansion
Nov 11th, 2016 partnership Starbreeze
Lion Game Lion
$0.3m
Starbreeze open to partnering with mobile developers under new IndieLabs publishing label
Nov 8th, 2016 partnership Square Enix
Machine Zone
Not disclosed
Mobile Strike dev MZ partners with Square Enix for Final Fantasy XV mobile MMO
Nov 4th, 2016 acquisition Glu Mobile
CrowdStar
$45.5m
Glu Mobile appoints new CEO and acquires control of Covet: Fashion dev Crowdstar for $45 million
Nov 3rd, 2016 investment Big Viking Games $21.8m
HTML5 developer Big Viking Games seeks further $60 million funding after raising $21.75 million
Nov 2nd, 2016 partnership as Unity Technologies
Xiaomi
Not disclosed
Unity wants to make publishing mobile games in China easier for developers with Xiaomi partnership
Nov 2nd, 2016 partnership WildTangent
AerServ
Not disclosed
WildTangent reports 33% fill rate increase after signing up with AerServ
Oct 31st, 2016 investment as Playsnak GmbH $1.3m
Mobile and VR start-up Playsnak raises $1.3 million funding from South Korean investor
Oct 28th, 2016 investment Mobcrush $20m
Mobile game streaming service Mobcrush raises $20 million
Oct 26th, 2016 acquisition Player Research
Keywords International
$1.6m
Keywords Studios acquires user testing firm Player Research for up to $1.6 million
Oct 13th, 2016 acquisition InnoGames
MTGx Digital Ventures
$100m
ESL owner acquires 35% stake in German developer InnoGames valuing studio at €260 million
Oct 12th, 2016 license Spil Games
EuropaCorp
Not disclosed
Spil Games bags mobile game licence for upcoming sci-fi blockbuster Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Oct 11th, 2016 investment Tekes
Koukoi Games
$1m
Koukoi Games raises $1 million to work on licensed Hollywood IP games
Oct 6th, 2016 partnership as NCsoft
Alpha Group
$10m
NCSoft signs $10 million deal to bring mobile game Lineage Red Knights to China
Oct 6th, 2016 investment First Contact Entertainment $5m
LA VR start-up First Contact Entertainment closes $5 million investment round
Oct 6th, 2016 investment as Snowfall $1.1m
Finnish start-up Snowfall raises €1 million to bring Moomin mobile games to Asia
Oct 4th, 2016 acquisition Pixonic
Mail.Ru
$30m
Mail.ru acquires War Robots developer Pixonic for up to $30 million
Sep 28th, 2016 investment Tacticsoft
London Venture Partners
$1m
Israeli hardcore strategy developer Tacticsoft raises $1 million to work on ambitious new game
Sep 28th, 2016 investment as Flixy Games Not disclosed
Indian publisher Flixy Games raises $425,000 in seed funding from Japanese VC
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