Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Aug 12th, 2016 investment Firefly Games $10m
Firefly Games closes $10 million funding round to work on Hollywood IPs
Aug 9th, 2016 investment Bossa Studios
London Venture Partners
$1.4m
Bossa Studios raises $1.35 million for new multiplayer and VR games
Aug 4th, 2016 acquisition Rocket Games Inc. $60m
US casino operator splashes up to $170 million on developer Rocket Games
Aug 2nd, 2016 investment King Digital Entertainment
Snowprint Studios
$5.7m
King invests big in Swedish developer Snowprint Studios
Aug 2nd, 2016 acquisition flaregames
Kopla Games
Not disclosed
Flaregames acquires Nonstop Knight developer Kopla Games
Aug 2nd, 2016 investment as WiSTONE Wireless Entertainment
Mirage Interactive
$1,500,000m
Chinese Global VR Challenge runner-up Mirage Interactive raises $1.5 million
Aug 1st, 2016 license Hasbro
Kabam
Kabam Vancouver
Not disclosed
Kabam teams up with Hasbro for new Transformers mobile game
Jul 30th, 2016 acquisition as Giant Interactive Group
Playtika
$4,400m
Chinese consortium trumps Netmarble to acquire Playtika for $4.4 billion
Jul 26th, 2016 investment Scopely
Highland Capital Partners
Participant Media
TPG Growth
Evolution Media Capital
Greycroft Partners
$55m
Scopely raises big $55 million Series B round
Jul 26th, 2016 investment ColorTV
Foxconn
$1.5m
ColorTV raises $1.5 million for its connected TV marketing platform
Jul 18th, 2016 investment as underDOGS Gaming Studio Not disclosed
Mumbai-based UnderDOGS Gaming Studio funded for undisclosed amount
Jul 22nd, 2016 investment Codigames
Caixa Capital Risk
$1m
Ambitious Spanish dev Codigames raises $1 million
Jul 20th, 2016 investment as Sega
Fuller
$4.2m
Japanese App Annie competitor Fuller raises $4 million from Sega and others to go international
Jul 18th, 2016 acquisition as Opera
Qihoo 360 Technology Co.
Beijing Kunlun Tech Co., Ltd.
$600m
Chinese companies including Qihoo 360 and Kunlun Games buy Opera's consumer businesses for $600 million
Jul 18th, 2016 acquisition as ARM
SoftBank
$32m
Worth 3 Supercells: SoftBank gets back into the expansion game with $32 billion acquisition of ARM
Jul 15th, 2016 acquisition as GameAnalytics
Mobvista
Not disclosed
Chinese mobile ad platform Mobvista continues its westward expansion buying GameAnalytics
Jul 13th, 2016 investment Unity Technologies
DFJ Venture
$181m
DFJ Growth leads Unity funding round of $181 million
Jul 5th, 2016 acquisition SGN
TinyCo
Not disclosed
SGN targets big brand "gamertainment" with TinyCo acquisition
Jul 7th, 2016 partnership as MyGamez
Koukoi Games
Not disclosed
Koukoi Games partners with MyGamez to bring Crashing Season to China
Jul 4th, 2016 acquisition as TicBits
Animoca Brands
$3.7m
Animoca Brands splashes out $3.7 million on 9-person Finnish studio TicBits
Jul 4th, 2016 partnership as Nexon
Sansho Studios
Not disclosed
Nexon aiming to launch one game per month in Japan, starting with Sansho Studios partnership
Jun 29th, 2016 investment Sunstone Capital
Fast Travel Games
Not disclosed
Former Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman opens "narrative-rich" VR studio Fast Travel Games
Jun 29th, 2016 partnership Newzoo
Pushwoosh
Not disclosed
Newzoo partners with push notification service Pushwoosh to crunch more data
Jun 28th, 2016 acquisition as Adways
POKKT
Not disclosed
Adways opens India office and acquires POKKT's reward-based platform Pocket Money
Jun 27th, 2016 partnership Kongregate
Fox Digital Entertainment
Not disclosed
Fox and Kongregate team up for CCG featuring American Dad, Family Guy, Futurama, and more
Jun 17th, 2016 acquisition Neon Play
Hachette UK
Not disclosed
Traditional book publishing meets gaming as Hachette UK acquires Neon Play
Jun 13th, 2016 partnership Tapjoy
IronSource
Not disclosed
Tapjoy partners with IronSource to gain more, better rewarded video inventory
Jun 7th, 2016 investment as Dentsu
Victorious
Not disclosed
Japanese marketing network Dentsu invests in US superfan platform Victorious
Jun 6th, 2016 other as GungHo Online Entertainment
SoftBank
$685m
To reduce debt, SoftBank is selling back $685 million shares to GungHo Online
Jun 3rd, 2016 investment NetEase
Tenjin
$2.5m
NetEase leads $2.5 million round in integrated analytics, attribution and aggregation outfit Tenjin
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