Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Mar 21st, 2017 investment Kingston University $0.1m
Kingston University invests $66,000 in new educational AR and VR facility
Mar 20th, 2017 other as HTC $90m
HTC to sell Shanghai smartphone factory for $90 million as it expands VR operations
Mar 20th, 2017 partnership as SK Telecom
The Pokemon Company
Not disclosed
SK Telecom signs deal with The Pokemon Company offering free data to Pokemon GO players in South Korea
Mar 20th, 2017 license Scopely Not disclosed
Scopely snags Temple Run license for soft-launched match-3 title Treasure Hunters
Mar 17th, 2017 investment as Alibaba $145m
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba invests $145 million in new global mobile game distribution venture
Mar 17th, 2017 acquisition Corona Labs
Appodeal
Not disclosed
Appodeal snaps up 2D game engine developer Corona Labs
Mar 14th, 2017 investment Index Ventures
ROBLOX
$92m
Roblox closes $92 million funding round to support its 48 million MAUs
Mar 14th, 2017 acquisition Zynga
Harpan LLC
$42.5m
Zynga acquires four Solitaire games from little-known developer for $42.5 million
Mar 13th, 2017 partnership Harmonix Music Systems
Hasbro
Not disclosed
Harmonix partners with Hasbro for mobile and card game DropMix
Mar 13th, 2017 investment as Animoca Brands $5m
Animoca Brands raises $5 million to expand into mobile VR and eBooks
Mar 9th, 2017 investment Small Giant Games $5.7m
Small Giant Games closes $5.7 million funding round to grow new game Empires & Puzzles
Mar 8th, 2017 acquisition as ARM
SoftBank
$8m
Softbank to sell 25% stake in recently acquired ARM
Mar 7th, 2017 partnership as Google
Baidu Inc.
Not disclosed
Google pushes Accelerated Mobile Pages to Asia through Baidu and Sogou partnerships
Mar 7th, 2017 acquisition as Outfit7 $1,000m
Chinese chemical firm back in for $1 billion Talking Tom developer Outfit7 after missing out first time around
Mar 7th, 2017 acquisition Ubisoft Not disclosed
Ubisoft acquires massively-multiplayer sandbox game Growtopia
Mar 7th, 2017 investment LoopMe $10m
AI-driven mobile video marketer LoopMe closes $10 million funding round
Mar 6th, 2017 acquisition The Creative Assembly
Crytek
Not disclosed
Sega buys Crytek Black Sea and renames it Creative Assembly Sofia
Mar 2nd, 2017 partnership AdMob
IronSource
Not disclosed
IronSource expands partnership with Google AdMob to gain access to more rewarded video ads
Mar 2nd, 2017 partnership Twitter
ESL
Not disclosed
Twitter partners with ESL and DreamHack to bring eSports streaming to its social network
Mar 1st, 2017 partnership Nexon Korea
PlayFusion
Not disclosed
Toys-to-life developer PlayFusion enters strategic partnership with Nexon Korea
Mar 1st, 2017 partnership as Zhaomi Group
Kee Ever Bright Design Technology
$360m
China's Zhaomi Group and Kee establish $360 million video game M&A fund
Feb 28th, 2017 investment as TotallyAwesome $2m
Kid-friendly ad platform TotallyAwesome raises $2 million
Feb 27th, 2017 other Next Games $30m
Next Games looking to $30 million IPO to boost development and global competitiveness
Feb 27th, 2017 investment as Nexon Korea
imcGAMES Co., Ltd.
Not disclosed
Nexon Korea makes strategic investment in Tree of Savior developer IMC Games
Feb 23rd, 2017 acquisition Netmarble
Kabam
Not disclosed
Netmarble closes acquisition of Kabam Vancouver and Marvel: Contest of Champions
Feb 23rd, 2017 partnership as LINE Corporation
Autumn Games
Not disclosed
LINE Corporation signs up to distribute mobile Skullgirls adaptation globally
Feb 23rd, 2017 investment Gaming Corps $10m
Swedish developer Gaming Corps pivots to acquisition strategy following $10 million investment
Feb 23rd, 2017 investment Armada Interactive $10m
Armada Interactive secures $10 million from two seed funding rounds
Feb 23rd, 2017 other Wooga
InnoGames
Not disclosed
Strategy specialist InnoGames snaps up Warlords IP from Wooga
Feb 22nd, 2017 investment Maple Media $30m
Mobile acquisition and management firm Maple Media raises $30 million
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