Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
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
Jun 2nd, 2016 acquisition Fiksu Not disclosed
Mobile game advertising market hits maturity as Fiksu sells out for historic data
Jun 1st, 2016 partnership as Nazara Games
Stick Sports
Not disclosed
Nazara and Stick Sports team up for Stick Cricket game starring Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma
May 26th, 2016 acquisition Kabam
Superweapon
Kabam Los Angeles
Not disclosed
Kabam acqui-hires Dawn of Steel dev Superweapon to boost its LA studio
May 17th, 2016 partnership Gamevil
Cartoon Network
Not disclosed
Gamevil partners with Cartoon Network, bringing Adventure Time characters to Dungeon Link
May 12th, 2016 acquisition Spil Games Not disclosed
Spil Games acquires male-oriented browser game portal Mousebreaker
May 11th, 2016 partnership Vivid Games
EVERYDAYiPLAY
Not applicable
Vivid Games announces its first publishing deal
May 9th, 2016 investment Appboy
Battery Ventures
$20m
Appboy closes $20 million funding round
May 6th, 2016 investment Flexion Mobile $3m
Alternative Android distribution platform Flexion raises $3 million to expand into India, Iran and more
Apr 25th, 2016 acquisition as CMGE $1,000m
CMGE bought for $1 billion by a Chinese auto parts company
Apr 25th, 2016 investment Kamcord $10m
Kamcord raises $10 million to expand its video streaming goal from games to all apps
Apr 21st, 2016 investment as Nazara Games
Mastermind Sports
Not disclosed
Nazara makes second UK investment with virtual currency gambling dev Mastermind Sports
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
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