Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Mar 12th, 2018 investment Blast $5m
Blast closes $5 million round to let gamers earn money while they play
Mar 12th, 2018 investment as Tencent
Douyu
$632m
Tencent pumps $632 million into Chinese online games streaming platform Douyu
Mar 12th, 2018 investment as Tencent
Huya
$461.6m
Chinese games livestreaming service Huya picks up $462 million funding from Tencent ahead of IPO
Mar 12th, 2018 investment KIXEYE $20m
Mobile developer Kixeye raises $20 million for machine learning platform
Mar 9th, 2018 acquisition TinyMob Games
DoubleJump Games
Not disclosed
Influencer-led DoubleJump Games acquires mobile developer TinyMob
Mar 9th, 2018 investment Flexion Mobile $10m
Alternative Android game store Flexion raises $10 million prior to 2018 IPO
Mar 8th, 2018 investment Intermedia Labs $15m
HQ Trivia dev scoops up $15 million funding round
Mar 7th, 2018 investment Magic Leap $461m
Mixed reality start-up Magic Leap scores another $461 million investment
Mar 7th, 2018 license Ludia Inc
NBC Universal
Not disclosed
Ludia gives new location-based AR game Jurassic World Alive the Pokemon Go treatment
Mar 6th, 2018 acquisition Amazon
GameSparks
Not disclosed
Amazon officially acquires cloud development platform GameSparks
Mar 1st, 2018 partnership Unity Not disclosed
Unity partners up with blockchain marketplace DMarket for in-game item trading
Mar 1st, 2018 partnership Skillz Not disclosed
Esports platform Skillz partners with breast cancer organisation for $100,000 charity tournament
Mar 1st, 2018 acquisition Ubisoft
1492 Studio
Not disclosed
Ubisoft acquires 1492 Studio to get in on mobile interactive fiction craze
Feb 28th, 2018 partnership Daedalic Entertainment
Wild River
Not disclosed
Games distributor EuroVideo taps Daedalic and others for new publishing label Wild River
Feb 23rd, 2018 investment Vision Esports $38m
Vision Esports raises $38 million to power competitive gaming investment
Feb 23rd, 2018 partnership My.com Not disclosed
My.com partners with Pushkin Games Studio to bring Armored Warfare to mobile
Feb 22nd, 2018 partnership Bulbware Not disclosed
Bulb Boy developer Bulbware partners with YouTuber PewDiePie for upcoming mobile game Poopdie
Feb 21st, 2018 partnership Rovio
GSN Games
Not disclosed
Rovio partners with GSN Games for real-money tournament game Angry Birds Champions
Feb 20th, 2018 partnership BAFTA
PlayFusion
Not disclosed
Lightseekers developer PlayFusion partners with BAFTA to accelerate awareness of new technologies
Feb 20th, 2018 investment Small Giant Games $41m
Finnish developer Small Giant Games raises $41 million
Feb 20th, 2018 partnership Qualcomm
Hatch
Not disclosed
Mobile games-on-demand service Hatch partners with Qualcomm to power cloud-based gaming
Feb 19th, 2018 partnership Epic Games
Mail.Ru
Not disclosed
Epic signs Unreal deal with Mail.RU Games Ventures
Feb 16th, 2018 acquisition Unity Not disclosed
Unity acquires level design and prototyping tool ProBuilder
Feb 15th, 2018 other Qualcomm
Broadcom
$100,000m
Semiconductor giant Broadcom secures $100 billion for mega Qualcomm bid
Feb 15th, 2018 partnership Unity
Moat
Not disclosed
Unity partners with MediaMath and Moat to bolster its Ads offerings
Feb 15th, 2018 investment as Netmarble
Tencent
Kakao Corp
$131.6m
Kakao Games raises $131 million ahead of planned IPO in 2018
Feb 14th, 2018 investment Chatterbox Games $0.4m
€0.3m
Chat app games developer Chatterbox raises $400,000 to develop for Facebook Instant Games
Feb 14th, 2018 acquisition Koch Media
THQ Nordic
$195.7m
€121m
THQ Nordic snaps up Deep Silver owner Koch Media in deal worth $196 million
Feb 12th, 2018 partnership Gameloft Not disclosed
Gameloft partners with Island Records to bring emo legends Fall Out Boy to Asphalt 8: Airborne
Feb 12th, 2018 acquisition as Nazara Games Not disclosed
ESL takes minority stake in Indian games publisher Nazara
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