Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Feb 6th, 2018 acquisition as Tribeflame
Animoca
Animoca Brands
$0.4m
Hong Kong publisher Animoca Brands acquires Finnish studio Tribeflame
Feb 6th, 2018 investment 8th Wall $8m
Tech start-up 8th Wall raises $8 million to make augmented reality dev tools
Feb 5th, 2018 merger Gamevil
Com2us U.S
Not disclosed
Gamevil and Com2us merge US offices to form Gamevil Com2us USA
Feb 5th, 2018 investment as Tamatem $2.5m
Jordanian mobile games publisher Tamatem raises $2.5 million
Feb 2nd, 2018 partnership as NetEase
Improbable
Not disclosed
Chinese publisher Netease signs partnership with UK tech firm Improbable
Feb 1st, 2018 partnership Discord
Spotify
Not disclosed
Games communication app Discord adds Spotify integration as it surpasses 90 million users
Feb 1st, 2018 acquisition Niantic Not disclosed
Pokemon Go studio Niantic set to become more than just a games developer with Escher Reality acquisition
Feb 1st, 2018 investment Supercell
Trailmix
$4.2m
Supercell invests $4.2 million in new London-based casual mobile games developer Trailmix
Feb 1st, 2018 partnership Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Behaviour Interactive
Not disclosed
Warner Bros partners with Fallout Shelter dev Behaviour Interactive on Westworld mobile game
Feb 1st, 2018 license as Animoca Brands
iCandy Interactive
Not disclosed
Animoca Brands working on blockchain-based MasterChef mobile game
Feb 1st, 2018 partnership as Nintendo Not disclosed
Nintendo reveals animated Super Mario movie in the works from film studio behind Minions
Jan 31st, 2018 acquisition as Ourgame $66m
Hong Kong-listed publisher Ourgame splashes $66 million on trio of mobile acquisitions
Jan 31st, 2018 license as Com2uS
Funko
Not disclosed
Com2us partners with Funko for Summoners War figurines and more
Jan 30th, 2018 partnership as NetEase
Mattel
Not disclosed
NetEase and Mattel team up to launch game development studio Mattel163
Jan 30th, 2018 partnership Scopely
NFL
Not disclosed
Scopely partners with the NFL for timed events and branded items in New Yahtzee With Buddies
Jan 29th, 2018 acquisition Microsoft
PlayFab
Not disclosed
Microsoft acquires backend services provider PlayFab
Jan 29th, 2018 merger Game – the German Games Industry Association Not disclosed
German games industry trade bodies BIU and GAME merge
Jan 26th, 2018 partnership as Fireproof Games
NetEase
Not disclosed
Fireproof Games partners with NetEase to bring The Room Three and Old Sins to Asia
Jan 26th, 2018 acquisition as Fuel
Animoca Brands
$0.8m
Animoca buys Fuel Powered and reveals Chinese CryptoKitties deal
Jan 23rd, 2018 partnership Flaregames
Sweet Nitro
Not disclosed
Flaregames unveils Sweet Nitro as first partner from $21 million accelerator program
Jan 24th, 2018 acquisition as Big Fish Games $990m
Aristocrat closes $990 million Big Fish acquisition
Jan 24th, 2018 acquisition Epic Games
Cloudgine
Not disclosed
Epic Games acquires cloud computing firm Cloudgine
Jan 24th, 2018 investment as Nazara Games Not disclosed
Indian games publisher Nazara acquires majority stake in esports outfit Nodwin Gaming
Jan 19th, 2018 investment Polka Dot Studio $0.7m
Peter Vesterbacka leads $650,000 funding round in Finnish lifestyle games studio Polka Dot
Jan 16th, 2018 partnership as Nazara Games
Xilam
Not disclosed
Indian publisher Nazara partners with Xilam Animation on Oggy & the Cockroaches mobile games
Jan 15th, 2018 partnership as Tencent
Lego
Not disclosed
Lego partners with Tencent on games and potential social network for kids in China
Jan 15th, 2018 partnership as Ubisoft
Tencent
KetchApp
Not disclosed
Ubisoft and Ketchapp eye China mobile market with Tencent deal
Jan 12th, 2018 acquisition Google Not disclosed
Google quietly acquires Cambridge-based mobile audio tech firm Redux
Jan 12th, 2018 investment G:loot $12m
Swedish esports company G:loot picks up $12 million investment
Jan 9th, 2018 partnership as Xiaomi
Oculus
Not disclosed
Oculus partners with Xiaomi to manufacture upcoming standalone VR headset Oculus Go
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