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  • TGE Index Investment Report - Q4 & Year-End 2020

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Bombay Play raises USD$1m (£744,000); Appyfurious receives My.Games funding; and Activision Blizzard sues Netflix for alleged executive poaching. Bombay Play raises USD$1m (£744,000) Mobile social game developer Bombay [...]

  • Nazara Buys Majority Stake in Paper Boat Apps; tinyBuild Acqui-hires Hello Neighbor Team

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Nazara buys majority stake in Paper Boat Apps; tinyBuild acqui-hires Hello Neighbor team; and Carbonated raises USD$8.5m (£6.8m). Nazara buys majority stake in Paper Boat Apps Mobile games [...]

  • New EU Regulation Gives Developers & Publishers More Rights; Amazon Delays 'New World' MMO to 2021

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the latest news in the world of gaming. In today’s news: New EU regulation gives developers and publishers more rights against platforms; Amazon pushes New World MMO back to 2021; and Leyou gives Tencent priority [...]

  • Apple Terminating Arcade Games for Retention; PlayBrain Raises USD$6m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Apple terminating Arcade games for retention; PlayBrain raises USD$6m (£5m); and Mountaintop Studios formed. Apple terminating Arcade games for retention Apple Inc. is reportedly cancelling development contracts with [...]

  • Epic Games Targets USD$17bn Valuation; Ubisoft Opens Vietnam Studio

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Epic Games targets USD$17bn (£14bn) valuation; Ubisoft opens Vietnam studio; and Gearbox Software sues Apogee Software. Epic Games targets USD$17bn (£14bn) valuation Epic Games is set to raise [...]

  • Wave Raises USD$30m; Baidu Acquires Redfinger

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Wave raises USD$30m (£24m); Baidu acquires Redfinger; and UK to launch APAC Digital Trade Network. Wave raises USD$30m (£24m) Los Angeles-based digital concert broadcaster Wave has raised USD$30m [...]

  • ESRB Introduces Loot Box Labelling; Kumu Raises USD$5m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: ESRB introduces loot box labelling; Kumu raises USD$5m (£4m); and Mighty Jaxx raises SGD$4.5m (£2.5m). ESRB introduces loot box labelling The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has introduced [...]

  • Embracer Group Raises SEK1.65bn; N3TWORK Opens USD$50m Dev Growth Fund

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Embracer Group raises SEK1.65bn (£133m); N3TWORK opens USD$50m (£40m) developer growth fund; and Quest Ventures raises USD$50m (£40m) VC fund. Embracer Group raises SEK1.65bn (£133m) Embracer Group AB [...]

  • Twitch Content at All-Time High; Japan Plans Esports Expansion

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Twitch content at all-time high; Japan plans esports expansion; and controversy over Gearbox bonuses. Twitch content at all-time high Streamlabs and Stream Hatchet will report later today (2nd [...]

  • Gaming Firms Allegedly Benefiting from Forced Labour; Sonatic Raises €2.3m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Gaming firms allegedly benefiting from forced labour; Sonatic raises €2.3m (£2.0m); Curve Digital partners with H2 Interactive; and Zordix acquires Invictus Games. Gaming firms allegedly benefiting from [...]

  • Global Esports Revenue to Hit USD$1.1bn; Facebook Acquires Sanzaru Games

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Global esports revenue to hit USD$1.1bn (£848m); Facebook acquires Sanzaru Games; and PlatinumGames establishes new studio. Global esports revenue to hit USD$1.1bn (£848m) The esports economy is predicted [...]