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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: MTG increases Innogames investment; Wizard Games secures nine-figure Tencent funding; and Quell raises USD$3m (£2.2m) for gamified home fitness. MTG increases Innogames investment Modern Times Group (MTG) has [...]

  • MTG Increases Innogames Investment; Wizard Games Secures 9-Figure Tencent Funding

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: MTG increases Innogames investment; Wizard Games secures nine-figure Tencent funding; and Quell raises USD$3m (£2.2m) for gamified home fitness. MTG increases Innogames investment Modern Times Group (MTG) has [...]

  • Microsoft Acquires Smash.gg; GreenPark Sports Secures USD$14m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Microsoft acquires Smash.gg; GreenPark Sports secures USD$14m (£10m); and VisiSonics raises USD$3.5m (£2.6m) for 3D sound technology. Microsoft acquires Smash.gg Microsoft has acquired esports tournament organisation platform Smash.gg [...]

  • Fit-Tech x Gaming: Q&A with Christian Thostrup, JABII

    In a demonstration of video gaming’s growing influence in other sectors, gamified fitness brands have featured prominently in investment headlines recently, perhaps most notably in the the USD$450m (£345m) funding round closed by Zwift in September. Subsequently, after several years in [...]

  • Riot Games Terminates Neom Partnership; Volograms Raises €1.5m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Riot Games terminates Neom partnership; Volograms raises €1.5m (£1.4m); and Konami enters PC hardware market. Riot Games terminates Neom partnership Riot Games has announced that it has terminated [...]

  • Vindex to Invest USD$300m in GAME's Belong; Mobile App Fraud Falls 30%

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Vindex to invest USD$300m (£232m) in GAME’s Belong; mobile app and game fraud falls 30%; and Polyarc raises USD$9m (£7m). Vindex to invest USD$300m (£232m) in GAME’s [...]

  • Huuuge Games Acquires Double Star; EU IMCP Recommends New Loot Box Approach

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Huuuge Games acquires Double Star; EU IMCP recommends new loot box approach; and 2020 XR forecast revised to USD$6.9bn (£5.4bn). Huuuge Games acquires Double Star Szczecin, Poland-based developer-publisher [...]

  • Paradox Interactive Acquires Iceflake Studios; Sea Monster Raises USD$1m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Paradox Interactive acquires Iceflake Studios; Sea Monster raises USD$1m (£796,000); and Partner TV launches cloud gaming service with Blacknut. Paradox Interactive acquires Iceflake Studios Stockholm-based developer-publisher Paradox Interactive [...]

  • Microsoft Contemplating WBIE Acquisition; Pokémon GO Surpasses USD$3.6bn in Revenue

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Microsoft contemplating WBIE acquisition; Pokémon GO surpasses USD$3.6bn (£2.9bn) in revenue; and Dignitas partners with ExpressVPN. Microsoft contemplating WBIE acquisition Microsoft executives are contemplating the purchase of Warner [...]

  • Gaming x Digital Entertainment: Investment Opportunities in the Proto-Metaverse

    Live music, film, TV, health, and social networking. Once distinct sectors with limited overlap with the video games sector, in recent months we have seen increased crossover between each of these and gaming, fuelled by the ever-increasing adoption of digital, [...]

  • Magic Leap Raises USD$350m; McLaren Racing Partners with Veloce Esports

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Magic Leap raises USD$350m (£286m); McLaren Racing partners with Veloce Esports; and MyGamez closes funding round. Magic Leap raises USD$350m (£286m) Magic Leap has raised USD$350m (£286m) from [...]