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

    In the third of TheGamingEconomy's 2021 Predictions series, we speak to professionals from across the mobile gaming sector which continued its remarkable growth through 2020 in terms of both user engagement and investment, amid stay-at-home restrictions and greater consumption of [...]

  • MGI Acquires KingIsle; Northzone Exits Kahoot

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: MGI acquires KingIsle; Northzone exits Kahoot; and non-domestic China game approvals fall by 47.6% in 2020. MGI acquires KingIsle Media & Games Invest (MGI) has announced that it [...]

  • Roblox Raises USD$520m Ahead of Direct Listing; SuperData Forecasts 2% Growth for 2021

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Roblox raises USD$520m (£382m) ahead of direct listing; SuperData forecasts 2% growth for 2021; and Trump administration mulling Tencent investment ban. Roblox raises USD$520m (£382m) ahead of [...]

  • Nintendo to Acquire Next Level Games; Google Workers to Unionise

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Nintendo to acquire Next Level Games; Google workers to unionise; and SuperGen Group to build CN¥10bn (£1.1bn) esports centre. Nintendo to acquire Next Level Games Nintendo has announced [...]

  • US Senator Proposes Prison for Streaming Copyright Violators; Salad Technologies Raises USD$3.2m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: US Senator proposes prison for streaming copyright violators; Salad Technologies raises USD$3.2m (£2.4m); and Nintendo shifts 1.3 million Switch consoles in China. US Senator proposes prison for [...]

  • VSPN Raises USD$100m; Koei Tecmo Sales up 39.7%

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: VSPN raises USD$100m (£76.6m); Koei Tecmo sales up 39.7%; and Scopely acquires Genjoy. VSPN raises USD$100m (£76.6m) Shanghai-based esports solutions provider Versus Programming Network (VSPN) has announced that [...]

  • Huya and DouYu to Merge; Take-Two Interactive Acquires Ruffian Games

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Huya and DouYu to merge; Take-Two Interactive acquires Ruffian Games; and misleading Playrix adverts banned in the UK. Huya and DouYu to merge Chinese video game streaming firms [...]

  • Tencent Gaming Draws US Scrutiny; Stillfront Acquires Nanobit

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Tencent gaming draws US scrutiny; Stillfront acquires Nanobit; and Bunch raises USD$20m (£15.4m). Tencent gaming draws US scrutiny The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) [...]

  • IGN China Relaunched by Ziff Davis and Tencent; Apple Blocks Epic Games Updates

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: IGN parent firm Ziff Davis partners with Tencent to relaunch IGN China; Apple blocks Epic Games from submitting updates to the App Store; and Potato Play [...]

  • Tencent Discussing Huya & DouYu Merger; AT&T Cools WBIE Sale Rumours

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Tencent discussing Huya and DouYu merger; AT&T cools WBIE sale rumours; and Facebook and Microsoft criticise Apple over App Store policies. Tencent discussing Huya and DouYu merger Executives [...]

  • Epic Games Raises USD$1.78bn; Trump Signs Executive Order Against Tencent

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Epic Games raises USD$1.78bn (£1.35bn); Trump signs executive order against Tencent; and Enthusiast Gaming acquires Omnia Media. Epic Games raises USD$1.78bn (£1.35bn) Epic Games has announced that it [...]