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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: Paradox Interactive staff allege poor treatment; Gameye raises USD$2.4m (£1.8m); and Apple countersues Epic Games. Paradox Interactive staff allege poor treatment Multiple employees from Paradox Interactive have accused [...]

  • 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 [...]