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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: ReKTGlobal raises USD$35m (£27m); GameStop partners with Microsoft; and GameSquare goes public. ReKTGlobal raises USD$35m (£27m) New York-based esports holding company ReKTGlobal has announced that it has raised [...]

  • tinyBuild Lists in £154m IPO; Blade Files for Bankruptcy

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: tinyBuild lists in £154m IPO; Blade files for bankruptcy; and GameStop establishes strategic transformation committee. tinyBuild lists in £154m IPO Seattle-based publishing group tinyBuild has completed a £154m [...]

  • PlayStudios to List Publicly via SPAC; Stillfront Group Acquires Moonfrog

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: PlayStudios to list publicly via SPAC; Stillfront Group acquires Moonfrog; and Google shutters Stadia development houses. PlayStudios to list publicly via SPAC Casual and social casino developer-publisher PlayStudios [...]

  • Facebook Enters Cloud Gaming Market; Esports Entertainment Group in Dual Acquisition

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Facebook enters cloud gaming market; Esports Entertainment Group in dual acquisition; and MY.GAMES revenue climbs by 33%. Facebook enters cloud gaming market Facebook has announced the launch of [...]

  • Amazon to Launch Cloud Gaming Platform; Spectrum Labs Raises USD$10m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Amazon launches cloud gaming platform; Spectrum Labs raises USD$10m (£7.8m); and EG7 in SEK429m (£37.1m) share issuance. Amazon launches cloud gaming platform Amazon has announced that it will [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • New Licensing Opportunities for Publishers in Cloud Gaming: Part II

    In the second of this two-part series written exclusively for TheGamingEconomy, Nabil Laredj, Director of Business Development & Licensing at Blacknut, discusses how cloud gaming services are set to benefit publishers, as well as complement existing distribution channels. Cloud gaming will [...]

  • New Licensing Opportunities for Publishers in Cloud Gaming: Part I

    In the first of this two-part series written exclusively for TheGamingEconomy, Nabil Laredj, Director of Business Development & Licensing at Blacknut, discusses how cloud gaming services are generating new licensing opportunities for publishers, and what costs need to be considered [...]

  • 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, [...]

  • PlayStation 5 Revealed; Playable Worlds Raises USD$10m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Playstation 5 revealed; Playable Worlds raises USD$10m (£7.9m); and Zynga partners with Snap. Playstation 5 revealed Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has revealed its next-generation PlayStation 5 console, with [...]