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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: Chushou TV shuttered; Microsoft tells developers not to charge for next-gen upgrades; and AppLovin appoints four executive team members. Chushou TV shuttered Chinese video game streaming platform Chushou [...]

  • Huuuge Games Confirms IPO Pricing; Road Studio to raise zł2m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Huuuge Games confirms IPO pricing; Road Studio to raise zł2m (£388,000); and TIGA calls for UK games investment fund. Huuuge Games confirms IPO pricing Huuuge Games has confirmed [...]

  • Epic Games Acquires Rad Game Tools; Tapjoy Reaches Settlement with the FTC

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Epic Games acquires Rad Game Tools; Tapjoy reaches settlement with the FTC; and Juked closes crowdfunding campaign at USD$1.07m (£788,000). Epic Games acquires Rad Game Tools Epic Games [...]

  • Hitmarker Launches Second Crowdfunding Campaign; MPL Secures USD$500,000

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Hitmarker launches second crowdfunding campaign; MPL secures USD$500,000 (£375,000); and ESE Entertainment purchases K1CK. Hitmarker launches second crowdfunding campaign Video games and esports recruitment platform Hitmarker has announced [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Unity Seeks Over USD$1bn from IPO; Razer Customer Details Reportedly Exposed

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Unity seeks over USD$1bn (£774m) from IPO; Razer customer details reportedly exposed; and Juked.gg opens crowdfunding campaign. Unity seeks over USD$1bn (£774m) from IPO Unity Technologies has set [...]

  • GameStop Posts USD$111m Loss; Xbox Series X Launch Details Revealed

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: GameStop posts USD$111m (£85.6m) loss; Xbox Series X launch details revealed; and Grimorio of Games and JanduSoft secure USD$450,000 (£346,900). GameStop posts USD$111m (£85.6m) loss Video game retailer [...]

  • Vlambeer Calls it Quits After 10 Years; Big Fish Games Cuts 250 Jobs

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Dutch indie games studio Vlambeer shuts down after running for a decade; Big Fish Games lets go of 250 employees as part of a company restructure; [...]

  • Record-Breaking App Downloads in Q2; CtW Launches Campaign Against EA Pay

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the latest news in the world of gaming. In today’s news: App Annie reports record gaming app downloads in Q2; CtW launches a campaign against EA's pay practices; and a study shows that gaming fared [...]

  • Starbreeze to Raise SEK250m; GP Bullhound Closes €125m Fund

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Starbreeze to raise SEK250m (£21.8m); GP Bullhound closes €125m (£114m) fund; KAT VR passes £1m crowdfunding for Walk C treadmill. Starbreeze to raise SEK250m Stockholm-based developer Starbreeze AB [...]

  • Kickstarter to Cut Staff by up to 45%; My.Games Launches USD$10m Publishing Programme

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Kickstarter to cut staff by up to 45%; My.Games launches USD$10m (£8.0m) publishing programme; and Global Esports Federation partners with Commonwealth Games Federation. Kickstarter to cut staff [...]