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

    Canadian game dev and blockchain infrastructure outfit Horizon Blockchain Games has completed a USD$3.75m (£2.97m) seed round. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s venture fund Initialized Capital led the round, which was also supported by Golden Ventures, Polychain, Coinbase, Digital Currency Group and [...]

  • Leaf Mobile in Company-Record Quarter; VR Headset Sales to Reach 6.4 Million in 2020

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Leaf Mobile in company-record quarter; VR headset sales to reach 6.4 million in 2020; and Yoplait to sponsor LDN UTD. Leaf Mobile in company-record quarter Vancouver-based Leaf Mobile, [...]

  • Take-Two Submits Proposal to Acquire Codemasters; F1's Norris Launches Esports Team

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Take-Two submits proposal to acquire Codemasters; F1's Norris launches esports team; and Microsoft in acquisition talks with Japanese studios. Take-Two submits proposal to acquire Codemasters Take-Two Interactive Software [...]

  • Corsair Bolsters Streaming Portfolio with EpocCam Acquisition; WinZO Raises USD$2m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Corsair bolsters streaming portfolio with EpocCam acquisition; WinZO raises USD$2m (£1.5m); and Scottish game industry employment up 17%. Corsair bolsters streaming portfolio with EpocCam acquisition Video game hardware [...]

  • 2019-2020 the Fastest Year for UK Industry Growth; Esports Guild Signs Major Sponsorship

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: TIGA reports that 2019-2020 has seen the fastest growth for the UK games industry; Esports Guild signs its first major sponsorship since its IPO; and PopReach [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Sumo Group Acquires Pipeworks; CD Projekt Red Imposes Mandatory Crunch

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Sumo Group acquires Pipeworks; CD Projekt Red imposes mandatory crunch; and Guild Esports raises £18.75m. Sumo Group acquires Pipeworks UK video game holding company Sumo Group has announced [...]

  • Gamezop Raises USD$4.3m; Voodoo Opens Two APAC Offices

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Gamezop raises USD$4.3m (£3.3m); Voodoo opens two APAC offices; and Keywords Studios acquires Maverick Media. Gamezop raises USD$4.3m (£3.3m) Install-less hyper-casual gaming platform Gamezop has raised USD$4.3m (£3.3m) [...]

  • Wave Raises USD$30m; Baidu Acquires Redfinger

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Wave raises USD$30m (£24m); Baidu acquires Redfinger; and UK to launch APAC Digital Trade Network. Wave raises USD$30m (£24m) Los Angeles-based digital concert broadcaster Wave has raised USD$30m [...]

  • Zynga in Talks to Acquire Peak; NetEase to Raise up to USD$3bn;

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Zynga in talks to acquire Peak; NetEase to raise up to USD$3bn (£2.4bn); and Avalanche Studios Group to open new UK studio. Zynga in talks to acquire [...]

  • Stillfront Group Acquires Candywriter; Transcend Fund Raises USD$50m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Stillfront Group acquires Candywriter; Transcend Fund raises USD$50m (£40m); and UK and German market revenue figures announced. Stillfront Group acquires Candywriter Stillfront Group AB has announced that it [...]