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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: Kahoot raises USD$215m (£165m); Unity launches Game Growth Program; and Vungle acquires AlgoLift. Kahoot! raises USD$215m Oslo-based educational gaming company Kahoot! has announced that it has raised NOK1.978bn [...]

  • Playtonic Launches Publishing Division; Remedy Reports Record Revenue

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Playtonic launches publishing division; Remedy reports record revenue; and Nitro Games revenue climbs by 43.5%. Playtonic launches publishing division British developer Playtonic Games, best known for Yooka-Laylee franchise, [...]

  • Kahoot! Acquires Drops; Hello Yellow Brick Games

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Kahoot! acquires Drops; Hello Yellow Brick Games; and ByteDance launches indie publisher and mobile game store. Kahoot! Acquires Drops Oslo-based educational gaming company Kahoot! has announced that it [...]

  • Curve Digital Acquires IronOak Games; Accelerate Games Founded

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Curve Digital acquires IronOak Games; Accelerate Games founded; and Sugar raises £1.5m for game studio financing. Curve Digital acquires IronOak Games London-based indie publisher Curve Digital has announced [...]

  • Playtika Files IPO; September 2020's Biggest Month for Gaming TV Advertising

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Playtika files to go public; 2020 gaming ad spend reaches peak in September; and non-profit games organisation Hit Save launches.   Playtika files for IPO   Israel-based Playtika has announced [...]

  • Kahoot! Raises USD$215m; Unity Launches Game Growth Program

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Kahoot raises USD$215m (£165m); Unity launches Game Growth Program; and Vungle acquires AlgoLift. Kahoot! raises USD$215m Oslo-based educational gaming company Kahoot! has announced that it has raised NOK1.978bn [...]

  • 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; [...]

  • Nazara Buys Majority Stake in Paper Boat Apps; tinyBuild Acqui-hires Hello Neighbor Team

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Nazara buys majority stake in Paper Boat Apps; tinyBuild acqui-hires Hello Neighbor team; and Carbonated raises USD$8.5m (£6.8m). Nazara buys majority stake in Paper Boat Apps Mobile games [...]

  • Team17 Acquires Yippee Entertainment; Worldwide Christmas App Spend Tops USD$277m (£209.6m); Nexon Sell off Gloops For JPN¥1 (£0.007)

    TheGamingEconomy Daily Digest brings you the trending business stories in gaming. In today’s edition: Team17 picks up Yippee Entertainment; Worldwide Christmas spend on apps tops USD$277m (£209.6m); and Nexon sells off mobile development subsidiary for JPN¥1 (£0.007). Team17 picks up Yippee [...]

  • Niantic Establishes Developer Fund & Location Sponsorship; China & US Agree to Roll Back Tariffs

    TheGamingEconomy Daily Digest brings you the trending business stories in gaming. In today’s edition: Niantic establishes developer fund and location sponsorship; China and US agree to roll back tariffs; and US gaming spending reaches USD$9.18bn (£7.13bn) in Q3 2019. Niantic establishes [...]