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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: Sony launches immersive music division; Ubisoft partners with Lucasfilm on Star Wars title; and Tilting Point to invest USD$10m (£7.3m) in Storytaco's Dangerous Fellows. Sony launches immersive [...]

  • ironSource Acquires Luna Labs; Soccer Manager Raises £3m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: ironSource acquires Luna Labs; Soccer Manager raises £3m; and GameStop CFO Jim Bell resigns. ironSource acquires Luna Labs Mobile and in-game advertising platform ironSource has acquired British video [...]

  • Embracer Group sales up 44%; Artie Raises USD$10m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Embracer Group sales up 44%; Artie raises USD$10m (£7.2m); and Epic submits EU antitrust complaint against Apple. Embracer Group sales up 44% Embracer Group has released its financial [...]

  • Asmodee Acquires Board Game Arena; Mighty Kingdom Pursuing IPO

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Asmodee acquires Board Game Arena; Mighty Kingdom pursuing IPO; and 3D Aim Trainer secures €1m (£877,000). Asmodee acquires Board Game Arena Guyancourt-based board and card game distributor Asmodee [...]

  • Embracer Group in USD$2.39bn Acquisition Haul; Nexters to go Public via SPAC

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Embracer Group in USD$2.59bn (£1.89bn) acquisition haul; Nexters to go public via SPAC; and Anzu.io raises USD$9m (£6.6m). Embracer Group in USD$2.59bn (£1.89bn) acquisition haul Embracer Group has [...]

  • Opera Acquires YoYo Games; Multiple Studios Fined for Geoblocking

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Opera acquires YoYo Games; multiple studios fined for geoblocking; and Visionary Realms secures seven-figure investment. Opera acquires YoYo Games Internet browser developer Opera has announced that it has [...]

  • Bombay Play Raises USD$1m; Appyfurious Receives My.Games Funding

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Bombay Play raises USD$1m (£744,000); Appyfurious receives My.Games funding; and Activision Blizzard sues Netflix for alleged executive poaching. Bombay Play raises USD$1m (£744,000) Mobile social game developer Bombay [...]

  • Flexion Mobile Raises SEK114m; Esports One Secures USD$4m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Flexion Mobile raises SEK114m (£10m); Esports One secures USD$4m (£3m); and Gfinity acquires EpicStream. Flexion Mobile raises SEK114m (£10m) Android game distribution platform Flexion Mobile has announced that [...]

  • Microsoft Acquires Smash.gg; GreenPark Sports Secures USD$14m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Microsoft acquires Smash.gg; GreenPark Sports secures USD$14m (£10m); and VisiSonics raises USD$3.5m (£2.6m) for 3D sound technology. Microsoft acquires Smash.gg Microsoft has acquired esports tournament organisation platform Smash.gg [...]

  • Lightfox Games Raises USD$3.3m; Nintendo Restricts Commercial Use of Animal Crossing

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Lightfox Games raises USD$3.3m (£2.5m); Nintendo restricts commercial use of Animal Crossing; and BLAST secures £1.7m. Lightfox Games raises USD$3.3m (£2.5m) Nascent mobile developer-publisher Lightfox Games has announced [...]

  • Apple Halves IAP Commission for Smaller Devs; Gunzilla Games Launches

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Apple halves IAP commission for smaller developers; Gunzilla Games launches; and Nvidia gaming revenue reaches record USD$2.27bn (£1.71bn). Apple halves IAP commission for smaller developers Technology giant Apple [...]