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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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Roblox to List Publicly in March; VSPN Mulling US IPO

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Roblox to list publicly in March; VSPN mulling US IPO; and Miniclip acquires Green Horse Games. Roblox to list publicly in March Roblox Corporation has amended its S1 [...]

  • Saudi Wealth Fund Invests USD$3.3bn in Gaming; Apple Subpoenas Valve

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Saudi Wealth Fund invests USD$3.3bn (£2.4bn) in gaming; Apple subpoenas Valve; and Netmarble acquires Kung Fu Factory. Saudi Wealth Fund invests USD$3.3bn (£2.4bn) in gaming The Public Investment [...]

  • ESE Acquires WPG; Colossi Games Raises USD$2.5m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: ESE acquires WPG; Colossi Games raises USD$2.5m (£1.8m); and Starbreeze reduces losses in 2020. ESE acquires WPG ESE Entertainment Inc. has announced that it is set to acquire [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • tinyBuild Adds Three Studios; SplashLearn Raises USD$18m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: tinyBuild adds three studios; SplashLearn raises USD$18m (£13m); and Nazara Technologies secures INR₹1bn (£9.92m) ahead of IPO. tinyBuild adds three studios Seattle-based publishing group tinyBuild has announced the [...]

  • EA to Acquire Glu Mobile for USD$2.4bn; Homa Games Raises USD$15m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: EA to acquire Glu Mobile for USD$2.4bn (£1.7bn); Homa Games raises USD$15m (£11m); and Candivore secures USD$12m (£8.7m). EA to acquire Glu Mobile for USD$2.4bn (£1.7bn) Electronic Arts [...]

  • Activision Blizzard Exceeds Revenue Forecast; Phoenix Games acquires SmileyGamer

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Activision Blizzard exceeds revenue forecast; Phoenix Games acquires SmileyGamer; and Google exploring Android anti-tracking feature. Activision Blizzard exceeds revenue forecast Activision Blizzard has released its financial results for [...]

  • AppLovin to Acquire Adjust; MPL Raises USD$95m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: AppLovin to acquire Adjust; MPL raises USD$95m (£70m); and TT Yuyin secures USD$100m (£73.2m) in Series B financing. AppLovin to acquire Adjust Mobile game publisher, marketplace, and advertising [...]

  • 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 [...]