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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: COD and King see Activision Blizzard exceed projected revenues; Ubisoft revenues trump revised forecasts, despite year-on-year drop; and Take-Two GAAP revenue down USD$300m YOY for it's [...]

  • Roblox Raises USD$520m Ahead of Direct Listing; SuperData Forecasts 2% Growth for 2021

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Roblox raises USD$520m (£382m) ahead of direct listing; SuperData forecasts 2% growth for 2021; and Trump administration mulling Tencent investment ban. Roblox raises USD$520m (£382m) ahead of [...]

  • Thunderful Group Prepares for SEK750m IPO; Zynga Opens New Texas Studio

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Thunderful Group prepares for SEK750m (£65.6m) IPO; Zynga opens new Texas studio; and LILA Games raises USD$2.8m (£2.1m). Thunderful Group prepares for SEK750m (£65.6m) IPO Following on [...]

  • EVOS Esports Raises USD$12m; Alliance Entertainment Acquires GameFly

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: EVOS Esports raises USD$12m (£9.3m); Alliance Entertainment acquires GameFly; and active development ceased on StarCraft II. EVOS Esports raises USD$12m (£9.3m) Singapore-based Attention Holdings, parent company of EVOS [...]

  • Virtuos Acquires CounterPunch Studios; Mogul Raises AUD$8m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Virtuos acquires CounterPunch Studios; Mogul raises AUD$8m (£4.4m); and Unity Ads joins AppLovin and IronSource in gaming ads triopoly. Virtuos acquires CounterPunch Studios Singaporean developer Virtuos has acquired [...]

  • Roblox Preparing to go Public; ProbablyMonsters Opens RPG Studio

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Roblox preparing to go public; ProbablyMonsters opens RPG studio; and Torque Esports in USD$3.15m (£2.44m) partnership with Simply Mac. Roblox preparing to go public California-based gaming platform Roblox [...]

  • Take-Two Interactive to Acquire Playdots for USD$192m; RektGlobal Buys Fearless Media

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Take-Two Interactive to acquire Playdots for USD$192m (£146m); RektGlobal buys Fearless Media; and first India-focused video games VC firm launches. Take-Two Interactive to acquire Playdots for USD$192m [...]

  • Mission Control Raises USD$1.75m; Riot Games Centralises League of Legends Esports

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Mission Control raises USD$1.75m (£1.38m); Riot Games centralises League of Legends esports; and Voltage Entertainment USA workers take strike action. Mission Control raises USD$1.75m (£1.38m) Recreational league esports [...]

  • Sony to Double PlayStation 5 Production; Nifty Games Opens Chicago Studio

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Sony to double PlayStation 5 production; Nifty Games opens Chicago studio; and Darewise Entertainment raises €3m (£2.7m). Sony to double PlayStation 5 production Sony Corp. has informed its [...]

  • Focus Home Interactive Acquires Deck13; Keywords Purchases Coconut Lizard

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Focus Home Interactive acquires Deck13; Keywords purchases Coconut Lizard; and Koch Media launches Americas publishing unit. Focus Home Interactive acquires Deck13 Paris-based publisher Focus Home Interactive has acquired [...]

  • Apple Faces European Antitrust Investigation; FirstMark Raises USD$650m Fund Duo

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Apple faces European antitrust investigation; FirstMark raises USD$650m (£515m) fund duo; and Eidos-Montréal to open Eidos-Sherbrooke. Apple faces European antitrust investigation Apple is facing a formal antitrust investigation [...]