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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: Huuuge Games acquires Double Star; EU IMCP recommends new loot box approach; and 2020 XR forecast revised to USD$6.9bn (£5.4bn). Huuuge Games acquires Double Star Szczecin, Poland-based developer-publisher [...]

  • Dream Games Raises USD$50m; Catalis Considering IPO

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Dream Games raises USD$50m (£36m); Catalis considering IPO; and Corsair acquires Visuals by Impulse. Dream Games raises USD$50m (£36m) Istanbul-based mobile gaming studio Dream Games has announced that [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Embracer Group in 13-Strong Acquisition Spree; Queens Gaming Collective Raises USD$1.5m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Embracer Group in 13-strong acquisition spree; Queens Gaming Collective raises USD$1.5m (£1.1m); and AudioMob secures USD$1.5m (£1.1m). Embracer Group in 13-strong acquisition spree Video games holding company Embracer [...]

  • eUnited & Backstageplay Terminate Merger; Ignition Facility Founded

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: eUnited and Backstageplay terminate merger agreement; Ignition Facility founded; and Light Brick Studio splits from Lego Group. eUnited and Backstageplay terminate merger agreement Los Angeles-based esports organisation eUnited [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • PlayStation 5 Launch Details Revealed; Bayes Holding Raises USD$6m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: PlayStation 5 launch details revealed; Bayes raises USD$6m (£4.6m); and Keywords Studios acquires Heavy Iron Studios. PlayStation 5 launch details revealed Sony has announced that the PlayStation 5 [...]

  • Embracer Group Acquires 8 Studios; Tencent Gaming Revenue up 40%

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Embracer Group acquires eight studios; Tencent gaming revenue up 40%; and Stillfront Group EBITDA climbs 159%. Embracer Group acquires eight studios Karlstad-based video games holding company Embracer Group [...]

  • Activision Blizzard Posts Record Q2 Results; Keywords Studios Expects 13% Revenue Gain

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Activision Blizzard posts record Q2 results; Keywords Studios expects 13% revenue gain; and Ubisoft partners with Anzu.io. Activision Blizzard posts record Q2 results Activision Blizzard has joined fellow [...]

  • Live-Streaming Climbs Rapidly Over Q2; LocalizeDirect Raises SEK10.26m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Live-streaming viewership climbs rapidly over Q2; LocalizeDirect raises SEK10.26m (£909,600); and ESL and Dreamhack enter partnership with Huya. Live-streaming viewership climbs rapidly over Q2 Hours spent watching content [...]

  • 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 [...]