Entries in 'acquire' (75)

Electronic Sports League acquires ESS Agency

Electronic Sports League acquires ESS Agency

Leading esports firm ESL has announced the acquisition of event services and technologies agency ESS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Disney acquires PewDiePie's YouTube video network Maker Studios

Disney acquires PewDiePie's YouTube video network Maker Studios

The video production company behind gaming sensation PewDiePie is now owned by Disney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Interceptor acquires 3D Realms

Interceptor acquires 3D Realms

Danish indie developer Interceptor Entertainment has acquired 3D Realms, according to its CEO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Babel Media acquired by Keywords Studios

Babel Media acquired by Keywords Studios

Game testing and localisation company Keywords Studios has acquired outsourcing services provider Babel Media.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 18th 2014 at 10:26AM in News

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China's Sungy Mobile acquires Getjar

China's Sungy Mobile acquires Getjar

Third party app store provider Getjar has been acquired by Chinese firm Sungy Mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Amazon acquires Killer Instinct dev Double Helix

Amazon acquires Killer Instinct dev Double Helix

Double Helix, the developer of Microsoft’s free-to-play Xbox One battler Killer Instinct, has been acquired by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 9:34AM in News
Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

A Japanese news channel is claiming that Sony is lining up a ¥7bn acquisition of a Renesas Electronics semiconductor plant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
eBay acquires Shutl courier network

eBay acquires Shutl courier network

Online auction giant eBay has acquired UK courier business Shutl.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 4:08PM in News

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Future Games of London acquired by Ubisoft

Future Games of London acquired by Ubisoft

Ubisoft has acquired UK free-to-play mobile studio Future Games of London.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 12:11PM in News
Hasbro buys 70% stake in Paper Toss dev Backflip Studios

Hasbro buys 70% stake in Paper Toss dev Backflip Studios

Transformers owner Hasbro has acquired a majority stake in mobile games dev Backflip Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 12:42PM in News
Asda in talks to acquire HMV - report

Asda in talks to acquire HMV - report

Forever dubbed the destroyer of the High Street, could the supermarkets be about to save one of the High Street’s most iconic brands?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2013 at 8:44AM in News
Hilco tables HMV bid as clock ticks on chain's survival

Hilco tables HMV bid as clock ticks on chain's survival

Time is running out to save UK entertainment retailer HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 8:58AM in News

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GAME still eying up HMV store acquisitions

GAME still eying up HMV store acquisitions

The boss of retailer GAME has reiterated that the chain could yet move to acquire store sites from HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2013 at 1:08PM in News
Morrisons acquires 49 Blockbuster stores

Morrisons acquires 49 Blockbuster stores

Supermarket chain Morrisons will acquire 49 stores from troubled retailer Blockbuster, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2013 at 10:53AM in News
Wargaming has acquired Gas Powered Games

Wargaming has acquired Gas Powered Games

MMO developer and publisher Wargaming has acquired Supreme Commander creator Gas Powered Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
Take-Two acquires WWE license from defunct THQ

Take-Two acquires WWE license from defunct THQ

The WWE video game series will live on following an acquisition from Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 8:53AM in News

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Wargaming acquires Day 1 Studios, lines up console invasion

Wargaming acquires Day 1 Studios, lines up console invasion

World of Tanks publisher Wargaming has announced its intentions to muscle in on the console sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2013 at 2:37PM in News
Platinum linked to Darksiders acquisition

Platinum linked to Darksiders acquisition

The executive director of Platinum Games has said he would love to buy the Darksiders IP from THQ.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 25th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
GAME looking to acquire  HMV stores after stronger than expected Xmas

GAME looking to acquire HMV stores after stronger than expected Xmas

OpCapita owned retailer GAME has approached administrators Deloitte about the possible acquisition of some HMV stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 7:27PM in News
Hilco linked to HMV store acquisition

Hilco linked to HMV store acquisition

The owner of HMV Canada is reportedly interested in acquiring some of the troubled chain’s UK stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 3:36PM in News
Microsoft acquires R2, beats Google and Apple

Microsoft acquires R2, beats Google and Apple

Microsoft has acquired US home entertainment start-up R2 Studios for an undisclosed sum.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 10:44AM in News
NewBay Media acquires Intent Media

NewBay Media acquires Intent Media

NewBay Media has acquired MCV publisher Intent Media, to create a new European operation.

on Dec 5th 2012 at 4:15PM in News
Ubisoft admits to pondering THQ asset swoop

Ubisoft admits to pondering THQ asset swoop

French publisher Ubisoft has stated that it would consider moving for some of THQ’s assets were the company’s troubles to deepen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 10:47AM in News
Disney acquires LucasFilm for $4bn; Star Wars VII confirmed for 2015

Disney acquires LucasFilm for $4bn; Star Wars VII confirmed for 2015

Can you feel that great disturbance in the Force? Disney has swooped to acquire LucasFilm in a $4.05bn move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2012 at 8:01PM in News
Way of the Samurai 4 landing on US PSN this month, EU PSN in October

Way of the Samurai 4 landing on US PSN this month, EU PSN in October

XSEED has announced a US release date for Way of the Samurai 4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2012 at 2:42AM in News