Entries in 'acquire' (65)
MCV understands that Gem has agreed a deal to acquire digital distributor Ztorm.
Publishing group Sega has acquired Californian indie studio Three Rings, the developer has announced.
Popular PC shooting series Painkiller is now part of the Nordic Games IP stable following its acquisition of all product and brand rights from Ontario-based DreamCatcher.
Ubisoft has bought Finland-based developer RedLynx, the studio best known for its Trials Xbox Live game.
Microsoft has acquired Twisted Pixel, the Texas-based indie studio responsible for XBLA games such as Splosion Man.
Bradford-based UK video games firm Link Distribution has agreed a deal to acquire London rival A Game Distribution.
Publisher Nordic Games has announced plans to acquire rival publisher JoWood and it’s the Adventure Company brand.
Android creator Google has announced the acquisition of smartphone manufacturer Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn.
Total Disc Repair has purchased two of its rivals. The firm – which provides disc repair machines to retailers – has acquired both PerfectPlay and ELM Digitalia UK.
It’s an industry story that just won’t go away. And judging by comments from Take-Two COO Karl Slatoff, the publisher is quite happy for the rumours to persist.
Speaking to MCV earlier today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has that his company has made its fourth casual gaming acquisition in two and a half years.
Independent business media specialist and MCV publisher Intent Media has agreed to acquire the UK entertainment and technology product portfolio of UBM plc for a total cash consideration of £2.4m. ...
The CEO of publisher Take-Two has said that the publisher would consider any possible acquisition move.
A US analyst has claimed that the commercial success of LA Noire means a possible acquisition of Take-Two is now more likely.
Electronic Arts has announced plans to acquire Australian mobile games developer Firemint for an undisclosed sum, with the deal expected to close within the next four weeks.
Publisher Activision’s only chance of prospering in the music genre is to attempt to acquire the Rock Band IP from MTV owner Viacom, one US analyst has claimed.
Japanese social games firm DeNA is to acquire ngmoco for $400 million, the company has confirmed.
PC and console publisher Kalypso has acquired parts of The Games Company, which was recently placed into insolvency.
Amazon.com has made a £200 million bid to acquire movie rental company LoveFilm.
The ZeniMax studio empire has expanded once more with the firm acquiring French outfit Arkane Studios.
US games retail giant GameStop wants to exploit the crossover between ‘core’ gamers at retail and ‘casual’ gamers playing online.