Entries in 'acquisition' (37)
Business-orientated social network site LinkedIn has landed an acquisition deal with Microsoft worth a staggering $26.2bn.
Avanquest Software Publishing is going to be acquired by US publisher Maximum Games, it has been confirmed.
Online games giant Bigpoint has been acquired by Chinese games specialist Youzu Interactive.
Radiant Entertainment, the indie studio founded by fighting game vets Tom and Tony Cannon, has been purchased by League of Legends creator Riot Games.
The $5.9bn deal that sees Activision take ownership of Candy Crush creator King has been completed.
Unity has announced it has acquired one of its partner studios, which was previously contracted to handle the engine’s development for PlayStation platforms.
Two of the biggest names in games are to become one.
Ubisoft has made another addition to its huge roster of first-party developers.
Ubisoft has acquired The Crew developer Ivory Tower.
Virtual reality firm Oculus has acquired an Israeli company behind a 3D hand-sensing technology.
If you’re looking to invest in games, now’s the time.
MAG Interactive has acquired Brighton studio Delinquent.
Games retail superpower GameStop has broadened its reach with the acquisition of Geeknet.
Nexon has begun the process of of acquiring Korea-based studio Boolean Games.
Marvel Puzzle Quest developer Demiurge Studios has been acquired by Sega.
Yet more intellectual properties have been scooped up by Nordic Games.
Minecraft creator Mojang is now a Microsoft company.
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons publisher Starbreeze has acquired LA-based developer Geminose for $7m.
As expected, Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft creators Mojang has been confirmed.
IHS games analyst Piers Harding-Rolls discusses Microsoft's reported bid for Minecraft owner Mojang.
Market analyst Piers Harding-Rolls has said that the expected union of Microsoft and Mojang is a very low-risk move for the platform holder.
Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is unlikely to stay at Mojang once Microsoft’s acquisition of the Minecraft developer is completed, reports suggest.
Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.
UK-based war and strategy games publisher Slithernine Group has acquired US-based developer Shenandoah Studio for an undisclosed amount.
A number of Chinese companies are in discussions over a possible acquisition of Ouya, according to reports.