Entries in 'acquisition' (103)
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.
While there's no official confirmation of Sony’s swoop for Swedish download firm Ztorm, our spies say the deal is as good as done.
In a move loaded with strategic significance, Sony is on the verge of buying digital distribution firm Ztorm.
North American sales tracker and analyst firm NPD has confirmed the acquisition of mobile internet and digital entertainment analyst In-Stat.
Disney is taking its evolution from a boxed product publisher into a digital games firm very seriously; it's just snapped up a Finnish start-up focused on HTML5 games.
Future Publishing is seriously considering making a bid for the BBC Magazine portfolio, which includes the likes of Radio Times and Top Gear.
It has been confirmed that Rupert Loman's Eurogamer Network has acquired US publisher Hammersuit.
Shares in US publisher Take-Two have reached their highest point for 29 months in the wake of solid quarterly results and rumours of a possible acquisition.
The Hut Group has announced it has acquired online health and beauty specialist, the Lookfantastic Group.
The acquisition cost £19.4m and will see Lookfantastic’s online stores such as lookfantastic.com, ...
Ed fries, the man central to Microsoft’s record-breaking $375 million acquisition of Rare, revealed to Develop that Bobby Kotick’s Activision made an princely offer for the GoldenEye studio – one ...
US games retail giant GameStop wants to exploit the crossover between ‘core’ gamers at retail and ‘casual’ gamers playing online.
In what can only be described as a hugely significant move, video games retailer GameStop has acquired leading online Flash games portal Kongregate.
An investigation into the return of Richard Branson to the world of video games has ousted business links to Toronto-based skill-gaming firm WorldGaming.com – and ignited talk of a possible ...
The full year financial results for Konami this year have proved a mixed bag, with profits increasing but revenues falling.
Warner Bros. has acquired indie MMO developer Turbine in what is reported to be a $160 million deal.
In a wide-reaching and uncharacteristically personal speech at DICE, Activision boss Bobby Kotick managed to find a little time for a quiet dig at publishing rival EA.
Originally revealed back in August 2009, The Walt Disney Company has completed its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment.
Electronic Arts has confirmed plans to buy social games firm Playfish for over $250m.
Speculation is mounting that THQ is to be the subject of an acquisition bid in the next few months – with insiders suggesting that Warner is readying an offer.