Entries in 'acquisition' (21)

Microsoft completes Mojang acquisition

Microsoft completes Mojang acquisition

Minecraft creator Mojang is now a Microsoft company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Starbreeze acquires toys-to-life studio Geminose

Starbreeze acquires toys-to-life studio Geminose

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons publisher Starbreeze has acquired LA-based developer Geminose for $7m.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 25th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

As expected, Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft creators Mojang has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

IHS games analyst Piers Harding-Rolls discusses Microsoft's reported bid for Minecraft owner Mojang.

on Sep 15th 2014 at 8:33AM in News

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Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is unlikely to stay at Mojang once Microsoft’s acquisition of the Minecraft developer is completed, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Slitherine acquires strategy games studio Shenandoah

Slitherine acquires strategy games studio Shenandoah

UK-based war and strategy games publisher Slithernine Group has acquired US-based developer Shenandoah Studio for an undisclosed amount.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 6:40PM in News

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Ouya in acquisition talks, report claims

Ouya in acquisition talks, report claims

A number of Chinese companies are in discussions over a possible acquisition of Ouya, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Take-Two shares spike amid Activision buyout rumours

Take-Two shares spike amid Activision buyout rumours

Rumours regarding a potential buyout of Take-Two by fellow publisher Activision had the former’s stock soaring at the conclusion of last week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 6:45AM in News
No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

There won’t be any sweeping changes to either Twitch’s direction or staff following its buyout at the hands of Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Google backed out of Twitch deal due to 'antitrust issues'

Google backed out of Twitch deal due to 'antitrust issues'

Previous reports that Google was on the verge of buying Twitch were true, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:03AM in News

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Facebook officially completes Oculus acquisition

Facebook officially completes Oculus acquisition

Facebook has officially completed its $2bn acquisition of Oculus.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 12:04PM in News
Oculus on long-term benefits of Facebook acquisition, promises lower launch price

Oculus on long-term benefits of Facebook acquisition, promises lower launch price

Palmer Luckey has taken to Reddit to address some of the concerns being raised in the wake of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
3D Realms acquisition detailed as SDN Invest swoops in

3D Realms acquisition detailed as SDN Invest swoops in

It has been confirmed that Duke Nukem and Wolfenstein developer 3D Realms has been acquired by Danish investment firm SDN Invest,

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 12:42PM in News
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

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Nintendo considering mergers and acquisitions 'as an option'

Nintendo considering mergers and acquisitions 'as an option'

Saturo Iwata has hinted that even greater reforms could be on the way for Nintendo than first thought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2014 at 4:09PM in News
Fairfax's $5bn Blackberry acquisition terms altered as Heins finally steps down

Fairfax's $5bn Blackberry acquisition terms altered as Heins finally steps down

The proposed sale of troubled phone specialist Blackberry to Fairfax Financial Holdings has been scrapped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
EA pondered THQ acquisition, is now being sued over UFC deal

EA pondered THQ acquisition, is now being sued over UFC deal

Ill-fated publisher THQ was once the target for a possible acquisition at the hands of EA, court documents have revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 1:16PM in News
Ginx expands European presence with Player acquisition

Ginx expands European presence with Player acquisition

Games-centric TV platform Ginx has acquired Player Channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 4:09PM in News
Blackberry agrees $4.75bn acquisition

Blackberry agrees $4.75bn acquisition

Financial services firm and existing Blackberry shareholder Fairfax has agreed to acquire the struggling phone company.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:26AM in News