Entries in 'acquisition' (95)
The Walt Disney Company has obtained a controlling stake in UTV including the media firm’s games publishing arm UTV Ignition.
UK distributor Gem has confirmed its entry into the digital space with the acquisition of Ztorm.
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.
Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two is preparing to raise in the region of $200m ahead of what some believe is an imminent acquisition.
The founder of Paris studio Quantic Dream says he already feels loyal to Sony and would be tempted if the PlayStation company ever made an acquisition offer.
Online games provider Bigpoint has today acquired console sports entertainment studio 49Games.
Sony DADC now handles over half the French games market’s distribution following the acquisition of Supply Chain Performance.
India's UTV Software could soon be fully owned by Disney, if a major acquisition bid is agreed.
The realisation last night of EA’s much-rumoured buyout of PopCap has positioned the publisher as one of the powerhouses of digital gaming, according to EA boss John Riccitiello.
Social games giant Zynga spent more than $100 million during a year-long studio buyout craze, new data reveals.
One leading tech site claims to have it on good authority that EA is on the verge of one of the largest acquisitions ever seen in the games industry.
The CEO of publisher Take-Two has said that the publisher would consider any possible acquisition move.
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is considering purchasing a controlling stake of the struggling social network MySpace, according to reports.
A US analyst has claimed that the commercial success of LA Noire means a possible acquisition of Take-Two is now more likely.
Zynga has claimed its fourteenth acquisition in just twelve months, having now bought the San Franciscan outfit DNA Games.
Microsoft is close to completing a deal to acquire Skype, beating out other suitors thought to include Google and Facebook.
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.