Entries in 'acquisition' (18)

Twitch to acquire Curse

Twitch to acquire Curse

Streaming platform Twitch has announced its intention to acquire online tech company Curse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
UK chip giant ARM acquired by SoftBank

UK chip giant ARM acquired by SoftBank

SoftBank Group has agreed to purchase UK processor firm ARM in a bid to grow its presence in the mobile and ‘Internet of Things’ spaces.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 18th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Chinese investors have completed the acquisition of UK studio Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Business-orientated social network site LinkedIn has landed an acquisition deal with Microsoft worth a staggering $26.2bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 2:27PM in News

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Maximum Games agrees to acquire Avanquest

Maximum Games agrees to acquire Avanquest

Avanquest Software Publishing is going to be acquired by US publisher Maximum Games, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
Bigpoint acquired by Chinese games giant Youzu

Bigpoint acquired by Chinese games giant Youzu

Online games giant Bigpoint has been acquired by Chinese games specialist Youzu Interactive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 12:51PM in News
Riot Games acquires Radiant Entertainment

Riot Games acquires Radiant Entertainment

Radiant Entertainment, the indie studio founded by fighting game vets Tom and Tony Cannon, has been purchased by League of Legends creator Riot Games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 9th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Activision seals King acquisition, creating 'the largest game network in the world'

Activision seals King acquisition, creating 'the largest game network in the world'

The $5.9bn deal that sees Activision take ownership of Candy Crush creator King has been completed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2016 at 3:33PM in News

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Engine Room Games acquired by Unity

Engine Room Games acquired by Unity

Unity has announced it has acquired one of its partner studios, which was previously contracted to handle the engine’s development for PlayStation platforms.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 13th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Activision Blizzard buys King for $5.9bn

Activision Blizzard buys King for $5.9bn

Two of the biggest names in games are to become one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 8:57AM in News
Ubisoft acquires Rocksmith developer Longtail Studios

Ubisoft acquires Rocksmith developer Longtail Studios

Ubisoft has made another addition to its huge roster of first-party developers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 14th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
The Crew developer Ivory Tower acquired by Ubisoft

The Crew developer Ivory Tower acquired by Ubisoft

Ubisoft has acquired The Crew developer Ivory Tower.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 6th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Virtual reality firm Oculus has acquired an Israeli company behind a 3D hand-sensing technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
Brighton studio Delinquent acquired by MAG Interactive

Brighton studio Delinquent acquired by MAG Interactive

MAG Interactive has acquired Brighton studio Delinquent.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2015 at 12:21PM in News
GameStop acquires ThinkGeek owner Geeknet

GameStop acquires ThinkGeek owner Geeknet

Games retail superpower GameStop has broadened its reach with the acquisition of Geeknet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:07PM in News

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Nexon to acquire Korean dev Boolean Games

Nexon to acquire Korean dev Boolean Games

Nexon has begun the process of of acquiring Korea-based studio Boolean Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 12:22PM in News
Sega acquires Demiurge, invests in Space Ape

Sega acquires Demiurge, invests in Space Ape

Marvel Puzzle Quest developer Demiurge Studios has been acquired by Sega.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 10:46AM in News