Entries in 'acquisitions' (10)
Unity Technologies has purchased mobile game service firm Applifier for an undisclosed price, the two companies announced in a joint statement today.
Google has hired on former staff members and purchased assets from the now defunct Green Throttle Games development studio.
Zynga has announced the $527m purchase of UK/US-based studio, NaturalMotion.
The video games industry saw record consolidation in 2012, with total spending on buyouts and mergers hitting $4.2bn.
Publisher EA has stated in no uncertain terms that it is actively looking into further acquisitions.
Chris DeWolfe, the former MySpace CEO, has bought out a mobile games group and another network as part of a wider acquisition spree.
Zavvi.com’s operator has vowed to buy more companies as it looks to widen its product range.
One year after EA failed in its $2 billion attempt to purchase GTA publisher Take Two, the firm has said it is no longer interested in such large-scale acquisitions.
Vancouver-based start-up group BigPark will soon be added to Microsoft Game Studios’ reduced network of first-party developers.