Entries in 'acquisitions' (9)

Big acquisitions are off the cards for EA

Big acquisitions are off the cards for EA

EA has admitted that it has enjoyed mixed success with its acquisition strategy and suggested that it’s not something people should expect more of in the immediate future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Bad Juju acquires digital games platform Desura from Linden Lab

Bad Juju acquires digital games platform Desura from Linden Lab

Linden Lab has sold off computer games storefront Desura, after having acquired the digital distribution service just last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 6:59PM in News
THQ's de Blob IP purchased by Nordic Games

THQ's de Blob IP purchased by Nordic Games

Nordic Games has acquired one of defunct publisher THQ's last remaining intellectual properties, de Blob.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 13th 2014 at 10:12PM in News

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Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google is finalizing a $1bn deal to acquire streaming video network Twitch, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 1:52AM in News
Nexon acquires minority stake in Bleszinski's new studio Boss Key

Nexon acquires minority stake in Bleszinski's new studio Boss Key

Nexon America has acquired a minority stake in Cliff Bleszinki's freshly unveiled studio Boss Key Productions, the two companies revealed earlier this week in a joint announcement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 7:08AM in News
Unity acquires Applifier for Everyplay tech and GameAds service

Unity acquires Applifier for Everyplay tech and GameAds service

Unity Technologies has purchased mobile game service firm Applifier for an undisclosed price, the two companies announced in a joint statement today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 11:30PM in News
Google acquires Green Throttle Games staff and assets

Google acquires Green Throttle Games staff and assets

Google has hired on former staff members and purchased assets from the now defunct Green Throttle Games development studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:38PM in News

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Zynga acquires NaturalMotion for $527m, cuts staff by more than 300

Zynga acquires NaturalMotion for $527m, cuts staff by more than 300

Zynga has announced the $527m purchase of UK/US-based studio, NaturalMotion.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 31st 2014 at 7:44AM in News