Entries in 'funding' (48)

Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster has become the UK’s fastest-growing online game for boys after reaching 1m players.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 12th 2012 at 4:07PM in News
MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

Down under this week, MCV looks at grey imports, GAME Australia seeks its own investors and R18+ passes the house of reps.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 23rd 2012 at 4:59AM in News
GAME Australia seeking its own funding

GAME Australia seeking its own funding

With the UK and Spanish GAME operation looking for investors / buyers to keep the chain alive, Australia is taking similar steps.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 23rd 2012 at 4:50AM in News
UKIE plans to make UK crowd funding legal

UKIE plans to make UK crowd funding legal

Industry trade body UKIE will publish a report next week outlining how to make crowd funding legal for UK games firms.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 9th 2012 at 3:49PM in News

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£1.8m boost turns Newcastle studio into digital publisher

£1.8m boost turns Newcastle studio into digital publisher

Ferrari Challenge developer Eutechnyx will start publishing games after securing £1.8m in Government funding.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 15th 2011 at 10:44AM in News
Eutechnyx secures £1.8m funding

Eutechnyx secures £1.8m funding

UK developer Eutechnyx has received a regional growth fund of £1.8m from the Government to fund an online racing game.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 1st 2011 at 5:28PM in News
Auckland developer Outsmart scores $1.8 million

Auckland developer Outsmart scores $1.8 million

Gameplanet is reporting that Outsmart, developer of browser-based Small Worlds, has received NZD$1.8 million in government funding.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 16th 2011 at 4:29AM in News
Green Man secures more funding

Green Man secures more funding

Digital retailer Green Man Gaming has secured fresh funding from London-based venture capital firm, Eden.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 1:28PM in News

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‘There WILL be a Halo movie’

‘There WILL be a Halo movie’

The on-off saga of a potential movie based on the Halo franchise has been reignited once again with a very firm statement from Microsoft’s Frank O’Connor: “There will be a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2010 at 8:24AM in News
Zattikka raising more cash and targeting acquisitions

Zattikka raising more cash and targeting acquisitions

UK online-only games publisher Zattika has set out its plan to buy up rivals and raise more money.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Zattikka raises $5.5m in funding

Zattikka raises $5.5m in funding

Online and mobile games firm Zattikka has raised $5.5 million in funding through its parent company Expedite 5.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jul 21st 2010 at 12:30PM in News
Government scraps Change4Life funding

Government scraps Change4Life funding

Over a year on from the introduction of the controversial Change4Life campaign that infuriated the UK games industry by linking the playing of video games with premature death, the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2010 at 5:23PM in News

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PSN problems plague Stimulus launch

PSN problems plague Stimulus launch

A technical problem on the European arm of Sony’s PlayStation Network has prevented thousands of gamers from getting their hands on the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 1:21PM in News
Activision ‘funding Bungie development’

Activision ‘funding Bungie development’

As part of its exclusivity agreement with Bungie, Activision will be funding the development of the new IP in question and could make as much as $65m from the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2010 at 6:13PM in News
UKTI funding Gamescom trips

UKTI funding Gamescom trips

British game companies are being offered up to £1,000 each to exhibit their business at the upcoming Gamescom event in Cologne.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 1:11PM in News
VC games investment plummets

VC games investment plummets

The amount of money invested in the video games sector by venture capitalists in North America was down 29 per cent in 2010 according to a new data from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 5:10PM in News

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Gaikai grabs $5m in funding

Gaikai grabs $5m in funding

A filing with the US' Securities and Exchange Commission has revealed that upcoming cloud gaming service Gaikai has received $5m in investment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2010 at 10:21AM in News
PopCap secures $22.5 million investment

PopCap secures $22.5 million investment

PopCap Games has secured an investment of $22.5 million. The round of funding is the first in PopCap's ten-year history, and was led by late-stage investment firm Meritech Capital Partners.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Oct 7th 2009 at 11:01AM in News
Channel 4 ramps up game funding

Channel 4 ramps up game funding

TV giant Channel 4 has invested a multi-million pound figure in the development of its own Xbox and PC games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2009 at 3:25PM in News
Sony’s Pub Fund offers ‘invaluable assistance’

Sony’s Pub Fund offers ‘invaluable assistance’

The recently-announced Pub Fund – a scheme where Sony matches development budgets of digital games in return for PlayStation exclusivity – should be a serious consideration for any independent developer.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 21st 2009 at 6:34PM in News
DSGi attempting second rights issue

DSGi attempting second rights issue

DSGi is reportedly looking to raise several hundred million pounds through a rights issue, which would be the second attempt this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2009 at 12:35PM in News
$16.8m funding for PlaySpan

$16.8m funding for PlaySpan

Californian digital payment and micro-transaction firm PlaySpan has secured $16.8 million in series B funding, bringing the total investment in the firm to $24 million.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2008 at 2:26PM in News
Tories: ‘We’ll come to industry’s rescue’

Tories: ‘We’ll come to industry’s rescue’

The UK development industry is under ‘great’ threat from a skillset crisis and the exodus of talent abroad – and the Government simply isn’t doing enough to stop it.

That ...

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 17th 2007 at 2:44PM in News