Entries in 'funding' (48)
Fight My Monster has become the UK’s fastest-growing online game for boys after reaching 1m players.
Down under this week, MCV looks at grey imports, GAME Australia seeks its own investors and R18+ passes the house of reps.
With the UK and Spanish GAME operation looking for investors / buyers to keep the chain alive, Australia is taking similar steps.
Industry trade body UKIE will publish a report next week outlining how to make crowd funding legal for UK games firms.
Ferrari Challenge developer Eutechnyx will start publishing games after securing £1.8m in Government funding.
UK developer Eutechnyx has received a regional growth fund of £1.8m from the Government to fund an online racing game.
Digital retailer Green Man Gaming has secured fresh funding from London-based venture capital firm, Eden.
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 ...
UK online-only games publisher Zattika has set out its plan to buy up rivals and raise more money.
Online and mobile games firm Zattikka has raised $5.5 million in funding through its parent company Expedite 5.
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 ...
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 ...
British game companies are being offered up to £1,000 each to exhibit their business at the upcoming Gamescom event in Cologne.
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.
A filing with the US' Securities and Exchange Commission has revealed that upcoming cloud gaming service Gaikai has received $5m in 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.
TV giant Channel 4 has invested a multi-million pound figure in the development of its own Xbox and PC games.
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.
DSGi is reportedly looking to raise several hundred million pounds through a rights issue, which would be the second attempt this year.
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.