Entries in 'investment' (27)
Professional gaming in the UK is lagging behind its rivals in Asia, the US and Europe in terms of sponsorship, says eSports specialist Multiplay.
UK telephone and internet provider BT has said that it believes its 2.6 per cent stake in troubled cloud gaming firm OnLive will probably be written off.
US investment fund specialist Blueshore Global Equity has told MCV that it believes retailer GAME is a tremendous investment prospect – even if it does enter administration.
Cornwall-based video games café Loading wants to open new bars in London.
Up-and-coming MMO specialist Trion Worlds has received a massive financial boost towards the company's ongoing expansion.
We’ll never know exactly how much EA spent on bankrolling BioWare’s first MMO Star Wars: the Old Republic, but one analyst reckons the total figure could be close to half ...
Exclusivity has been dismissed by many an exec and developer and a redundant model in the modern games market, but Sony clearly disagrees having announced a huge investment in exclusive ...
GameStop’s International VP Mike Mauler said the chain will grow and improve its mainland European storebase over the next 12 months.
A collection of gaming websites including CheatsUnlimited.com are going under the hammer.
Up-and-coming Israeli firm PrimeSense has received $50 milling in funding.
Channel 4’s new chief executive David Abraham is to scrap 4IP, the broadcaster’s ₤20 million digital investment arm.
New video games trade-in site GaBoom enjoyed a welcome piece of mainstream TV coverage last night when founder Jess Ratcliffe appeared on BBC2 show Dragons’ Den in an effort to ...
Google Ventures, the venture capitalist arm of the internet company, has reportedly invested between $3-5m in successful iPhone games developer Ngmoco.
Online and mobile games firm Zattikka has raised $5.5 million in funding through its parent company Expedite 5.
Eutechnyx has secured a £6m ($9.25) investment from Amsterdam-based veture capital firm Prime Technology Ventures.
The Hut Group has secured £14 million in investment, the firm has announced.
In news that hits home the importance of the second hand video games market, Maryland based pre-owned specialist Game Trading Technologies has secured a substantial $3.9m worth of investment.
Talk of an imminent buyout of Rockstar owner Take-Two has gained more weight with news that American billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased over a million additional shares in the publisher ...
UK studio Codemasters will soon alleviate money issues with a new investment round, a national newspaper has said.
A Russian investment firm that previously invested $200m in social network leader Facebook has backed Mafia Wars and FarmVille developer Zynga to the power of $180m.
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.
Casual game outfit Zattikka has won a ringing vote of confidence from two prominent entrepreneurs who helped established some of biggest names on the net.
Pioneering streaming games service OnLive has won the affections of a number of high-profile backers as the service gears up for what it is now calling a ‘winter’ launch.
Tiga CEO Richard Wilson has told Develop that Westminster is once again taking “narrow-minded” measures, following reports of new funding initiatives for the creative industries.