Entries in 'investment' (13)

HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

The content boss for the Vive VR headset has delivered a warning to major games publishers that are reluctant to invest in virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
$6.3m investment brings Funcom 'back on track'

$6.3m investment brings Funcom 'back on track'

Troubled MMO developer Funcom has been bailed out of negative equity by an injection of investment money.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 27th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Glu pumps $7.5m into QuizUp dev

Glu pumps $7.5m into QuizUp dev

Mobile giant Glu Mobile has invested $7.5m in Plain Vanilla, the developer behind popular social trivia game QuizUp.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 4:05PM in News
nDreams receives £2m in investment

nDreams receives £2m in investment

Virtual reality firm nDreams has secured a £2m investment round and has invested in senior hires.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 10:06AM in News

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Streaming firm Hitbox secures $4m in investment

Streaming firm Hitbox secures $4m in investment

The latest player in the streaming market has secured $4m in funding.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:57AM in News
Studio behind VR platformer Lucky's Tale raises $25m in funding

Studio behind VR platformer Lucky's Tale raises $25m in funding

Playful, the developer behind virtual reality title Lucky’s Tale, has been given a sizeable bump by its latest round of investment.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 9:10AM in News
Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has received investment from a trio of companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 2:48PM in News
505 Games parent invests in Murasaki Baby studio Ovosonico

505 Games parent invests in Murasaki Baby studio Ovosonico

Digital Bros, the parent company of indie publisher 505 Games, has invested in Italian indie studio Ovosonico.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 14th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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Softbank ups Supercell stake

Softbank ups Supercell stake

Japanese telecoms firm Softbank has upped its stake in Clash of Clans developer Supercell by 22.7 per cent to 73.2 per cent.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:36PM in News
Hipster Whale joins $500,000 funding for Halfbrick veterans' start-up

Hipster Whale joins $500,000 funding for Halfbrick veterans' start-up

The duo behind Crossy Road studio Hipster Whale has helped to fund a new developer in Australia.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 10:11AM in News

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Investing in eSports: How to get involved in the pro-gaming sector

Investing in eSports: How to get involved in the pro-gaming sector

Many firms want to dive into the eSports sector – but very few know where to start. MCV talks to Nathan Lindberg, vice president of global sales at Curse, about ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 11th 2015 at 11:00AM in News