Shandong Honda has reportedly acquired the Runescape developer

Report: Chinese mining company buys Jagex for $300m

Chinese mining company Shandong Honda has acquired Jagex for $300m time, the Financial Times has reported.

Jagex is best known for Runescape, and was on-course for a strong financial year. The firm had rebounded after a series of disappointing mobile game flops, plus the collapse of its ambitious MMO Transformers Universe.

It was the biggest independent UK games publisher and developer, with 200m accounts on Runescape.

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