Entries in 'investment' (13)

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
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
Global investment firm KKR eying The Hut stake

Global investment firm KKR eying The Hut stake

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is reportedly preparing a move to grab a 20 per cent stake in retailer The Hut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 11:24AM in News

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Sony is making a 'significant investment' in VR

Sony is making a 'significant investment' in VR

Virtual reality is a serious part of PlayStation’s future, according to Sony’s UK boss Andrew House.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 3:17PM in News
INTERVIEW: Jason Della Rocca on getting funded and the dos and don'ts of pitching

INTERVIEW: Jason Della Rocca on getting funded and the dos and don'ts of pitching

Few people possess the sort of insight into indie game development that industry veteran Jason Della Rocca does. Having headed the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) for nine years, he’s ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 11th 2014 at 7:34AM in News
Nazara sets up fund to invest in gaming start-ups

Nazara sets up fund to invest in gaming start-ups

Game developer, publisher and distributor Nazara Technologies has set up a seed-stage fund aimed at investing in start-ups in the games industry.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 28th 2013 at 8:39AM in News
Techcircle to conduct Digital Gaming Forum 2013 this month

Techcircle to conduct Digital Gaming Forum 2013 this month

The second edition of Techcircle’s Digital Gaming Forum 2013 will take place in Mumbai on 29th November.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 19th 2013 at 6:59AM in News

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Fairfax's $5bn Blackberry acquisition terms altered as Heins finally steps down

Fairfax's $5bn Blackberry acquisition terms altered as Heins finally steps down

The proposed sale of troubled phone specialist Blackberry to Fairfax Financial Holdings has been scrapped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
Ubisoft reveals $370m Canadian dev investment

Ubisoft reveals $370m Canadian dev investment

Ubisoft is set to invest $373 million into its Quebec operations over the next seven years, a move that will generate 500 additional jobs in the province.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 30th 2013 at 3:59PM in News
PS4 will not repeat PS3 losses, Sony vows

PS4 will not repeat PS3 losses, Sony vows

Sony will not suffer financially in an effort to get PS4 out of the door, it has vowed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 1:23PM in News
Microsoft ploughing $700m into Xbox One cloud datacentre in Iowa

Microsoft ploughing $700m into Xbox One cloud datacentre in Iowa

Microsoft is set to investment $700 million in a new data centre in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 24th 2013 at 11:35AM in News

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Destiny gets "biggest ever new IP investment" from Activision

Destiny gets "biggest ever new IP investment" from Activision

Bungie’s promising Destiny has been given some heavyweight financial backing from publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 9:24AM in News