Tag Archives: acquisitions

Bad Juju acquires digital games platform Desura from Linden Lab

Linden Lab has sold off computer games storefront Desura, after having acquired the digital distribution service just last year. Gamasutra reports middleware tools developer Bad Juju Games has purchased the service from Linden Lab. Bad Juju states it will be able to bring new features to the Steam competitor, including …

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THQ’s de Blob IP purchased by Nordic Games

Nordic Games has acquired one of defunct publisher THQ’s last remaining intellectual properties, de Blob. Gamasutra reports on the purchase, which follows Nordic acquiring the rights to publish games under the THQ name and trademark earlier this year. "It was in one of the lots, but we did not acquire …

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Formal reveal of Microsoft’s Mojang acquisition set for Monday – report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report. Reuters cites a source briefed on the matter” that claims the acquisition’s formal unveiling is set for when the upcoming work week kicks off, adding that the total purchase …

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Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch – report

Google is finalizing a $1bn deal to acquire streaming video network Twitch, a new report claims. Games Beat cites sources familiar with the matter,” who state that the purchase is official. Reports from earlier this year also claimed the deal was in the works, but still at an early stage.” …

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Nexon acquires minority stake in Bleszinski’s new studio Boss Key

Nexon America has acquired a minority stake in Cliff Bleszinki’s freshly unveiled studio Boss Key Productions, the two companies revealed earlier this week in a joint announcement. Along with ownership of a portion of the company, the agreement terms also give Nexon exclusive worldwide publishing and marketing rights to Boss …

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