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Tencent buys 14.6% Glu Mobile stake

Tencent has acquired 14.6 per cent of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood developer Glu Mobile for $126 million. The firm has agreed to acquired 21 million shares at a price of $6 each. Head of Tencent’s Interactive Entertainment Group Steven Ma has also joined the US company’s board of directors as part …

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Now Glu is making a Katy Perry game

Hot on the heels of its successful venture with Kim Kardashian, Glu Mobile is eying a second celebrity endorsed title. Reuters reports that the company has teamed up with Katy Perry for a game featuring her likeness and voice. Such is the success of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood that Glu posted …

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Glu: Hothead spent months replicating our game

Glu Mobile is suing Vancouver-based studio Hothead after claiming the developer’s mobile game Kill Shot is effectively a complete ripoff” of its own title, Deer Hunter. Hothead’s Kill Shot involves players taking on spec ops missions and killing people, while Deer Hunter tasks users with hunting wildlife. But as reported …

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Kim Kardashian: Hollywood leads Glu to best ever quarter

Glu Mobile has posted its best ever quarterly revenue on the back of the success of surprise hit Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Furthermore, the company has extended its agreement with the celebrity for a further three years, during which time it intends to release more titles carrying her name. Glu CEO …

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