Top 20 Games Deals for 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$970,000,000Twitch AmazonGamesAcquisition
2$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
3$120,000,000KabamAlibaba GroupGamesInvestment
4$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
6$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
9$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
10$30,000,000Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, IdinvestGamesInvestment
11$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group,BlueRun VenturesGamesInvestment
13$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment
14$15,000,000Super Evil MegacorpUndisclosedGamesInvestment
15$15,000,000Kiwi ConsortiumGamesInvestment
16$15,000,000Octro Sequoia CapitalGamesInvestment
17$13,000,000BlueStacksSamsung VenturesGamesInvestment
18$12,200,000FlaregamesAccel Partners, T-VentureGamesInvestment
19$10,000,000Curse Inc.GGV CapitalGamesInvestment
20$10,000,0001006tvSequoia Capital, ClearVue PartnersGamesInvestment

More information

  1. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  2. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  3. Kabam to Receive $120M Investment from Alibaba Group (FinSMEs)
  4. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  5. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  6. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  8. DraftKings, a Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $41 Million (NY Times DealBook)
  9. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  10. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  12. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  13. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  14. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  15. Kiwi Closes $15M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Samsung Backs GamePop As BlueStacks Adds $13M In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  18. Germany’s Flaregames raises $12.2M for free-to-play mobile games (VentureBeat)
  19. Overseas Companies Look to China as U.S.’s Curse Inc. Scores New Funding (Wall Street Journal)
  20. Sequoia Capital Leads $10M Series B In China’s (China Money Network)
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