Top 20 Games Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $970,000,000 Twitch Amazon Games Acquisition
2 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
3 $120,000,000 Kabam Alibaba Group Games Investment
4 $100,000,000 DragonPlay Ltd. Bally Technologies Games Acquisition
5 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Investment
6 $74,000,000 FunPlus Consortium Games Investment
7 $50,000,000 Gumi Consortium Games Investment
8 $41,000,000 DraftKings Consortium Games Investment
9 $34,500,000 Azubu Sapinda Group Games Investment
10 $30,000,000 Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, Idinvest Games Investment
11 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,BlueRun Ventures Games Investment
12 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
13 $18,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Entertainment Games Investment
14 $15,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Undisclosed Games Investment
15 $15,000,000 Kiwi Consortium Games Investment
16 $15,000,000 Octro Sequoia Capital Games Investment
17 $13,000,000 BlueStacks Samsung Ventures Games Investment
18 $12,200,000 Flaregames Accel Partners, T-Venture Games Investment
19 $10,000,000 Curse Inc. GGV Capital Games Investment
20 $10,000,000 1006tv Sequoia Capital, ClearVue Partners Games Investment

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 1006.tv (China Money Network)
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