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Top 20 Games Deals for September 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,500,000,000MojangMicrosoftGamesAcquisition
2$1,200,000,000Multimedia Games Global Cash AccessGamesAcquisition
3$970,000,000Twitch AmazonGamesAcquisition
4$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
5$120,000,000KabamAlibaba GroupGamesInvestment
6$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
7$80,000,000LineKongConsortiumGamesInvestment
8$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
9$70,000,000FanDuel ConsortiumGamesInvestment
10$50,000,000GumiConsortiumGamesInvestment
11$41,000,000DraftKingsConsortiumGamesInvestment
12$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
13$30,000,000Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, IdinvestGamesInvestment
14$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
GamesInvestment
15$20,000,000WesthouseXiaomiGamesInvestment
16$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment
17$15,000,000Octro Sequoia CapitalGamesInvestment
18$15,000,000Super Evil MegacorpUndisclosedGamesInvestment
19$15,000,000Kiwi ConsortiumGamesInvestment
20$13,000,000BlueStacksSamsung VenturesGamesInvestment

More information

  1. Minecraft’ Developer Mojang Acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 Billion as Notch Moves On (TouchArcade)
  2. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  3. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  4. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  5. Kabam to Receive $120M Investment from Alibaba Group (FinSMEs)
  6. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  7. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  8. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. FanDuel Raises $70 Million as Daily Fantasy Sports Battle Heats Up (Wall Street Journal)
  10. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  11. DraftKings, a Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $41 Million (NY Times DealBook)
  12. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  13. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  15. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  16. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  17. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  19. Kiwi Closes $15M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Samsung Backs GamePop As BlueStacks Adds $13M In New Funding (TechCrunch)

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
5$80,000,000LineKongConsortiumGamesInvestment
6$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
7$50,000,000GumiConsortiumGamesInvestment
8$41,000,000DraftKingsConsortiumGamesInvestment
9$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
10$30,000,000Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, IdinvestGamesInvestment
11$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group,BlueRun VenturesGamesInvestment
12$20,000,000WesthouseXiaomiGamesInvestment
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 1006.tv (China Money Network)

Top 20 Games Deals for 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
2$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
3$80,000,000LineKongConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$50,000,000GumiConsortiumGamesInvestment
6$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
7$30,000,000Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, IdinvestGamesInvestment
8$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group,BlueRun VenturesGamesInvestment
9$20,000,000WesthouseXiaomiGamesInvestment
10$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment
11$15,000,000Octro Sequoia CapitalGamesInvestment
12$15,000,000Super Evil MegacorpUndisclosedGamesInvestment
13$13,000,000BlueStacksSamsung VenturesGamesInvestment
14$12,200,000FlaregamesAccel Partners, T-VentureGamesInvestment
15$10,000,000Curse Inc.GGV CapitalGamesInvestment
16$7,100,000KamcordConsortiumGamesInvestment
17$7,000,000ThatgamecompanyCapital TodayGamesInvestment
18$6,500,000If You Can CompanyConsortiumGamesInvestment
19$6,000,000Next GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
20$5,000,000Industrial Toys Accel PartnersGamesInvestment

More information

  1. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  2. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  3. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  4. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  6. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  7. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  9. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  10. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  11. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  13. Samsung Backs GamePop As BlueStacks Adds $13M In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  14. Germany’s Flaregames raises $12.2M for free-to-play mobile games (VentureBeat)
  15. Overseas Companies Look to China as U.S.’s Curse Inc. Scores New Funding (Wall Street Journal)
  16. Kamcord gets $7.1 million in funding for mobile game videos (Gigaom)
  17. Thatgamecompany Raises $7 Million to Fund Follow Up to ‘Journey’ (Variety)
  18. If You Can Company Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Next Games Raises $6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Industrial Toys Raises $5M From Accel To Build Tablet Games For Serious Players (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Games Deals for June 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
2$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
3$80,000,000LineKongConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
6$21,500,000Joyme Fosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
GamesInvestment
7$20,000,000WesthouseXiaomiGamesInvestment
8$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment
9$15,000,000Octro Sequoia CapitalGamesInvestment
10$15,000,000Super Evil MegacorpUndisclosedGamesInvestment
11$12,200,000FlaregamesAccel Partners, T-VentureGamesInvestment
12$7,100,000KamcordConsortiumGamesInvestment
13$7,000,000ThatgamecompanyCapital TodayGamesInvestment
14$6,500,000If You Can CompanyConsortiumGamesInvestment
15$6,000,000Next GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
16$5,000,000Industrial Toys Accel PartnersGamesInvestment
17$5,000,000Outplay EntertainmentConsortiumGamesInvestment
18$4,800,000Lezhin Entertainment NCsoftGamesInvestment
19$4,000,000Survios ConsortiumGamesInvestment
20$3,698,860PreloadedLearning Technologies GroupGamesAcquisition

More information

  1. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  2. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  3. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  4. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  6. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  7. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  8. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  9. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  11. Germany’s Flaregames raises $12.2M for free-to-play mobile games (VentureBeat)
  12. Kamcord gets $7.1 million in funding for mobile game videos (Gigaom)
  13. Thatgamecompany Raises $7 Million to Fund Follow Up to ‘Journey’ (Variety)
  14. If You Can Company Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Next Games Raises $6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Industrial Toys Raises $5M From Accel To Build Tablet Games For Serious Players (TechCrunch)
  17. Monster Legacy developer Outplay closes $5M funding round (VentureBeat)
  18. NCsoft invests $4.8 million in Korean web comics firm (Games Industry Biz)
  19. Survios Raises $4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Headline: Learning Technologies Group Acquired Preloaded (Edukwest)