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Top Games Deals for 2014

 

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
2 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Acquisition
3 $74,000,000 FunPlus Consortium Games Investment
4 $34,500,000 Azubu Sapinda Group Games Investment
5 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
Games Investment
6 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
7 $18,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Entertainment Games Investment
8 $6,500,000 If You Can Company Consortium Games Investment
9 $6,000,000 Next Games Consortium Games Investment
10 $2,467,260 SingOn Undisclosed Games Investment
11 $2,000,000 Omnidrone Consortium Games Investment
12 $2,000,000 TreSensa Consortium Games Investment
13 $1,700,000 CashBet FWH Holdings, private investors Games Investment
14 $1,490,000 Encore Gaming Undisclosed Games Investment
15 Undisclosed PinchPoint Sadara Ventures Games Investment
16 Undisclosed Green Throttle Games Google Games Acquisition

More information

  1. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  2. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  3. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  5. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  6. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  7. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  8. If You Can Company Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Next Games Raises $6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. SingOn Raises €1.8 Million To Reinvent Karaoke (Arctic Startup)
  11. Omnidrone Raises $2M (FinSMEs)
  12. TreSensa Raises $2M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. CashBet raises $1.7M for real-money online gambling in social/mobile games (Venture Beat)
  14. Encore Gaming raises $1.49M in venture funding (The Tennessean )
  15. Meet PinchPoint, the 7 month-old Palestinian gaming startup that just got funding from Sadara Ventures (Wamda)
  16. Google buys the ghost of Green Throttle Games, as TV arms race gathers speed (Pandodaily)

Top Games Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Investment
2 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
Games Investment
3 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
4 $6,500,000 If You Can Company Consortium Games Investment
5 $2,467,260 SingOn Undisclosed Games Investment
6 $1,700,000 CashBet FWH Holdings, private investors Games Investment
7 $1,490,000 Encore Gaming Undisclosed Games Investment

More information

  1. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  2. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  3. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  4. If You Can Company Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. SingOn Raises €1.8 Million To Reinvent Karaoke (Arctic Startup)
  6. CashBet raises $1.7M for real-money online gambling in social/mobile games (Venture Beat)
  7. Encore Gaming raises $1.49M in venture funding (The Tennessean )

Top 20 Games Deals for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
2 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
3 $65,000,000 Com2uS Gamevil Games Investment
4 $25,000,000 Game Insight IMI.VC Games Investment
5 $25,000,000 TopLine Game Labs Cantor Ventures Games Investment
6 $24,000,000 DraftKings Consortium Games Investment
7 $22,000,000 Plain Vanilla Consortium Games Investment
8 $20,000,000 Twitch Consortium Games Investment
9 $20,000,000 TinyCo Pinnacle Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz Games Investment
10 $19,000,000 Chartboost Consortium Games Investment
11 $19,000,000 Gumi Consortium Games Investment
12 $17,000,000 Rumble Entertainment Consortium Games Investment
13 $15,600,000 Slingo RealNetworks Games Investment
14 $15,000,000 Ubitus Undisclosed Games Investment
15 $15,000,000 OUYA Consortium Games Investment
16 $14,000,000 Punchbox Sequoia China, Steamboat Ventures Games Investment
17 $13,051,000 THE Football App Earlybird Venture Capital Games Investment
18 $13,000,000 Plumbee Endemol, Idinvest Partners Games Investment
19 $12,000,000 TabTale Consortium Games Investment
20 $11,000,000 FanDuel Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Gamevil Just Bought Com2uS For Roughly $65m (Toucharcade)
  4. Game Insight Raises $25M from IMI.VC (FinSMEs)
  5. TOPLINE GAME LABS RECEIVES $25M INVESTMENT FROM CANTOR VENTURES (FinSMEs)
  6. Fantasy Sports Startup DraftKings Raises $24 Million From RedPoint And Others (TechCrunch)
  7. Plain Vanilla Games, Maker Of Ultra-Hot Trivia App QuizUp, Raises Another $22 Million From Sequoia (TechCrunch)
  8. Twitch Raises $20M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Mobile Game Maker TinyCo Raises $20M From Pinnacle Ventures, Andreessen (TechCrunch)
  10. Chartboost Raises $19 Million From Sequoia And Others To Help Developers Promote Mobile Games (TechCrunch)
  11. Mobile game developer Gumi raises $19 million, partners with Fuji Media (Tech In Asia)
  12. Rumble Entertainment Closes $17.5M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. RealNetworks Gets Serious About Social Casino Gaming With $15.6M Slingo Acquisition, New Sweepstakes (TechCrunch)
  14. Ubitus Raises over $15M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. OUYA Closes $15 Million In Funding Led By Kleiner Perkins, Boasts 12,000 Game Developer Sign-Ups (Techcrunch)
  16. Fishing Joy Developer Punchbox Raised US$ 14 M In Series B (TechNode)
  17. THE Football App Raises €10M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Plumbee Raises $13M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Tabtale’s girly pink apps for kids attract 220M downloads and $12M (Venture Beat)
  20. FanDuel Closes $11M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)