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Top Games Deals for February 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$24,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros.GamesInvestment
2$8,000,000Firefly Games ConsortiumGamesInvestment
3$7,400,000PlayFabConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$1,000,000TecSport GamesMoneta VenturesGamesInvestment
5UndisclosedPlaySpace Faraday Venture Partners, The José Manuel Entrecanales FoundationGamesInvestment
6UndisclosedMagic Pixel GamesKabamGamesAcquisition
7UndisclosedTapZen KabamGamesAcquisition
8UndisclosedHammer & Chisel ConsortiumGamesInvestment

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  1. Warner Bros. invests $24M more into game video site Machinima (VentureBeat)
  2. Firefly Games Raises $8M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. PlayFab Raises $7.4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. TecSport Games Raises $1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. PlaySpace Secures Second Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  7. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  8. Hammer & Chisel Closes Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)

Top Games Deals for January 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1UndisclosedMagic Pixel GamesKabamGamesAcquisition
2UndisclosedPlaySpace Faraday Venture Partners, The José Manuel Entrecanales FoundationGamesInvestment
3UndisclosedTapZen KabamGamesAcquisition

More information

  1. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  2. PlaySpace Secures Second Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Games Deals for December 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$885,000,000Big Fish GamesChurchhill DownsGamesAcquisition
5$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
6$120,000,000KabamAlibaba GroupGamesInvestment
7$110,000,0004:33 Creative Lab Line, TencentGamesInvestment
8$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
9$80,000,000LineKongConsortiumGamesInvestment
10$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
11$70,000,000FanDuel ConsortiumGamesInvestment
12$50,000,000GumiConsortiumGamesInvestment
13$41,000,000DraftKingsConsortiumGamesInvestment
14$35,000,000ScopelyConsortiumGamesInvestment
15$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
16$30,000,000Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, IdinvestGamesInvestment
17$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group,BlueRun VenturesGamesInvestment
18$20,000,000Playstudios ConsortiumGamesInvestment
19$20,000,000WesthouseXiaomiGamesInvestment
20$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment

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. Big Fish Games to be acquired for $885 million by racetrack operator Churchill Downs (Geekwire)
  5. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  6. Kabam to Receive $120M Investment from Alibaba Group (FinSMEs)
  7. Line And Tencent Pour $110M Into Korea’s 4:33 Creative Lab Games Studio (TechCrunch)
  8. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  9. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  10. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. FanDuel Raises $70 Million as Daily Fantasy Sports Battle Heats Up (Wall Street Journal)
  12. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  13. DraftKings, a Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $41 Million (NY Times DealBook)
  14. Scopely Raises $35M For Its Mobile Gaming Platform (TechCrunch)
  15. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  16. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  18. Playstudios Secures $20M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  20. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)

Top 20 Games Deals for November 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$885,000,000Big Fish GamesChurchhill DownsGamesAcquisition
5$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
6$120,000,000KabamAlibaba GroupGamesInvestment
7$110,000,0004:33 Creative Lab Line, TencentGamesInvestment
8$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
9$80,000,000LineKongConsortiumGamesInvestment
10$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
11$70,000,000FanDuel ConsortiumGamesInvestment
12$50,000,000GumiConsortiumGamesInvestment
13$41,000,000DraftKingsConsortiumGamesInvestment
14$35,000,000ScopelyConsortiumGamesInvestment
15$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
16$30,000,000Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, IdinvestGamesInvestment
17$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group, BlueRun VenturesGamesInvestment
18$20,000,000WesthouseXiaomiGamesInvestment
19$20,000,000Playstudios ConsortiumGamesInvestment
20$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment

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. Big Fish Games to be acquired for $885 million by racetrack operator Churchill Downs (Geekwire)
  5. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  6. Kabam to Receive $120M Investment from Alibaba Group (FinSMEs)
  7. Line And Tencent Pour $110M Into Korea’s 4:33 Creative Lab Games Studio (TechCrunch)
  8. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  9. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  10. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. FanDuel Raises $70 Million as Daily Fantasy Sports Battle Heats Up (Wall Street Journal)
  12. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  13. DraftKings, a Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $41 Million (NY Times DealBook)
  14. Scopely Raises $35M For Its Mobile Gaming Platform (TechCrunch)
  15. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  16. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  18. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  19. Playstudios Secures $20M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)