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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)

Top 20 Games Deals for October 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$20,000,000Playstudios ConsortiumGamesInvestment
17$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment
18$15,000,000Octro Sequoia CapitalGamesInvestment
19$15,000,000Super Evil MegacorpUndisclosedGamesInvestment
20$15,000,000Kiwi ConsortiumGamesInvestment

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. Playstudios Secures $20M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  18. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  20. Kiwi Closes $15M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)

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)