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Top 20 Games Deals in May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $143,000,000 Seasun Tencent Holdings Games Investment
5 $100,000,000 DraftKings Undisclosed Games Investment
6 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pocket Gems Tencent Holdings Games Investment
8 $75,000,000 Huya.com Consortium Games Investment
9 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
10 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
11 $55,800,000 Space Ape Games Supercell Games Acquisition
12 $20,000,000 GameMine Palisades Venture Capital Games Investment
13 $12,584,264 Stillfront Group Undisclosed Games Investment
14 $12,500,000 Gamevice Consortium Games Investment
15 $10,000,000 Avalanche Studios Nordisk Film Games Investment
16 $9,000,000 Legends of Learning Baltimore Angels Games Investment
17 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
18 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
19 $7,000,000 Fnatic Consortium Games Investment
20 $6,600,000 Yogome Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Tencent Makes USD143 Million Strategic Investment In Seasun (China Tech News)
  5. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  6. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  7. Tencent doubles down on game studio Pocket Gems with $90M investment (TechCrunch)
  8. Ping An Insurance leads $75m Series A in video streaming platform Huya (Deal Street Asia)
  9. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  10. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  11. Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M (TechCrunch)
  12. Mobile games publisher GameMine raises $20 million to expand globally (VentureBeat)
  13. Swedish game developer Stillfront receives €11.2 million bond loan (Tech.eu)
  14. Gamevice Raises US$12.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Mad Max developer Avalanche scores $10 million from Nordic film giant (VentureBeat)
  16. Legends of Learning raises $9 million for expansion (Balitmore Sun)
  17. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  18. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  19. Teams from the NBA, MLB, and Italian soccer invested $7 million in esports team Fnatic (Business Insider )
  20. Yogome, a Mexican startup that makes educational games for kids, raises $6.6M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Games Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $143,000,000 Seasun Tencent Holdings Games Investment
5 $100,000,000 DraftKings Undisclosed Games Investment
6 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
7 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
8 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
9 $10,000,000 Avalanche Studios Nordisk Film Games Investment
10 $9,000,000 Legends of Learning Baltimore Angels Games Investment
11 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
12 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
13 $7,000,000 Fnatic Consortium Games Investment
14 $6,221,000 Blazing Griffin Scottish Investment Bank Games Investment
15 $5,755,671 Small Giant Games Consortium Games Investment
16 $5,000,000 Mech Mocha Consortium Games Investment
17 $2,900,000 Shipyard Games Supercell Games Investment
18 $2,700,000 TrapLight Games Consortium Games Investment
19 $2,670,125 Tilak Healthcare iBionext Growth Fund Games Investment
20 $2,572,500 Blacknut Undisclosed Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Tencent Makes USD143 Million Strategic Investment In Seasun (China Tech News)
  5. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  6. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  7. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  8. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  9. Mad Max developer Avalanche scores $10 million from Nordic film giant (VentureBeat)
  10. Legends of Learning raises $9 million for expansion (Balitmore Sun)
  11. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  12. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  13. Teams from the NBA, MLB, and Italian soccer invested $7 million in esports team Fnatic (Business Insider )
  14. The Ship: Remastered dev Blazing Griffin secures £5M in funding (Gamasutra)
  15. Small Giant Games raises 5.4 mln euros (Arctic Startup)
  16. Mech Mocha raises $5 million in Series A from Accel Partners & other investors (Bizztor)
  17. Shipyard Games raises $2.9 million from Clash Royale maker Supercell (Venture Beat)
  18. Big Bang Racing developer Traplight raises $2.7 million to create games for the Minecraft generation (PocketGamer)
  19. Tilak Healthcare Raises €2.5 Million from iBionext Growth Fund (Business Wire)
  20. French Blacknut raises €2.4 million for its “Netflix for video games” (Tech.eu)

Top 20 Games Deals for March 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $100,000,000 DraftKings Undisclosed Games Investment
5 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
6 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
7 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
8 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
9 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
10 $6,221,000 Blazing Griffin Scottish Investment Bank Games Investment
11 $5,755,671 Small Giant Games Consortium Games Investment
12 $2,700,000 TrapLight Games Consortium Games Investment
13 $2,670,125 Tilak Healthcare iBionext Growth Fund Games Investment
14 $2,500,000 Obsidian Entertainment Undisclosed Games Investment
15 $2,200,000 GAMEE Consortium Games Investment
16 $2,000,000 Proxy42 Inc iDreamsky Technology, Lenovo Capital Games Investment
17 $1,600,000 Attaq Online Houston Angel Network Games Investment
18 $1,495,200 Spov Keywords Studios Games Acquisition
19 $1,000,000 CoolMiniOrNot Undisclosed Games Investment
20 $1,000,000 Chrono.gg AIM Group Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  5. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  6. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  7. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  8. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  9. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  10. The Ship: Remastered dev Blazing Griffin secures £5M in funding (Gamasutra)
  11. Small Giant Games raises 5.4 mln euros (Arctic Startup)
  12. Big Bang Racing developer Traplight raises $2.7 million to create games for the Minecraft generation (PocketGamer)
  13. Tilak Healthcare Raises €2.5 Million from iBionext Growth Fund (Business Wire)
  14. Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Secures $2.5 Million in Two Weeks on Fig (Crowdfund Insider)
  15. Bot-based games platform Gamee hits 500 million plays, scores $2.2 million seed round (Venture Beat)
  16. AR Laser Tag Firm Gets $2m Investment (The Virtual Report . biz)
  17. Attaq Online Completes $1.6M Bridge Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Dublin video games service firm Keywords buys Spov for £1.2m (Irish Times)
  19. The World of SMOG Rise of Moloch Board Game Raises Over $1 Million Via Kickstarter (video) (Geeky-Gadget)
  20. Chrono.gg bags $1 million for PC store that sells 1 game at a time (Venture Beat)

Top 20 Games Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
5 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
6 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
7 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
8 $6,221,000 Blazing Griffin Scottish Investment Bank Games Investment
9 $2,500,000 Obsidian Entertainment Undisclosed Games Investment
10 $1,495,200 Spov Keywords Studios Games Acquisition
11 $1,000,000 CoolMiniOrNot Undisclosed Games Investment
12 Undisclosed Brooklyn Indie Games Galileo Games Games Acquisition
13 Undisclosed Donya Labs Microsoft Games Acquisition
14 Undisclosed FreeStyleGames Ubisoft Games Acquisition
15 Undisclosed Jelly Smeared Games Iversoft Games Acquisition
16 Undisclosed Center Point Development Kolarmy Technology Games Acquisition
17 Undisclosed 99Games Consortium Games Investment
18 Undisclosed Flashbulb Games Nordisk Film Games Games Acquisition
19 Undisclosed Playdemic TT Games Games Acquisition
20 Undisclosed Snatch Unilever Ventures Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  5. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  6. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  7. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  8. The Ship: Remastered dev Blazing Griffin secures £5M in funding (Gamasutra)
  9. Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Secures $2.5 Million in Two Weeks on Fig (Crowdfund Insider)
  10. Dublin video games service firm Keywords buys Spov for £1.2m (Irish Times)
  11. The World of SMOG Rise of Moloch Board Game Raises Over $1 Million Via Kickstarter (video) (Geeky-Gadget)
  12. Brooklyn Indie Games merges with Galileo Games (Dice Tower News)
  13. Microsoft acquires Donya Labs, the company behind 3D data optimization software Simplygon (VentureBeat)
  14. Ubisoft buys Guitar Hero Live and DJ Hero developer, renamed Ubisoft Leamington (Gamezone)
  15. Iversoft acquires Ottawa gaming studio; plans ‘triple-digit growth’ in 2017 (OBJ)
  16. PCG Entertainment : Kolarmy Technology to Acquire 100% Stake in Center Point Development from PCG Entertainment (4-traders)
  17. Gaming Startup 99Games Raises Funding From Japanese Investment Firm Dream Incubator (Inc42)
  18. Nordisk Film Games investerar 13 miljoner i dansk spelstudio (Digital)
  19. TT Games Acquires Playdemic to Create New LEGO® Mobile Games (Yahoo Finance )
  20. Unilever breaks into augmented reality with new investment in gaming start-up Snatch (Growth Business UK)