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Top 20 Games Deals for September 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,500,000,000 Mojang Microsoft Games Acquisition
2 $1,200,000,000 Multimedia Games Global Cash Access Games Acquisition
3 $970,000,000 Twitch Amazon Games Acquisition
4 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
5 $120,000,000 Kabam Alibaba Group Games Investment
6 $100,000,000 DragonPlay Ltd. Bally Technologies Games Acquisition
7 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Investment
8 $74,000,000 FunPlus Consortium Games Investment
9 $70,000,000 FanDuel Consortium Games Investment
10 $50,000,000 Gumi Consortium Games Investment
11 $41,000,000 DraftKings Consortium Games Investment
12 $34,500,000 Azubu Sapinda Group Games Investment
13 $30,000,000 Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, Idinvest Games Investment
14 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
Games Investment
15 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
16 $18,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Entertainment Games Investment
17 $15,000,000 Octro Sequoia Capital Games Investment
18 $15,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Undisclosed Games Investment
19 $15,000,000 Kiwi Consortium Games Investment
20 $13,000,000 BlueStacks Samsung Ventures Games Investment

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 August 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
2 $25,000,000 TopLine Game Labs Cantor Ventures Games Investment
3 $25,000,000 Game Insight IMI.VC Games Investment
4 $19,000,000 Chartboost Consortium Games Investment
5 $15,600,000 Slingo RealNetworks Games Investment
6 $15,000,000 Ubitus Undisclosed Games Investment
7 $15,000,000 OUYA Consortium Games Investment
8 $14,000,000 Punchbox Sequoia China, Steamboat Ventures Games Investment
9 $13,051,000 THE Football App Earlybird Venture Capital Games Investment
10 $11,000,000 Grand Cru Consortium Games Investment
11 $11,000,000 FanDuel Consortium Games Investment
12 $9,000,000 Kiwi Sequoia Capital Games Investment
13 $7,000,000 DraftKings Atlas Venture Games Investment
14 $7,000,000 Enter Crews Mobcast Games Acquisition
15 $6,000,000 Sport Ngin El Dorado Ventures Games Investment
16 $5,800,000 FTBpro Battery Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures Games Investment
17 $5,500,000 Skillz Atlas Venture Games Investment
18 $5,000,000 Pubgame The CID Group, Works Ventures Games Investment
19 $5,000,000 Yodo1 Chang You Fund, SingTel Innov8 Games Investment
20 $5,000,000 Arkadium Edison Ventures Games Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. TOPLINE GAME LABS RECEIVES $25M INVESTMENT FROM CANTOR VENTURES (FinSMEs)
  3. Game Insight Raises $25M from IMI.VC (FinSMEs)
  4. Chartboost Raises $19 Million From Sequoia And Others To Help Developers Promote Mobile Games (TechCrunch)
  5. RealNetworks Gets Serious About Social Casino Gaming With $15.6M Slingo Acquisition, New Sweepstakes (TechCrunch)
  6. Ubitus Raises over $15M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. OUYA Closes $15 Million In Funding Led By Kleiner Perkins, Boasts 12,000 Game Developer Sign-Ups (Techcrunch)
  8. Fishing Joy Developer Punchbox Raised US$ 14 M In Series B (TechNode)
  9. THE Football App Raises €10M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Finland’s Next Gaming Phenom? Grand Cru Raises $11M From Idinvest, Qualcomm, Nokia Growth (TechCrunch)
  11. FanDuel Closes $11M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Sequoia Makes Another Bet In Gaming By Leading $9M Round For Android-Focused Kiwi (TechCrunch)
  13. DraftKings Closes $7M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Mobcast acquires online game developer Enter Crews for US$7M (E27)
  15. Sport Ngin Obtains $6,000,000 Series C Funding Round (Xconomy)
  16. Soccer Apps Get Hot As FTBpro Secures $5.8M To Go Global While The Football App Inks €10M From Earlybird (Techcrunch)
  17. SKILLZ RAISES $5.5M IN SERIES A FINANCING (FinSMEs)
  18. With $5M In Its Coffers, Game Publisher Pubgame Sets Its Sights On Southeast Asia (Techcrunch)
  19. Yodo1 Raises $5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Arkadium Closes $5M Series A Funding from Edison Ventures (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Games Deals for July 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
2 $25,000,000 Game Insight IMI.VC Games Investment
3 $25,000,000 TopLine Game Labs Cantor Ventures Games Investment
4 $19,000,000 Chartboost Consortium Games Investment
5 $15,600,000 Slingo RealNetworks Games Investment
6 $15,000,000 OUYA Consortium Games Investment
7 $15,000,000 Ubitus Undisclosed Games Investment
8 $13,051,000 THE Football App Earlybird Venture Capital Games Investment
9 $11,000,000 FanDuel Consortium Games Investment
10 $11,000,000 Grand Cru Consortium Games Investment
11 $9,000,000 Kiwi Sequoia Capital Games Investment
12 $7,000,000 Enter Crews Mobcast Games Acquisition
13 $7,000,000 DraftKings Atlas Venture Games Investment
14 $6,000,000 Sport Ngin El Dorado Ventures Games Investment
15 $5,800,000 FTBpro Battery Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures Games Investment
16 $5,500,000 Skillz Atlas Venture Games Investment
17 $5,000,000 Playnomics Consortium Games Investment
18 $5,000,000 Arkadium Edison Ventures Games Investment
19 $5,000,000 Yodo1 Chang You Fund, SingTel Innov8 Games Investment
20 $5,000,000 Pubgame The CID Group, Works Ventures Games Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Game Insight Raises $25M from IMI.VC (FinSMEs)
  3. TOPLINE GAME LABS RECEIVES $25M INVESTMENT FROM CANTOR VENTURES (FinSMEs)
  4. Chartboost Raises $19 Million From Sequoia And Others To Help Developers Promote Mobile Games (TechCrunch)
  5. RealNetworks Gets Serious About Social Casino Gaming With $15.6M Slingo Acquisition, New Sweepstakes (TechCrunch)
  6. OUYA Closes $15 Million In Funding Led By Kleiner Perkins, Boasts 12,000 Game Developer Sign-Ups (Techcrunch)
  7. Ubitus Raises over $15M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. THE Football App Raises €10M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. FanDuel Closes $11M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Finland’s Next Gaming Phenom? Grand Cru Raises $11M From Idinvest, Qualcomm, Nokia Growth (TechCrunch)
  11. Sequoia Makes Another Bet In Gaming By Leading $9M Round For Android-Focused Kiwi (TechCrunch)
  12. Mobcast acquires online game developer Enter Crews for US$7M (E27)
  13. DraftKings Closes $7M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Sport Ngin Obtains $6,000,000 Series C Funding Round (Xconomy)
  15. Soccer Apps Get Hot As FTBpro Secures $5.8M To Go Global While The Football App Inks €10M From Earlybird (Techcrunch)
  16. SKILLZ RAISES $5.5M IN SERIES A FINANCING (FinSMEs)
  17. Playnomics Raises $5M In Second Round To Help Mobile Game Makers Monetize (Techcrunch)
  18. Arkadium Closes $5M Series A Funding from Edison Ventures (FinSMEs)
  19. Yodo1 Raises $5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. With $5M In Its Coffers, Game Publisher Pubgame Sets Its Sights On Southeast Asia (Techcrunch)