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Top 20 Games Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $503,873,000 GameABC ZheBao Media Games Acquisition
2 $500,000,000 Double Down International Game Technology Games Acquisition
3 $210,000,000 Funzio GREE Games Acquisition
4 $210,000,000 OMGPOP Zynga Games Acquisition
5 $96,000,000 Ntreev Soft NCsoft Games Acquisition
6 $85,000,000 Trion Worlds Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Games Investment
7 $49,120,000 CGA.com.cn ZheBao Media Games Acquisition
8 $15,000,000 Noumena Innovations KongZhong Games Acquisition
9 $14,000,000 Dragonplay Consortium Games Investment
10 $12,000,000 FunPlus GSR Ventures Games Investment
11 $12,000,000 Game Closure Consortium Games Investment
12 $12,000,000 Self Aware Games Big Fish Games Games Acquisition
13 $11,500,000 Crowdstar Consortium Games Investment
14 $11,000,000 Grab Games William Morris Endeavor Games Investment
15 $10,000,000 Meteor Entertainment Benchmark Capital, FirstMark Capital Games Investment
16 $9,098,000 CIB Development Asiasoft International Games Acquisition
17 $8,000,000 Machine Zone Menlo Ventures Games Investment
18 $7,870,000 Flaregames Accel Partners Games Investment
19 $7,000,000 Oberon Media (TV game division) TransGaming Games Acquisition
20 $5,600,000 U4iA Undisclosed Games Investment

More information

  1. [Updated]Shanda Selling Two Gaming Subsidiaries (TechNode)
  2. Double Down Interactive SoldTo IGT For $500M (Northwest Innovation)
  3. OMGWHAT? GREE Acquires Mobile-Social Game Developer Funzio For $210M (TechCrunch)
  4. Zynga Just Bought OMGPOP for $200 Million (AllthingsD)
  5. League of Legends and NCsoft’s Ntreev acquisition, this week in Korean news (Gamasutra)
  6. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. [Updated]Shanda Selling Two Gaming Subsidiaries (TechNode)
  8. KongZhong Corporation Announces Strategic Acquisition of Noumena, a Smartphone Mobile Game Engine Company (Games Industry)
  9. Mobile Social Gaming Company Dragonplay Raises $14M From Accel To Expand To iOS (TechCrunch)
  10. China Online Gaming Roundup: FunPlus, RMB 57.7B, Consolidation (Nasdaq)
  11. Game Closure Turns Down Facebook & Zynga To Raise $12M For HTML5 Mobile Gaming (TechCrunch)
  12. Big Fish Games Paid Nearly $12M in Stock for Self Aware Games (Xconomy)
  13. Crowdstar Raises $11.5M To Double Down On Mobile Gaming, Has Layoffs As It Leaves Facebook Behind (TechCrunch)
  14. Grab Games Quietly Raises $11 Million (Pando Daily)
  15. Meteor Entertainment Raises $10M (SoCal Tech)
  16. Asiasoft acquires Malaysian gaming firm (Games Industry)
  17. Freemium Game Dev Addmired Rebrands As Machine Zone, Lands $8M From Menlo Ventures (TechCrunch)
  18. flaregames Secures €6M (FinSMEs)
  19. TransGaming acquires Oberon Media’s TV games division for $7M (VentureBeat)
  20. Activision vets land $5.6M for new gaming startup U4iA (Geek Wire)

Top 20 Games Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $503,873,000 GameABC ZheBao Media Games Acquisition
2 $500,000,000 Double Down International Game Technology Games Acquisition
3 $210,000,000 OMGPOP Zynga Games Acquisition
4 $96,000,000 Ntreev Soft NCsoft Games Acquisition
5 $85,000,000 Trion Worlds Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Games Investment
6 $49,120,000 CGA.com.cn ZheBao Media Games Acquisition
7 $15,357,000 Social Concepts Big Fish Games Games Acquisition
8 $15,000,000 Noumena Innovations KongZhong Games Acquisition
9 $14,000,000 Dragonplay Consortium Games Investment
10 $12,000,000 Game Closure Consortium Games Investment
11 $12,000,000 FunPlus GSR Ventures Games Investment
12 $10,000,000 Meteor Entertainment Benchmark Capital, FirstMark Capital Games Investment
13 $9,098,000 CIB Development Asiasoft International Games Acquisition
14 $8,000,000 Machine Zone Menlo Ventures Games Investment
15 $7,870,000 Flaregames Accel Partners Games Investment
16 $7,000,000 Oberon Media (TV game division) TransGaming Games Acquisition
17 $5,600,000 U4iA Undisclosed Games Investment
18 $5,000,000 Ignite Game Technologies Undisclosed Games Investment
19 $5,000,000 Red Robot Labs Next Media Games Investment
20 $4,500,000 MoMinis BRM Group, Mitsui Ventures Games Investment

More information

  1. [Updated]Shanda Selling Two Gaming Subsidiaries (Tech Node)
  2. Double Down Interactive SoldTo IGT For $500M (Northwest Innovation)
  3. Zynga Just Bought OMGPOP for $200 Million (AllthingsD)
  4. League of Legends and NCsoft’s Ntreev acquisition, this week in Korean news (Gamasutra)
  5. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. [Updated]Shanda Selling Two Gaming Subsidiaries (Tech Node)
  7. Big Fish Games Issues Equity As Part Of Acquisition (Northwest Innovation)
  8. KongZhong Corporation Announces Strategic Acquisition of Noumena, a Smartphone Mobile Game Engine Company (Games Industry)
  9. Mobile Social Gaming Company Dragonplay Raises $14M From Accel To Expand To iOS (Techcrunch)
  10. Game Closure Turns Down Facebook & Zynga To Raise $12M For HTML5 Mobile Gaming (Techcrunch)
  11. China Online Gaming Roundup: FunPlus, RMB 57.7B, Consolidation (Nasdaq)
  12. Meteor Entertainment Raises $10M (SoCal Tech)
  13. Asiasoft acquires Malaysian gaming firm (Games Industry)
  14. Freemium Game Dev Addmired Rebrands As Machine Zone, Lands $8M From Menlo Ventures (Techcrunch)
  15. flaregames Secures €6M (FinSMEs)
  16. TransGaming acquires Oberon Media’s TV games division for $7M (Venture Beat)
  17. Activision vets land $5.6M for new gaming startup U4iA (Geek Wire)
  18. Ignite Takes $5 Million Series C To Build World Of Warcraft For Car Racing (Techcrunch)
  19. Red Robot Labs Raises $5M from Next Media (FinSMEs)
  20. MoMinis Raises $4.5M in Second Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Games Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $500,000,000 Double Down International Game Technology Games Acquisition
2 $210,000,000 OMGPOP Zynga Games Acquisition
3 $96,000,000 Ntreev Soft NCsoft Games Acquisition
4 $85,000,000 Trion Worlds Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Games Investment
5 $15,000,000 Noumena Innovations KongZhong Games Acquisition
6 $12,000,000 FunPlus GSR Ventures Games Investment
7 $12,000,000 Game Closure Consortium Games Investment
8 $10,000,000 Meteor Entertainment Benchmark Capital, FirstMark Capital Games Investment
9 $9,098,000 CIB Development Asiasoft International Games Acquisition
10 $8,000,000 Machine Zone Menlo Ventures Games Investment
11 $7,870,000 Flaregames Accel Partners Games Investment
12 $7,000,000 Oberon Media (TV game division) TransGaming Games Acquisition
13 $5,000,000 Ignite Game Technologies Undisclosed Games Investment
14 $5,000,000 Red Robot Labs Next Media Games Investment
15 $2,800,000 Plumbee Idinvest Partners Games Investment
16 $2,100,000 Fight My Monster Greycroft Partners, eVenture Capital Partners Games Investment
17 $2,000,000 Grand Cru Consortium Games Investment
18 $2,000,000 Seismic Games DFJ Frontier, Tom Matlack Games Investment
19 $1,400,000 Ovelin Consortium Games Investment
20 $1,000,000 Mob Science Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. Double Down Interactive SoldTo IGT For $500M (Northwest Innovation)
  2. Zynga Just Bought OMGPOP for $200 Million (AllthingsD)
  3. League of Legends and NCsoft’s Ntreev acquisition, this week in Korean news (Gamasutra)
  4. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. KongZhong Corporation Announces Strategic Acquisition of Noumena, a Smartphone Mobile Game Engine Company (Games Industry)
  6. China Online Gaming Roundup: FunPlus, RMB 57.7B, Consolidation (Nasdaq)
  7. Game Closure Turns Down Facebook & Zynga To Raise $12M For HTML5 Mobile Gaming (Techcrunch)
  8. Meteor Entertainment Raises $10M (SoCal Tech)
  9. Asiasoft acquires Malaysian gaming firm (Games Industry)
  10. Freemium Game Dev Addmired Rebrands As Machine Zone, Lands $8M From Menlo Ventures (Techcrunch)
  11. flaregames Secures €6M (FinSMEs)
  12. TransGaming acquires Oberon Media’s TV games division for $7M (Venture Beat)
  13. Ignite Takes $5 Million Series C To Build World Of Warcraft For Car Racing (Techcrunch)
  14. Red Robot Labs Raises $5M from Next Media (FinSMEs)
  15. Plumbee Raises $2.8M from Idinvest Partners (FinSMEs)
  16. Fight My Monster Lands $2.1 Million Investment From Greycroft (PandoDaily)
  17. Grand Cru Raises $2M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Seismic Games Launches Social Gaming Studio, Raises $2M From DFJ Frontier (Techcrunch)
  19. Finnish Startup Ovelin Snags $1.4M From True Ventures To Reinvent Early Music Ed With Games (Techcrunch)
  20. Social Gaming Startup Mob Science Raises $1M To Make A Bet On Zynga’s New Platform (Techcrunch)