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Netmarble Games IPO raises $2.3bn

Second-biggest share sale in South Korea, thanks partly to the success of high-end mobile title Lineage II: Revolution

By James Batchelor

Mobile games booming as global games market hits $108.9B in 2017 - Newzoo

Research firm estimates that smartphone and tablet game revenues will account for 42% of worldwide sales this year

By James Brightman

DomiNations' lifetime revenue passes $100m

Historical mobile strategy game celebrates two-year anniversary with 32m players

By James Batchelor

Cave Story publisher Nicalis buys two indie studios

SuperVillain Studios and Cowboy Color will help the indie publisher to "achieve long-term goals"

Remedy eyes PS4 development after 20% revenue rise

Finnish studio's last PlayStation game was Max Payne 2

By Matthew Handrahan

Mind Candy avoids bankruptcy with new loan terms

Moshi Monsters studio also raised $1.5 million to execute its future plans

By Matthew Handrahan

Supercell invests $2.9 million in Shipyard Games

Mobile juggernaut behind Clash of Clans continues to invest in external mobile game studios

By James Brightman

Coffee Stain invests in new Gothenberg studio Lavapotion

Goat Simulator studio will be co-owner of new outfit

By Dan Pearson

Keywords Studios profit up 86% after year of acquisitions

Adding Player Research, SPOV, Volta, Mindwalk et al boost portfolio output

The Witcher franchise tops 25 million copies sold

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and expansions power another huge year for CD Projekt; GOG posts record revenues in 2016

By Brendan Sinclair

150 store closures planned at GameStop

Q4 sales decline and "aggressive" promotions from rival retailers prompt cuts

By James Batchelor

Mad Catz to be delisted over "abnormally low" share price

NYSE has already started a process, and Mad Catz does not intend to appeal

By Matthew Handrahan

Digital retailer Chrono.gg secures $1m in funding

Store uses influencers to market its wares, sell ones game at a time

By James Batchelor

GameStop blames sales dip on "weak" game category

Specialty retailer sees game revenues down across the board as collectibles and mobile tech business each up more than 50% year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

Traplight secures $2.7m funding round

Big Bang Racing developer attracts Korea Investment

Tencent cleared $10 billion game revenue in 2016

Chinese company pulls away from rival publishers with new and old hits and Supercell acquisition

By Matthew Handrahan

Netmarble to raise $2.4 billion with an IPO

Around $1.3 billion will be used for deals and acquisitions as Korean publisher strides towards global top five

By Matthew Handrahan

Appodeal buys Corona Labs

Mobile ad firm brings maker of Corona SDK in-house, will add enterprise version to current free options

Zynga buys four Solitaire games for $42.5 million

Harpan's two-man team is richly rewarded for its social card titles

By Matthew Handrahan

Roblox lands $92m in funding

The F2P world-building game will benefit from financing led by Meritech Capital Partners and Index Ventures

By James Brightman

Small Giant secures €5.4m in funding

Finnish studios doubles down on mobile multiplayer with “Empires & Puzzles”

Nexon makes strategic investment in PlayFusion

British studio started by former Jagex staff is working on toys-to-life IP and technology

EA's Ultimate Team now worth $800 million annually

CFO Blake Jorgensen says EA spends "a lot of time thinking about" how to add similar mechanics to Battlefield and Battlefront

By Matthew Handrahan

Next Games looks to €30 million IPO

Listing on Nasdaq First North Finland seen as key to mobile developer's growth plans

By Matthew Handrahan

Nexon makes strategic investment in IMC Games

Nexon already works with the Korean developer on its PC MMO Tree of Savior

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