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City State Entertainment lands $7.5m from Mythic investors

Mythic founder Mark Jacobs' studio pledges to accelerate the release of crowdfunded MMO Camelot Unchained

By Matthew Handrahan

Games revenues expected to reach $235bn by 2022

Could reach $170bn this year, predominantly driven by mobile and PC

By James Batchelor

Tencent strikes deal with Lego to develop online games

Deal includes potential social network aimed at Chinese children

By Haydn Taylor

Spanish government confirms €6.5m grant for indie devs

More funding available following news that €2m grant had been scrapped, reviving a market that lost 30 studios last year

By James Batchelor

PlayStack launches new marketing and user acquisition fund

The games publisher and investor sets out its vision to 'fix' the games industry

By Christopher Dring

Video games crowdfunding raised $25m in 2017

ICO Partners estimates show only three projects raised more than $1m last year

By James Batchelor

Fantastic, Yes receives €1m investment from M2 Entertainment

Returner 77 developer partners with one of Europe's largest 3D animation studios

Ukie launches Access to Finance guide with Harbottle and Lewis

"There is money available if you know where to look," says Ukie CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Google joins investors in Chinese game streaming platform

Chushou has now raised $120 million, Google wants to push it to "more people around the world"

By Matthew Handrahan

Investment on crowdfunding site Fig down by 28% in 2017

Overall funding down, but number of successful projects nearly doubled

By Haydn Taylor

Wands VR developer raises $2.48m

Cortopia receives significant cash injection

By Christopher Dring

Sumo Group valued at 145m in IPO

Offering a "significant step forward" in Sumo's journey, says CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Funcom takes $10.6 million investment ahead of licensing push

Norwegian developer has co-founded a company to manage interactive rights of Robert E. Howard IPs

By Matthew Handrahan

Disney buys 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal

Acquisition includes popular IP like X-Men, Deadpool, Avatar and The Simpsons

By Matthew Handrahan

Codemasters may be preparing to go public - Report

The British racing studio could be valued at more than 100m, according to Sky News

By James Brightman

Power Rangers Legacy Wars dev nWay receives $11m investment

March Capital Partners and Ridge Ventures pour new funds into mobile studio

By James Batchelor

David Helgason invests in Raw Fury as indie publisher raises $600,000

Company also enables staff to take stakes in the business, plans to use funds to increase console releases

By James Batchelor

Skillz secures $25m in funding

Esports firm believes it now has the potential to bring competitive gaming to over 40 million subscribers worldwide

By James Brightman

Video game prices contribute to UK inflation

Rising prices of recreational and cultural goods and services drives highest CPI since 2012

By James Batchelor

Keywords buys Sperasoft for $27 million

Services company eyes co-development with its latest acquisition

By Matthew Handrahan

Manticore Games closes $15 million series A round

A Bit Lucky founders are creating "a new form of hardcore multiplayer gameplay"

By Matthew Handrahan

Over 10% of UK kids are gambling on in-game items - Report

UK's Gambling Commission has also found that around one percent are considered "problem gamblers"

By James Brightman

MAG Interactive valued at $137m following IPO

More than 11 million shares offered as Ruzzle firm gets listed on Nasdaq First North Premier

By James Batchelor

Playkey raises $10.5m through cryptocurrency sale

Russian streaming platform attracts new investors through Initial Coin Offering

By James Batchelor

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