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THQ Nordic acquires Outcast IP from Appeal Studios

Action title was first published in 1999 by Infogrames

Game marketing specialist Moov2 acquired by Etch Group

Moov2's client list includes Microsoft, Sony and Supermassive Games

Weavr Consortium receives £4m grant to develop esports viewing tech

UK government's Industry Strategy Challenge Fund selects esports group for two-year Sports and Entertainment grant

By Matthew Handrahan

Super League Gaming proposes IPO

Amateur esports platform prepares to raise up to $25 million to fund its aspirations

By Brendan Sinclair

Niantic closes out $190m investment round

Follows on from year which saw Pokémon Go grow 35% and generate nearly $800 million revenue

By Haydn Taylor

Nexon founder reportedly preparing to sell controlling share in company

Kim Jung-ju's 98.64% stake, worth an estimated $9 billion, may soon be on the table for companies such as Tencent or Netmarble

By Rebekah Valentine

Sunny Side Up marketing firm is Keywords' latest acquisition

Total consideration for purchase of Quebec-based service is CAD$5.9 million

By James Batchelor

Cloud Imperium secures $46m investment for Star Citizen

Funds raised will be spent on marketing both the main game and Squadron 42 single-player campaign

By James Batchelor

Global games market value rising to $134.9bn in 2018

Revenues grew by over 10%, mobile accounts for almost half at $63.2 billion

By James Batchelor

Nordisk Film acquires further Star Stable Entertainment shares in deal worth $11m

Nordic entertainment company follows previous investment to stake 40% claim in Swedish developer

By Haydn Taylor

Mobile startup AppOnboard raises $15m round for instant demos platform

European and Asian expansion now on the cards as lifetime funding hits $35 million

By Matthew Handrahan

UK government pours £20m into creative industries

Investment includes £190,000 for UK Games Fund and £200,000 for Digital Schoolhouse

By James Batchelor

Server company Zeuz raises €3 million in funding

Munich-based b2b firm grew out of the consumer-facing GPortal

By Matthew Handrahan

Modern Times Group invests in new VC fund Play Ventures

This is the Swedish company's 11th investment since November 2017

By Matthew Handrahan

Starbreeze faces insolvency, CEO steps down

Swedish firm has applied for "reconstruction" with Stockholm courts as financial impact of Overkill's The Walking Dead becomes clear

By Matthew Handrahan

Playtika acquires German casual studio Wooga

Deal is worth a reported $100 million, with no layoffs to Wooga's 180-strong team

By Matthew Handrahan

Rovio acquires Finnish mobile studio PlayRaven

Deal covers all shares in PlayRaven and its staff of 25 people

By Matthew Handrahan

Mobvista aims to raise $208 million with Hong Kong Stock Exchange IPO

GameAnalytics' parent company earned $313 million in revenue last year

Starbreeze management ordered to cut costs after poor sales of Overkill's The Walking Dead

Board of directors mandates review to cost of operations, calls for publisher to “sharpen focus on core business”

By James Batchelor

Creative industries contribute almost £92bn to UK economy

Government statistics show games, film, TV, music and more account for more than £250 million per day

By James Batchelor

Super.com launches investment initiative for developers using Unreal Engine

"We know the challenges developers face and how to tackle these hurdles," says Super.com investment director

By Haydn Taylor

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