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Unit 2 Games secures $5m investment from Makers Fund

Studio will use finance to build development platform Crayta, launching spring 2020

By James Batchelor

NorthEdge Capital acquires Curve Digital parent Catalis

Company invests 46.6m in games group, deal values Catalis at 90m

By James Batchelor

Hiro Capital is "determined to fill the post-seed gap" with new €100m fund

Industry veterans will invest in around 20 promising games, esports and digital sports companies by 2021

By James Batchelor

Video sharing platform Medal.tv acquires Megacool.co

The deal adds Megacool.co's mobile sharing to Medal.tv's PC-focused platform

Nerd Street Gamers raises $12m for building esports facilities

Will start by constructing 3,000 square foot spaces for Five Below stores

By James Batchelor

NBA star invests to become co-owner of RektGlobal

Rudy Gobert joins already star-studded ownership team of esports organisation

By Haydn Taylor

Sumo Group turns loss to profit in H1 2019

Revenue was also on the rise at Sumo, which named Ian Livingstone CBE non-executive chairman of the board

By Matthew Handrahan

App Annie acquires mobile analytics firm Libring

The deal will let App Annie present market data and advertising analytics side by side

Enthusiast Gaming completes complex merger with Luminosity

Newly formed entity will be the publicly traded Enthusiast Gaming Holdings

By Matthew Handrahan

LVP raises $80m in seed funding for video game startups

Venture capital group prepares for its third funding wave after successfully supporting names such as Supercell, Unity

By Rebekah Valentine

New Kickstarter from CastAR's Jeri Ellsworth raises $560,000 on day one

Hardware engineer is now working on Tilt Five, augmented reality glasses for 3D tabletop gaming

By James Batchelor

Unit 2 Games launches 100,000 fund indie development

Finance available to developers who want to make the first wave of games for multiplayer platform Crayta

Manticore Games raises $30m for accessible development platform

Core platform aims to enable players to quickly and easily make high-quality games

By James Batchelor

Immutable raises $15m for blockchain card game Gods Unchained

Australian studio will also use investment to build out its Immutable Platform toolkit

By Matthew Handrahan

Unity acquires deltaDNA

Engine maker says live ops analytics firm will continue to operate independently as engagement tools are integrated into Unity Engine

By Brendan Sinclair

Esports investment: Building resilience in a volatile space

New Wave Esports CEO Daniel Mitre on the glamour of teams versus the sustainability of platforms

By Haydn Taylor

Keywords acquires TV+Synchron Berlin for €2.8m

TVS has been localising content into German for 25 years

Swedish games industry generated €1.87bn in 2018, employs almost 8,000 people

Latest figures from Dataspelsbranschen also shows the number of companies is also on the rise

By James Batchelor

BetaDwarf raises $6.6m to develop new loneliness-busting genre

Danish developer cites rise in loneliness around the world, looks to "invest aggressively" in friendship game

By Haydn Taylor

GameStop Q2 global sales down 14% as company pushes "Reboot"

CEO George Sherman says company "acting with a sense of urgency" to "set GameStop on the correct path"

By Rebekah Valentine

Starbreeze applies for third extension on reconstruction period

If granted, troubled Swedish publisher would have had an entire year to avoid insolvency

By James Batchelor

Veloce Esports headed for series A investment after angel round

Initial investors include former Liberty Global exec Eric Tveter

Medal.tv raises $9 million in new funding

Horizons Ventures led the round, which takes social video platform to $12.5m lifetime funding

By Matthew Handrahan

Transperfect acquires game services firm MoGi Group

Transperfect is the biggest corporate localisation and translation company in the world

AppLovin invests in Belka Games

Strategic stake in Clockmaker dev is AppLovin's third investment in a game developer

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