Stillfront Group doubled profits in 2018

Swedish company eyes Nasdaq listing after Goodgame acquisition boosted revenue and profits

By Matthew Handrahan

Animoca Brands to acquire Skytree

Mobile publisher will take 75% stake in Hong Kong studio, which specialises in collectible card games

Sumo Group raised revenue, narrowed losses in 2018

UK firm now at 650 employees, will make two games for Apple Arcade

By Matthew Handrahan

Sold Out and Epic offering up to $500,000 in The Unreal Box Offer

UK publisher seeking games that "feel fresh in a genre that isn't overcrowded" as it teams up with engine provider

By James Batchelor

Keywords' 2018 revenues surpass €250m

Growing services empire has "healthy pipeline of acquisition opportunities" lined up

By James Batchelor

Weaker currency could encourage foreign investment post-Brexit

Tencent Europe's senior manager Li Ma also says Brexit will be damaging, but Britain will bounce back

By Haydn Taylor

Tencent raises nearly $6bn in bond sale

Funds marked for general corporate use despite having $20 billion cash on hand

By Haydn Taylor

This War of Mine has sold 4.5m units worldwide, raised $500,000 for charity

Biggest market is USA, smallest is Christmas Island (where one unit has been sold)

Flaregames founder launches Phoenix Games group ahead of multiple acquisitions

Serial games investor Klaas Kersting wants to create a "formidable group of international game developers and related service providers"

By James Batchelor

Lucid Sight secures $6m investment

Company will also launch developer toolset to "bridge the gap between blockchain and traditional gaming platforms"

By Haydn Taylor

ChilliConnect secures over $450,000 in seed funding

Round led by TechStart Ventures, Ascension Ventures and existing angel investors

Record year for UK games market as spending nears 6bn

Software alone accounted for 4 billion in revenue for the first time, records broken in hardware and digital spending

By James Batchelor

CD Projekt plans to create 250 new jobs despite last year's profit and revenue decline

Company still posts a healthy profit of €25.6 million as research and development spending hits €56.4 million

By Haydn Taylor

1939 Games receives $3.6m investment

Tencent, Sisu Game Ventures, and Crowberry Capital lead funding

By Haydn Taylor

Digi-Capital projects worldwide game revenues to hit $200b by 2023

Firm believes mobile gaming could top $100b on its own in five years, with PC hardware/software the next largest sector

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobile strength pushed Tencent past $19bn games revenue in 2018

Just eight Tencent games have been approved for release in China since the end of the freeze

By Matthew Handrahan

Dorian lands $2m in seed funding

Interactive storytelling app start-up will target Millennial and Gen Z women with initial offerings

By Brendan Sinclair

Games for Change Accelerator to offer funding and support for social impact games

Collaboration with i(x) Investments and Quake Capital will admit two "cohorts" of developers each year

By Matthew Handrahan

Epic Games awards final $500k round of Unreal Dev Grants

Last round of grants initiative brings total donated to $5 million

Goodbye Kansas invests in Framebunker

Company's investment arm acquires part of Danish studio founded by Unity veterans

By Rebekah Valentine

Tencent shares reach six month high after difficult 2018

Update: Industry analysts Niko Partners offer insight on Tencent's current position

By Haydn Taylor

Supernova Capital acquires Shadow Warrior developer Flying Wild Hog

Private equity firm co-founded by former Splash Damage CEO announces debut deal

By Haydn Taylor

War Child UK Armistice raised $380,000 in 2018

Total gaming donations for charity have surpassed $4 million

By James Batchelor

Gismart announces investment program for indie devs

Publisher of music-based mobile apps and games offers up to $1 million to selected developers

By Haydn Taylor

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