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closed 7/1/2010 via Company Press Release

Tapulous, Inc. merged with Disney Interactive Studios,

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company announced the acquisition of Palo Alto-based Tapulous, Inc., a leading developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous is now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.
buyer: Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: Tapulous, Inc.
Tapulous, Inc. designs and develops iPhone applications. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Palo Alto, California.
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announced 2/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Funnel Holdings, will acquire EnterCrews Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Funnel Malaysia Sdn Bhd hereby announces that Funnel and Mobcast global, inc have agreed to the transfer of EnterCrews Co. of Mobcast to Funnel. EnterCrews is a PC game platform with a membership of over 650,000 people in Japan. It provides browser games that the customer can enjoy easily, such as an authentic SF simulation game, and more.
buyer: Funnel Holdings
With headquarters in Malaysia and offices in Japan, China, and Singapore, Funnel is focused on developing games. They also operate online game portal sites in the Southeast Asiaa market, providing a large number of English/Chinese games from all over the world.
target parent: Mobcast Inc.
target: EnterCrews Co., Ltd.
EnterCrews CO., LTD. is engaged in developing and servicing multi-device game contents in Japan and internationally. It develops and publishes games for PCs, smartphones, and various devices; and licenses browser games and social games.
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closed 10/28/2013 via BusinessWire

Obscene Interactive, LLC, acquired Novalon Games

synopsis: OBJ Enterprises, Inc. ’("OBJE") announced that it has acquired development studio Novalon Games, creator of mobile apps such as Phantasmic and Creature Tavern. Obscene Interactive is OBJE's gaming division.
buyer: Obscene Interactive, LLC
Obscene Interactive, a subsidiary of OBJ Enterprises, Inc. (OBJE), is an emerging global developer of mobile applications for smartphones and tablet computers. OBJE is building a portfolio of popular gaming titles crafted to appeal to a broad audience of consumers all over the world.
target: Novalon Games
Novalon Games is a brand-new emerging independent game developer. Their team is comprised of some of the most creative talent in our industries. Novalon Games is a creator of mobile apps such as Phantasmic and Creature Tavern.
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announced 10/23/2013 via Company Press Release

Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., Ltd., will acquire 5AGame Information Technology Co.Ltd

synopsis: Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co Ltd, one of the most competitive and potential group of companies in the animation industry of China, announced that it is acquiring Beijing-based 5agame Information Technology Co. The company designs and develops online mobile games. The company is based in Beijing, China.
buyer: Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., Ltd.(SZSE:00229:$239.60)
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., is a leading animation company that is principally engaged in the production, publishing and authorization of animation feature films, the development, production and sale of animation and non-animation toys, as well as the operation of media advertising.
target: 5AGame Information Technology Co.Ltd
5AGame Information Technology Co.Ltd designs and develops online mobile games. The company’s premium games are Thunder Fighter, Fruit Slice, and Hero OL. The company is based in Beijing, China.
price ($mm)
$60
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closed 9/25/2013 via PR Newswire

Sony Pictures Entertainment, purchased Rights to Angry Birds Toons from Rovio Entertainment ltd.

synopsis: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announced that they have acquired worldwide home entertainment Blu-ray and DVD rights to Angry Birds Toons, Rovio Entertainment's inaugural animated series.
buyer parent:Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) company. Sony Pictures Entertainment's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; and many more.
seller: Rovio Entertainment ltd.
Angry Birds Toons is a Finnish TV series that brings to life the characters and adventures from one of the most beloved games in history as 52 short episodes. Angry Birds is a casual puzzle game that has been created by Rovio Entertainment Ltd.
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closed 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Sega Corporation, acquired Index Corporation

synopsis: Sega Sammy Holdings and Index Corporation confirmed that Sega Sammy's subsidiary Sega Dream Corporation is taking over the operations of Index Corporation. Index owns and manages Atlus, which publishes video games such as Etrian Odyssey, ShinMegami Tensei, and Persona.
buyer parent:Sega Sammy Holdings Inc.
buyer: Sega Corporation
Sega Corporation is a Japanese multinational video game software developer and an arcade software and hardware development company headquartered in Japan, with various offices around the world.
target: Index Corporation
Established in 1997, with mobile content at their core, Index Corporation has been offering various entertainment content such as anime and games. Index consists of 2 subsidiaries "Index", a mobile content service provider, and "Atlus", a video game software developer.
price ($mm)
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$174
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$11
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closed 8/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd., acquired More Fun Digital

synopsis: Chinese online gaming company Zhongqingbao, which operates ZQGame, will acquire 51 percent of the shares in More Fun Digital Technology. More Fun is a pioneer of mobile game service in China and boasts a research team of more than 150 talents.
buyer: Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.(SZSE:30005:$29.69)
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
target: More Fun Digital
More Fun Digital is the largest international mobile network and stand-alone game providers and operators, that aims to provide "mobile entertainment" for the majority of mobile phone users.
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$58*
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd., acquired Small-tech

synopsis: Chinese online gaming company Zhongqingbao, which operates ZQGame, acquired a 51 percent stake in Small-tech. Small-tech is an operator of browser and mobile games, enjoys competitive advantages in multi-platform online games.
buyer: Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.(SZSE:30005:$29.69)
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
target: Small-tech
Small-tech is an operator of browser and mobile games, enjoys competitive advantages in multi-platform online games.
price ($mm)
$14*
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closed 10/12/2013 via Bloomberg

Activision Blizzard, acquired Activision Blizzard

synopsis: An investor group led by Activision Blizzard's Chief Executive Bobby Kotick and Co-Chairman Brian Kelly will purchase about 49% of Activision shares from Vivendi. Activision Blizzard is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the interactive entertainment software industry.
buyer: Activision Blizzard(ATVI:$4,833.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry.
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Activision Blizzard(ATVI:$4,833.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry.
price ($mm)
$8,200*
rev ($mm)
$4,984
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,876
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8.9x
closed 7/24/2013 via BNC Analysis

NHN Corporation, acquired DancingAnchovy Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: NHN Corporation has acquired a 50.1 percent stake in DancingAnchovy Entertainment, the private Korean mobile phone game developer, according to a stock exchange statement.
buyer: NHN Corporation(KOSPI: 035:$2,306.00)
NHN Corporation provides Internet search portal and gaming services in South Korea, Japan, and China. Its products include Naver, an Internet search portal that provides community services, including blogs and cafes, and Hangame, an online game portal.
target: DancingAnchovy Entertainment, Inc.
DancingAnchovy is a global game developer and publisher that got started when like-minded game designers and programmers decided to make games fun again.
price ($mm)
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$6
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announced 7/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Writers’ Group Film Corp., will acquire Amiga Games Inc.

synopsis: Writers’ Group Film Corp. has agreed to purchase Amiga Games Inc. in a deal valued at $500,000 in company stock and cash. Amiga Games Inc. licenses classic video game libraries and re-publishes titles for smart phones, modern game consoles, PCs, and tablets.
buyer: Writers’ Group Film Corp.(WRIT:$0.40)
Writers’ Group Film Corp. is an entertainment production company, specializing in film, television and Web-based entertainment products.
target: Amiga Games Inc.
Amiga Games, Inc (AGI) licenses classic video game libraries and republishes the most popular titles for smartphones, modern game consoles, PCs, and tablets.
price ($mm)
$0.15
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closed 5/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adrenaline Amusements, acquired Sarbakan

synopsis: Adrenaline Amusements, a leading developer of a new breed of arcade video game machines, announced that it has acquired Sarbakan, a renowned independent game studio with over a decade’s worth of experience in developing highly creative original IPs and work-for-hire games.
buyer: Adrenaline Amusements
Adrenaline Amusement's mission is to develop and introduce a new bread of amusement product to its industry. It manufactures a new breed of arcade video game products.
target: Sarbakan
Sarbakan is an innovative developer of social mobile games and mobile entertainment content. With years of proven experience as a game studio, Sarbakan delivers memorable and high quality experiences for its worldwide publishing partners and customers.
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closed 5/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Loki Studios

synopsis: Yahoo announced that it has acquired a mobile gaming startup called Loki Studios. Loki Studios is a location-based game developer and the developer of mobile game, Geomon.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc.(YHOO:$4,760.40)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe.
target: Loki Studios
Loki Studios was founded with the vision of innovating upon and furthering the use of digital devices in everyday lives. In the competitive and rapidly evolving space of mobile games, Loki Studios sought to stand out from the pack and stand up for gamers.
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closed 3/13/2013 via Reuters

Reliance Big Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., acquired Bluesom Inc.

synopsis: Reliance Big Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. bought 51 per cent stake in the mobile game development studio, Bluesom Inc., in a bid to expand its footprint in the global mobile gaming industry. Bluesom has developed and launched games in both Japan and Korea.
buyer: Reliance Big Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Reliance BIG Entertainment Private Limited operates as a media and entertainment company in India. It is engaged in film production, distribution, and exhibition; and broadcasting and media ventures. The company produces films in Hindi, English, and other Indian languages.
target: Bluesom Inc.
Bluesom, Inc. is a mobile game development studio in Korea that has developed and launched games in both Japan and Korea.
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announced 2/20/2013 via Market Wire

Hanover Portfolio Acquisitions, Inc., will acquire Tigga Studios

synopsis: Hanover Portfolio Acquisitions announced it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Tigga Studios. Using its proprietary app development process, Tigga Studios has published over 300 mobile apps to date on Apple iOS, Android, and Amazon Kindle platforms.
buyer: Hanover Portfolio Acquisitions, Inc.(HVPA:$0.05)
Hanover Portfolio Acquisitions is an intellectual property investment and monetization company focused on creating shareholder value through joint ventures, licensing and direct investments in innovative technologies.
target: Tigga Studios
Tigga Studios develops Apps for iOS, Android and Kindle. They also develop gamification strategies & systems for businesses and education.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Mercury Active, acquired Riptide Games, Inc.

synopsis: Canadian digital entertainment company Mercury Active announced its acquisition of mobile gaming company, Riptide Games. Riptide Games is a next-gen mobile game developer based in Ottawa, Ontario. It produces fun on the go by creating entertaining experiences across all mobile platforms.
buyer: Mercury Active
Mercury Active is a Canadian digital entertainment studio creating and publishing rich transmedia brand experiences. Specializing in story driven themes with resonant visual treatments, its proprietary games library boasts over 5 million downloads to date.
target: Riptide Games, Inc.
Riptide Games, Inc. is an iPhone and next-gen mobile game development firm.
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closed 1/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

Mobcast Inc., acquired EnterCrews Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Social gaming platform Mobcast acquires online gaming developer EnterCrews. The game developer, EnterCrews, has popular titles such as Sangokushi Masters and Browser Ginga Taisen.
buyer: Mobcast Inc.
Mobcast Inc. provides sports-focused social game and social media services.
target: EnterCrews Co., Ltd.
EnterCrews CO., LTD. is engaged in developing and servicing multi-device game contents in Japan and internationally. It develops and publishes games for PCs, smartphones, and various devices; and licenses browser games and social games.
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$6.74
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closed 11/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Ninja Kiwi, acquired Digital Goldfish

synopsis: New Zealand-based games company Ninja Kiwi announced that it has acquired Scottish game developers Digital Goldfish for an undisclosed sum. Digital Goldfish has worked closely with Ninja Kiwi for several years, developing the mobile versions of hit games Bloons and Bloons TD.
buyer: Ninja Kiwi
Ninja Kiwi® is a leading developer and publisher of games for web, Facebook, and smart devices - games such as Bloons®, Bloons® TD 5, and SAS: Zombie Assault® 3.
target: Digital Goldfish
Established in 2005, Digital Goldfish is an independent games development studio, formed in order to create original content for mobile platforms.
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announced 5/8/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bitzio, Inc., will acquire Knuckle Face, Inc.

synopsis: Bitzio, Inc. a leader in mobile app development, announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Knuckle Face, Inc., a UK based mobile game developer. Knuckle Face's mission is to create the largest network of fun, easy-to-play, innovative and popular cross platform mobile games on the planet.
buyer: Bitzio, Inc.(BTZO:$0.42)
Bitzio, Inc. is a company with a strong focus on smartphone applications, social media and marketing optimization. They work with developers of mobile applications to dramatically improve their marketing reach, sales conversion, revenue and bottom line profits.
target: Knuckle Face, Inc.
Knuckle Face's mission is to create the largest network of fun, easy-to-play, innovative and popular cross platform mobile games on the planet. Knuckle Face plans to create a minimum of 100 mobile game apps each year for all ages, and keep the fans coming back for more.
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announced 4/12/2012 via Market Wire

Graffiti Entertainment, Inc. will be merged with Signature Devices, Inc.,

synopsis: Signature Devices, Inc. announced an agreement with Graffiti Entertainment, Inc. to merge the two companies. Graffiti Entertainment, Inc. was spun out from Signature Devices, Inc. and publishes diverse media products including console video games, iPhone/iPad and Android games.
buyer: Signature Devices, Inc.(SDVI:$0.40)
Signature Devices engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of information technology products in the United States. It creates, develops, and publishes 3-D interactive games for consoles and personal computers. It also publishes software for video games and commercial products.
target: Graffiti Entertainment, Inc.
Based in Redwood City, Calif., Graffiti Entertainment, Inc. was spun out from Signature Devices, Inc. and publishes diverse media products including console video games, iPhone/iPad and Android games.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 7/1/2010 via Company Press Release

Tapulous, Inc. merged with Disney Interactive Studios,

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company announced the acquisition of Palo Alto-based Tapulous, Inc., a leading developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous is now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.
buyer: Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: Tapulous, Inc.
Tapulous, Inc. designs and develops iPhone applications. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Palo Alto, California.
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closed 12/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Disney Interactive Studios, acquired Studio Ex

synopsis: Disney is acquiring South Korean game developer Studio Ex to push aggressively into the Asian market with free-to-play multiplayer games. The game studio will focus on developing free-to-play games for the Asian market based on new brands or existing Disney properties.
buyer parent:The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios, the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company, is a global business unit that self-publishes and licenses a broad portfolio of video games for multiple platforms in all major markets worldwide.
target: Studio Ex
Studio Ex is a game development studio based in South Korea. Studio Ex focuses on multiplayer, free-to-play online and mobile games.
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closed 7/1/2010 via Company Press Release

Tapulous, Inc. merged with Disney Interactive Studios,

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company announced the acquisition of Palo Alto-based Tapulous, Inc., a leading developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous is now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.
buyer: Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: Tapulous, Inc.
Tapulous, Inc. designs and develops iPhone applications. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Palo Alto, California.
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announced 9/8/2009 via BusinessWire

Disney Interactive, will acquire Wideload Games, Inc.

synopsis: Disney Interactive Studios announced it has agreed to acquire Wideload Games Inc., a Chicago-based producer and developer of original interactive entertainment. Wideload’s focus will continue to be developing original video game properties using their innovative development approach.
buyer parent:The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: Wideload Games, Inc.
Wideload is a producer and developer of original interactive entertainment that focuses on the creation of original intellectual property with humor as an underlying theme with an innovative new approach to making video games.
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closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

Disney Interactive, acquired Kaboose, Inc.

synopsis: Disney Online announced that it has completed the purchase of key Internet assets from Kaboose, Inc., including Web sites Kaboose.com, BabyZone.com, AmazingMoms.com, and ParentZone.com, among others. As a result of the acquisition, a new group of properties has been formed, the Disney Online Mom and Family Portfolio.
buyer parent:The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content.
price ($mm)
$18
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announced 4/7/2008 via BusinessWire

Disney Interactive, will acquire GameStar

synopsis: Disney Interactive Studios announced an agreement to acquire Gamestar, one of China’s leading independent video game software developers. With locations in Shanghai and Wuhan, Gamestar has a six-year track record producing high quality art and technology solutions for interactive entertainment software development.
buyer parent:The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: GameStar
Since its humble beginning as a small outsourcing game studio more than 5 years ago GAMESTAR has developed into one of the leading independent game developer with two studios in China excelling not only in outsourcing but also in independent IP development.
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closed 7/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Disney Interactive, acquired Junction Point Studios

synopsis: Disney Interactive Studios has Junction Point Studios, a video game development studio led by industry luminary Warren Spector. Junction Point Studios will create new video game franchises and will also bring some of Disney’s most beloved franchises to next generation gaming platforms.
buyer parent:The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: Junction Point Studios
Junction Point Studios is an independent developer of innovative singleplayer and small-group multiplayer console and PC games. The company’s focus is on player-driven narrative, defined as "improvisational gameplay in the context of a strong, traditional narrative."
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closed 7/1/2010 via Company Press Release

Tapulous, Inc. merged with Disney Interactive Studios,

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company announced the acquisition of Palo Alto-based Tapulous, Inc., a leading developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous is now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.
buyer: Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market.
target: Tapulous, Inc.
Tapulous, Inc. designs and develops iPhone applications. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Palo Alto, California.
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closed 2/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Double Helix Games

synopsis: Amazon has acquired a gaming studio called Double Helix Games, an independent game studio with a history that stretches back almost 20 years. Fueling the creativity, design, and technical excellence that drives all their games, Double Helix is home to 75 developers in sunny Orange County, California.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc.(AMZN:$74,452.00)
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
target: Double Helix Games
Double Helix Games is an independent game studio with a history that stretches back almost 20 years. Fueling the creativity, design, and technical excellence that drives all their games, Double Helix is home to 75 developers in sunny Orange County, California.
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closed 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Sega Corporation, acquired Index Corporation

synopsis: Sega Sammy Holdings and Index Corporation confirmed that Sega Sammy's subsidiary Sega Dream Corporation is taking over the operations of Index Corporation. Index owns and manages Atlus, which publishes video games such as Etrian Odyssey, ShinMegami Tensei, and Persona.
buyer parent:Sega Sammy Holdings Inc.
buyer: Sega Corporation
Sega Corporation is a Japanese multinational video game software developer and an arcade software and hardware development company headquartered in Japan, with various offices around the world.
target: Index Corporation
Established in 1997, with mobile content at their core, Index Corporation has been offering various entertainment content such as anime and games. Index consists of 2 subsidiaries "Index", a mobile content service provider, and "Atlus", a video game software developer.
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$174
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$11
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closed 10/12/2013 via Bloomberg

Activision Blizzard, acquired Activision Blizzard

synopsis: An investor group led by Activision Blizzard's Chief Executive Bobby Kotick and Co-Chairman Brian Kelly will purchase about 49% of Activision shares from Vivendi. Activision Blizzard is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the interactive entertainment software industry.
buyer: Activision Blizzard(ATVI:$4,833.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry.
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Activision Blizzard(ATVI:$4,833.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry.
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$8,200*
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$4,984
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$1,876
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announced 7/25/2013 via Company Press Release

Stardock Systems, Inc., will purchase Star Control from Atari, Inc.

synopsis: Stardock is pleased to announce that it has secured the rights to the classic PC franchise Star Control with the intent to develop a new Star Control game. Star Control maintains a cult following as a beloved PC franchise, with the first title including options for melee or strategy gameplay set in a science fiction universe.
buyer: Stardock Systems, Inc.
Stardock is a PC software company specializing in Windows experience software and PC games. Stardock Software is the world's leading developer of software that enhances the look, feel, and function of Microsoft Windows.
seller parent: Atari, SA
seller: Atari, Inc.
Star Control maintains a cult following as a beloved PC franchise, with the first title including options for melee or strategy gameplay set in a science fiction universe. The sequel—Star Control II—expanded on the Star Control universe as an adventure game and shooter.
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announced 2/14/2013 via PR Newswire

Wargaming.net, will acquire Gas Powered Games

synopsis: Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, announced its agreement to acquire Seattle-based developer Gas Powered Games©, the maker of memorable and critically acclaimed franchises such as Dungeon Siege, Supreme Commander and Demigod.
buyer: Wargaming.net
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to mid-20th century warfare that will include the company's flagship armored MMO World of Tanks.
target: Gas Powered Games
Gas Powered Games is a video game developer located in Redmond, Washington. They make memorable and critically acclaimed franchises such as Dungeon Siege, Supreme Commander and Demigod.
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closed 2/7/2013 via Market Wire

Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc., merged with Soul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. a video and computer games company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Soul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc. Soul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc. is a publisher of games and games-related content for consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers.
buyer: Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc.(SOUL:$0.00)
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. is traded on the OTCQB under the symbol SOUL.
target: Soul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc.
Soul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc. is a publisher of games and games-related content for consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers. Soul and Vibe specializes in the creation of original intellectual properties and has extensive experience licensing world-renowned brands.
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$11
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cancelled 1/23/2013 via

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., cancelled an acquisition of THQ, Inc.

synopsis: THQ Inc., a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, announced that it entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., to acquire substantially all of the assets of THQ’s operating business, including THQ’s four owned studios and games in development.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a private investment firm focused on special situations private equity such as corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, buyouts, restructurings, turnarounds and other equity investments.
target: THQ, Inc.(THQI:$830.84)
THQ Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet.
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closed 12/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Valve Corporation, acquired Star Filled Studios Inc.

synopsis: Bellevue-based Valve has acquired Star Filled Studios, a two-man game development team founded by ex-PopCap and Blizzard employees Jeff Gates and Tod Semple.
buyer: Valve Corporation
Valve is one of the most highly respected entertainment software and technology companies since their inception in 1996, with a decades-long track record in the industry for award-winning games, innovative digital distribution platforms, cutting-edge technologies, and top-tier talent
target: Star Filled Studios Inc.
Star Filled Studios is a game company in the San Francisco Bay Area. Star Filled Studios' founders, Jeff Gates and Tod Semple, have worked on games like Diablo 3 and Plants vs. Zombies.
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closed 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Game Studios, acquired Press Play ApS

synopsis: Microsoft Studios has acquired Press Play ApS which is a small Copenhagen, Denmark-based games studio. Its more well known games include Max & the Magic Marker and Tentacles.
buyer parent:Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Game Studios
Microsoft Game Studios is a leading worldwide publisher and developer of games for the Xbox and Xbox 360 video game systems, the Windows operating system and online platforms.
target: Press Play ApS
Press Play is a small Copenhagen, Denmark-based games studio. Its more well known games include Max & the Magic Marker and Tentacles.
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closed 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Buzz Monkey Software

synopsis: Buzz Monkey, the developer of traditional video games, has been acquired by Zynga, social game company behemoth.
buyer: Zynga, Inc.(ZNGA:$873.27)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android.
target: Buzz Monkey Software
Buzz Monkey Software is a United States video game developer based in Eugene, Oregon. The platforms they make games for include iPhone/iPad, PS3, Wii, Facebook, PSP, Xbox 360, and PC.
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closed 4/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Cosmi Corporation, acquired ValuSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Cosmi has announced the acquisition of Chaska, Minnesota-based ValuSoft, the PC value line of THQ Inc. The combination will make the new ValuSoft+Cosmi venture the second largest U.S. Retail Publisher of PC Games in units sold and the #1 Retail Publisher in the Value Software Category by units sold.
buyer parent:Cosmi Finance, LLC
buyer: Cosmi Corporation
Cosmi Corporation publishes and distributes physical and digital PC software solutions. Its portfolio includes titles/products that span office, graphics, productivity, education, games, languages, business, security, and utilities categories. The company also offers standard displays.
target parent: THQ, Inc.
target: ValuSoft, Inc.
ValuSoft, Inc. publishes and distributes interactive entertainment and productivity software for the casual computer user. The company markets a variety of products ranging from racing simulations, family entertainment, war games, and hunting simulations to home productivity and office products.
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closed 2/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Z2Live, Inc., acquired Big Sandwich Games

synopsis: Z2Live, creators of genre defining, free-to-play social games for mobile devices, announced the acquisition of Big Sandwich Games, an independent full-service game development studio based in Vancouver, BC. The Big Sandwich Games team will create the foundation of the newly formed Z2Live Games Vancouver.
buyer: Z2Live, Inc.
Founded in 2009, Z2Live creates genre defining free-to-play social and multiplayer games for mobile devices. Z2Live’s category leading games have been enjoyed by over 25 million players worldwide and include break-away hits Battle Nations, Trade Nations and MetalStorm.
target: Big Sandwich Games
Big Sandwich Games is an independent full-service game development studio based in Vancouver, BC. The studio is led by game industry veterans Glenn Barnes and Tyler Sigman.
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closed 1/27/2012 via BusinessWire

Kabam, Inc., acquired Fearless Studios

synopsis: Kabam™, a leading developer of hardcore social games, announced that it has acquired Fearless Studios, an independent game development studio led by award-winning writer and game director Haden Blackman and technology leader Cedrick Collomb.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in the free-to-play, hardcore social games arena that is transforming the traditional gaming industry. It designs its games for the core gamer, combining the deep, immersive gameplay found in MMO games with the connectivity and interaction of social networks.
target: Fearless Studios
Based in Marin, California, Fearless Studios is an independent game developer dedicated to fearless development of story-driven games designed to leave an impact on players and the industry.
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closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

SCE Worldwide Studios, acquired Sucker Punch Productions

synopsis: Sony Computer Entertainment announced that leading game developer and long-time partner Sucker Punch Productions, creators of the top-selling Sly Cooper and inFamous franchises, joins the global development operation of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios.
buyer parent:Sony Corporation
buyer: SCE Worldwide Studios
With over 2,700 employees and 16 studios located across the world, SCE Worldwide Studios is responsible for the global strategy, management and production of computer entertainment software published by SCE companies worldwide for the PlayStation® platforms.
target: Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions is the award-winning developer of the Sly Cooper series for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the inFamous franchise on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, with combined franchise sales surpassing seven million units worldwide.
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closed 3/31/2011 via PR Newswire

Ultizen Games, acquired Red Entertainment Corporation Limited

synopsis: UltiZen Games Limited, a leading China game developer announced the acquisition of Red Entertainment Corporation Limited, a leading Japanese game developer renowned for its expertise in the creation of popular game Intellectual properties.
buyer: Ultizen Games
Founded in 2005, UltiZen Games is China’s largest all-platform game art outsourcing partner and PC game developer for many of the most respected games companies around the world. The company is the creator of the U-Pal casual game platform for the Chinese market.
target: Red Entertainment Corporation Limited
Founded in 2000, Red Entertainment has been renowned for its expertise in the planning and creation of various intellectual properties mainly in character contents for games.
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closed 4/12/2011 via PR Newswire

DNA Dynamics, Inc., acquired Slam Productions Ltd.

synopsis: DNA Dynamics, Inc has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Slam Productions Limited, one of the top 100 most successful game studios in the world. Slam creates Games and Apps for Mobile Devices and handheld consoles using our proprietary Rapid Application Development tool, The Slam Engine.
buyer: DNA Dynamics, Inc.
DNA Dynamics Inc. is actively researching and developing technologies and products that affect the longevity and quality of human life. This includes nutrition, disease condition and identification, treatment and eradication.
target: Slam Productions Ltd.
Slam Productions Ltd makes commercial games reliably and rapidly that makes money for their publishing partners. To do this, the company has produced a Rapid application development tool which has been used on all of their products to make games in weeks rather than years.
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closed 3/18/2011 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Floodgate Entertainment, LLC

synopsis: Zynga announced the acquisition of the team at Floodgate Entertainment, an independent game developer in Waltham, Mass. Floodgate's team have been creating video games for 20 years.
buyer: Zynga, Inc.(ZNGA:$873.27)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android.
target: Floodgate Entertainment, LLC
Floodgate Entertainment is a top-shelf videogame developer based in Boston. Floodgate's team have been creating video games for 20 years. Many of the team created games like System Shock, Thief, Ultima Underworld, Madden Football 1994, Flight Unlimited, Command & Conquer, and many others.
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announced 2/24/2011 via Company Press Release

Lego System A/S, will purchase Lego Universe from NetDevil, Ltd.

synopsis: Gazillion Entertainment has agreed to sell its rights in the development of the LEGO® Universe massively-multiplayer online game to the LEGO Group, the publisher of the game.
buyer: Lego System A/S
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. It was founded in 1932 and today the group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children.
seller parent: Gazillion Entertainment, Inc.
seller: NetDevil, Ltd.
NetDevil was founded in 1997 in Louisville, CO as an independently owned and operated game development company dedicated to the construction of massively multiplayer universes.
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closed 1/20/2011 via PR Newswire

bitHeads, inc., acquired Bedlam Games Inc.

synopsis: bitHeads, inc., an award-winning custom software application development company, has announced the acquisition of Bedlam Games, a developer of frontline console games.
buyer: bitHeads, inc.
bitHeads, inc. is an award-winning custom application development company founded in 1995. bitHeads offers a complete menu of software development services including: Team-based Development, Development Mentorship and Project-based Task Forces.
target: Bedlam Games Inc.
Bedlam Games is a developer of frontline console games for the Microsoft Xbox™360, Sony PlayStation®3 and the Nintendo Wii™ platforms.
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KongZhong Corporation
KongZhong Corporation
KongZhong Corporation is one of the leading providers of digital entertainment services for consumers in China. It operates three main business units, namely WVAS, mobile games and Internet games.
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2011
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$156.18
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$17.39
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Ticker: SZSE:30031
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ourpalm Co.,Ltd
Ourpalm Co.,Ltd
Ourpalm Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and operates mobile terminal and Internet games in China. It also offers related peripheral products. The company’s products include phone stand-alone games, mobile network games, smartphone games, and Web games.
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2013
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$42.29
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ALONG Mobile Technologies, Inc.
ALONG Mobile Technologies, Inc.
ALONG Mobile Technologies, Inc. is a mobile value-added services provider in the PRC. The Company designs, produces, publishes, manufactures, provides and distributes proprietary wireless entertainment applications such as ring-tones, games, images, videos and e-books to its customers.
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$6.43
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$3.55
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$3.18
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Amico Games Corp.
Amico Games Corp.
Amico Games Corp. is a software company specializing in developing mobile phone games for the Chinese market.
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2009
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$1.26
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$0.27
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$0.26
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$0.20
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5AGame Information Technology Co.Ltd
5AGame Information Technology Co.Ltd designs and develops online mobile games. The company’s premium games are Thunder Fighter, Fruit Slice, and Hero OL. The company is based in Beijing, China.
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Amiga Games Inc.
Amiga Games Inc.
Amiga Games, Inc (AGI) licenses classic video game libraries and republishes the most popular titles for smartphones, modern game consoles, PCs, and tablets.
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Beijing Flashow Media Co., Ltd.
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Chaotic Moon Studios
Chaotic Moon Studios
Chaotic Moon Studios is a mobile application studio. They provide everything from initial brainstorming and strategy, to custom development and publishing, to managing an entire mobile presence in any application marketplace.
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Ticker: BSE:7SEAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indian 7Seas Technologies Ltd
7Seas Technologies Limited is an Indian game developer based in Hyderabad. It launched the online games portal www.onlinerealgames.com in May 2007 which is aimed at the Indian market. Their latest game Clean Sagar can be distributed freely and integrated on other websites at no cost.
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Mercury Active
Mercury Active
Mercury Active is a Canadian digital entertainment studio creating and publishing rich transmedia brand experiences. Specializing in story driven themes with resonant visual treatments, its proprietary games library boasts over 5 million downloads to date.
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NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions in the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience.
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Ninja Kiwi
Ninja Kiwi
Ninja Kiwi® is a leading developer and publisher of games for web, Facebook, and smart devices - games such as Bloons®, Bloons® TD 5, and SAS: Zombie Assault® 3.
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Obscene Interactive, LLC
Obscene Interactive, LLC
Obscene Interactive, a subsidiary of OBJ Enterprises, Inc. (OBJE), is an emerging global developer of mobile applications for smartphones and tablet computers. OBJE is building a portfolio of popular gaming titles crafted to appeal to a broad audience of consumers all over the world.
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Playlogic Entertainment, Inc.
Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. is an independent publisher of entertainment software for PCs, consoles, handhelds, mobile devices, and other digital media. Playlogic distributes its products worldwide through all available channels, online and offline.
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PressOK Entertainment
PressOK Entertainment is a market-leading developer and publisher of mobile gaming products. By providing fun, connected, mobile games, PressOK enables mobile operators and distribution partners to increase data usage, drive consumer uptake and increase revenue.
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Sega Sammy Holdings Inc.
Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of pachislot and pachinko machines and designs for parlors. It also develops, manufactures, and sells game machines, such as video games, trading card games, virtual games, medal games, prize machines, and kids games.
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$77,542.00
EBIT ($mm)
$55,021.00
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$21,821.00
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Konami Corporation
Konami Corporation
Konami Corporation develops, publishes, markets, and distributes video game software products for stationary and portable consoles, as well as for use on personal computers. It operates in three segments: Digital Entertainment, Gaming & Systems, and Health & Fitness.
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2012
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$265,758.00
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$51,370.00
EBIT ($mm)
$41,292.00
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$23,012.00
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Ticker: ERTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electronic Arts Inc.
Electronic Arts Inc.
Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company’s game franchises are offered as both packaged goods products and online services delivered through Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
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2011
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$3,589.00
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$4.00
EBIT ($mm)
($169.00)
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7820
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Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.
Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships.
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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Take-Two Interactive Software develops and distributes games for PCs, as well as for Sony PlayStation, Nintendo, and SEGA game consoles. The company has distribution operations in Australia, North America, Europe, Scandinavia, and the UK. Other titles include Fly!, Earthworm Jim 3-D, and Darkstone.
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2013
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$1,214.48
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$22.87
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$5.24
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THQ, Inc.
THQ, Inc.
THQ Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet.
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2012
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$830.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$269.60
EBIT ($mm)
($124.58)
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Webzen Inc.
Webzen Inc.
Webzen Inc. is a video game publisher and video game developer based in South Korea. The company, together with its subsidiaries, also engages in software licensing and related services in other Asian countries
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2010
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$33.44
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$8.75
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$5.95
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Entertainment Arts and Research Inc.
Entertainment Arts and Research Inc.
Entertainment Arts Research, Inc., a development stage company, engages in designing, developing, publishing, manufacturing, distributing, and selling virtual reality educational experiences and video games.
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2012
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$1.00
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Ticker: SDVI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Signature Devices, Inc.
Signature Devices, Inc.
Signature Devices engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of information technology products in the United States. It creates, develops, and publishes 3-D interactive games for consoles and personal computers. It also publishes software for video games and commercial products.
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2010
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$0.40
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($0.48)
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($0.48)
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18
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38 Studios, LLC
38 Studios, an entertainment and IP creation company founded in 2006 by Curt Schilling, is developing an original fantasy IP driven by the creative and artistic visions of pop-culture icons R. A. Salvatore and Todd McFarlane.
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Actiga Corporation
Actiga Corporation seeks to become the premier supplier of innovative active game technology products. The company’s mission is to empower users to enjoy real-life, natural motion game play controllers that provide access to revolutionary downloadable 3D games and Console/PC-based video games.
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Blade Games World
Blade Games World
Digini is comprised of a tight knit group of talented developers with 90+ years of industry experience between them. Our senior staff have been involved in every aspect of the business and understand the challenges faced by game developers today.
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Bryo srl
Bryo is an Italian publisher and distributor of PC and Mobile games. Bryo publishes previously unreleased PC titles through kiosks/newsstands, retails and chains in Italy. The extended distribution network permits the company to maximize sales and offer quality mobile games at a competitive price.
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Climax Group Ltd
Climax has grown to become the world's leading independent video game developer. At the cutting edge of the games industry, Climax develops technologically advanced and critically acclaimed interactive games software for all major console platforms. The company works with major worldwide publishers.
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Connect2Media
Connect2Media
Connect2Media is a cross-platform games publisher. Our mission is to deliver exceptional, original and licensed, entertainment content on a wide variety of devices, to consumers across the world.
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