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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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closed 10/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Skymatter Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Skymatter Limited, the New Zealand-based, privately held developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. On August 6, 2007, Autodesk announced an agreement to purchase Skymatter's assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Skymatter Limited
Skymatter is a private technology company committed to providing real solutions to the high-end needs of the Visual Effects, Gaming and Design industries. The Skymatter team has deep experience with diverse subjects including advanced mathematics, game engine development and rendering technology.
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

ESRI, acquired Procedural Inc.

synopsis: Esri has acquired Procedural, one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Urban planners, architects, video game developers, and movie studios around the world use Procedural's CityEngine product to create 3D cities at any resolution.
buyer: ESRI
The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. "
target: Procedural Inc.
Procedural, Inc. is one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Procedural was founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the ETH Zurich and is located in Zurich, Switzerland. With CityEngine, Procedural Inc.
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closed 12/16/2013 via PR Web

Tech Soft 3D, acquired tetra4D

synopsis: Tech Soft 3D announced the acquisition of tetra4D, the world’s largest provider of 3D PDF technology to the end user market, and its line of 3D PDF products, including 3D PDF Converter, the world's only solution for converting native 3D CAD data into rich, interactive 3D PDF documents from within Adobe Acrobat.
buyer: Tech Soft 3D
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global B2D provider of engineering solutions that help software teams deliver successful applications. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D has offices in California, France, England and Japan. "
target: tetra4D
tetra4D is the only authorized provider of native 3DPDF technology solutions for Adobe. Rapid on-going delivery of new 3DPDF products to the market continues to grow the thriving ecosystem of customers around the globe who depend on 3D PDF for sharing their valuable 3D data securely .
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Oculus Medium from Oculus VR

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook is selling Oculus Medium, its virtual reality sculpting tool, to Adobe. Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. Facebook bought the tech and VR firm for $2 billion in 2014 and launched Medium two years later.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$11,153.96)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller parent: Facebook
seller: Oculus VR
Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. With Medium, users can draw, paint, simulate action and create 3D models in a VR environment.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$11,153.96)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
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announced 4/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Box Inc., will acquire Verold

synopsis: Box, the world's leading enterprise software platform for secure content collaboration, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Verold, a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile.
buyer: Box Inc. (BOX:$529.43)
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. "
target: Verold
Verold is a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile. Verold is a team of developers, designers and 3D technologists headquartered in downtown Toronto, Canada.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., acquired Rocketbox Studios

synopsis: Havok announced that it has acquired Rocketbox Studios GmbH, the leading provider of high-quality 3D character models and animations to the training and simulation community. Rocketbox’s product offering comprises diverse libraries of high-quality fully-rigged character models combined with compatible high-fidelity animation libraries.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Rocketbox Studios
Rocketbox Studios GmbH is a German art studio that is specialized in 3D characters and animations, offering libraries of highly realistic and animated 3d content. Rocketbox is the creator of the well-known "Rocketbox Libraries" solution, consisting of 3d models and animations.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Sony Pictures Entertainment, acquired Nurulize

synopsis: Sony Innovation Studios Inc., a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has recently acquired Nurulize, a virtual reality software developer. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution, and more. "
target: Nurulize
Nurulize is a virtual reality software developer founded in 2013 to create disruptive applications for the emerging VR revolution. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., acquired VictorOps

synopsis: Splunk Inc., a company that turns machine data into answers, has completed the acquisition of VictorOps, Inc., a leader in DevOps incident management. Driven by IT and DevOps system data, VictorOps provides a unified platform for real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,044.48)
Splunk Inc. turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges. "
target: VictorOps
VictorOps, Inc is a leader in DevOps incident management. Driven by IT and DevOps system data, VictorOps provides a unified platform for real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation. Using VictorOps, teams resolve incidents faster to help minimize the impact of downtime and speed innovation.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Perforce

synopsis: Leading private investment firm Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced that it has acquired Perforce, developer of the industry’s most flexible, scalable and secure version control and collaboration platform, from growth equity investor Summit Partners. Enterprises rely on Perforce to build complex digital products faster and with higher quality.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content.
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Perforce, acquired Hansoft

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the technology development lifecycle, announced its acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise Agile planning tools.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content. "
target: Hansoft
Built by veterans of the game development industry, Hansoft is an enterprise Agile planning and project management tool for diverse teams, expanding scale, changing goals, and tight schedules.
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Summit Partners, acquired Perforce

synopsis: Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, announced the acquisition of Perforce Software, developer of the industry's most flexible, scalable and secure version control and collaboration platform. Perforce's source code management and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global growth equity firm that is currently investing more than $6.5 billion into equity and fixed income opportunities. Summit has invested in more than 430 companies in technology, healthcare and other growth sectors. "
target: Perforce
Perforce Software helps companies build and deliver complex products more collaboratively and securely. Its highly scalable source code management (SCM) and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file.
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closed 10/17/2016 via PR Newswire

CoreOS, acquired Redspread Inc.

synopsis: CoreOS, the enterprise Kubernetes company, announced that Redspread, a company that enables organizations to manage containerized environments, has joined the company. With this addition, CoreOS deepens its commitment to extend Kubernetes and foster the adoption of hyperscale infrastructure for everyone.
buyer: CoreOS
CoreOS is the company behind open source projects such as CoreOS Linux. CoreOS provides enterprise solutions including Tectonic, the premier infrastructure platform for distributed applications, and Quay, a private image registry. "
target: Redspread Inc.
Redspread Inc. develops and markets collaborative deployment tools for Docker and Kubernetes. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Mountain View, California.
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closed 5/15/2019 via Company Description

TapClicks, acquired StatX

synopsis: TapClicks, the global leader in marketing intelligence, analytics, reporting, workflow and orders management, has acquired StatX, a unique mobile app that combines mobile messaging and live dashboards for providers and consumers in the crypto and blockchain ecosystem.
buyer: TapClicks
TapClicks is a leading marketing technology company for agencies, media companies, brands, and enterprises. Its Platform includes sales enablement, workflow and order management, analytics, and automated reporting -- all within a single intuitive user interface available on demand in the cloud. "
target: StatX
StatX is a unique mobile app that combines mobile messaging and live dashboards for providers and consumers in the crypto and blockchain ecosystem. StatX enables critical business change to be shared immediately and teams to collaborate on mobile easily and efficiently.
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closed 9/8/2005 via BusinessWire

JNetDirect, Inc., acquired Vanward Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: JNetDirect Incorporated, the software company for expert developers, today announced the acquisition of Vanward Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of software quality assurance products and services based in Leesburg, VA. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: JNetDirect, Inc.
JNetDirect is an innovative leader in software products for improving our customer's connectivity, integration, management and security to their data resources. Over 3000 companies rely on JNetDirect software to provide critical components for their applications and development environments. "
target: Vanward Technologies, Inc.
Vanward Technologies helps you achieve better software. Through our product and services, we enable the tracking of application quality in the early stages of software development. Our product, Convergence™, is for software development managers, architects, and developers who are dissatisfied with t
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closed 6/13/2005 via BusinessWire

Macrovision Corporation, acquired Zero G Software

synopsis: Macrovision(R) Corporation, the leader in Software Value Management, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Zero G Software, Inc. of San Francisco, Calif. Zero G is a leading provider of software deployment and delivery solutions for multi-platform operating system environments.
buyer: Macrovision Corporation (ROVI:$510.63)
Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is a leader in powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment—connecting consumers with the best entertainment experiences possible. "
target: Zero G Software
Zero G expertise and leadership drives innovation in enterprise software management, and transforms the way companies deploy, deliver, and configure applications. The recognized leader in multi-platform software deployment since 1996, Zero G's award-winning line of enterprise-class products includes
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announced 10/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, will acquire Blue Vision Labs

synopsis: Lyft, the transportation on demand company is acquiring the London-based augmented reality startup Blue Vision Labs. Blue Vision Labs is a startup out of London that has developed a way of ingesting street-level imagery and is using it to build collaborative, interactive augmented reality layers.
buyer: Lyft
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a P2P transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: Blue Vision Labs
Blue Vision Labs is a startup out of London that has developed a way of ingesting street-level imagery and is using it to build collaborative, interactive augmented reality layers — all by way of basic smartphone cameras.
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closed 4/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Black Duck Software, Inc., acquired Koders

synopsis: Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, has acquired the assets of Koders as well as the company’s popular on-line search engine for open source software and other web-downloadable code.
buyer: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Black Duck Software is the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source and third-party code. Black Duck™ enables companies to shorten time-to-market and reduce development and maintenance costs. "
target: Koders
Koders.com is a free on-line search engine for open source software and other web-downloadable code. Over 30,000 developers each day rely on Koders to search over 766 million lines of code written in over 30 languages and identified with 28 software licenses.
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closed 5/9/2007 via BusinessWire

THQ Wireless, acquired Universomo, Ltd.

synopsis: THQ Inc. has acquired mobile game development studio Universomo Ltd. Based in Finland, Universomo offers a mobile game development solution for leading global game publishers. The company’s proprietary game development environment and automated porting solution supports all major mobile platforms, enabling rapid and cost efficient development.
buyer parent: THQ, Inc.
buyer: THQ Wireless
THQ Wireless, subsidiary of THQ Inc., is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of applications for mobile devices with an expansive catalog of licensed and original content including applications based on the WWE, professional sports leagues, MotoGP, Worms and popular Nickelodeon properties."
target: Universomo, Ltd.
Universomo, Ltd. is a leading independent mobile game studio in Europe. Main office is located in Tampere, Finland. Game development is focused on downloadable mobile games for global publishers. Universomo does not do any self publishing.
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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closed 9/1/2005 via PR Newswire

AGEIA Technologies, Inc., acquired Meqon Research AB

synopsis: AGEIA(TM) Technologies, Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, today announced that it has acquired Meqon Research AB, a physics development company based in Sweden.
buyer: AGEIA Technologies, Inc.
AGEIA Technologies, Inc., is the industry leader in gaming physics technology. AGEIA's PhysX software is widely adopted with more than 140 PhysX-based games shipping or in development on Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii and Gaming PCs. "
target: Meqon Research AB
Meqon was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Norrkoping, Sweden. The company develops physics middleware for the computer game industry and has in its short existence enhanced both games and industrial products with its simulation products.
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announced 3/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Activision, Inc., will acquire DemonWare Ltd.

synopsis: Activision, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire DemonWare, the leading provider of network middleware technologies for console and PC games headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The acquisition will enable Activision to gain efficiencies related to online game development.
buyer: Activision, Inc. (:$0.00)
Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. Activision has more than 2,000 employees worldwide. "
target: DemonWare Ltd.
DemonWare is the leading network middleware company in the computer games industry, providing online functionality to multiplayer games on all PC and console platforms. Founded in 2003 by Dylan Collins and Sean Blanchfield, the company has offices in Dublin, Ireland and Vancouver, B.C.
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closed 5/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, purchased a minority stake in Super Computer International, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has expanded its involvement in the growing online video gaming arena by acquiring an equity position in Super Computer International Inc. (SCI), a leading provider of high-performance game-server hosting solutions, gameplay-related services and fully integrated gaming portals.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$131,087.00)
Verizon Communications Inc., a Dow 30 company, is a leader in delivering broadband and other communication innovations to wireline and wireless customers. "
target: Super Computer International, Inc.
Super Computer International, Inc (SCI) is a well-established provider of gaming client applications, on-game display technologies, backend infrastructure and support for high speed online multiplayer video gaming.
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closed 5/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Double Fusion, acquired Eiko Media

synopsis: Double Fusion, the leading independent in-game advertising company, has acquired Eiko Media, a top new media agency known for brokering the deep integration of branded products into retail video games. Eiko Media President and Co-Founder Ashley J. Swartz will take on the role of Senior Director of Creative Strategy at Double Fusion.
buyer: Double Fusion
Founded in 2004, Double Fusion is the leading independent provider of in-game advertising technology and sales solutions. The company's technology allows publishers to integrate brands and product advertisements within connected PC and video games. "
target: Eiko Media
Eiko Media is a focused, niche marketing agency that specializes in both the promotion and utilization of emerging technologies to build compelling marketing and branding campaigns.
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closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

gamigo AG, acquired HoneyTracks GmbH

synopsis: gamigo AG, one of the leading gaming companies in Europe and North America with more than 100 million registered user accounts, has acquired HoneyTracks, a company that provides a SaaS based service for big data analysis of free-to-play online games on any platform.
buyer: gamigo AG (WKN:A1TNJY:$0.00)
gamigo AG, based in Hamburg, Germany, is an online games publisher. It focuses on massively multiplayer online role-playing games and licensing games from developers for a North American and European audience. "
target parent: iQU
target: HoneyTracks GmbH
HoneyTracks GmbH is based in Munich, Germany. The company provides a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) based service for big data analysis of free-to-play online games on any platform (mobile, tablet, social, browser, client-based). The service helps optimize monetization and profitability of games.
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closed 7/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Mobvista, acquired GameAnalytics

synopsis: GameAnalytics, a leading behavioral analytics platform for game developers, announced that it has been acquired by Mobvista, Asia's largest and fastest-growing mobile ad tech company. Through this acquisition, Mobvista expands its international reach and service offering to bring game developers a complete advertising technology platform.
buyer: Mobvista
Mobvista specializes in global mobile advertising and overseas game publishing. As the industry-leading mobile advertising platform, Mobvista covers worldwide mobile users, reaching 10 billions of daily impressions through boosting technology innovation and excellent customized service. "
target: GameAnalytics
GameAnalytics is a leading behavioral analytics platform for game developers. Its free analytics service platform for game developers is one of the largest in the world, with over 25,000 registered developers and more than 1 billion unique players tracked since launch.
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announced 8/13/2014 via BusinessWire

iQU, will acquire HoneyTracks GmbH

synopsis: Dutch games marketing firm iQU and Munich-based games analytics firm HoneyTracks announced that they have reached an agreement for iQU to acquire HoneyTracks.The acquisition reinforces iQU's commitment to provide game developers and publishers with a package of real-time solutions across the entire acquisition, retention and monetization funnel.
buyer: iQU
iQU is a Dutch games marketing firm. Since its founding 3 years ago, iQU has been focused on helping game developers and publishers increase the monetary value of their games focusing on effective player acquisition. "
target: HoneyTracks GmbH
HoneyTracks is a Munich-based games analytics firm. HoneyTracks has built the most comprehensive, SaaS-based, big-data analytics solutions package for games across iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, social, browser and PC/Mac client-based titles.
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closed 7/20/2016 via Company Press Release

XSplit, acquired Challonge!

synopsis: SplitmediaLabs Limited , the makers of industry-leading internet broadcast and live streaming software, XSplit Gamecaster and XSplit Broadcaster, is excited to announce the acquisition of tournament management service, Challonge!.
buyer: XSplit
XSplit, by SplitMediaLabs, allows users to live stream and broadcast directly to internet streaming platforms such as Twitch, Dailymotion, Ustream and YouTube Live, or make recordings for easy uploading and sharing online. "
target: Challonge!
Challonge! offers free online tournament management and brackets for single & double elimination, round robin, and Swiss formats. Their goal is to lighten the burden of hosting tournaments and to improve the experience for participants and spectators.
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announced 2/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mobvista, will acquire nativeX LLC

synopsis: Mobvista, a company that specializes in global mobile advertising and overseas game publishing, has agreed to acquire NativeX, a company that is the leading ad technology for mobile games and is re-inventing in-app advertising with beautiful native ad experiences.
buyer: Mobvista
Mobvista specializes in global mobile advertising and overseas game publishing. As the industry-leading mobile advertising platform, Mobvista covers worldwide mobile users, reaching 10 billions of daily impressions through boosting technology innovation and excellent customized service. "
target: nativeX LLC
NativeX is the leading ad technology for mobile games and is re-inventing in-app advertising with beautiful native ad experiences. NativeX offers developers a holistic approach to monetization, through a wide range of both reward and non-reward ad formats.
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closed 5/6/2015 via Market Wire

RockYou, acquired PlayHaven

synopsis: RockYou, a leading interactive media company, announced it has acquired PlayHaven, a successful mobile ad network, from parent company Science. With RockYou already ranked in the Top 10 of comScore's Top 100 Video Properties on the web, the acquisition of PlayHaven will turbocharge its ongoing expansion into mobile.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou is an interactive media company that delivers deeply engaging entertainment to 80 million+ consumers on mobile, Facebook, and the web. RockYou's portfolio of free-to-play games includes dozens of company-owned and partner titles across key genres and demographics. "
target parent: Science Inc.
target: PlayHaven
PlayHaven operates a leading performance-based mobile ad network offering mobile app developers solutions to improve the performance of their user acquisition and monetization campaigns with advertising. PlayHaven consistently delivers quality players from the best games-focused ad network.
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closed 12/4/2012 via BusinessWire

MediaMath, Inc., acquired Tap.Me

synopsis: MediaMath, the leading global digital media-buying platform, announced it has acquired mobile and video in-game ad platform Tap.Me. By integrating Tap.Me directly into its Demand Side Platform, MediaMath can now offer clients vastly expanded mobile and video advertising capabilities, in addition to online display and social media ad inventory.
buyer: MediaMath, Inc.
MediaMath’s buying platform, TerminalOne, provides leading advertising agencies and over one thousand brands - including half of the Fortune 500 - with the technology and back-office services to drive transformative business results across display, video, mobile, and social channels. "
target: Tap.Me
Tap.Me is an in-game ad platform. Tap.Me connects games to brands and brands to gamers with the next generation of in-game advertising that is easy, scaleable and effective.
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closed 2/9/2016 via Market Wire

Pocket Games, Inc., acquired Viximo, Inc.

synopsis: Pocket Games, a video game development and testing company focused on full-spectrum game testing and the acquisition and growth of innovative IP in the video game space, acquired Viximo, a social gaming platform that empowers social networks and game developers to capitalize on social application and gaming opportunities.
buyer: Pocket Games, Inc. (OTCPK:PKGM:$0.06)
Pocket Games, Inc. is a video game development and testing company focused on full-spectrum game testing and the acquisition and growth of innovative IP in the video game space. . "
target: Viximo, Inc.
Viximo, Inc. empowers social networks and game developers to capitalize on social application and gaming through its "write once, deploy everywhere" social gaming platform. Viximo's platform is complete with social tools, payment options, one click purchasing and a robust virtual currency system.
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$3.50
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closed 4/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Unity Technologies, acquired Playnomics

synopsis: Unity Technologies is expanding beyond its game engine to services with the acquisition of Playnomics, which provides predictive analytics for game developers. They work hard to develop products that help mobile apps and games deliver the most relevant and personalized messaging to all their users.
buyer: Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies ApS provides a 3D game development tool. Its tool enables the creation of online content that provides the newest games on the console market. The company also provides Unity Asset Server, an integrated version control solution for all Unity assets and scripts. "
target: Playnomics
Playnomics is the first predictive data and personalized marketing platform for mobile apps and games. They work hard to develop products that help mobile apps and games deliver the most relevant and personalized messaging to all their users.
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closed 10/5/2007 via BusinessWire

Electronic Arts Inc., acquired Super Computer International, Inc.

synopsis: Electronic Arts Inc. announced the acquisition of Atlanta-based Super Computer International (SCI), a leading provider of gaming client applications and software tools for the PC. EA will purchase SCI’s technology assets and the SCI development team will join EA’s Online Technology Group.
buyer: Electronic Arts Inc. (NasdaqGS:EA:$5,150.00)
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. "
target: Super Computer International, Inc.
Super Computer International, Inc (SCI) is a well-established provider of gaming client applications, on-game display technologies, backend infrastructure and support for high speed online multiplayer video gaming.
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closed 3/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired PlayCanvas Ltd

synopsis: Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers. PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up that was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$1,270.21)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: PlayCanvas Ltd
PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up. PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology also allows developers to build and run virtual reality experiences from the browser.
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announced 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Appcelerator, Inc., will acquire Particle Code Inc.

synopsis: Appcelerator®, the leading integrated mobile platform for rapidly developing native and mobile web applications using open web technologies, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Particle Code, the DEMO God 2010 award-winning mobile gaming and HTML5 development platform.
buyer: Appcelerator, Inc.
Appcelerator is the leading enterprise-grade, cross-platform development solution on the market, with over 1.6 million developers using its software to power over 30,000 cloud-connected mobile, desktop, and web applications used on 30 million devices every day. "
target: Particle Code Inc.
Particle Code is the creator of the award-winning cross-platform software development kit that automates the porting process, enabling developers to create native and HTML5 apps from a single codebase using modern object-oriented programming languages.
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closed 8/18/2009 via PR Newswire

Major League Gaming, acquired Agora Games

synopsis: Major League Gaming announced that it has acquired Troy, NY-based Agora Games. Known for both its technical expertise and elegant product development, Agora has built some of the leading video game community applications in the industry.
buyer: Major League Gaming
Major League Gaming is the largest professional video game league in the world. MLG is the dominant media property exclusively targeting the approximately 40 million consumers in North America who have a passion for playing video games as a competitive social activity. "
target: Agora Games
Agora Games develops online video game technology and provides online community development services to developers and publishers. Agora's online gaming communities are fully integrated solutions that interface directly with video games on a PC, console, or handheld device.
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closed 5/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Kynogon SA

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kynogon SA, the privately held maker of Kynapse artificial intelligence middleware. Autodesk announced its intent to acquire Paris-based Kynogon on February 19, 2008. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Kynogon SA
Kynogon develops and markets A.I. software for real-time behavior simulation. Kynogon's technology is used by the world's leading game developers as well as industry leaders. Kynogon products solve complex Artificial Intelligence issues faced by interactive application developers.
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closed 12/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired SkookumScript

synopsis: Agog Labs, the developer of SkookumScript for Unreal Engine 4, has been acquired by Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: SkookumScript
Agog Labs is the developer of SkookumScript, a programming language and tool suite dedicated to the creation of game-play in video games. Agog Labs is a member of VIATEC, DigiBC, the International Game Developers Association, and the BC Innovation Council Venture Acceleration Program.
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closed 11/13/2014 via PR Newswire

Tapinator, Inc., acquired InAppFuel

synopsis: Tapinator, Inc. announced that it has acquired InAppFuel (IAF), a social casino company. InAppFuel powers the casino functionality for a number of application developers on mobile platforms, including Metamoki, Five-O Poker, DreamQuest Games, GameMasons, and many others.
buyer: Tapinator, Inc. (OTCPK:TAPM:$0.00)
Tapinator is a global developer and publisher of mobile games on the iOS, Google Play, and Amazon platforms. The Company focuses on operating its own titles, publishing properties where it holds substantial ownership positions, and making strategic investments into promising mobile companies. "
target: InAppFuel
InAppFuel is the first and only minigame SDK for mobile developers. They help developers boost their monetization and engagement via proven in-app minigames, including slots and scratch-offs.
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