Like Gone North Games AB

announced 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Coffee Stain Studios AB, will acquire Gone North Games AB

synopsis: Coffee Stain, the developer and publisher of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Sweden-based Gone North Games. Gone North is is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the platformer A Story About My Uncle.
buyer: Coffee Stain Studios AB
Based in Sweden, Coffee Stain Studios AB is a leading video game developer and publisher, best known for their development of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator. Located in Skövde, Coffee Stain Studios is the original team behind I Love Strawberries and the Sanctum games. "
target: Gone North Games AB
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Gone North is a game development studio that is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the 2014 non-violent first-person platformer A Story About My Uncle.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Kwalee Ltd, acquired Tictales SAS

synopsis: Hypercasual studio Kwalee has made its first acquisition, French narrative outfit Tictales. Tictales specialises in developing story-driven games for mobile. Since its founding in 2015, the studio has released 14 games, including Perfume of Love and Fictions.
buyer: Kwalee Ltd
From Draw It to Shootout 3D, UK-based Kwalee creates and publishes innovative games that millions love. Paying generously for the right game and providing priceless development advice, Kwalee's proven experts in hyper-casual gaming want to work to make games into global hits. "
target: Tictales SAS
France-based Tictales specialises in developing story-driven games for mobile. Since its founding in 2015, the studio has released 14 games, including Perfume of Love and Fictions.
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announced 1/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Stillfront Group AB, will acquire 6waves Inc.

synopsis: Swedish game developer Stillfront Group has agreed to acquire Six Waves, a publisher of mobile free-to-play strategy games in Japan. Established in 2008, 6waves is focused on developing mid-core strategy games adapted for Japanese gamers. Its strategy games include Shishinogotoku, Sangokuhaousenki, and Tenchinogotoku.
buyer: Stillfront Group AB (OM:SF:$595.65)
Headquartered in Sweden, Stillfront Group is a leading free-to-play powerhouse of gaming studios. Its diverse and exciting games portfolio has two common themes; loyal users and long lifecycle games. "
target parent: NEXON Co., Ltd.
target: 6waves Inc.
6waves is a leading publisher of independent games on social networks and mobile platforms, partnering with developers all over the world to bring the best games to the millions of users in its gaming network. From its original roots on Facebook, the company has now expanded into iOS and Android.
price ($mm)
$201
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$85
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
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10.9x
closed 1/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Modus Games, acquired Mane6

synopsis: Modus Games, a video game publisher, has acquired Mane6, an independent video game development studio. Mane6 is dedicated to creating quality games that are fun and filled with great animations. Their first title, Them’s Fightin’ Herds, is a 2D fighting game featuring a cast of adorable animals.
buyer parent: Zordix AB
buyer: Modus Games
Modus is a division of Maximum Games focused on bringing AAA publishing services to independent developers around the world. With offices in the US & UK, they're one of the fastest growing full-service game publishers who have embraced the golden age of indie. "
target: Mane6
Mane6 is an independent video game development studio. Mane6 is dedicated to creating quality games that are fun and filled with great animations. Their first title, Them’s Fightin’ Herds, is a 2D fighting game featuring a cast of adorable animals.
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announced 1/18/2022 via New York Times

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Activision Blizzard

synopsis: Microsoft is to acquire Activision Blizzard, the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company. Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and World of Warcraft.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Activision Blizzard (ATVI:$9,052.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc., a member of the S&P 500, is the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company. Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and World of Warcraft.
price ($mm)[EV]
$73,995 [$67,602]
rev ($mm)
$9,052
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,502
EV / rev
7.5x
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19.4x
announced 1/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Team17 Digital Ltd, will acquire astragon

synopsis: Team17 Group plc, an independent developer and games label in the UK, will acquire astragon Entertainment GmbH, a German video game publisher and developer. astragon publishes sophisticated simulation games for PC, consoles and mobile platforms. Their titles include Bus Simulator 21, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers, and more.
buyer: Team17 Digital Ltd (AIM:TM17:$115.28)
Headquartered in the UK, Team17 is an independent developer and games label for premium games. The company collaborates with fellow developers around the globe, sharing its expertise from creation to launch across PC, console, and mobile devices. "
target: astragon
astragon is a German video game publisher and developer. astragon publishes sophisticated simulation games for PC, consoles and mobile platforms. Their titles include Bus Simulator 21, Police Simulator: Patrol Officers, Firefighting Simulator - The Squad, Construction Simulator 3, and more.
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$85
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announced 1/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., will acquire Zynga, Inc.

synopsis: Take-Two Interactive and Zynga, two leaders in interactive and mobile entertainment, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, under which Take-Two will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Zynga. Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007.
buyer: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO:$3,371.86)
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. "
target: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$2,721.00)
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites.
price ($mm)[EV]
$11,801 [$11,946]
rev ($mm)
$2,721
EBITDA ($mm)
$791
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
15.3x
closed 1/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Team17 Digital Ltd, acquired The Label Limited

synopsis: Team17, an independent developer and games label in the UK, has acquired The Label, a small, independent mobile game publisher. The Label works with the world’s greatest independent mobile game developers to help bring their visions to life. Their titles include WHAT THE GOLF?, The Legend of Bum-Bo, Lineweight, Otherside, and more.
buyer: Team17 Digital Ltd (AIM:TM17:$115.28)
Headquartered in the UK, Team17 is an independent developer and games label for premium games. The company collaborates with fellow developers around the globe, sharing its expertise from creation to launch across PC, console, and mobile devices. "
target: The Label Limited
The Label is a small, independent mobile game publisher. The Label works with the world’s greatest independent mobile game developers to help bring their visions to life. Their titles include WHAT THE GOLF?, The Legend of Bum-Bo, Lineweight, Otherside, and more.
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$24
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closed 1/5/2022 via PR Newswire

iRacing, acquired Monster Games, Inc.

synopsis: iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, the world leader in the online racing simulation and gaming market, has acquired Monster Games, Inc, an independent video game developer that specializes in racing games and ports. Monster Games has worked on titles such as the NASCAR Heat franchise, Excite Truck, ExciteBike: World Rally, Viper Racing, and more.
buyer: iRacing
iRacing is the world leader in the online racing simulation and gaming market. iRacing is the ultimate place to go racing online. Their game allows players to race against other motorsports fans in organized or player hosted races. It features sports cars from NASRCAR, IndyCar, and more. "
target: Monster Games, Inc.
Monster Games is an independent video game developer that specializes in racing games and ports. Monster Games is dedicated to creating fun games everyone can enjoy. Their titles include the NASCAR Heat franchise, Excite Truck, ExciteBike: World Rally, Viper Racing, and more.
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announced 12/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

KIXEYE, Inc, will acquire Iron Throne: The Firstborn

synopsis: KIXEYE Studios, a Stillfront Group AB studio, has entered into an agreement and acquired the game Rise of Firstborn, although the name changed from Iron Throne: The Firstborn. a popular mobile turn-based strategy game developed and published by Netmarble Corporation.
buyer parent: Stillfront Group AB
buyer: KIXEYE, Inc
KIXEYE, Inc is a leading developer and publisher of massively multiplayer online real-time strategy games (MMORTS) for PC and mobile devices with four live games. Their biggest titles are Battle Pirates, War Commander, and VEGA Conflict. "
target parent: Netmarble
target: Iron Throne: The Firstborn
Iron Throne: The Firstborn (Rise of the Firstborn) is a popular mobile turn-based strategy game developed and published by Netmarble Corporation. Join the epic war on a restless battlefield against players worldwide. Rally with players across the world and lay waste on the battlefield.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Saber Interactive, acquired Shiver Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Embracer Group AB, through its wholly owned subsidiary Saber Interactive Inc., has acquired 100 percent of the shares in U.S based Shiver Entertainment Inc. from its founders. Shiver, based in Florida, is a game development studio founded in 2013, with focus on game development, co-development and porting projects across platforms and genres.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Saber Interactive
Saber Interactive is an independent developer of interactive games and entertainment. Founded in 2001, Saber has grown into one of the largest and longest-standing developers of interactive games in Russia/Eastern Europe and one of the few remaining independent game studios producing AAA content. "
target: Shiver Entertainment Inc.
Shiver, based in Florida with headquarters in Miami, is a game development studio founded in 2013, with focus on game development, co-development and porting projects across platforms and genres.
price ($mm)
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$4
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0.0x
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Wicked Witch

synopsis: Keywords Studios has revealed that it has acquired Australian games development studio Wicked Witch. Founded in 2001, Melbourne-based Wicked Witch has provided game and graphic development support across multiple platforms including mobile. It has worked with both large publishers such as Microsoft and Riot Games and Australia-based developers.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$497.30)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Wicked Witch
Founded in 2001, Melbourne-based Wicked Witch has provided game and graphic development support across multiple platforms including mobile. It has worked with both large publishers such as Microsoft and Riot Games and Australia-based developers.
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$6.50
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announced 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Blue Monster Games, will acquire Citadel Studios

synopsis: Blue Monster Games, a blockchain gaming studio, will acquire Citadel Studios, an indie game developer dedicated to building next-generation sandbox games. Citadel Studios aims to build a community of dedicated players around their living worlds. Their first title, Legends of Aria, is the first moddable persistent sandbox MMO.
buyer: Blue Monster Games
Blue Monster Games is a blockchain gaming studio. Blue Monster Games is dedicated to the development of video games utilizing NFT technology. Their gaming projects are based on a play-to-earn model, meaning that players have the opportunity to earn money in-game. "
target: Citadel Studios
Citadel Studios is an indie game developer dedicated to building next-generation sandbox games. Citadel Studios aims to build a community of dedicated players around their living worlds. Their first title, Legends of Aria, is the first moddable persistent sandbox MMO.
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closed 12/17/2021 via BusinessWire

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Turtle Rock Studios, Inc.

synopsis: China-based Tencent Holdings Ltd. has acquired Turtle Rock Studios’ parent company, Slamfire, Inc. Turtle Rock Studios, Inc. is an award-winning game developer best known as the creators of Back 4 Blood, Evolve and Left 4 Dead. Turtle Rock will become part of Tencent, while retaining its independent operations out of Lake Forest, CA, USA.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$86,250.84)
China-based Tencent uses technology to enrich the lives of Internet users. Their communications and social platforms connect users to each other, as well as to digital content and services such as games, video, music and literature. Their infrastructure services create differentiated offerings. "
target: Turtle Rock Studios, Inc.
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc. is an award-winning game developer best known as the creators of Back 4 Blood, Evolve and Left 4 Dead. Turtle Rock Studios is currently supporting its acclaimed co-op shooter, Back 4 Blood, in partnership with Warner Bros. Games.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

People Can Fly, acquired Incuvo

synopsis: People Can Fly, a leading AAA game development studio in Poland, has acquired Incuvo, a Polish game studio specializing in virtual reality (VR). Incuvo ports and produces VR games on a work for hire basis. The company has worked on titles such as Layers of Fear VR, Blair Witch VR Edition, and Green Hell VR Edition.
buyer: People Can Fly (WSE:PCF:$38.03)
People Can Fly (PCF) is a leading AAA game development studio in Poland. PCF specializes in creating games in the shooter genre. The studio is known for titles such as Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, Bulletstorm: Full Clip, Painkiller, and Outriders. "
target: Incuvo (WSE:IVO:$0.48)
Incuvo is a Polish game studio specializing in virtual reality (VR). Incuvo ports and produces VR games on a work for hire basis. The company has worked on titles such as Layers of Fear VR, Blair Witch VR Edition, and Green Hell VR Edition.
price ($mm)
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$1
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0.0x
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closed 12/15/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Fragbite Group AB, acquired Lucky Kat

synopsis: Fragbite Group, a digital gaming entertainment group based in Sweden, has acquired Lucky Kat, a mobile game developer in the Netherlands. Lucky Kat focuses on creating casual and hypercasual games that everyone can enjoy. Their titles include Super Bunny World, Sky Chasers, Nom Cat, Road Crash, Tombshaft, and more.
buyer: Fragbite Group AB (OM:FRAG:$7.78)
Fragbite Group is a digital gaming entertainment group based in Sweden. Fragbite has subsidiaries active in the mobile games and e-sports industry. The group consists of companies with people who all share the same passion for gaming. "
target: Lucky Kat
Lucky Kat is a mobile game developer in the Netherlands. Lucky Kat focuses on creating casual and hypercasual games that everyone can enjoy. Their titles include Super Bunny World, Sky Chasers, Nom Cat, Road Crash, Tombshaft, and more.
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$9.28
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announced 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trophy Games, will acquire Tiny Titan Studios

synopsis: Trophy Games Development A/S, a Denmark-based game studio, will acquire Tiny Titan Studios, a game developer and publisher based in Canada. Tiny Titan aims to create gaming experiences that are fun and enjoyable for players all over the world. Their titles include Tiny Rails, Dash Quest, Kung Fu Z, Ember Knights, Arena Stars, and more.
buyer: Trophy Games (CPSE:TGAMES:$4.67)
TROPHY GAMES is an innovative, Denmark-based game studio that develops and publishes mobile and PC games. The Company develops and publishes games with strategy and management challenges and predominantly focuses on football-themed games. "
target: Tiny Titan Studios
Tiny Titan Studios is a game developer and publisher based in Canada. Tiny Titan aims to create gaming experiences that are fun and enjoyable for players all over the world. Their titles include Tiny Rails, Dash Quest, Kung Fu Z, Ember Knights, Arena Stars, and more.
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closed 12/10/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, acquired Valkyrie Entertainment

synopsis: Sony Interactive Entertainment, a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, has acquired Valkyrie Entertainment, a game developer and service provider. Valkyrie provides art production and co-development services to clients in the video games industry. The company has worked on titles such as Infamous 2, God of War, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. "
target: Valkyrie Entertainment
Valkyrie Entertainment is a game developer and service provider. Valkyrie Entertainment provides high quality art production and co-development services to clients in the video games industry. The company has worked on titles such as Infamous 2, Twisted Metal, God of War, and more.
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closed 12/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired ELK Studios AB

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation, a world leader in entertainment, has acquired ELK Studios, a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$3,077.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. "
target: ELK Studios AB
ELK Studios is a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
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closed 11/30/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Nordisk Games, acquired Flashbulb Games ApS

synopsis: Nordisk Games has announced the acquisition of Danish studio Flashbulb Games. Flashbulb, which was created in 2016, is a video game developer known for its vehicle-building sandbox title Trailmakers and multiplayer brawler Rubber Bandits.
buyer parent: Egmont Foundation
buyer: Nordisk Games
Nordisk Games is the video game division of Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film. Nordisk Games are minority investors that fund and support Europe's finest game companies. They provide financing to help video game developers create and publish the best games in the world. "
target: Flashbulb Games ApS
Flashbulb, which was created in 2016, is a video game developer known for its vehicle-building sandbox title Trailmakers and multiplayer brawler Rubber Bandits.
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announced 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Coffee Stain Studios AB, will acquire Gone North Games AB

synopsis: Coffee Stain, the developer and publisher of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Sweden-based Gone North Games. Gone North is is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the platformer A Story About My Uncle.
buyer: Coffee Stain Studios AB
Based in Sweden, Coffee Stain Studios AB is a leading video game developer and publisher, best known for their development of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator. Located in Skövde, Coffee Stain Studios is the original team behind I Love Strawberries and the Sanctum games. "
target: Gone North Games AB
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Gone North is a game development studio that is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the 2014 non-violent first-person platformer A Story About My Uncle.
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announced 8/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Coffee Stain Studios AB, will acquire Easy Trigger Games

synopsis: Coffee Stain Studios AB, a Swedish video game developer and publisher, will acquire Easy Trigger Games, a video game development studio in Sweden. Easy Trigger creates well-designed games that are highly enjoyable. Their first title, Huntdown, is an arcade shooter for consoles and PC.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Coffee Stain Studios AB
Based in Sweden, Coffee Stain Studios AB is a leading video game developer and publisher, best known for their development of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator. Located in Skövde, Coffee Stain Studios is the original team behind I Love Strawberries and the Sanctum games. "
target: Easy Trigger Games
Easy Trigger Games is a video game development studio in Sweden. Easy Trigger creates well-designed games that are highly enjoyable. They combine proven gameplay elements to make a magnificent experience. Their first title, Huntdown, is an arcade shooter for consoles and PC.
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announced 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

THQ Nordic AB, will acquire Coffee Stain Studios AB

synopsis: THQ Nordic AB has entered into agreement to acquire Coffee Stain Studios AB. Coffee Stain is a leading game developer and publisher with a growing footprint in the Nordics. The acquisition includes Intellectual property rights to Satisfactory, Goat Simulator, Sanctum and publishing rights to Deep Rock Galactic.
buyer: THQ Nordic AB (OM:THQN B:$596.89)
THQ Nordic acquires, develops and publishes PC and console games for the global games market. The company is a major player within game and partner publishing with an extensive catalogue of over 100 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Dead Island, Homefront, Darksiders amongst others. "
target: Coffee Stain Studios AB
Based in Sweden, Coffee Stain Studios AB is a leading video game developer and publisher, best known for their development of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator. Located in Skövde, Coffee Stain Studios is the original team behind I Love Strawberries and the Sanctum games.
price ($mm)[EV]
$43 [$35]
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
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announced 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Coffee Stain Studios AB, will acquire Gone North Games AB

synopsis: Coffee Stain, the developer and publisher of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Sweden-based Gone North Games. Gone North is is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the platformer A Story About My Uncle.
buyer: Coffee Stain Studios AB
Based in Sweden, Coffee Stain Studios AB is a leading video game developer and publisher, best known for their development of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator. Located in Skövde, Coffee Stain Studios is the original team behind I Love Strawberries and the Sanctum games. "
target: Gone North Games AB
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Gone North is a game development studio that is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the 2014 non-violent first-person platformer A Story About My Uncle.
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announced 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Coffee Stain Studios AB, will acquire Gone North Games AB

synopsis: Coffee Stain, the developer and publisher of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Sweden-based Gone North Games. Gone North is is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the platformer A Story About My Uncle.
buyer: Coffee Stain Studios AB
Based in Sweden, Coffee Stain Studios AB is a leading video game developer and publisher, best known for their development of the offbeat hit Goat Simulator. Located in Skövde, Coffee Stain Studios is the original team behind I Love Strawberries and the Sanctum games. "
target: Gone North Games AB
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Gone North is a game development studio that is best known as the developer behind the Goat Simulator downloadable content Goat Z and Waste of Space. It also created the 2014 non-violent first-person platformer A Story About My Uncle.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Kwalee Ltd, acquired Tictales SAS

synopsis: Hypercasual studio Kwalee has made its first acquisition, French narrative outfit Tictales. Tictales specialises in developing story-driven games for mobile. Since its founding in 2015, the studio has released 14 games, including Perfume of Love and Fictions.
buyer: Kwalee Ltd
From Draw It to Shootout 3D, UK-based Kwalee creates and publishes innovative games that millions love. Paying generously for the right game and providing priceless development advice, Kwalee's proven experts in hyper-casual gaming want to work to make games into global hits. "
target: Tictales SAS
France-based Tictales specialises in developing story-driven games for mobile. Since its founding in 2015, the studio has released 14 games, including Perfume of Love and Fictions.
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announced 1/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Stillfront Group AB, will acquire 6waves Inc.

synopsis: Swedish game developer Stillfront Group has agreed to acquire Six Waves, a publisher of mobile free-to-play strategy games in Japan. Established in 2008, 6waves is focused on developing mid-core strategy games adapted for Japanese gamers. Its strategy games include Shishinogotoku, Sangokuhaousenki, and Tenchinogotoku.
buyer: Stillfront Group AB (OM:SF:$595.65)
Headquartered in Sweden, Stillfront Group is a leading free-to-play powerhouse of gaming studios. Its diverse and exciting games portfolio has two common themes; loyal users and long lifecycle games. "
target parent: NEXON Co., Ltd.
target: 6waves Inc.
6waves is a leading publisher of independent games on social networks and mobile platforms, partnering with developers all over the world to bring the best games to the millions of users in its gaming network. From its original roots on Facebook, the company has now expanded into iOS and Android.
price ($mm)
$201
rev ($mm)
$85
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
3.5x
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10.9x
closed 1/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Team17 Digital Ltd, acquired The Label Limited

synopsis: Team17, an independent developer and games label in the UK, has acquired The Label, a small, independent mobile game publisher. The Label works with the world’s greatest independent mobile game developers to help bring their visions to life. Their titles include WHAT THE GOLF?, The Legend of Bum-Bo, Lineweight, Otherside, and more.
buyer: Team17 Digital Ltd (AIM:TM17:$115.28)
Headquartered in the UK, Team17 is an independent developer and games label for premium games. The company collaborates with fellow developers around the globe, sharing its expertise from creation to launch across PC, console, and mobile devices. "
target: The Label Limited
The Label is a small, independent mobile game publisher. The Label works with the world’s greatest independent mobile game developers to help bring their visions to life. Their titles include WHAT THE GOLF?, The Legend of Bum-Bo, Lineweight, Otherside, and more.
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announced 12/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

KIXEYE, Inc, will acquire Iron Throne: The Firstborn

synopsis: KIXEYE Studios, a Stillfront Group AB studio, has entered into an agreement and acquired the game Rise of Firstborn, although the name changed from Iron Throne: The Firstborn. a popular mobile turn-based strategy game developed and published by Netmarble Corporation.
buyer parent: Stillfront Group AB
buyer: KIXEYE, Inc
KIXEYE, Inc is a leading developer and publisher of massively multiplayer online real-time strategy games (MMORTS) for PC and mobile devices with four live games. Their biggest titles are Battle Pirates, War Commander, and VEGA Conflict. "
target parent: Netmarble
target: Iron Throne: The Firstborn
Iron Throne: The Firstborn (Rise of the Firstborn) is a popular mobile turn-based strategy game developed and published by Netmarble Corporation. Join the epic war on a restless battlefield against players worldwide. Rally with players across the world and lay waste on the battlefield.
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closed 12/15/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Fragbite Group AB, acquired Lucky Kat

synopsis: Fragbite Group, a digital gaming entertainment group based in Sweden, has acquired Lucky Kat, a mobile game developer in the Netherlands. Lucky Kat focuses on creating casual and hypercasual games that everyone can enjoy. Their titles include Super Bunny World, Sky Chasers, Nom Cat, Road Crash, Tombshaft, and more.
buyer: Fragbite Group AB (OM:FRAG:$7.78)
Fragbite Group is a digital gaming entertainment group based in Sweden. Fragbite has subsidiaries active in the mobile games and e-sports industry. The group consists of companies with people who all share the same passion for gaming. "
target: Lucky Kat
Lucky Kat is a mobile game developer in the Netherlands. Lucky Kat focuses on creating casual and hypercasual games that everyone can enjoy. Their titles include Super Bunny World, Sky Chasers, Nom Cat, Road Crash, Tombshaft, and more.
price ($mm)
$9.28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trophy Games, will acquire Tiny Titan Studios

synopsis: Trophy Games Development A/S, a Denmark-based game studio, will acquire Tiny Titan Studios, a game developer and publisher based in Canada. Tiny Titan aims to create gaming experiences that are fun and enjoyable for players all over the world. Their titles include Tiny Rails, Dash Quest, Kung Fu Z, Ember Knights, Arena Stars, and more.
buyer: Trophy Games (CPSE:TGAMES:$4.67)
TROPHY GAMES is an innovative, Denmark-based game studio that develops and publishes mobile and PC games. The Company develops and publishes games with strategy and management challenges and predominantly focuses on football-themed games. "
target: Tiny Titan Studios
Tiny Titan Studios is a game developer and publisher based in Canada. Tiny Titan aims to create gaming experiences that are fun and enjoyable for players all over the world. Their titles include Tiny Rails, Dash Quest, Kung Fu Z, Ember Knights, Arena Stars, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired ELK Studios AB

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation, a world leader in entertainment, has acquired ELK Studios, a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$3,077.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. "
target: ELK Studios AB
ELK Studios is a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
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closed 11/25/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Waysun Inc., acquired Boss Bunny Games

synopsis: Waysun, a full-service entertainment and gaming company, has acquired a majority stake in Boss Bunny Games, a mobile gaming publisher and developer in Dubai. Boss Bunny is focused on developing hyper casual mobile games that are fun for players of all ages and cultures. Their games include Camel Dash, Split 3D- Time to Split!, Wall Smash, and more.
buyer: Waysun Inc.
Waysun is a full-service entertainment and gaming company for owned and licensed content. Waysun publishes games across the mobile, PC and TV platforms in global markets. Their titles include Batter Boy, Cyber Drive 2077, Snoring: Elephant Puzzle, Super Nano Jumper, and more. "
target: Boss Bunny Games
Boss Bunny Games is a mobile gaming publisher and developer in Dubai. Boss Bunny is focused on developing hyper casual mobile games that are fun for players of all ages and cultures. Their games include Camel Dash, Split 3D- Time to Split!, Dodge - Deep Race 9, Wall Smash, and more.
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closed 10/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Activision Blizzard, acquired Digital Legends Entertainment S.L.

synopsis: Activision Blizzard, an interactive entertainment company, has acquired Digital Legends Entertainment, one of the world's leading high-end mobile game developers. Digital Legends delivers superb gaming experiences to phones and tablets. Their titles include The Respawnables, Afterpulse, miCoach Basketball, Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior, Kroll and more.
buyer: Activision Blizzard (ATVI:$9,052.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc., a member of the S&P 500, is the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company. Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and World of Warcraft. "
target: Digital Legends Entertainment S.L.
Digital Legends Entertainment is one of the world's leading high-end mobile game developers. Digital Legends delivers superb gaming experiences to smart phones, tablets and connected TVs. Their titles include The Respawnables, Afterpulse, miCoach Basketball, Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior, Kroll and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Murka Games, acquired Mobile Deluxe

synopsis: Murka Games, an international game development company, has acquired Mobile Deluxe, a leading developer, publisher and distributor of casual mobile games. Mobile Deluxe creates fun and engaging premium casual games for iOS and Android devices. Their titles include Solitaire Deluxe, Pop Farm, Jewel Factory, Big Win Slots, and more.
buyer: Murka Games
Murka Games is an international game development company that focuses on social casino and casual games. Murka mixes game genres and fresh ideas to sustainably create and publish games for a global audience. Their games include ARK Slots, Infinity Slots, Solitaire Play, Wordelicious, and more. "
target: Mobile Deluxe
Mobile Deluxe is a leading developer, publisher and distributor of casual mobile games. Mobile Deluxe creates fun and engaging premium casual games for iOS and Android devices. Their titles include Solitaire Deluxe, Pop Farm, Jewel Factory, Big Win Slots, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Voodoo SAS, acquired Beach Bum

synopsis: Voodoo, a French mobile game publisher and developer, has acquired Beach Bum, a mobile social game development company in Israel. Beach Bum brings a new twist to classic games such as Backgammon and Spades, by introducing them to the world of online casual games. Their games include Lord of the Board, Spades Royale, and Gin Rummy Stars.
buyer: Voodoo SAS
Voodoo is a French mobile game publisher and developer. Voodoo focuses on creating free-to-play "hyper casual games" for Android and iOS. Their hit games include Helix Jump, Snake VS Block, Paper.io, and more. Their games have over 300M monthly active users and more than 2 billion downloads. "
target: Beach Bum
Beach Bum is a mobile social game development company in Israel. Beach Bum brings a new twist to classic games such as Backgammon and Spades, by introducing them to the world of online casual games. Their games include Lord of the Board, Spades Royale, and Gin Rummy Stars.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signature Devices, Inc., acquired Graffiti Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Signature Devices, Inc., a company that designs, creates and develops devices, software and cloud infrastructure software for the Internet of Things world, has acquired a majority interest in Graffiti Entertainment, LLC, a company that develops interactive entertainment software and video games for entertainment consoles.
buyer: Signature Devices, Inc. (SDVI:$0.37)
Signature Devices designs, creates and develops devices, software and cloud infrastructure software for the Internet of Things world. "
target: Graffiti Entertainment, Inc.
Graffiti Entertainment, LLC develops interactive entertainment software and video games for entertainment consoles. The company was founded in 2006.
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closed 9/20/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

My.Games, acquired Mamboo Games

synopsis: My.Games, a Moscow-based video game company, has acquired a majority stake in Mamboo Games, a hypercasual mobile games publisher and developer in Belarus. Mamboo builds awesome and fun games for their players to enjoy and helps studios to make chart-topping games. Their titles include Billion Builders, Shift Race, Viking Life: Wild North, and more.
buyer parent: Mail.Ru LLC
buyer: My.Games
My.Games is a Moscow-based video game company that creates and publishes games all over the world. My.Games offers an extensive library of games and software that has reached over 500 million players worldwide. They create titles for PC, consoles, and mobile devices. "
target: Mamboo Games
Mamboo Games is a hypercasual mobile games publisher and developer in Belarus. Mamboo builds awesome and fun games for their players to enjoy and helps studios to make chart-topping games. Their titles include Billion Builders, Shift Race, Viking Life: Wild North, Space Rover: Space Taikon and more.
price ($mm)
$2.00*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/31/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Playtika Ltd., acquired Reworks Oy

synopsis: Playtika Holding Corp., a leading Israeli mobile gaming company and monetization platform, has acquired Finland-based mobile apps company Reworks Oy, maker of hit Design Entertainment app, Redecor. Playtika will leverage its expertise to further grow Redecor into a leading destination for design enthusiasts.
buyer: Playtika Ltd. (PLTK:$2,484.90)
Based in Israel, Playtika is a leading mobile gaming company and monetization platform with over 36 million monthly active users across a portfolio of games. Founded in 2010, Playtika was among the first to offer free-to-play social games on social networks and mobile platforms. "
target: Reworks Oy
Reworks is a Helsinki, Finland based mobile apps company that fuses lifestyle content and social gaming. Its apps spark creativity and unleash the creator within every person. Reworks is best known for Redecor, a fusion between home design and mobile gaming.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Qiiwi Games AB, will acquire Playright

synopsis: Qiiwi Games, a Swedish mobile game developer, will acquire a 63.75% stake in Playright Digital Entertainment LTD (Playright), an indie game studio in the UK that focuses on developing hyper casual games. Playright creates story heavy puzzle and arcade games for mobile devices.
buyer: Qiiwi Games AB (NGM:QIIWI:$10.56)
Qiiwi Games is a Swedish mobile game developer. Qiiwi focuses on developing mobile games aimed at casual gamers in the trivia, match-3 and word/puzzle genres. Their titles include Wordington, Midsomer Murders, Coronation Street, Hell's Kitchen, and more. "
target: Playright
Playright is an indie game studio in the UK that focuses on developing hyper casual games. Playright creates story heavy puzzle and arcade games for mobile devices. The company's goal is to make their players feel good and to get them immersed into positive bite-sized experiences.
price ($mm)
$0.54*
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 8/18/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Saber Interactive, will acquire Demiurge Studios

synopsis: Embracer Group AB, through its wholly owned subsidiary Saber Interactive Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Demiurge Studios, Inc., an independent games development studio based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Saber Interactive
Saber Interactive is an independent developer of interactive games and entertainment. Founded in 2001, Saber has grown into one of the largest and longest-standing developers of interactive games in Russia/Eastern Europe and one of the few remaining independent game studios producing AAA content. "
target: Demiurge Studios
Demiurge Studios is an independent game maker out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 2002, Demiurge Studios made the transition into mobile gaming in 2008 and found success with Marvel® Puzzle Quest™, a top 100 grossing app on the App Store and top 50 grossing on Google Play.
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closed 8/18/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Dream Sports, acquired Rolocule

synopsis: Dream Sports, a leading sports technology company in India, has acquired Rolocule Games, an award winning mobile games company in India. Rolocule develops top quality midcore games that are played & loved by millions of consumers in 110+ countries. Their titles include Flick Tennis, Dance Party, Dead Among Us, Super Badminton, and more.
buyer: Dream Sports
Dream Sports is a leading sports technology company in India. Dream Sports provides multiple avenues for fans to deeply engage with the sports they love through fantasy sports, content, commerce, experiences and events. Their Dream11 platform is India's biggest fantasy sports platform. "
target: Rolocule
Rolocule is an award winning mobile games company in India. Rolocule develops top quality midcore games that are played & loved by millions of consumers in 110+ countries. Their titles include Flick Tennis, Dance Party, Dead Among Us, Super Badminton, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/5/2021 via Company Press Release

DECA Games, will acquire CrazyLabs

synopsis: Embracer Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in CrazyLabs Ltd. CrazyLabs is an Israel-based publisher and developer of hit mobile game Super Stylist and long-lasting casual and lifestyle role playing games. As part of Embracer Group, CrazyLabs will operate as an independent group under DECA Games.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: DECA Games
DECA Games is a publisher and developer of video games that is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. The company's primary focus is on acquiring and operating older free-to-play games. They are the current owners and developers of the massively multiplayer online shooter Realm of the Mad God. "
target: CrazyLabs
CrazyLabs is an Israel-based publisher and developer of hit mobile game Super Stylist and long-lasting casual and lifestyle role playing games. Additionally, CrazyLabs is one of the top hyper-casual publishers, being the 3rd most downloaded publisher in all of mobile games in 2020.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$153
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

CrazyLabs, acquired Firescore Interactive

synopsis: CrazyLabs, a top 3 mobile games publisher and developer based in Israel, has acquired Firescore Interactive, a mobile games development studio in India. Firescore creates hypercasual games for the entire world to enjoy. Their games, Soap Cutting and Acrylic Nails, has over 120 million downloads worldwide.
buyer: CrazyLabs
CrazyLabs is a top 3 mobile games publisher and developer based in Israel. CrazyLabs is a worldwide leader in casual and hyper-casual game development, distribution and innovation. Their portfolio of games include Phone Case DIY, DIY Makeup, Shoal of Fish, ASMR Slicing, Coin rush!, and more. "
target: Firescore Interactive
Firescore Interactive is a mobile games development studio in India. Firescore creates hypercasual games for the entire world to enjoy. Their games, Soap Cutting and Acrylic Nails, has over 120 million downloads worldwide.
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Ticker: KNM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$265,758.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$51,370.00
EBIT ($mm)
$41,292.00
Net Income ($mm)
$23,012.00
Employees
5362
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$86,250.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,681.44
EBIT ($mm)
$20,589.29
Net Income ($mm)
$29,686.60
Employees
107348
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Ticker: ENXTPA:VIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vivendi SA
Vivendi SA
Vivendi is an integrated media and content group. The company operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$19,602.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,427.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1,940.66
Net Income ($mm)
$2,213.03
Employees
43822
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Ticker: TSE:7974
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nintendo
Nintendo
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Nintendo is the world's largest video game company by revenue.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$15,905.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,443.81
EBIT ($mm)
$5,349.32
Net Income ($mm)
$3,988.30
Employees
6200
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: ATVI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard, Inc., a member of the S&P 500, is the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company. Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and World of Warcraft.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$9,052.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,407.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,274.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,644.00
Employees
9500
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Ticker: KOSE:A035420
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6,533.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,265.83
EBIT ($mm)
$653.34
Net Income ($mm)
$748.93
Employees
15148
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:EA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electronic Arts Inc.
Electronic Arts Inc.
Electronic Arts (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers. EA has more than 300 million registered players around the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,629.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,227.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,046.00
Net Income ($mm)
$837.00
Employees
9800
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Ticker: TTWO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,371.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$847.37
EBIT ($mm)
$734.34
Net Income ($mm)
$563.61
Employees
6495
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Ticker: SGAMY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sega Sammy Holdings Inc.
Sega Sammy Holdings Inc.
The SEGA SAMMY Group is involved in a wide range of business operations, encompassing Sammy’s pachislot and pachinko machine business; entertainment contents business focused on SEGA Group’s digital game business; and resort business, which is represented by the development and operation of hotels.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,024.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$300.70
EBIT ($mm)
$110.24
Net Income ($mm)
$24.10
Employees
7726
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Ticker: ZNGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,721.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$753.70
EBIT ($mm)
$528.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2245
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Ticker: PLTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Playtika Ltd.
Playtika Ltd.
Based in Israel, Playtika is a leading mobile gaming company and monetization platform with over 36 million monthly active users across a portfolio of games. Founded in 2010, Playtika was among the first to offer free-to-play social games on social networks and mobile platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,484.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$756.10
EBIT ($mm)
$636.00
Net Income ($mm)
$321.60
Employees
3800
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: TSE:9684
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
The Square Enix Group publishes, distributes and licenses entertainment content around the world under its internationally renowned brands including SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS and TAITO. The Square Enix Group includes a global network of leading development studios in North America, Europe and Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2,354.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$371.93
EBIT ($mm)
$315.82
Net Income ($mm)
$206.86
Employees
4078
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Ticker: KOSE:A0354
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver {duplicate}
Naver {duplicate}
NAVER Corporation is Korea’s premier Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “Naver”, Korea’s first online children’s portal “Jr. Naver”, and the nation’s first online donation portal “Happybean”.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,306.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$754.40
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$504.00
Employees
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Ticker: PLTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Playtika Ltd.
Playtika Ltd.
Based in Israel, Playtika is a leading mobile gaming company and monetization platform with over 36 million monthly active users across a portfolio of games. Founded in 2010, Playtika was among the first to offer free-to-play social games on social networks and mobile platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,484.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$756.10
EBIT ($mm)
$636.00
Net Income ($mm)
$321.60
Employees
3800
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: KOSE:A251270
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Netmarble
Netmarble Games Corp. strives to entertain audiences of all ages, and around the world, by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is the fastest-growing mobile game company in Asia and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,001.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$245.18
EBIT ($mm)
$150.44
Net Income ($mm)
$195.54
Employees
789
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KRAFTON, Inc.
KRAFTON, Inc.
KRAFTON is a South Korean game development company. KRAFTON creates games for PC and mobile devices through it's various game studios. They are best known for PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, a battle royal shooter. The company also develops and publishes MMORPGs and mobile games.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,392.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$608.01
EBIT ($mm)
$561.36
Net Income ($mm)
$413.27
Employees
1305
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Ticker: NYSE:RBLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROBLOX
ROBLOX
Roblox’s mission is to build a human co-experience platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. Roblox enables anyone to imagine, create, and have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive 3D experiences, all built by a global community of developers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,149.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($276.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($328.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: TSE:3632
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gree, Inc.
Gree, Inc.
GREE develops games at its studios in Japan, North America, and South Korea, producing high-ranking titles in the app markets of each region. The company was founded in 2004.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$703.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$97.60
EBIT ($mm)
$85.11
Net Income ($mm)
$42.53
Employees
1416
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Ticker: GLUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$540.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.52
EBIT ($mm)
$20.52
Net Income ($mm)
$20.45
Employees
715
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:BILI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili represents the iconic brand of online entertainment with a mission to enrich the everyday life of young generations in China. Bilibili is a full-spectrum online entertainment world covering a wide array of genres and media formats, including videos, live broadcasting and mobile games.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$537.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($23.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($72.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1903
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Ticker: TSE:3668
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colopl Inc
Colopl Inc
Colopl is a Japanese developer that specializes in location-based mobile games. Colopl develops enjoyable games to make people's everyday lives richer. Their portfolio of mobile games include White Cat Project, Quiz RPG: The World of Mystic Wiz, Titan Slayer II, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$413.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$114.18
EBIT ($mm)
$110.34
Net Income ($mm)
$73.48
Employees
1368
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2138
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Crooz
Crooz
Crooz, Inc. offers smartphone games to the Japanese and global markets, including original titles such as RAGNABREAK, The Knights of Avalon, Elemental Story, and Card King, in addition to games that make use of IP that represents Japan, such as HUNTER×HUNTER, NARUTO, and Final Fantasy.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$327.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.99
EBIT ($mm)
$8.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.17
Employees
278
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Ticker: HLSE:ROVIO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rovio Entertainment Corporation
Rovio Entertainment Corporation
Rovio Entertainment Corporation is a games-first entertainment company, that creates, develops and publishes mobile games and acts as a brand licensor in various entertainment and consumer product categories. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started in 2009.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$323.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.14
EBIT ($mm)
$26.48
Net Income ($mm)
$18.31
Employees
462
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Ticker: SKLZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Skillz
Skillz
Skillz is the leading mobile games platform that connects players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$270.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($129.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($131.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
277
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Ticker: DSKY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iDreamSky Technology Limited
iDreamSky is the largest independent mobile game publishing platform in China based on the number of active users in 2013. The Company’s mission is to enrich mobile users’ lifestyle and deliver fun and engaging mobile games and entertainment to users.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$190.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.66
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
756
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Ticker: TSE:3656
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KLab Inc.
KLab Inc.
KLab is a leader in online mobile gaming, consistently ranked as one of the top 50 grossing game publishers since 2012. With its emphasis on quality and innovative games, KLab continues to grow at a rapid pace, expanding beyond the Japanese market with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, and the US.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$178.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.39
EBIT ($mm)
$20.38
Net Income ($mm)
$2.57
Employees
632
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