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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announced 8/18/2022 via Company Press Release

Saber Interactive, will acquire Tripwire Interactive LLC

synopsis: Embracer Group AB, through its wholly owned subsidiary Saber Interactive, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of award-winning US developer and publisher Tripwire Interactive from its four current owners. Tripwire Interactive is well-known for the Killing Floor and Rising Storm series.
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: Tripwire Interactive LLC
Formed in 2005 as a humble independent developer and founded by gamers who found success in the video game modding community, Tripwire Interactive has developed and self-published multiple critically acclaimed titles in the wildly popular Killing Floor and Rising Storm franchises.
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announced 8/18/2022 via Company Press Release

Embracer Group, will acquire Limited Run Games

synopsis: Embracer Group AB, a leading video game company, will acquire Limited Run Games, Inc., a premium publisher of physical games. Limited Run works with indie studios and major publishers to release digital games in physical form. The company brings digital releases to life on a number of systems, including the Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, and more.
buyer: Embracer Group (OM:EMBRAC B:$14,212.40)
Based in Sweden, Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC, console, and mobile games for the global games market. The Group has an extensive catalogue of over 240 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, and Dead Island, amongst many others. "
target: Limited Run Games
Limited Run Games is a premium publisher of physical games. Limited Run works with indie studios and major publishers to release digital games in physical form. The company brings digital releases to life on a number of systems, including the Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, retro consoles, and more.
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closed 8/11/2022 via Company Press Release

SOEDESCO, acquired Superlumen

synopsis: SOEDESCO, an independent video game developer, publisher and distributor in the Netherlands, has acquired Superlumen, an independent game development studio in Spain. Superlumen is focused on creating unique experiences through virtual reality (VR) video games. Their titles include the point and click adventure games Sanatorium and Desolatium.
buyer: SOEDESCO
SOEDESCO is an independent video game developer, publisher and distributor in the Netherlands. SOEDESCO delivers creative content across multiple genres and platforms for a worldwide audience in physical and digital formats. Their games include Garden Witch Life, Petit Island, Airoheart, and more. "
target: Superlumen
Superlumen is an independent game development studio in Spain. Superlumen is focused on creating unique experiences through virtual reality (VR) video games. Their titles include the point and click adventure games Sanatorium and Desolatium.
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closed 8/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Spin Master Corp, acquired Nørdlight

synopsis: Spin Master Corp., a leading global children's entertainment company, announced the acquisition of Nørdlight, a digital game studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. Spin Master initially made a minority investment in Nørdlight in August 2021 through Spin Master Ventures.
buyer: Spin Master Corp (TSX:TOY:$2,042.40)
Spin Master is a Canadian global toy and entertainment company that has been designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing consumer products for children around the world since 1994. "
target: Nørdlight
The Nørdlight team comes with over 50 years of combined experience in the mobile games industry, delivering some of the largest grossing mobile games in history including running the prototype team at King.com and leading the technology and art for digital games titles including Candy Crush Saga.
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closed 8/4/2022 via BusinessWire

InfiniteWorld, acquired Super Bit Machine, Inc.

synopsis: Infinite Assets, Inc. (“InfiniteWorld”) has acquired Super Bit Machine, an independent gaming studio and Armajet developer, founded by industry veterans with experience running massive multiplayer “Top 10” grossing games on iOS and Android, including Bingo Blitz by Buffalo Studios.
buyer: InfiniteWorld
InfiniteWorld is a leading Web3 and Metaverse infrastructure company that enables brands and creators to create, monetize, and drive consumer engagement and experiences with digital content. "
target: Super Bit Machine, Inc.
Super Bit Machine is an independent gaming studio founded by industry veterans with a focus on creating spectator-friendly competitive games that bring people together across all platforms. Its flagship title, Armajet, is a highly competitive action game that has won several awards.
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closed 8/3/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Keywords Studios, acquired Mighty Games

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired Mighty Games, an independent games studio in Australia. Mighty Games specialises in making smart little mobile games that pack a big punch. The studio focuses on fun, casual, social games with story and charm.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
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: Mighty Games
Mighty Games is an independent games studio in Australia. Mighty Games specialises in making smart little mobile games that pack a big punch. The studio focuses on fun, casual, social games with story and charm. Their titles include Piffle, Questy Quest, Shooty Skies, Charming Runes, and more.
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closed 7/21/2022 via Company Press Release

Jagex Ltd., acquired Pipeworks Inc.

synopsis: Leading global games developer and publisher Jagex has acquired Pipeworks Studios, a highly established and innovative 200-person strong development studio. Marking its first acquisition of an external studio, the transaction reflects Jagex’s commitment to expand its team of world-class talent, as well as grow its footprint in North America.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Jagex Ltd.
Jagex is a British leader in creating deep and engaging live games on PC and mobile. Jagex’s flagship MMORPG RuneScape has welcomed almost 300million player accounts to its world and is a $1billion lifetime revenue franchise. "
target parent: Sumo Digital Ltd.
target: Pipeworks Inc.
Pipeworks is an innovative, well-established, and respected US video games developer based in Eugene, Oregon. It provides full development, co-development, and live operations to premier video game publishers and other partners.
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closed 7/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Nordisk Games, acquired Supermassive Games

synopsis: Nordisk Games, the video game division of Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film, acquires Supermassive Games, a BAFTA-winning, independent game studio, developing innovative storytelling titles.
buyer parent: Egmont Foundation
buyer: Nordisk Games
Nordisk Games is the video game division of Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film. Nordisk Games makes equity investments in European game studios. Nordisk Games has built a portfolio of developers that includes Avalanche Studios Group, Star Stable Entertainment, Nitro Games, etc. "
target: Supermassive Games
Supermassive Games is a BAFTA-winning, independent game studio, developing innovative storytelling titles. They have released a number of successful titles and are best known for the critically acclaimed PS4 hit Until Dawn and The Dark Pictures Anthology - a series of stand-alone, horror games.
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closed 7/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, acquired Heardle

synopsis: Spotify announced it’s acquiring Heardle, a music recognition trivia game based on the format pioneered by Wordle. In Heardle, players try to guess a song as quickly as possible based on its opening notes; they get six tries, getting a few more seconds of music with each attempt.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with 320 million users, including 144 million subscribers, across 92 markets. Spotify allows users to discover, manage, and share over 60 million tracks, including more than 1.9 million podcast titles for free. "
target: Heardle
Heardle is a music recognition trivia game based on the format pioneered by Wordle. In Heardle, players try to guess a song as quickly as possible based on its opening notes; they get six tries, getting a few more seconds of music with each attempt.
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closed 7/12/2022 via BNC Analysis

Dorian Inc., acquired Nix Hydra Games

synopsis: Female-founded and led social storytelling platform Dorian has acquired mobile game developer Nix Hydra Games and its flagship titles. This acquisition is a part of Dorian’s growth strategy, connecting fans and independent creators to popular IPs, monetisation features, and code-free creation tools.
buyer: Dorian Inc.
Dorian is the world's first game creation and streaming platform that enables creators to turn fiction into games with zero coding. Dorian’s mission is to empower millions of female and diverse creators to unlock their vision in a game format and run their own game businesses. "
target: Nix Hydra Games
Nix Hydra is a female-founded mobile game studio with a portfolio of games and apps that are enjoyed by over 23 million people worldwide. Nix Hydra focuses on empowering underrepresented communities through games and interactive storytelling.
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announced 7/7/2022 via BNC Analysis

Kongregate Inc., will acquire Gamaga

synopsis: Kongregate, a leading game publisher and web gaming portal, will acquire Gamaga, a leading game development studio in Chile. Gamaga has worked with established brands like Sony, Div3rsion and iEntertainment Network on multiple successful mobile games. Their titles include Farm Idle Moo Tycoon, Cobra Kai: Card Fighter, Banana Kong, and more.
buyer parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
buyer: Kongregate Inc.
Kongregate is a leading game publisher and web gaming portal. Kongregate’s mobile games have been downloaded tens of millions of times and have hundreds of millions of gameplays. Kongregate's web portal features over 100,000 free games played by tens of millions of players per month. "
target: Gamaga
Gamaga is a leading game development studio in Chile. Gamaga has worked with established brands like Sony, Div3rsion and iEntertainment Network on multiple successful mobile games. Their titles include Farm Idle Moo Tycoon, Cobra Kai: Card Fighter, Banana Kong, Operate Now, and more.
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closed 7/1/2022 via BusinessWire

Blizzard Entertainment, acquired Proletariat

synopsis: Blizzard Entertainment has closed the acquisition of Boston-based Proletariat, an award-winning independent game developer with the mission to create games that change the way communities play together.
buyer parent: Activision Blizzard
buyer: Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher. Blizzard created several successful video games, including the Warcraft sequels, StarCraft, and Diablo series, and the MMORPG World of Warcraft. "
target: Proletariat
Founded in 2012 in Boston, MA, by a group of game-industry veterans from Harmonix, Turbine, and Insomniac, Proletariat is an award-winning independent game developer with the mission to create games that change the way communities play together.
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announced 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Miniclip, will acquire SYBO ApS

synopsis: Miniclip, a mobile game developer in Europe, will acquire SYBO, a mobile games studio in Denmark. SYBO strives to craft meaningful experiences that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their skill. Their titles include Subway Surfers and Blades of Brim.
buyer parent: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Miniclip
Miniclip, based in Switzerland, is a global leader in digital games with a mission of unleashing the gamer in everyone. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms. "
target: SYBO ApS
SYBO is a mobile games studio in Denmark. SYBO strives to craft meaningful experiences that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their skill. Their titles include Subway Surfers and Blades of Brim.
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closed 6/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

WinZO, acquired Upskillz Games

synopsis: WinZO, the largest social gaming and entertainment platform in India, has acquired a majority stake in Upskillz Games, a casual video game development studio in India. Upskillz Games develops casual mobile games with blockchain and Web3-based technology. Their games connects players and provides them with fair and fun competitions to compete in.
buyer: WinZO
WinZO is the largest social gaming and entertainment platform in India. WinZO partners with third-party developers to host games on its own Android and iOS app, where users can enjoy personalized multiplayer gameplay experiences. Their platform offers over 100 games to choose from. "
target: Upskillz Games
Upskillz Games is a casual video game development studio in India. Upskillz Games develops casual mobile games with blockchain and Web3-based technology. Their games connects players and provides them with fair, fun, and skillful competitions to compete in.
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closed 6/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Netmarble, acquired Floppy Games

synopsis: Netmarble, a South Korean mobile game developer, has acquired a majority stake in Floppy Games, a mobile game developer in South Korea. Floppy Games specializes in creating mobile RPG games that provide fun and challenging experiences. Their titles include Yokai Saga, Xross Chronicle, and Phantom Chaser.
buyer: Netmarble (KOSE:A251270:$2,001.98)
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. "
target: Floppy Games
Floppy Games is a mobile game developer in South Korea. Floppy Games specializes in creating mobile RPG games that provide fun and challenging experiences. Their titles include Yokai Saga, Xross Chronicle, and Phantom Chaser.
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closed 6/22/2022 via PR Newswire

Coin98 Labs, acquired Yunero Studios

synopsis: Coin98 Labs has acquired Yunero Studios to accelerate Web3 Mass Adoption via GameFi. First established in 2021, Yunero is a new game studio based in Vietnam, on a journey to build its dream. The team consists of professionals from the traditional gaming industry, who have worked at leading companies including VNG Corporation.
buyer: Coin98 Labs
Coin98 Labs is a DeFi product builder focusing on creating and developing an ecosystem of DeFi protocols, Web3 applications, and NFTs on multiple blockchains. Their mission is to fulfill untapped demand and enhance in-demand utilities in the DeFi space. "
target: Yunero Studios
First established in 2021, Yunero is a new game studio developed with a vision to set a new standard for the game industry and build hit games in the blockchain world. Yunero's games are developed across various platforms, including PC and mobile to bring users the best experience.
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announced 6/17/2022 via BNC Analysis

Digital Bros S.p.A., will acquire D3 Go!

synopsis: Digital Bros, a video game developer and publisher based in Italy, will acquire D3 Go! from D3 Publisher, a Japanese video game developer and publisher. D3 Go! is a global publisher and developer of mobile games. Their games include Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns, Alien: Blackout, Adventure Gnome, Word Designer: Country Home, and more.
buyer: Digital Bros S.p.A. (BIT:DIB:$118.16)
Digital Bros is a video game developer and publisher based in Italy. Digital Bros creates video games for all Consoles, PC, Mobile and Streaming platforms, and distributes them worldwide through digital and retail channels. Their games include Ghostrunner, Portal Knights, Gems of War, and more. "
target parent: BANDAI NAMCO Holdings, Inc.
target: D3 Go!
D3 Go! is a global publisher and developer of mobile games. D3 Go! is dedicated to creating the gaming best experiences for their players. Their games include Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns, Alien: Blackout, Adventure Gnome, Word Designer: Country Home, and more.
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$1.50
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closed 6/8/2022 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Forgotten Empires

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired Forgotten Empires, a full-service game development studio. Forgotten Empires specialises in the development of real time strategy games (RTS). Their games include the Age of Empires series and Age of Mythology.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
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: Forgotten Empires
Forgotten Empires is a full-service game development studio. Forgotten Empires focuses on developing Windows PC games and specialises in the development of real time strategy games (RTS). Their games include the Age of Empires series and Age of Mythology.
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closed 6/6/2022 via BusinessWire

PlayStack Ltd, acquired Magic Fuel Games, Inc.

synopsis: Leading London based games technology business, Playstack, has acquired Magic Fuel Games, a remote games development studio. This acquisition combines the talent of both companies to create entertaining and engaging games while strengthening Playstack’s senior leadership team with fresh insight and expertise.
buyer: PlayStack Ltd
Playstack is a leading games publisher headquartered in London. Playstack provides development partners with the security and resources that allow them to play to their strengths as creative leaders, entrusting its experienced team to mastermind the marketing and publishing campaign. "
target: Magic Fuel Games, Inc.
Magic Fuel Games is a remote working game development studio with team members distributed around the US and overseas. The team has a rich experience in developing simulation and strategy games for mobile, PC, and console.
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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.
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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 8/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Spin Master Corp, acquired Nørdlight

synopsis: Spin Master Corp., a leading global children's entertainment company, announced the acquisition of Nørdlight, a digital game studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. Spin Master initially made a minority investment in Nørdlight in August 2021 through Spin Master Ventures.
buyer: Spin Master Corp (TSX:TOY:$2,042.40)
Spin Master is a Canadian global toy and entertainment company that has been designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing consumer products for children around the world since 1994. "
target: Nørdlight
The Nørdlight team comes with over 50 years of combined experience in the mobile games industry, delivering some of the largest grossing mobile games in history including running the prototype team at King.com and leading the technology and art for digital games titles including Candy Crush Saga.
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closed 8/3/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Keywords Studios, acquired Mighty Games

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired Mighty Games, an independent games studio in Australia. Mighty Games specialises in making smart little mobile games that pack a big punch. The studio focuses on fun, casual, social games with story and charm.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
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: Mighty Games
Mighty Games is an independent games studio in Australia. Mighty Games specialises in making smart little mobile games that pack a big punch. The studio focuses on fun, casual, social games with story and charm. Their titles include Piffle, Questy Quest, Shooty Skies, Charming Runes, and more.
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closed 7/12/2022 via BNC Analysis

Dorian Inc., acquired Nix Hydra Games

synopsis: Female-founded and led social storytelling platform Dorian has acquired mobile game developer Nix Hydra Games and its flagship titles. This acquisition is a part of Dorian’s growth strategy, connecting fans and independent creators to popular IPs, monetisation features, and code-free creation tools.
buyer: Dorian Inc.
Dorian is the world's first game creation and streaming platform that enables creators to turn fiction into games with zero coding. Dorian’s mission is to empower millions of female and diverse creators to unlock their vision in a game format and run their own game businesses. "
target: Nix Hydra Games
Nix Hydra is a female-founded mobile game studio with a portfolio of games and apps that are enjoyed by over 23 million people worldwide. Nix Hydra focuses on empowering underrepresented communities through games and interactive storytelling.
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announced 7/7/2022 via BNC Analysis

Kongregate Inc., will acquire Gamaga

synopsis: Kongregate, a leading game publisher and web gaming portal, will acquire Gamaga, a leading game development studio in Chile. Gamaga has worked with established brands like Sony, Div3rsion and iEntertainment Network on multiple successful mobile games. Their titles include Farm Idle Moo Tycoon, Cobra Kai: Card Fighter, Banana Kong, and more.
buyer parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
buyer: Kongregate Inc.
Kongregate is a leading game publisher and web gaming portal. Kongregate’s mobile games have been downloaded tens of millions of times and have hundreds of millions of gameplays. Kongregate's web portal features over 100,000 free games played by tens of millions of players per month. "
target: Gamaga
Gamaga is a leading game development studio in Chile. Gamaga has worked with established brands like Sony, Div3rsion and iEntertainment Network on multiple successful mobile games. Their titles include Farm Idle Moo Tycoon, Cobra Kai: Card Fighter, Banana Kong, Operate Now, and more.
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announced 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Miniclip, will acquire SYBO ApS

synopsis: Miniclip, a mobile game developer in Europe, will acquire SYBO, a mobile games studio in Denmark. SYBO strives to craft meaningful experiences that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their skill. Their titles include Subway Surfers and Blades of Brim.
buyer parent: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Miniclip
Miniclip, based in Switzerland, is a global leader in digital games with a mission of unleashing the gamer in everyone. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms. "
target: SYBO ApS
SYBO is a mobile games studio in Denmark. SYBO strives to craft meaningful experiences that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their skill. Their titles include Subway Surfers and Blades of Brim.
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closed 6/22/2022 via PR Newswire

Coin98 Labs, acquired Yunero Studios

synopsis: Coin98 Labs has acquired Yunero Studios to accelerate Web3 Mass Adoption via GameFi. First established in 2021, Yunero is a new game studio based in Vietnam, on a journey to build its dream. The team consists of professionals from the traditional gaming industry, who have worked at leading companies including VNG Corporation.
buyer: Coin98 Labs
Coin98 Labs is a DeFi product builder focusing on creating and developing an ecosystem of DeFi protocols, Web3 applications, and NFTs on multiple blockchains. Their mission is to fulfill untapped demand and enhance in-demand utilities in the DeFi space. "
target: Yunero Studios
First established in 2021, Yunero is a new game studio developed with a vision to set a new standard for the game industry and build hit games in the blockchain world. Yunero's games are developed across various platforms, including PC and mobile to bring users the best experience.
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closed 6/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

WinZO, acquired Upskillz Games

synopsis: WinZO, the largest social gaming and entertainment platform in India, has acquired a majority stake in Upskillz Games, a casual video game development studio in India. Upskillz Games develops casual mobile games with blockchain and Web3-based technology. Their games connects players and provides them with fair and fun competitions to compete in.
buyer: WinZO
WinZO is the largest social gaming and entertainment platform in India. WinZO partners with third-party developers to host games on its own Android and iOS app, where users can enjoy personalized multiplayer gameplay experiences. Their platform offers over 100 games to choose from. "
target: Upskillz Games
Upskillz Games is a casual video game development studio in India. Upskillz Games develops casual mobile games with blockchain and Web3-based technology. Their games connects players and provides them with fair, fun, and skillful competitions to compete in.
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closed 6/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Netmarble, acquired Floppy Games

synopsis: Netmarble, a South Korean mobile game developer, has acquired a majority stake in Floppy Games, a mobile game developer in South Korea. Floppy Games specializes in creating mobile RPG games that provide fun and challenging experiences. Their titles include Yokai Saga, Xross Chronicle, and Phantom Chaser.
buyer: Netmarble (KOSE:A251270:$2,001.98)
Netmarble Games Corp. strives to entertain audiences of all ages, and around the world, by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is the fastest-growing mobile game company in Asia and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. "
target: Floppy Games
Floppy Games is a mobile game developer in South Korea. Floppy Games specializes in creating mobile RPG games that provide fun and challenging experiences. Their titles include Yokai Saga, Xross Chronicle, and Phantom Chaser.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/17/2022 via BNC Analysis

Digital Bros S.p.A., will acquire D3 Go!

synopsis: Digital Bros, a video game developer and publisher based in Italy, will acquire D3 Go! from D3 Publisher, a Japanese video game developer and publisher. D3 Go! is a global publisher and developer of mobile games. Their games include Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns, Alien: Blackout, Adventure Gnome, Word Designer: Country Home, and more.
buyer: Digital Bros S.p.A. (BIT:DIB:$118.16)
Digital Bros is a video game developer and publisher based in Italy. Digital Bros creates video games for all Consoles, PC, Mobile and Streaming platforms, and distributes them worldwide through digital and retail channels. Their games include Ghostrunner, Portal Knights, Gems of War, and more. "
target parent: BANDAI NAMCO Holdings, Inc.
target: D3 Go!
D3 Go! is a global publisher and developer of mobile games. D3 Go! is dedicated to creating the gaming best experiences for their players. Their games include Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns, Alien: Blackout, Adventure Gnome, Word Designer: Country Home, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.50
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Cave Interactive, will acquire Deluxe Games Inc.

synopsis: Cave Interactive, a Japanese video game development studio, will acquire Deluxe Games, a video game development company in Japan. Deluxe Games focuses on developing mobile games that both adults and children can enjoy. Their titles include Monster Strike, Kingdom Ran: The Road to Unification, Manabimo! Asovenger!, and more.
buyer: Cave Interactive (TSE:3760:$12.86)
Cave Interactive is a Japanese video game development studio. Cave aims to create games that deliver fun and satisfying experiences. The company is known for their shoot ‘em up games such as the DoDonPachi series, Mushihimesama, and Deathsmiles. "
target: Deluxe Games Inc.
Deluxe Games is a video game development company in Japan. Deluxe Games focuses on developing mobile games that both adults and children can enjoy. Their titles include Monster Strike, Kingdom Ran: The Road to Unification, Manabimo! Asovenger!, and more.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2022 via Company Press Release

Animoca Brands, acquired Notre Game s.r.o.

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a mobile game developer in Hong Kong, has acquired Notre Game s.r.o., a game development and publishing company in the Czech Republic. Notre Game is focused on developing new and innovative mobile games. Their games include Scratch Wars, a hybrid collectible card game; and Scratch Lords, an NFT-based collectible card game.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and AI technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox and Crazy Kings as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield and Thomas & Friends. "
target: Notre Game s.r.o.
Notre Game is a game development and publishing company in the Czech Republic. Notre Game is focused on developing new and innovative mobile games. Their games include Scratch Wars, a hybrid collectible card game; and Scratch Lords, a purely digital NFT-based collectible card game.
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closed 5/30/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Supercell, acquired Trailmix

synopsis: Supercell, a global games company, has acquired a majority stake in Trailmix, a mobile game developer in the UK. Trailmix makes snackable yet nourishing casual games that everyone can enjoy. The company aims to develop games that provide a positive, rich and unique free-to-play mobile experience.
buyer parent: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Supercell
Supercell is a global games company that handcrafts games for tablets and smart phones using both Apple's iOs and Google's Android platforms. Based in Helsinki, Finland, Supercell was formed by games industry veterans who have collectively developed more than 180 games. "
target: Trailmix
Trailmix is a mobile game developer in the UK. Trailmix makes snackable yet nourishing casual games that everyone can enjoy. The company aims to develop games that provide a positive, rich and unique free-to-play mobile experience.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

AppLovin, acquired Wordle!

synopsis: AppLovin has acquired Wordle!, a casual game developed by Steven Cravotta that challenges players to make words out of letters within a time limit. It is not to be confused with another word game, Wordle, that was acquired by The New York Times in 2022.
buyer: AppLovin (APP:$2,793.10)
AppLovin helps mobile game developers connect with billions of users by providing solutions to monetize, publish, understand, and grow their businesses. Developers use AppLovin’s platform and powerful analytics tools to acquire new users and improve profitability. "
target: Wordle!
Wordle! is a casual game developed by Steven Cravotta that challenges players to make words out of letters within a time limit. It is not to be confused with another word game, Wordle, that was acquired by The New York Times in 2022.
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closed 5/18/2022 via Company Press Release

Tappx, acquired From The Bench, S.L.

synopsis: Tappx, a leading adtech company offering multi-platform digital advertising solutions, announced its acquisition of Spanish video game developer brand From The Bench. Its Fantasy Manager franchise offers players the chance to become “general managers” of teams in the world’s top sports; soccer, basketball, baseball or American football.
buyer: Tappx
Tappx delivers state-of-the-art digital advertising solutions for multiple platforms including mobile, OTT/CTV and desktop. Tappx' proprietary technology delivers effective advertising across all channels and empowers publishers to maximize ad revenues across different platforms. "
target: From The Bench, S.L.
From The Bench is a video game developer based in Spain. Its Fantasy Manager franchise has a range of mobile games with more than 20 million downloads, offering players the chance to become “general managers” of teams in the world’s top sports; soccer, basketball, baseball or American football.
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closed 5/4/2022 via PR Newswire

Truist Financial Corporation, acquired Long Game Savings

synopsis: Truist Financial Corporation has acquired Long Game, the gamified finance mobile app that is changing the way people save, learn and engage with their finances. Truist will leverage Long Game's innovative technology to help its clients build long-term financial wellness and advance its purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities.
buyer: Truist Financial Corporation (BBT:$23,109.00)
Truist Financial Corporation is a purpose-driven financial services company committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities. Truist offers a wide range of services including retail, small business and commercial banking; asset management; capital markets; insurance; and more. "
target: Long Game Savings
Long Game is a personal finance app that uses gamification to empower Gen-Z and millennials to develop healthy financial habits. The app uses best-practices from mobile gaming, and a behavioral economics strategy called prize-linked savings, to increase savings and financial education.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Media and Games Invest plc, will acquire AxesInMotion S.L.

synopsis: Media and Games Invest SE, a German strategic investment-holding, will acquire AxesInMotion, a leading free-to-play mobile games developer in Spain. AxesInMotion has a portfolio of visually stunning racing games that have generated over 700 million downloads worldwide. Their titles include Car Stunt Races, Extreme Car Driving Simulator, and more.
buyer: Media and Games Invest plc (XTRA:M8G:$279.92)
Media and Games Invest plc (MGI) is a German strategic investment-holding, that focuses on a buy, build, and sell strategy of fast-growing companies. The MGI portfolio companies are growing via acquisitions plus organic growth and new technologies. "
target: AxesInMotion S.L.
AxesInMotion is a leading free-to-play mobile games developer in Spain. AxesInMotion has a strong portfolio of visually stunning racing games that have generated over 700 million downloads worldwide. Their titles include Car Stunt Races, Extreme Car Driving Simulator, and more.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
20.9x
EV / EBITDA
33.0x
announced 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l., will acquire Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l.

synopsis: The management of Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.L. will acquire the company from Enad Global 7 AB (publ) (EG7), a global gaming cooperative. Innova is a leading video game publisher in Russia. Innova focuses on publishing free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) titles.
buyer: Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l.
Innova is a leading video game publisher in Russia. Innova focuses on publishing free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) titles. Their games include Lineage 2, Ragnarök Online, Point Blank, Aion, RF Online and more. The company also publishes indie mobile games. "
target parent: Enad Global 7 AB
target: Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l.
Innova is a leading video game publisher in Russia. Innova focuses on publishing free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) titles. Their games include Lineage 2, Ragnarök Online, Point Blank, Aion, RF Online and more. The company also publishes indie mobile games.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

Zedge Ltd, acquired GuruShots

synopsis: Zedge, Inc., a global app publisher, has acquired GuruShots, an Israeli company that fuses photography with mobile gaming. GuruShots provides a mobile and web-based platform that gamifies photography by providing a fun, educational and structured way for amateur photographers to compete in a wide variety of contests types.
buyer: Zedge Ltd (AMEX:ZDGE:$23.44)
Zedge is content distribution platforms. Its content platform enables consumers to personalize their mobile devices with free, high-quality ringtones, wallpapers, home screen app icons, widgets and notification sounds. "
target: GuruShots
GuruShots is an Israeli company that fuses photography with mobile gaming. GuruShots provides a mobile and web-based platform that gamifies photography by providing a fun, educational and structured way for amateur photographers to compete in a wide variety of contests types.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Playtika Ltd., acquired JustPlay.LOL LTD

synopsis: Playtika Holding Corp. announced the acquisition of Israel-based, JustPlay.LOL, creator of the multiplayer game, 1v1.LOL, which expands the company's offering into the Action and Battle Royale genres. The company's games have been downloaded more than 50 million times and have approximately 700,000 daily active users globally.
buyer: Playtika Ltd. (PLTK:$2,583.00)
Playtika is a mobile gaming entertainment and technology market leader with 35 million monthly active users across a portfolio of multiple games titles. Founded in 2010, Playtika was among the first to offer free-to-play social games on social networks and, shortly after, on mobile platforms. "
target: JustPlay.LOL LTD
Israel-based JustPlay.LOL is creator of the multiplayer game, 1v1.LOL, which expands the company's offering into the Action and Battle Royale genres. The company's games have been downloaded more than 50 million times and have approximately 700,000 daily active users globally.
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$353,076.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$65,124.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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)
$83,589.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,174.19
EBIT ($mm)
$18,482.87
Net Income ($mm)
$33,551.52
Employees
116213
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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: OM:EMBRAC B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Embracer Group
Embracer Group
Embracer Group is a Swedish video game holding company. Embracer Group is the parent company of THQ Nordic, Koch Media and Coffee Stain. The Group has an extensive catalogue of over 130 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Darksiders, Metro, MX vs ATV, and more.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$14,212.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,955.90
EBIT ($mm)
($1,724.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: 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
2021
rev ($mm)
$10,531.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,132.14
EBIT ($mm)
$644.74
Net Income ($mm)
$27,166.90
Employees
34300
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$8,803.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,776.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,336.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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
2023
rev ($mm)
$3,504.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$763.32
EBIT ($mm)
$484.03
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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: 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)
$2,583.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$681.90
EBIT ($mm)
$558.20
Net Income ($mm)
$308.50
Employees
4000
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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: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)
$2,583.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$681.90
EBIT ($mm)
$558.20
Net Income ($mm)
$308.50
Employees
4000
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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: 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)
$1,919.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($325.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($390.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1600
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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)
$1,504.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$628.88
EBIT ($mm)
$577.28
Net Income ($mm)
$465.17
Employees
1487
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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: 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: GDEV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nexters Inc.
Nexters Inc.
Nexters is an international game development company which strives to introduce the joy of core gaming experiences to casual players.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
661
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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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