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closed 1/23/2019 via gamesindustry.biz

Epic Games, acquired 3Lateral

synopsis: Epic Games, a leading video game developer, has acquired 3Lateral, a Serbia-based graphics firm that has worked on many famous video games. 3Lateral develops technologies that allow digitization of human appearance and motion at unprecedented level of realism. Their services include character concept, character rigging, character modeling and more.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: 3Lateral
3Lateral is a Serbia-based graphics firm that has worked on many famous video games. 3Lateral develops technologies that allow digitization of human appearance and motion at unprecedented level of realism. Their services include character concept, character rigging, character modeling, and more.
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closed 8/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired AMC RO STUDIO S.R.L.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired the entire issued share capital of AMC, a Romania-based leading 3D art and design studio focused on the video game industry.
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: AMC RO STUDIO S.R.L.
AMC is a leading 3D art and design studio focused on the video game industry. Based in Bucharest, Romania and led by Cristina Neamtu, AMC enables its partners to realize their vision through creative 3D visual development and design across a range of game platforms.
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$3.29
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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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announced 9/23/2009 via Company Press Release

Ardites, Ltd. will be merged with Symbio,

synopsis: Symbio Group, a leading Web and enterprise software outsourced product development company has signed a definitive agreement to merge with Ardites, a leading expert in user experience technologies.
buyer: Symbio
By leveraging its deep expertise in enterprise, embedded, mobile, Web-based and user experience driven technologies, Symbio enables its clients to focus on their core competencies while building mission-critical technologies and products to sustain, speed and secure their long-term success. "
target: Ardites, Ltd.
Ardites is a growing technology company with specialized expertise in graphics and multimedia, user experience optimization and end-to-end service implementation.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired GameSim

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced the acquisition of GameSim Inc., a specialist in outsourced engineering services and technology platforms for the video games industry and other virtual simulation applications.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$497.30)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: GameSim
Based in Orlando, Florida, GameSim employs over 30 software engineers and artists and has a range of cutting edge, proprietary technology platforms which are integrated with client processes to develop video games and visually simulate environments for military and urban planning applications.
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$4.81
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$4
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closed 4/28/2022 via Company Press Release

HackerOne, acquired PullRequest

synopsis: HackerOne, the world’s most trusted provider of ethical hacking solutions, announced its acquisition of PullRequest, the pioneer of code-review-as-a-service. PullRequest’s technology and code reviewers will enable developer-first security testing solutions.
buyer: HackerOne
HackerOne was started by hackers and security leaders who are driven by a passion to make the internet safer. HackerOne partners with the global hacker community to surface the most relevant security issues of its customers before they can be exploited by criminals. "
target: PullRequest
PullRequest is passionate about code quality. By combining AI, professional reviewers, and tooling, PullRequest helps development teams ship code faster, with improved quality and reduced development lifecycle costs over time.
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closed 1/10/2018 via PR Newswire

10th Magnitude, acquired Northwest Cadence

synopsis: 10th Magnitude, the leading U.S. Microsoft Azure services firm, announced that it has acquired Northwest Cadence, a Microsoft consultancy providing industry leading DevOps, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence services on the Microsoft cloud. Northwest Cadence helps software delivery teams create streamlined, scalable, and smart applications.
buyer: 10th Magnitude
10th Magnitude offers innovative, cloud-based solutions that harness the power of Microsoft Azure. The company combines elements from multiple deep cloud competencies, as well as the most efficient and innovative technology tools and platforms to help clients become more efficient. "
target: Northwest Cadence
Northwest Cadence helps software delivery teams tap into the power of modernization, cloud integration, and data analytics to create streamlined, scalable, and smart applications. Northwest helps software delivery teams ship software that is built with solid DevOps practices and machine learning.
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closed 5/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Cigital, Inc., purchased European Operations from Security Innovation, Inc.

synopsis: Cigital, the largest consulting firm specializing in software security and quality, announced that it has acquired the European consulting, assessment and training operations of Security Innovation. This acquisition will broaden Cigital's reach and expand its capability to support trans-Atlantic clients more completely.
buyer: Cigital, Inc.
Citigal specializes in software security and quality. For over a decade, Cigital's expert consultants have implemented programs that assure our client's software is secure and reliable while enabling them to dramatically improve how they build and deploy software. "
seller: Security Innovation, Inc.
Security Innovation is an independent provider of secure software lifecycle management solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Global technology vendors and enterprise IT organizations rely on our security expertise, tools and training to understand and mitigate the security risks in their software.
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closed 11/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Resolution Games, acquired Zero Index

synopsis: Resolution Games has acquired Zero Index, which helps established VR game developers to port and maintain their game portfolio with talent from East Sweden.
buyer: Resolution Games
Resolution Games is a games studio led by some of the top minds in the industry, forging a world-class catalog of titles that bring players into the richest VR and AR worlds possible. "
target: Zero Index
Zero Index helps established VR game developers to port and maintain their game portfolio with talent from East Sweden.
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closed 9/26/2019 via gamesindustry.biz

Improbable, acquired The Multiplayer Guys

synopsis: Improbable, a British games technology company, has acquired The Multiplayer Guys, a multiplayer game service company in the UK. The Multiplayer Guys help developers to implement their multiplayer experiences. They have experience with scalable server/client architecture, sync/async peer to peer and rolling out live ops on consoles, PC and mobile.
buyer: Improbable
UK's Improbable builds powerful technology to help solve complex problems and create new realities. They create next-generation gameplay through virtual worlds in gaming and entertainment. They are committed to building and supporting games that use its SpatialOS game development platform. "
target: The Multiplayer Guys
The Multiplayer Guys is a multiplayer game service company in the UK. The Multiplayer Guys help developers to implement their multiplayer experiences. They have experience with fully scalable server/client architecture, sync/async peer to peer and rolling out live ops on consoles, PC and mobile.
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closed 12/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Macro Games S.A., acquired Rolling Games

synopsis: Macro Games, a Polish company that creates MMORPG games and operates gaming websites such as CSCenter.pl and MyCraft.pl, has acquired Rolling Games, a game development company in Ukraine. Rolling Games' main specialization is outsourcing game production for mobile platforms. They have worked with publishers such as Atari, Vasco Games, and EA.
buyer: Macro Games S.A. (WSE:MGS:$1.24)
Macro Games S.A. is a Polish company that operates CSCenter.pl and MyCraft.pl, gaming websites that provide the latest news, videos and live streams for the games Counter-Strike and Minecraft. The company produces games as well, mainly in the MMORPG genre using a free-to-play business model. "
target: Rolling Games
Rolling Games is a game development company in Ukraine. The company has produced their own games, ported games, and provided outsourcing services for the video games industry. Their main specialization is outsourcing game production for mobile platforms.
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closed 11/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Qualcomm Incorporated, acquired Clay AIR, Inc.

synopsis: Clay AIR has been acquired by Qualcomm. Clay AIR has developed the only hardware agnostic hand tracking technology that enables hardware and software providers to offer their users immersive and natural interactions with digital or virtual assets without compromising the experience’s precision and performance.
buyer: Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM:$36,036.00)
Qualcomm pioneered 3G and 4G – and they are leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Their products are revolutionizing industries, including automotive, computing, IoT, healthcare and data center, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other. "
target: Clay AIR, Inc.
Clay AIR has developed the only hardware agnostic hand tracking technology that enables hardware and software providers to offer their users immersive and natural interactions with digital or virtual assets without compromising the experience’s precision and performance.
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closed 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Protecode

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, has acquired Protecode, a privately held Canadian software company that provides solutions for detecting and managing open source software and the associated license and security risks.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Protecode
Protecode Incorporated is a software company specializing in open source licensing and vulnerability management products and audit services. Protecode products help organizations implement a structured open source software adoption and management process.
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closed 10/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired Avangate B.V.

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm, took a majority interest in Avangate, an agile eCommerce solutions provider trusted by Software and SaaS companies to grow their eCommerce business worldwide through any channel, any model.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a global private equity firm that specializes in investments in technology companies. Since its launch over a decade ago, FP has raised approximately $7 billion and invested in more than 100 technology companies, making it one of the most active investors in the industry. "
target: Avangate B.V.
Avangate B.V. provides electronic software distribution and reseller management solutions for software companies. It offers Avangate, an e-commerce, and e-marketing and channel management platform that assists software companies in selling their products online and managing a distribution network.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BusinessWire

TELUS International, acquired Playment

synopsis: TELUS International, a Canadian digital customer experience innovator that designs, builds, and delivers next-generation solutions for global and disruptive brands, has acquired Bangalore-based Playment, a leader in data annotation and computer vision tools and services specialized in 2D and 3D image, video, and LiDAR (light detection and ranging).
buyer parent: TELUS Corporation
buyer: TELUS International
Canada-based TELUS International designs, builds, and delivers digital solutions to enhance the customer experience for global and disruptive brands. The company’s services support the full lifecycle of its clients’ digital transformation journeys and embrace next-generation digital technologies. "
target: Playment
India-based Playment is a leader in data annotation and computer vision tools and services. The company's services include AI strategy consulting and a SaaS-based platform that transforms videos and images into high-quality annotated data to support a broad range of use cases.
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announced 12/23/2018 via BusinessWire

SolderWorks LLC, will acquire SmartSource Management

synopsis: SolderWorks LLC announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire SmartSource Management (SSM), a Denver-based technology consulting firm founded in 2006 with a strong client base in the semiconductor manufacturing and wine-making industries.
buyer: SolderWorks LLC
SolderWorks is a state-of-the-art innovation lab designed to accelerate ideas from thought to thing. SolderWorks mission is to support the next wave of innovation by providing an ecosystem where entrepreneurial visionaries, corporate labs, and industry partnerships create agile economies. "
target: SmartSource Management
SmartSource Management (SSM) is a Denver-based technology consulting firm that specializes in delivering digital business value through process automation, system integrations, enhanced user experience applications, and commerce solutions.
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announced 11/8/2018 via Company Press Release

SquareTrade, Inc., will acquire PlumChoice, Inc.

synopsis: SquareTrade, Inc., an Allstate Company that provides warranties and insurance coverage plans for electronics has agreed to acquire PlumChoice. PlumChoice is a leading provider of cloud and technical support services to consumers in small businesses.
buyer parent: The Allstate Corp.
buyer: SquareTrade, Inc.
SquareTrade, Inc. provides warranties and insurance coverage plans for electronics in the United States and internationally. They partnered with some of the largest, most sophisticated retailers (Amazon, Bose, Costco and Target to name a few) and are revolutionizing the global warranty industry. "
target: PlumChoice, Inc.
PlumChoice helps cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) service providers, IoT manufacturers, cloud solution providers and distributors deploy and sell support services that drive product adoption, resulting in greater market penetration.
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$30
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closed 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Ripcord, Inc., acquired Engine ML

synopsis: Ripcord, a SaaS-based, next-gen digital transformation provider that eliminates paper to empower intelligent business processes, announced the acquisition of deep learning company Engine ML. Engine ML empowers innovators by training machine learning models in a way that’s simple, fast, and painless.
buyer: Ripcord, Inc.
Ripcord is powering digital transformation through Robotic Process Automation utilizing robotics, software and AI. Ripcord’s robots automatically scan, index and categorize paper records, making them searchable and accessible in the cloud. "
target: Engine ML
Engine ML empowers innovators by training machine learning models in a way that’s simple, fast, and painless. Data scientists and engineers use Engine ML to develop their models at scale with reproducibility.
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closed 6/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Tecnos Global Company, acquired Lirik Inc.

synopsis: Tecnos Global Company of America, Inc., a US subsidiary of Technos Japan Ltd. acquired 95% of all shares of North American company, Lirik, Inc.. Lirik is a cloud integrator that uses mainly Salesforce and Oracle NetSuite for ERP and CRM.
buyer parent: Tecnos Japan Co., Ltd.
buyer: Tecnos Global Company
Tecnos Global Company is a hub for establishing global support for their customer and global collaboration with their business partners. They provide services such as ICT system services and big data analysis which is the core business of the company. "
target: Lirik Inc.
Lirik Inc. is a cloud integrator that is engaged in enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and cloud integration. Their client group is diverse, such as: healthcare, manufacturing, and media services.
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$3.32*
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$5
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closed 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

SupportNinja, acquired Bolton Remote

synopsis: SupportNinja, a leading Dallas-based business process outsourcing company, has announced the acquisition of Bolton Remote, a specialist provider of customer success, technical support and product operations solutions.
buyer: SupportNinja
SupportNinja is a leading Dallas-based business process outsourcing company. SupportNinja focuses on what matters most—providing the best experience for employees, clients and client customers. "
target: Bolton Remote
Bolton Remote is a leading provider of specialized outsourcing services designed for high-growth, venture-backed and private equity owned technology companies.
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closed 1/23/2019 via gamesindustry.biz

Epic Games, acquired 3Lateral

synopsis: Epic Games, a leading video game developer, has acquired 3Lateral, a Serbia-based graphics firm that has worked on many famous video games. 3Lateral develops technologies that allow digitization of human appearance and motion at unprecedented level of realism. Their services include character concept, character rigging, character modeling and more.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: 3Lateral
3Lateral is a Serbia-based graphics firm that has worked on many famous video games. 3Lateral develops technologies that allow digitization of human appearance and motion at unprecedented level of realism. Their services include character concept, character rigging, character modeling, and more.
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closed 3/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Epic Games, acquired Bandcamp

synopsis: Epic, a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology, has acquired Bandcamp, an online record store and music community where passionate fans discover, connect with, and directly support the artists they love.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Bandcamp
Bandcamp is an online record store and music community where passionate fans discover, connect with, and directly support the artists they love.
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closed 11/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Epic Games, acquired Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Epic games has acquired Harmonix, one of the world's leading independent game development studios that is best known for creating the Rock Band and Dance Central franchises. Harmonix has a track record of creating fun and engaging music experiences designed for everyone to enjoy.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.
Harmonix aspires to be the world’s leading developer of world-class music experiences, using technology in ways that profoundly change the way people experience and interact with music. Harmonix, based in Boston, MA was founded in 1995 and is the developer behind Rock Band and Dance Central.
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closed 7/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Sketchfab

synopsis: New York-based startup Sketchfab has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine. Sketchfab has been building a platform to upload, download, view, share, sell and buy 3D assets. Essentially, it is the leading repository for 3D files on the web.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Sketchfab
Sketchfab, Inc. operates a platform for publishing, discovering, and sharing three-dimensional renderings of objects and content. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, New York with an additional office in Paris.
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closed 3/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Epic Games, acquired Capturing Reality

synopsis: Capturing Reality, creator of RealityCapture, the state-of-the-art photogrammetric software for 3D scans, has been acquired by Epic Games, a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Capturing Reality
Capturing Reality is a software development house based in Slovakia, which develops RealityCapture. Create geo-referenced maps, orthographic projections, virtual reality scenes, movie assets, textured 3D meshes and much more from images and/or laser scans completely automatically.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Tonic Games Group

synopsis: Epic Games announced the acquisition of Tonic Games Group, the parent company of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout developer Mediatonic. In addition to Mediatonic, Tonic Games Group includes publishing label The Irregular Corporation (Murder by Numbers, PC Building Simulator) and start-up studio Fortitude Games.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Tonic Games Group
Tonic Games Group is the parent company of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout developer Mediatonic. In addition to Mediatonic, Tonic Games Group includes publishing label The Irregular Corporation (Murder by Numbers, PC Building Simulator) and start-up studio Fortitude Games.
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closed 1/7/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Epic Games, acquired RAD Game Tools, Inc.

synopsis: Epic Games, a leading interactive entertainment company, has acquired RAD Game Tools, a provider of video game development tools. RAD Game Tools offers a variety of programs for game developers, including the Bink video codec, Oodle data compression, and Telemetry performance visualization. They also offer tools for 3D animation and audio.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: RAD Game Tools, Inc.
RAD Game Tools is a provider of video game development tools. RAD Game Tools offers a variety of programs for game developers, including the Bink video codec, Oodle data compression, and Telemetry performance visualization. They also offer tools for 3D animation and audio.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Epic Games, acquired SuperAwesome

synopsis: Epic Games has acquired UK-based SuperAwesome, a pioneer in the kidtech market. SuperAwesome gives developers the tools to create safer digital experiences for younger audiences. Together Epic Games and SuperAwesome will build a wide range of kid-safe services.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: SuperAwesome
UK-based SuperAwesome is a pioneer in the kidtech market. SuperAwesome's Kids Web Services (KWS) platform is a parental consent management toolkit that makes it easier for developers to build experiences for users of all ages.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Cubic Motion

synopsis: Epic Games has acquired Cubic Motion, the studio whose facial animation tech has powered the likes of God of War and Marvel’s Spider-Man. Cubic Motion was founded in 2009 and has grown to become the leading provider of automated performance-driven facial animation to the global video games market.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Cubic Motion
Cubic Motion was founded in 2009 and has grown to become the leading provider of automated performance-driven facial animation to the global video games market. The company has a reputation for ultra-high quality, and an extensive list of triple-A clients.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Quixel

synopsis: Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games, acquired Quixel, a Swedish company that created Megascans, Bridge and Mixer — a unique 3D asset library and two companion applications for 3D art creation.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Quixel
Headquartered in Sweden, Quixel created Megascans, Bridge and Mixer — a unique 3D asset library and two companion applications for 3D art creation. With these products, their community of users creates amazing 3D art for videogames, movies, architecture visualization and more.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Houseparty

synopsis: The group video chat app Houseparty has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite. Houseparty lets up to eight people join a video chat together. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Houseparty
Houseparty is a group video chat app launched in 2016. Houseparty is an app operated by San Francisco-based Life on Air Inc., which was founded by a team of Israeli entrepreneurs. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, purchased Twinmotion from Abvent Group

synopsis: Epic Games announced the acquisition of visualization tool Twinmotion. Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their building models into a compelling real-time experience.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
seller: Abvent Group
Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their Building Information Modelling (BIM) or Computer-aided design (CAD) model into a compelling real-time experience.
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announced 5/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, will acquire Psyonix Inc.

synopsis: Epic Games, a leading video game developer, will acquire Psyonix, a critically-acclaimed video game developer. Psyonix are leading experts in Unreal Engine technology and multiplayer gaming. They are best know for their award-winning sports-action game, Rocket League. Psyonix has also worked on games such as Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, and more.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Psyonix Inc.
Psyonix is a critically-acclaimed video game developer. Psyonix are leading experts in Unreal Engine technology and multiplayer gaming. They are best know for their award-winning sports-action game, Rocket League. Psyonix has also worked on games such as Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, and more.
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closed 1/23/2019 via gamesindustry.biz

Epic Games, acquired 3Lateral

synopsis: Epic Games, a leading video game developer, has acquired 3Lateral, a Serbia-based graphics firm that has worked on many famous video games. 3Lateral develops technologies that allow digitization of human appearance and motion at unprecedented level of realism. Their services include character concept, character rigging, character modeling and more.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: 3Lateral
3Lateral is a Serbia-based graphics firm that has worked on many famous video games. 3Lateral develops technologies that allow digitization of human appearance and motion at unprecedented level of realism. Their services include character concept, character rigging, character modeling, and more.
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closed 12/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired SkookumScript

synopsis: Agog Labs, the developer of SkookumScript for Unreal Engine 4, has been acquired by Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: SkookumScript
Agog Labs is the developer of SkookumScript, a programming language and tool suite dedicated to the creation of game-play in video games. Agog Labs is a member of VIATEC, DigiBC, the International Game Developers Association, and the BC Innovation Council Venture Acceleration Program.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Kamu

synopsis: “Fortnite” developer Epic Games acquired game security and player services company Kamu. Founded in 2013, Kamu is the creator of Easy Anti-Cheat, a service currently used by over 100 million PC players globally.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Kamu
Founded in 2013, Kamu is the creator of Easy Anti-Cheat, a service currently used by over 100 million PC players globally. Kamu helps developers create beautiful game experiences that last by providing category defining live services in game security, gameplay analytics, and game management.
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announced 5/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Embracer Group, will purchase Crystal Dynamics, Eidos, and SE Montréal from Square Enix Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Embracer Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire the development studios Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal, Square Enix Montréal, and a catalogue of IPs including Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy of Kain and more than 50 back-catalogue games from SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
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. "
seller: Square Enix Co., Ltd. (TSE:9684:$353,076.00)
The acquisition includes the development studios Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal, Square Enix Montréal, and a catalogue of IPs including Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy of Kain and more than 50 back-catalogue games from Square Enix, a Japanese entertainment conglomerate and video game company.
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$300
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announced 4/21/2022 via Company Press Release

Gearbox Software, will acquire Lost Boys Interactive

synopsis: The Gearbox Entertainment Company will acquire Lost Boys Interactive, an independent video game studio working on both co-development for top-tier games and original intellectual property for PC and consoles. The acquisition will add more than 220 team members to Gearbox Entertainment, bringing Gearbox’s global headcount to approximately 1,300.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Gearbox Software
Gearbox is an award-winning, developer and publisher of interactive entertainment. The company is known for its successful titles like Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands and game franchises including Borderlands and Brothers in Arms, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. "
target: Lost Boys Interactive
Lost Boys Interactive is an independent video game studio working on both co-development for top-tier games and original intellectual property for PC and consoles. The studio has worked on marquee global franchises such as Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Call of Duty, and PlayerUnknown’s Battle Grounds.
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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
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announced 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Aspyr Media, will acquire Beamdog Inc.

synopsis: Game developer Beamdog announced that it has entered a deal to be acquired by Aspyr Media, a subsidiary of Embracer Group. With the deal, Aspyr Media will acquire the studio's catalog of enhanced re-releases of older titles. Beamdog is a Canadian video game studio located in Edmonton, Alberta.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Aspyr Media
Aspyr Media is an independent, full-service developer and publisher for the industry's leading games. They've helped nearly 200 games reach their next level across all platforms and beyond expectations. Aspyr got its start by bringing the biggest PC gaming franchises such as Call of Duty® to Mac. "
target: Beamdog Inc.
Beamdog is a Canadian video game studio located in Edmonton, Alberta. Founded by veteran game developers Trent Oster and Cameron Tofer, Beamdog has grown into one of the largest game studios in Alberta. Beamdog has brought Baldur’s Gate and Planescape: Torment back to life on desktop and tablets.
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announced 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

Planet Green Holdings Corp., will acquire Allinyson Ltd

synopsis: Planet Green Holdings Corp., a modern technology enterprise in China with holdings in a variety of markets, will acquire Allinyson Ltd., a video game development company incorporated in the State of Colorado and owns subsidiaries in Hong Kong and China. Allinyson develops and operates online games.
buyer: Planet Green Holdings Corp. (PLAG:$37.77)
Planet Green Holdings Corp. is a modern technology enterprise in China with holdings in a variety of markets. Planet Green Holdings Corp. nurtures its businesses with corporate principles of honesty, integrity, and innovation. Their companies are involved in tea production and SaaS solutions. "
target: Allinyson Ltd
Allinyson is a video game development company incorporated in the State of Colorado and owns subsidiaries in Hong Kong and China.. Allinyson develops and operates online games.
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$6.45
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closed 4/11/2022 via Market Watch

TinyBuild GAMES, acquired Demagic Games

synopsis: TinyBuild Inc., a video game development and publishing company with its HQ in Bellevue, WA, has acquired the 23-staff development team of Demagic Games, a video game developer based in Ukraine and Russia.
buyer: TinyBuild GAMES (AIM:TBLD:$37.76)
tinyBuild is a video game development and publishing company with its HQ in Bellevue, USA and a branch office in Hilversum, The Netherlands. They're known for titles such as Hello Neighbor, SpeedRunners, Graveyard Keeper, and many more. "
target: Demagic Games
Demagic Games is a video game developer with a 23-staff development team and is based in Ukraine and Russia.
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closed 3/25/2022 via Company Press Release

NetFlix, acquired Boss Fight Entertainment

synopsis: Netflix has acquired Boss Fight Entertainment, an independent game development studio based in Allen, Texas. Founded in 2013, Boss Fight’s veteran team has produced some of the industry’s best-selling and most critically acclaimed games for mobile, social, PC, and consoles.
buyer: NetFlix (NFLX:$29,697.84)
Netflix is the world's leading Internet entertainment platform with 104 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime and anywhere."
target: Boss Fight Entertainment
Boss Fight Entertainment is an independent game development studio based in Allen, Texas. Founded in 2013, Boss Fight’s veteran team has produced some of the industry’s best-selling and most critically acclaimed games for mobile, social, PC, and consoles.
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closed 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Ftx Trading Ltd., acquired Storybook Brawl

synopsis: FTX US, a leading U.S.-regulated cryptocurrency company, announced that they have acquired Olympia, Wash.-based developer, Good Luck Games, creator of the popular upcoming card auto battle game Storybook Brawl. Storybook Brawl is a lighthearted card-based autobattler game featuring characters from beloved fairy tales and myths.
buyer: Ftx Trading Ltd.
Hong Kong-based FTX is a cryptocurrency exchange that offers innovative products, including industry-first derivatives, options, volatility products and leveraged tokens. The company strives to develop a platform robust enough for professional trading firms and intuitive enough for first-time users."
target: Storybook Brawl
Storybook Brawl is a popular upcoming card auto battle game created by Olympia, Wash.-based developer, Good Luck Games. Storybook Brawl is a lighthearted card-based autobattler game featuring characters from beloved fairy tales and myths.
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closed 3/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, acquired Haven Studios

synopsis: Haven Studios, a video game developer based out of Montreal, has been acquired by Sony Interactive Entertainment, which is responsible for the PlayStation brand.
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: Haven Studios
Haven Studios is a video game developer based out of Montreal. Their vision is to create a modern multiplayer experience that brings gamers together in positive and meaningful ways.
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closed 3/23/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Tequila Works

synopsis: Tencent, a world-leading internet and technology company, has acquired a majority stake in Tequila Works, an independent game development studio in Spain. Tequila Works is dedicated to creating games that offer unique universes and deeply emotional narrative-driven experiences. Their titles include Rime, Gylt, The Sexy Brutale, and more.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$87,896.12)
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: Tequila Works
Tequila Works is an independent game development studio in Spain. Tequila Works is dedicated to creating games that offer unique universes and deeply emotional narrative-driven experiences. Their titles include Rime, Gylt, The Sexy Brutale, The Invisible Hours, and more.
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closed 3/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Fortis Games, acquired Oktagon Games

synopsis: Fortis, a global game studio, has acquired Oktagon Games, a leading game development company in Brazil. Oktagon is focused on Free-to-Play (F2P) mobile games and LiveOps. They aim to create fun games that provide memorable experiences for their players. Their titles include Magic Puzzle Quest, Armies & Ants, Dungeon Battles, and more.
buyer parent: Sands
buyer: Fortis Games
Fortis is a global game studio with a mission to create worlds that build connections and inspire communities. Fortis is dedicated to developing games that provide amazing social experiences that create a positive impact on society and culture. "
target: Oktagon Games
Oktagon Games is a leading game development company in Brazil. Oktagon is focused on Free-to-Play (F2P) mobile games and LiveOps. They aim to create fun games that provide memorable experiences for their players. Their titles include Magic Puzzle Quest, Armies & Ants, Dungeon Battles, and more.
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closed 3/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Fortis Games, acquired Doppio

synopsis: Fortis, a global game studio, has acquired Doppio, a video game developer in Portugal. Doppio is inventing the next generation of cross-platform party games. The studio creates voice and narrative-driven conversational games about people and their relationships. Their titles include The Vortex and The 3% Challenge.
buyer parent: Sands
buyer: Fortis Games
Fortis is a global game studio with a mission to create worlds that build connections and inspire communities. Fortis is dedicated to developing games that provide amazing social experiences that create a positive impact on society and culture. "
target: Doppio
Doppio is a video game developer in Portugal. Doppio is inventing the next generation of cross-platform party games. The studio creates voice and narrative-driven conversational games about people and their relationships. Their titles include The Vortex and The 3% Challenge.
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closed 2/25/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired 1C Entertainment

synopsis: China-based Tencent has acquired Polish developer and publisher 1C Entertainment. 1C Entertainment is an international group with offices located in Warsaw, Gdansk, Prague, Budapest and Moscow and operating in the segments of game production, distribution and services for video game developers.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$87,896.12)
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: 1C Entertainment
1C Entertainment is an international group with offices located in Warsaw, Gdansk, Prague, Budapest and Moscow and operating in the segments of game production, distribution and services for video game developers.
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closed 2/23/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

KRAFTON, Inc., acquired 5minlab

synopsis: KRAFTON, a South Korean game development company, has acquired 5minlab, a South Korean video game developer. 5minlab creates original and entertaining games that provide immersive experiences for mobile and PC. Their titles include Smash Legends, Como in Adventure, Baam Squad, Toy Clash, and Brickscape.
buyer: KRAFTON, Inc. (:$1,504.48)
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. "
target: 5minlab
5minlab is a South Korean video game developer. 5minlab creates original and entertaining games that provide immersive experiences for mobile and PC. Their titles include Smash Legends, Como in Adventure, Baam Squad, Toy Clash, and Brickscape.
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closed 2/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Inflexion Games

synopsis: Improbable has sold the entirety of its stake in Inflexion Studios to Tencent. Inflexion is an innovative game studio headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They are behind the game Nightingale, a shared-world survival crafting title.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$87,896.12)
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 parent: Improbable
target: Inflexion Games
Inflexion is an innovative game studio headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They are behind the game Nightingale, a shared-world survival crafting title.
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closed 4/4/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Nacon, acquired Daedalic Entertainment GmbH

synopsis: NACON, a French video game company, has acquired Daedalic Entertainment, which publishes and develops high-quality games for all platforms. The company has a diverse line-up of high-quality titles, including classic adventures, RPGs, and strategy and multiplayer games.
buyer: Nacon (:$187.68)
Nacon, formerly Bigben Interactive SA is a French video game company based in Lesquin. Established in 1981, the company designs and distributes accessories for video game consoles, and publishes and distributes video games for various platforms. "
target: Daedalic Entertainment GmbH
Daedalic Entertainment publishes and develops high-quality games for all platforms. The company has a diverse line-up of high-quality titles, including classic adventures, RPGs, and strategy and multiplayer games.
price ($mm)
$36
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closed 2/14/2022 via BusinessWire

Focus Home Interactive, acquired Leikir Studio

synopsis: Focus Home Interactive, a video game publisher and developer in France, has acquired Leikir Studio, a video game development company in France. Leikir Studio's team of passionate creators aims to build fun games with original worlds for PC and consoles. Their titles include Isbarah, Wondershot, I AM LEGION, Rogue Lords, and Metal Slug Tactics.
buyer: Focus Home Interactive (ENXTPA:ALFOC:$172.40)
Focus Home Interactive SA is a French independent video game publisher and developer based in Paris, France. Founded in 1996, Focus has published and distributed original titles such as Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and sports games like Cycling Manager and Virtual Skipper. "
target: Leikir Studio
Leikir Studio is a video game development company in France. Leikir Studio's team of passionate creators aims to build fun games with original worlds for PC and consoles. Their titles include Isbarah, Wondershot, I AM LEGION, Rogue Lords, and Metal Slug Tactics.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Virtuos Games, acquired Volmi Games

synopsis: Development and creative services firm Virtuos has acquired art production studio Volmi Games. Volmi Games is a Ukrainian art production studio that specialises in providing 2D and 3D art services to the games industry. It has contributed to titles such as Diablo 2: Resurrected, Metro Exodus, Paladins and more.
buyer: Virtuos Games
Founded in 2004, Virtuos Ltd. is a leading videogame content production company. Virtuos specializes in game development and AAA 3D art production for consoles and mobile titles, enabling its customers to generate additional revenue and achieve operational efficiency. "
target: Volmi Games
Volmi Games is a Ukrainian art production studio. The Ukrainian company employs 140 people and specialises in providing 2D and 3D art services to the games industry. It has contributed to titles such as Diablo 2: Resurrected, Metro Exodus, Paladins and more.
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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:$184,903.00)
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]
$75,331 [$68,625]
rev ($mm)
$8,803
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,548
EV / rev
7.8x
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19.4x

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EBIT ($mm)
($0.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
249
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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)
$87,896.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$49,876.29
EBIT ($mm)
$41,580.23
Net Income ($mm)
$35,280.03
Employees
107348
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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: 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: 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: 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: ENXTPA:UBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.
Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,959.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.18)
EBIT ($mm)
$138.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15913
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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: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: SEHK:777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetDragon WebSoft Inc.
NetDragon WebSoft Inc.
NetDragon Websoft Inc. is a leading innovator and creative force in China's online gaming and mobile internet industries. NetDragon offers many well-known mobile Internet products and services, including 91 Assistant, HiMarket, 91 Launcher,91 Panda Reader,sj.91.com and www.hiapk.com.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$615.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.42
EBIT ($mm)
($7.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6446
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