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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 7/22/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Unity Technologies, acquired SpeedTree

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired SpeedTree, a suite of vegetation modeling and middleware products. SpeedTree offers tools for foliage customization and environment development. Their software is used to create trees, plants, 3D vegetation, and virtual foliage for films, television shows, and video games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,015.00)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: SpeedTree
SpeedTree is a suite of vegetation modeling and middleware products. SpeedTree offers tools for foliage customization and environment development. Their software is used to create trees, plants, 3D vegetation, and virtual foliage for films, television shows, and video games.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Oculus Medium from Oculus VR

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook is selling Oculus Medium, its virtual reality sculpting tool, to Adobe. Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. Facebook bought the tech and VR firm for $2 billion in 2014 and launched Medium two years later.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller parent: Facebook
seller: Oculus VR
Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. With Medium, users can draw, paint, simulate action and create 3D models in a VR environment.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., acquired Rocketbox Studios

synopsis: Havok announced that it has acquired Rocketbox Studios GmbH, the leading provider of high-quality 3D character models and animations to the training and simulation community. Rocketbox’s product offering comprises diverse libraries of high-quality fully-rigged character models combined with compatible high-fidelity animation libraries.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Rocketbox Studios
Rocketbox Studios GmbH is a German art studio that is specialized in 3D characters and animations, offering libraries of highly realistic and animated 3d content. Rocketbox is the creator of the well-known "Rocketbox Libraries" solution, consisting of 3d models and animations.
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announced 4/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Box Inc., will acquire Verold

synopsis: Box, the world's leading enterprise software platform for secure content collaboration, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Verold, a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile.
buyer: Box Inc. (BOX:$755.44)
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. "
target: Verold
Verold is a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile. Verold is a team of developers, designers and 3D technologists headquartered in downtown Toronto, Canada.
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closed 12/16/2013 via PR Web

Tech Soft 3D, acquired tetra4D

synopsis: Tech Soft 3D announced the acquisition of tetra4D, the world’s largest provider of 3D PDF technology to the end user market, and its line of 3D PDF products, including 3D PDF Converter, the world's only solution for converting native 3D CAD data into rich, interactive 3D PDF documents from within Adobe Acrobat.
buyer: Tech Soft 3D
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global B2D provider of engineering solutions that help software teams deliver successful applications. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D has offices in California, France, England and Japan. "
target: tetra4D
tetra4D is the only authorized provider of native 3DPDF technology solutions for Adobe. Rapid on-going delivery of new 3DPDF products to the market continues to grow the thriving ecosystem of customers around the globe who depend on 3D PDF for sharing their valuable 3D data securely .
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announced 12/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Maxon, will acquire Pixologic

synopsis: Maxon, a German developer that creates superior creative tools for artists, will acquire Pixologic, a company that develops innovative software for creative expression. Pixologic's ZBrush is a digital sculpting and painting software solution that simplifies the science behind generating computer graphics.
buyer parent: Nemetschek
buyer: Maxon
Headquartered in Germany, Maxon is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its Cinema 4D and Redshift 3D software products have been used to help create and render everything from visual effects in feature films, TV shows and commercials, and more. "
target: Pixologic
Pixologic develops innovative software for creative expression. Pixologic's ZBrush is a digital sculpting and painting software solution that simplifies the science behind generating computer graphics. Their software is used by leading film studios, game developers, and designers around the world.
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closed 7/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., acquired Dynamixyz

synopsis: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. has acquired privately-held Dynamixyz, a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services. They own and operate a suite of leading-edge, proprietary motion capture, facial-analysis, and full 3D processing tools and technology that combines computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning
buyer: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO:$3,371.86)
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. "
target: Dynamixyz
Dynamixyz is a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services. They own and operate a suite of leading-edge, proprietary motion capture, facial-analysis, and full 3D processing tools and technology that combines computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

ESRI, acquired Procedural Inc.

synopsis: Esri has acquired Procedural, one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Urban planners, architects, video game developers, and movie studios around the world use Procedural's CityEngine product to create 3D cities at any resolution.
buyer: ESRI
The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. "
target: Procedural Inc.
Procedural, Inc. is one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Procedural was founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the ETH Zurich and is located in Zurich, Switzerland. With CityEngine, Procedural Inc.
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announced 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Peers Co., Ltd., will acquire e frontier, Inc.

synopsis: Peers, a leading consulting firm in Japan, will acquire e frontier from Kushim, a Japanese e-learning company. e frontier is a Japanese developer of 3D computer graphic design software. e frontier offers solutions and tools for 3D graphic design, character creation, landscape creation, and 2D animations.
buyer: Peers Co., Ltd.
Peers is a leading consulting firm in Japan. Peers helps businesses to grow and provide better services. They offer solutions and services for digital transformation, work style innovation, organization consulting, sales promotion, and remote work. "
target parent: V-cube, Inc.
target: e frontier, Inc.
e frontier is a Japanese developer of 3D computer graphic design software. e frontier offers solutions and tools for 3D graphic design, character creation, landscape creation, and 2D animations. Their software products are used by architects, video editors, animation studios and game developers.
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announced 4/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

iStudy Co., Ltd., will acquire e frontier, Inc.

synopsis: iStudy, a Japanese e-learning company, will acquire a 99.9% stake in e frontier from NCXX Group, a Japanese manufacturer of communication-related devices. e frontier is a Japanese developer of 3D computer graphic design software. e frontier offers solutions and tools for 3D graphic design, character creation, landscape creation, and 2D animations.
buyer parent: V-cube, Inc.
buyer: iStudy Co., Ltd. (:$8.44)
iStudy is a Japanese e-learning company. Their iStudy Academy provides courses to help people acquire new skills in the advanced IT technology field. They also offer iStudy LMS, is a learning management system that helps businesses to create accurate training plans. "
target parent: NCXX Group Inc.
target: e frontier, Inc.
e frontier is a Japanese developer of 3D computer graphic design software. e frontier offers solutions and tools for 3D graphic design, character creation, landscape creation, and 2D animations. Their software products are used by architects, video editors, animation studios and game developers.
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$0.75*
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aniplex Inc., acquired Live2D Inc.

synopsis: Aniplex, a Japanese anime production company, has acquired a majority stake in Live2D, a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Live2D's software allows artists to create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, apps, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Aniplex Inc.
Aniplex is a Japanese anime production company. The company produces high-quality animated TV programs, OVAs, and animated theatrical films. Their productions are based on popular manga series such as Rurouni Kenshin, Fullmetal Alchemist, Naruto, Yakitate!! Japan, and more. "
target: Live2D Inc.
Live2D is a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Their software allows artists to easily create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, events, signage, apps, live streams and more.
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closed 10/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Skymatter Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Skymatter Limited, the New Zealand-based, privately held developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. On August 6, 2007, Autodesk announced an agreement to purchase Skymatter's assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Skymatter Limited
Skymatter is a private technology company committed to providing real solutions to the high-end needs of the Visual Effects, Gaming and Design industries. The Skymatter team has deep experience with diverse subjects including advanced mathematics, game engine development and rendering technology.
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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closed 1/25/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Unity Technologies, acquired Ziva

synopsis: Unity has acquired technology company Ziva Dynamics. Based in Vancouver, Ziva Dynamics is the world's leading virtual character software company. With the acquisition of Ziva, Unity aims to make digital character creation tools more accessible to artists and platforms.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,015.00)
Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers and architects to automotive designers, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to make their creations come to life. "
target: Ziva
Canada-based Ziva Dynamics is a leading virtual character software company. Its physics computation and simulation platform, coupled with standardized character assets, offer groundbreaking solutions for creating high-quality virtual humans and creatures, and designing lifelike digital experiences.
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closed 3/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired Disguise Systems Ltd.

synopsis: The Carlyle Group announced it has acquired a majority stake in disguise, a leading provider of extended reality (xR) technology. Headquartered in London, UK, they specialize in combining real-time 3D visualization-based software with high performance hardware.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target: Disguise Systems Ltd.
Disguise is a leading provider of extended reality (xR) technology. Headquartered in London, UK, they specialize in combining real-time 3D visualization-based software with high performance hardware.
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closed 3/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired Artomatix

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired Artomatix, an Irish software company that uses AI and neural networks to streamline 3D artistic workflows in top studios worldwide. Artomatix’s ArtEngine platform leverages AI to help artists accelerate their creative workflows for material creation.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,015.00)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Artomatix
Dublin-based Artomatix is an AI-driven 3D content creation platform, used by AAA studios and 3D artists working across gaming, entertainment, industrial, and design industries. Artomatix’s ArtEngine platform leverages AI to help artists accelerate their creative workflows for material creation.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Sony Pictures Entertainment, acquired Nurulize

synopsis: Sony Innovation Studios Inc., a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has recently acquired Nurulize, a virtual reality software developer. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution, and more. "
target: Nurulize
Nurulize is a virtual reality software developer founded in 2013 to create disruptive applications for the emerging VR revolution. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
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closed 6/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Image Metrics, Ltd., acquired Character-FX

synopsis: Image Metrics, Inc., the leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, announced that it has acquired avatar technology company Character-FX, founded by 3D animation pioneer John Riggs.
buyer: Image Metrics, Ltd. (IMGX:$0.00)
Image Metrics provides facial animation software and services to the interactive entertainment and film industries. Image Metrics’ proprietary software utilizes video of an actor’s performance to drive the animation of a facial performance without markers or makeup. "
target: Character-FX
CharacterFX ("CFX") is a complete software solution for 3D character rigging. CFX’s unique approach allows rapid construction of animator friendly rigs that enable high quality animation results for high-end film, games and consumer projects.
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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 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:$353,076.00)
The acquisition includes the development studios Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal, Square Enix Montréal, and a catalogue of IPs including Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy of Kain and more than 50 back-catalogue games from Square Enix, a Japanese entertainment conglomerate and video game company.
price ($mm)
$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:$37.77)
Planet Green Holdings Corp. is a modern technology enterprise in China with holdings in a variety of markets. Planet Green Holdings Corp. nurtures its businesses with corporate principles of honesty, integrity, and innovation. Their companies are involved in tea production and SaaS solutions. "
target: Allinyson Ltd
Allinyson is a video game development company incorporated in the State of Colorado and owns subsidiaries in Hong Kong and China.. Allinyson develops and operates online games.
price ($mm)
$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
EV / EBITDA
19.4x

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ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,532.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$679.24
EBIT ($mm)
$239.86
Net Income ($mm)
$220.50
Employees
13096
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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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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