Acquisition

Torque Esports Corp. completes acquisition of Frankly Inc. and Winview, Inc.

Torque Esports Corp. (TSX-V: GAME) (OTCQB: MLLLD) (“Torque”, formerly Millennial Esports Corp.), Frankly Inc. (TSX-V: TLK) (OTCQX: FRNKF) (“Frankly”), and WinView, Inc. (“WinView”) today announced the...

Macarthur Fortune Holding LLC acquires Jagex

Macarthur Fortune Holding LLC, a global asset management company, has announced that it has acquired Jagex, one of the UK’s largest video game developers and publishers, for $530 million through one o...

Publisher Ziggurat Interactive Acquires 3DO Games Catalog from Prism Entertainment

Ziggurat Interactive, a leading publisher of modern and retro-games for PC and console platforms, announced today the acquisition of a library of more than 30 games from Prism Entertainment. These tit...

Zordix doubles in size by acquiring GiveItUp! developer Invictus Games

Zordix has today entered into an agreement whereby Zordix acquires 100 percent of the shares in the Hungarian game developer Invictus Games. Through the acquisition the Zordix group becomes multinatio...

BIGBEN INTERACTIVE SUBSIDIARY NACON ACQUIRES THE GAMING HEADSETS AND THE RIG™ BRAND OF PLANTRONICS INC.

NACON, a major player in the design and distribution of video games and gaming accessories, announces the conclusion of an agreement with Plantronics Inc. (“Poly”) for the purchase of its headsets and...

UBISOFT® REINFORCES ITS POSITION IN MOBILE IDLE GAMES WITH THE ACQUISITION OF KOLIBRI GAMES

Today, Ubisoft announced the acquisition of 75% of Kolibri Games, one of the premier developers of mobile free-to-play games and one of the leaders of  the “idle” games genre. Ubisoft continues buildi...

Tencent Seeks to Acquire Full Ownership of Funcom

Tencent has today announced a voluntary cash offer to acquire all shares in Norwegian game developer Funcom. Tencent, a leading Internet company with a strong online games operation, is a shareholder ...

Epic Acquires Quixel

Epic Games announced it has gained Quixel, a startup that created a huge “photogrammetry” asset library of real world imagery that can be used in animated films or video games. Back in March during th...

Bethesda Acquires Alpha Dog Studios

Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that it has acquired Alpha Dog Games, located in Nova Scotia, Canada. Founded in 2012 by industry veterans Shawn Woods and Jeff Cameron, A...

Medal.tv Acquires Megacool.co, Expands to Mobile Gameplay Clip Sharing

Medal.tv, the largest short-form video clip sharing platform in gaming, has today announced the acquisition of Megacool.co, a mobile game clipping and sharing technology. This acquisition allows Medal...

Weekly News Round-up for 08/19/2019 through 08/23/2019

Welcome to another feature of GamingLyfe’s Weekly News Round-up. It can be difficult to keep up with all the video game news that occurs in the industry these days! So, with this Weekly News Round-up,...

PlayStation Acquires Insomniac Games

When I jumped from Sega’s Genesis console to Sony’s PlayStation, I remember all the studios that launched new IPs on that platform — and one of them was Insomniac Games with Spyro the Drag...

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