New investment from Tencent allows Lighthouse Games to remain independent and boost development of its AAA title
Lighthouse Games, an independent studio started by Playground Games co-founder Gavin Raeburn, has secured investment from Chinese tech giant Tencent. This marks a huge step forward for the UK team.
Microsoft paid $117 million for Ninja Theory, according to its pitch regarding potential acquisition of SEGA
More and more internal documents are becoming public during the ongoing FTC v. Microsoft hearings. This time, let’s take a look at Xbox’s M&A activity and the companies it has chosen as its potential targets over the past few years.
WolfEye Studios partners with VC fund Galaxy Interactive to remain independent and create “ambitious new IP”
Raphael Colantonio is working on a new game, his second after leaving Arkane. The title is said to be more ambitious thanks to a new partnership between WolfEye Studios and Galaxy Interactive.
Brief history of Sony’s M&A deals: how PlayStation brought together 20+ first-party studios
Sony remains one of the largest game publishers in the world, constantly expanding both through nurturing internal teams and buying new studios (e.g. its latest acquisition of Firewalk Studios). Here’s a brief guide to the history of PlayStation’s M&A deals and all the developers it currently owns.
Saudi wealth fund to snap up Scopely for $4.9 billion in one of largest-ever gaming deals
Savvy Games Group, established by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, has announced its decision to acquire mobile developer and publisher Scopely. The company is best known for titles based on the Marvel and Star Trek franchises.