Activision Blizzard Acquireas King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 Billion

Combined Company to be Crowned a Leader in Interactive Entertainment with Over Half a Billion Monthly Active Users in 196 Countries Combined Portfolio to Encompass 10 of the World’s Most Iconic Interactive Entertainment Franchises Activision Blizzard Remains the Most Profitable, Successful Standalone Interactive Entertainment Company in the World Combining TTM Non-GAAP Revenues of $4.7B for Activision […]

Razer Acquires Ouya Software Assets

Razer will add OUYA’s digital platform assets and content to Razer’s product offerings and the acquisition strengthens Razer’s position to open platform development and game developers. Former OUYA team joins Razer to bring even more Android games to the living room Razer has confirmed it acquired the software assets of OUYA, including its content catalog and […]

Starbreeze Acquires Valhalla Game Engine and Dev Team for 3.3M shares

Starbreeze AB, a Swedish independent creator, publisher and distributor of entertainment products, has agreed to acquire Valhalla, a next generation game engine under development with its related technology and tools. The acquisition is to be paid for with approx. 3.3 million shares (before the suggested A/B split and 1:2 issue of new A-shares) equivalent to […]

Adobe Acquires 3D Animation Company Mixamo

Adobe has acquired Mixamo for an undisclosed amount. Mixamo is a San-Francisco based 3D Animation software company that enables designers to create and customize a broad range of high quality 3D characters and animations.   Incorporating 3D into creative work delivers better output options for interactive websites, game content, video and 3D printing. Designers are currently using Photoshop […]

Apple Enters AR with Acquisition of Metaio

Apple has thrown its hat into the ring to pursue augmented reality by acquiring Metaio.  Metaio, a German based AR startup, has made a augmented reality app for Italian auto maker Ferrari. With over 100 employees, the company has been focused on industrial applications since 2003. Metaio products cover the AR value chain from product design, […]