Ninja Kiwi, the creator of the best-selling Bloons games, has been acquired for $142 Million by Swedish gaming giant MTG.
Take Two Interactive has acquired Dundee-based game development studio Ruffian Games and has rebranded it as Rockstar Dundee
Scottish games technology company DeltaDNA has been bought by gaming giant Unity Technologies, for an undisclosed sum. According to Unity, DeltaDNA will continue to operate as a separate entity, providing analytics, player management tools and 'live ops' to developers on a global basis. DeltaDNA, which started life as Games Analytics, is already used by many... Continue Reading →
The Computer Games Journal. the academic paper focused on issues specific to the global video games industry, which was created and run from Scotland, has been acquired. The new owner is the prestigious, Springer Science & Business Media LLC on of the world's leading academic publishers. A purchase agreement contract was signed yesterday, by the editors-in-chief of The... Continue Reading →
New Zealand developer/publisher Ninja Kiwi, the company behind the hugely popular Bloons franchise, has acquired Dundee's Digital Goldfish. Digital Goldfish has worked with Ninja Kiwi for the last several years, creating the mobile versions of Bloons and Bloons Tower Defense, as well as their own original intellectual property. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, was... Continue Reading →