Gazillion nets further $60 million in funding

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 11 November 2010 08:48 GMT


LEGO Universe studio Gazillion Entertainment has obtained an extra $60 million in funding from Singaporean private equity firm Temasek Holdings.

As reported by Gamasutra, Gazillion is headquartered in San Mateo and has development studios in California (Slipgate Ironworks, Gargantuan), Colorado (NetDevil), and Washington (Amazing Society).

It was founded in 2005. This new investment from Temasek comes as the company plans to enter “a key phase of expansion”.

Its NetDevil studio recently released LEGO Universe in North America and Europe, published by Warner Bros. Gazillion is also working on Marvel Superhero Squad for Marvel.

The studio is currently developing Jumpgate Evolution, a remake of its first MMO, as well as an original IP.

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