Saudi Arabia has invested billions in Activision, EA and Take-Two

The country’s Public Investment Fund has bought $3 billion in these publishing giants.

6 days ago

Investment headlines

  • GTFO developer 10 Chambers gets major investment from Tencent

    Tencent is making another investment in the West, this time committing a major sum to Swedish developer 10 Chambers.

    5 months ago
  • Capcom to invest $80 million in new facilities

    Capcom has begun construction on a pair of new research and development buildings, a project which will cost $80 million. That means there’ll be 2500 internal devs by March 2022.

    7 years ago
  • Report - New Codemasters investor set to be announced

    If this Times report is to be believed, Codemasters has landed itself a new investor, a potentially life-saving move for the UK publisher.

    11 years ago
  • Study - Games offer US "rare opportunity" to invest in youth education

    A new study, Game Changer: Investing in Digital Play to Advance Children’s Learning and Health, has advised that games can be used as an educational force for American good.“Despite their reputation as promoters of violence and mayhem, digital games have in fact been shown to help children gain content and vital foundational and 21st-century skills,” […]

    12 years ago
  • Analyst calls Wii "fool's gold" for game company investors

    Cowen’s Doug Creutz has told Gamasutra that Wii is just “fool’s gold” to investors, and that backing PS3 and Xbox 360 offerings should be taken more seriously.“I think the Wii installed base represents, to a certain extent, fool’s gold for someone looking to invest in video game development,” he said.“You’re rolling the dice on succeeding […]

    12 years ago