Social Point

  • Take-Two moves into mobile games, buys Social Point for up to $276M

    Take-Two moves into mobile games, buys Social Point for up to $276M

    Some more consolidation is afoot in the gaming industry. Take-Two Interactive, the games maker behind big titles like Grand Theft Auto, Civilization and BioShock that once rebuffed a $2 billion acquisition offer from EA, has made a definitive move into the world of mobile gaming: it has acquired Social Point, a publisher based out of Barcelona, for $250 million with additional earn-outs of… Read More

  • Social games developer Social Point raises €2.4 million

    As evidenced by the impending $1 billion acquisition of PopCap, the social gaming market is heating up, also in Europe (just look at EA’s Playfish, Wooga, Kobojo and many other fast-growing game developers). We’ve just learned Nauta Capital is doing its bit to keep the heat up by investing €2.4 million (roughly $3.4 million) in Spanish social games studio Social Point. Read More