With 450 people at its U.S. headquarters, Japan’s Gree is chasing after the giant mobile game.
Investors are worried about the U.S. retail game market. But overall game-industry sales are at $68 billion, growing 7 percent a year.
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Kevin Chou, head of Kabam, talks about how his firm will grow its social gaming business by 50 percent to $150M
All eyes are on Zynga now as the social gaming company prepares to go public in an initial public offering. The social game maker has revealed some data about itself in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But Raptr, the social network for gamers, has been mining its own data on 10 million users for information about Zynga, and it is releasing it in a report today.
Here’s a “kaboom” for all those social game skeptics out there. Kabam has raised $85 million in a fourth round of funding to fuel its business making hardcore games for social networks such as Facebook. The backers include Google Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures, Performance Equity and SK Telecom Ventures, as well as earlier backers.
The social gaming Gold Rush continues, and not all of the money is flowing into the pockets of Zynga, the biggest social game company on Facebook. Kabam, which has built its business in a very un-Zynga way, is announcing today it has raised $30 million in a third round of funding to develop social games and make acquisitions.
Kabam is hoping to build the next dynamite company in social games. Today, Kabam is announcing it has acquired social game developer WonderHill as part of a quest to build a powerhouse in next-generation social gaming.