Mobile gaming

Activision buys King for $5.9bn in major mobile move

Activision Blizzard is to acquire King Digital Entertainment in a deal valued at $5.9bn. Under the terms of a definitive agreement recently announced, Activision subsidiary ABS partners will acquire all the outstanding shares of King for $18 each.

SK Telecom and China Mobile to collaborate on mobile gaming

Korea’s SK Telecom and China Mobile have announced plans to collaborate on developing content for mobile gaming, as well as co-operation on R&D for wired and wireless technologies. The announcement follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two telcos last week, in which they agreed to jointly develop next generation technologies for their respective markets.

Mobile gaming pushes right buttons

Mobile gaming is forecast to be the biggest non-SMS data service earner for UK operators in 2007. According to market research firm GfK, the UK’s annual spend on mobile content is set to reach £1bn for the first time next year, an increase of over £100m on last year’s figure. Not surprisingly, the lion’s share […]