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M2 Week In Review – April 22, 2022

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Tracking the business and innovation in the interactive and real-time content creationIntel announced the formation of the Graphics Research Organization. Described as “a graphics lab to make games look more…

M2 Week In Review – April 15, 2022

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Tracking the business and innovation in the interactive and real-time content creationThis week's big news was Epic raising $2 billion from Sony Group Corporation and KIRKBI (the holding company behind…

M2 Week In Review – April 8, 2022

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Axie Infinity’s Financial Mess Started Long Before its $600 Million Hack Cross the Ages Raises $12 Million Seed Funding For Blockchain Gaming Community Gaming Raises $16M in SoftBank-Led Round to…

M2 Week In Review – April 1, 2022

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Activision’s Beenox opens Call of Duty game studio in Montreal Anzu raises $20m to expand in-game advertising efforts Battlebound Secures $4.8M Seed Round + $3M in NFT Sales Games24x7 raises $75…

M2 Week In Review – March 25, 2022

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Amazon launches AWS for Games, dedicated products and services for the gaming industry CD Projekt Red Announce New Witcher Game Built On Unreal Engine 5 G2 Esports sues NFT organisation…

M2 Week In Review – March 18, 2022

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Dorian, Women-first Game Platform for Creators, Streamers & Players, Raises $14M Series A, Led by the Raine Group Finest Raises $10m in Monaco Esports deal is just for expansion Google…

M2 Week In Review – March 11, 2022

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This week we had a number of interesting acquisitions, investments and expanded funds that include: Streaming platform Loco raising $42 million Niantic aquired 8th Wall for webAR development VFX company…

M2 Week In Review – March 4, 2022

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This week there were a number of interesting investments, launches and acquisitions: Netflix acquired game development studio Next Games HTC Vive launches Metaverse HP launches service for XR devices Technicolor…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 25, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 25, 2022 This week we had flurry of investments and acquisitions: THQ Nordic acquires Metricminds Tencent acquires 1C Entertainment Speech Graphics raises $7 million Unreal Engine available…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 18, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 18, 2022 This week we had lots of investment and launch activity: Grease Monkey Games acquired by Animoca Brands There are over 500 million Epic Game accounts…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 11, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 11, 2022 This week we had more earning results and a flurry of company announcements: Polygon raises $450M Krafton plans to build an NFT metaverse platform New…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 4, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 4, 2022 This week we had earning results and more acquisitions: Meta shares plunge on weak earnings Sony acquires Bungie for $3.6 billion Microsoft cancels further work…

M2 WEEK IN REVIEW | Jan 28, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Jan 28, 2022 This week's top news: ESL and FaceIt were acquired by Saudi firm Savvy Gaming for $1.5 billion. Two companies went public through a SPAC, prescription…

Analyst Brief: Microsoft Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

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If 2022 is the year of consolidation, then the first three weeks of January serve as a litmus test for what we might expect for the year. There is no…

M2 WEEK IN REVIEW | Jan 21, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Jan 21, 2022 This week's top news: Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard in largest all cash deal in history at $68.7 billion Animoca Brands raises $358 million to fund…

M2 Week In Review – Jan 14, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: JAN 14, 2022 This week we had numerous investment news: Take-Two Interactive to buy FarmVille creator Zynga for $12.7 billion Forte Acquires N3TWORK’s Platform to Further Accelerate Growth…

M2 Week In Review – Jan 7, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: JAN 7, 2022 This week's top news includes: Qualcomm and Microsoft partner to expand AR for the metaverse   Disney patents AR for theme park rides Sony announces the…
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The Game Market Takes No Prisoners

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As the headlines and some investors' money slowly fades, and the echoes of share price surge from the GameStop revolt bubble continue to reverberate, the PC gaming market is worth about $35…