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Rovio announced 500 million downloads of Angry Birds

The Espoo (Finland) based startup Rovio today announced 500 million total downloads of Angry Birds games across all platforms. This milestone makes Angry Birds one of the most downloaded games in the history of gaming. According to the young company … Continue reading

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Gaming deals: Heiko Hubertz invests in HitFox

The Berlin based startup HitFox, specializing in gaming deals, has just received an investment from Digital Pioneers. Its Chairman of the Board is Heiko Hubertz, founder and CEO of Bigpoint. Dr. Hanno Fichtner and Thorbjörn Warin join HitFox to advance the e-commerce … Continue reading

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FanDuel receives $4 m in a round led by Piton Capital

The Edinburgh based Hubdub Ltd, which is the developer and operator of FanDuel, has just closed a $4 million Series B investment round. Aside of Piton Capital, the venture capital firm which led this recent round, existing investors like the … Continue reading

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Grey Area launches Shadow Cities in Europe

Grey Area, the Finland based developer for smartphone games, just launched the MMO game “Shadow Cities” in 13 European countries. The new game is free and available through local iTunes-stores in Germany, UK, Italy, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, … Continue reading

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Angry Birds creator Rovio acquired an animation studio

Rovio, the Espoo (Finland) based developer of the famous Angry Birds-game, yesterday announced the acquisition of a Finnish animation studio named Kombo. The concrete terms of this deal are undisclosed but it has been announced that Rovio acquired Kombo with … Continue reading

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New round of financing for virtual world “Fliplife”

Fliplife, the browser based virtual world out of Germany, just announced a further round of financing in the 7-figures. The investors are the Mountain Super Angels and previous investors like HighTech Gründerfonds. According to the Cologne based gaming startup the virtual world “Fliplife” is currently growing by about … Continue reading

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Interview with Heiko Hubertz (Bigpoint)

For our 4th interview we just had the chance to talk to the founder and CEO of Bigpoint, wich is definetly one of the biggest Internet successes out of Germany. His company develops and operates browser games – and as a publisher, content provider and developer, Bigpoint is setting new … Continue reading

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