Czech/Australian Defence Gaming Firm Bohemia Interactive Simulations Secures Investment from Riverside Company

6th Jan 2013. Czech/Australian defence gaming firm Bohemia Interactive Simulations s.r.o. (BISim) has announced it has secured investment from global private equity firm the Riverside Company. Terms of the investment have not been disclosed. Based in Prague but with Australian connections, BISim is a market leading innovator, developer and provider of games for training technology […]

Electronic Arts Acquires Melbourne Games Firm Firemint

4th May 2011. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced an agreement to acquire Firemint Pty Ltd., the leading independent mobile development studio. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Firemint brings a proven powerhouse of creative talent to EAi, with original hits Flight Control and Real Racing for iPhone® and iPad™, and an attractive future slate of games. […]

Walt Disney Acquires Aussie iPhone Game Developer Tapulous

4th July 2010. Silicon valley-residents Australians Andrew Lacy and Bart Decrem have sold their apps development studio, Tapulous, to Disney for an undisclosed sum. Their flagship game, Tap Tap Revenge, is the most popular game series on the iPhone App Store, with over 35 million downloads and over a billion songs played. The games are […]