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  • Bigpoint sells 2,000 spaceship drones. For 1000 euros each. In just four days.

    If you needed evidence that whales exist in online gaming look no further than Bigpoint. The company is on course to deliver €200 million in revenue from virtual goods in 2011 from over 215 million registered users.It's...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • Bigpoint’s revenue growth

    I’ve just been going back through some old blog posts for GAMESbrief Unplugged: Volume 2. What struck me was the impressive revenue progression of Bigpoint, the browser-based games company that makes free-to-play games mainly aimed at core...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • The real numbers behind Bigpoint’s $350 million deal

    Congratulations to Heiko Hubertz, Simon Guild and the rest of the team at Bigpoint. They’ve just sold a majority stake in Bigpoint for $350 million. But if you play Bigpoint’s games, and are hoping for a new raft...

    • Posted 13 years ago
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  • The Investec Digital Media Conference

    I was delighted to be asked to host the gaming panel at the excellent Investec Digital Media Conference in May this year. I had hoped to host the video of the conference, but in an object lesson...

    • Posted 14 years ago
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  • Rumour: Bigpoint is for sale for $300-$400 million – is a wave of consolidation coming?

    The Financial Times has reported a rumour that German browser game company Bigpoint has appointed investment bankers and is considering a sale. The report (written by Mergermarkets, a news service aimed at investment bankers, and behind a...

    • Posted 14 years ago
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  • Big cash for Bigpoint

    The FT reported yesterday that Bigpoint has been acquired in a transaction valued at €70 million. (As an aside, that’s $110 million, which shows how weak the dollar is against the euro at the moment – not...

    • Posted 16 years ago
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