Glu Mobile Acquires GameSpy From News Corp.’s IGN Entertainment

Glu Mobile has acquired GameSpy Technology, a provider of multiplayer game technology, from IGN Entertainment. Terms of the deal included Glu’s issuance of $2.75 million in stock, which was mostly offset by GameSpy’s cash and receivables. Glu will use the tech, including multiplayer matchmaking, player statistics and leaderboards, in its mobile games.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik