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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus