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News Bytecore” gaming. The acquisition — Kabam’s sixth gaming studio buy in the past three years — expands Kabam’s company personnel to more than 600, including the 30-plus members of the Exploding Barrel Games staff, which will continue to work out of the Vancouver office. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
News ByteChartboost, which has developed technology that enables developers to promote each other’s games inside of their apps, has raised $19 million in capital. Sequoia Capital led the round, and existing investors TransLink Capital and SK Telecom Ventures, also participated. The San Francisco company said its platform is now being used by more than 12,000 games from companies like Crowdstar, Gameloft, Kabam, Gree, TinyCo and more.
News Bytehas acquired Balanced Worlds Studios, a Beijing-based company specializing in 3-D social games. Kabam paid an undisclosed amount of cash for the 17-person game studio. The company’s employees will join Kabam’s Beijing games studio, bringing the total number of employees to about 90. Balanced Worlds is headed by game developers from the U.S. and Canada, who moved to China in 2006.