51% of Finnish gaming company Supercell sold for $1.5 billion

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  1. Qtis
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    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    You've all probably heard about the games called Clash of Clans and Hay Day? You've also probably heard that they alone are making roughly $1-$2 million a day for the company that has made them?

    Well things just got more interesting!

    :arrow: Source via Forbes

    Most notable change is that the company is now mainly owned by the Japanese, but all operations will continue to be lead from Finland, including taxes. The future is now more secure and the company's growth is more and more probable.

    Just as a nice bit of information, during Q1/2013 the company's pure profits were over $100m after all expenses and payments to Apple.
     
  2. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

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    ...Who...?
     
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    You have hope for them? As if they stand a chance.

    Face it, they're Finnished.
     
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    TehSkull Living the life

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    Nope.
     
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  5. Osha

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    I must be living under a rock because that's the first time I heard of that company or these games.
     
  6. Minox

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    I've seen an ad for that game, but... who?
     
  7. Vipera

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    Away from this shithole
    • In the Clash of Clans, players build their community, train troops and attack other players to earn gold, elixir, and dark elixir. They also build defenses to protect from attackers. The game includes chat so players can communicate. Players can also join clans to aid one another with forces.
    • In Hay Day players build a farm with fields and animals. They can gather crops to sell them to other players or to feed their animals and make value added products and feed. The game allows players to "friend" other players and engage in trade.
    • In Battle Buddies player controls group of 5 characters which battle in a small arena against another group of 5 buddies. Game was turn-based and had similar feel to other turn based games such as UFO: Enemy Unknown, without destructible buildings.
    • Gunshine.net

    Sounds like a triple A company to me!