'Clash of Clans' Maker Supercell Buys Majority Stake in UK's Space Ape

U.S. News

FILE PHOTO: Finnish game company Supercell Co-Founder and CEO Ilkka Paananen meets the press in the company's headquarters in Helsinki, Finland June 21, 2016. HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile game maker Supercell has acquired a majority stake in London-based game studio Space Ape, the British company said on its website. Space Ape, founded in 2012, makes mobile games Samurai Siege, Rival Kingdoms and Transformers: Earth Wars, published by toymaker Hasbro Inc's digital unit. Space Ape said Supercell had acquired 62 percent of its shares in a deal valuing its total equity at $90 million. The deal allows Space Ape to continue to operate as an independent company - similar to the way Supercell operates with its owner Tencent Holdings Ltd. "Supercell works like we work: in small, collaborative teams...


Photos of supercells show beauty before the storms hit

Daily Mail - Science & tech

This astonishing collection of photos shows the awe encompassing power and fury of supercell storms, which can rip through the landscape like an atom bomb. These supercells, monsoons, and thunderstorms - some a combination of all three - create a vision of the most raw and awesome forces of nature. The supercells can last up to ten hours and leave millions of dollars' worth of destruction in their wake as they pummel the landscape with hailstones the size of cricket balls. This astonishing collection of photos shows the awe encompassing power and fury of supercell storms, which can rip through the landscape like an atom bomb.


A Kansas Supercell That Produced 10 Tornadoes in One Day

Slate

That day, a powerful supercell unleashed more than 10 tornadoes, one after the other. Fortunately, all of these monsters missed the town, which is home to roughly 28,000 people.


'Clash Of Clans' Next Update Being Polished But Sneak Peeks Aren't Soon, Supercell Says

International Business Times

Clash Of Clans next update will release sometime soon, but Supercell has reiterated the patch isn't ready for sneak peeks. A new official forum thread does confirm, however, polishing is being conducted to get the content ready for release. The thread itself doesn't reveal much beyond fields for update status and sneak peek estimates. The former is listed as "polishing off," while the sneak peek radar simply reads "not next week." Below these timetables lies Supercell's quoted statement about the update from a few weeks back.