What Happens When A Finance Company Makes A Video Game

Yes, it’s about mergers and acquisitions. And Topsiders and convertibles.

Ansarada is a finance company that makes so-called “virtual data room” software—a web client that allows the partners in a merger or acquisition to disclose confidential information as part of the due diligence process. I know, I’m bored too.

Next week, however, Ansarada launches M&ADE, which they are billing as the world’s first mergers and acquisitions game.

And if the trailer is to be believed, this game is better than cocaine.

2. It’s basically like living inside The Wolf of Wall Street.

20 million.

3. You’re gonna drive sick fuckin cars

4. You’re gonna sail sick fuckin boats

5. You’re gonna walk all badass towards a sick fuckin chopper


6. This game is epic. It’s where legends are made.

7. So like, what do you do in M@ADE?

Robber baron muthafucka

8. So, it looks like you tap.

9. Like, tap on text.


10. You tap on text a lot tho

a game about lawyers and accountants

11. And then some check marks appear

so um well

12. And then you’re a legend. Celebrate


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Joe Bernstein is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bernstein reports on and writes about the gaming industry and web culture.
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