San Francisco -- Glu Mobile, a San Francisco-based developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices, said on Thursday it has acquired San Francisco-based GameSpy Technology from IGN Entertainment. GameSpy provides technologies and services for multiplayer and server-based gaming across a wide array of platforms. Its services power online features such as multiplayer matchmaking, player statistics, individual player profiles, in-game buddy lists, leaderboards and storage of game media, including screenshots, gameplay videos and playable content. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Our acquisition of GameSpy brings Glu industry-recognized leadership in online, cross-platform technology infrastructure," said Niccolo de Masi, the CEO of Glu.