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2 G2A now allowing developers to apply for royalties

7 hours ago [UPDATE: "This initiative invites developers to become accomplices," says Alex Nichiporchik]

Brexit, M&A and VR exclusivity

4 days ago Weekly roundup: Tencent extends its empire as Britain chooses isolation

Analysts give Tencent-Supercell thumbs up

7 days ago Newzoo calls $8.6 billion for 84% of Clash of Clans developer "a good deal"; Superdata says acquisition "comes at an opportune time"

Tencent acquires Supercell

7 days ago Online giant picks up SoftBank's share of Clash of Clans developer in deal valuing studio at $10.2 billion; SoftBank president resigns

1 Gameloft CEO to step down, Vivendi issues letter to employees

21 days ago Update: Guillemot family to sell majority of its 21% stake, "against the best interest of Gameloft"

Gungho to buy back $680 million in shares from Softbank

23 days ago Puzzle & Dragons dev will capitalise on Softbank's need to reduce debt, Supercell sale could also be imminent

Vivendi has shareholder backing for Gameloft takeover - Report

28 days ago French mobile publisher in tough position as ownership hopes for court intervention to thwart hostile takeover

Tencent acquiring 5% equity in Paradox

A month ago Chinese online giant's investment puts Crusader Kings publisher's total value around $420 million

4 Microsoft laying off up to 1,850

A month ago Company will "streamline" smartphone hardware business and take a $950 million restructuring charge

Nintendo preps expansion into medical device business

A month ago Company updates articles of incorporation in advance of diversification efforts, notes moves into "computer software"

2 Nintendo lays out movie aspirations

A month ago Company in talks with various partners, intending to stay away from live-action films

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Disney's departure is not about the market's health

Opinion A month ago Weekly recap: Infinity may be over, but AAA publishers have been posting plenty of positive numbers

2 Microsoft refused to sell Fable IP - Report

A month ago Suitors expressed interest in acquiring Lionhead, but refusal to include franchise in the deal cut talks short

King pushes Activision Blizzard to record Q1

A month ago Candy Crush acquisition and Activision performance more than offset a down quarter for Blizzard

Zynga can do a hell of a lot more with the resources it has - Gibeau

A month ago As company beats first quarter forecast, CEO Frank Gibeau sees momentum in turnaround, emphasizes cost control without layoffs

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Keywords expanding Montreal studio

A month ago Testing and localization firm will add 100 new jobs in Quebec development hub

Gears of War 4 would have cost Epic $100m - Sweeney

A month ago Epic CEO also laments how "toxic and destructive" some publishing arrangements can be

Vivendi increases its stake in Ubisoft to almost 18%

A month ago The company denies that it's trying to take over the Assassin's Creed publisher, however

Nintendo to sell majority stake in Seattle Mariners

2 months ago Initial $125 million deal was struck in 1992 by legendary president Hiroshi Yamauchi

Ubisoft opening Rabbids Amusement Center

2 months ago Publisher's first foray into family entertainment centers opens doors in Montreal this August

SNK recommits to games

2 months ago After abandoning pachi-slot business, publisher emphasizes gaming focus with old logo, slogan

1 Toca Boca acquired by Canadian toy firm Spin Master

2 months ago Swedish developer amassed 140 million downloads in five years from its interactive toys for children

Microsoft retires Xbox 360

2 months ago After more than a decade, company stops producing its most successful console to date

GSN Games acquires Gamedonia

2 months ago Casual and casino publisher picks up Spanish backend developer, renames it GSN Games Barcelona

Magic Leap acquires NorthBit - Report

2 months ago Augmented reality start-up buys Israeli software firm specializing in cybersecurity

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