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Automaton secures $10m for Improbable-powered survival game

New UK studio aims to enable 1,000 players to battle in a 12km square arena

By James Batchelor

Free UK guide to financers now available

Fundamentally Games releases The Financers List, encompassing everything from venture capital to government grants

By James Batchelor

Keywords six-month profit increased 60%

Revenue increased 50% year-on-year in a strong H1 for the production services firm

Humble Bundle has raised over $100m for charity

The pace of Humble Bundle community purchases has accelerated in the last few years

By James Brightman

Patreon reportedly valued at $450m

Crowdfunding platform is on course to pay content creators $150m by the end of 2017

By James Batchelor

Rovio values itself at $1bn ahead of IPO

Mobile games giant sets preliminary price range at €10.25 to €11.50 per share, subscription begins next week

By James Batchelor

Pearl Abyss preps IPO as Black Desert Online tops $300m revenue

Korean publisher rolled out its MMO to Steam this year, selling 500k units since

By Matthew Handrahan

BrightLocker offering stakes in company with crowdfunding campaign

Online Public Offering to be hosted via StartEngine, tiers range from $250 to $100,000

By James Batchelor

Magic Leap value nears $6bn

Singapore investment firm reportedly leading new financing round of more than $500m

By James Batchelor

Mike Bithell's Subsurface Circular sees just 2% refund rate

Designer reveals that his newest game has already made back production costs

By James Brightman

Nazara's $550m plans for India's first games industry IPO

Mumbai-based mobile games publisher preparing for public listing

By James Batchelor

VR studio War Ducks raises €1.3 million in funding

Irish studio is currently expanding from mobile VR to Rift, PSVR and Vive

By Matthew Handrahan

CD Projekt Red valued at over $2bn despite H1 2017 revenues dip

Studio's profits dropped $5m year-on-year but still ongoing success of The Witcher, GOG and Gwent drive firm forward

By James Batchelor

Good Shepherd projects averaging 30% profit

Game investment platform cites Train Fever as biggest success, earning investors more than 220% total return

By James Brightman

20m financial boost for Cubic Motion

NorthEdge Capital makes significant investment in Hellblade and Call of Duty motion capture firm

Rovio details plans for $36m IPO

CEO says share sale will be "an important milestone" for Angry Birds developer

By James Batchelor

Funcom records most profitable first-half ever

Developer's comeback in effect as it strings together a second consecutive profitable quarter in Q2

GameStop Q2 profits fall despite Switch strength

A $7.3m gain from the sale of Kongregate also helped to keep profit decline to 20%

By Matthew Handrahan

Payday 2, Dead by Daylight offset rising costs at Starbreeze

Costs up 50% in Q2, but revenue from core franchises was up year-on-year

By Matthew Handrahan

Early Access sales helped We Happy Few dev Compulsion quintuple in size

Studio went from seven staff to 40, spends more than Kickstarter total every month

By James Batchelor

Kickstarter officially launching in Japan this September

Site will also launch Japanese version, allow local devs to use Japan-based bank accounts and identification

By James Batchelor

Tencent online game revenues hit $3.56 billion in Q2

Mobile revenue exceeded PC for the first time thanks to the success of games like Honor of Kings

By Will Freeman

"Learn-to-play" studio Lightneer closes seed funding at $5 million

Finnish studio founded by ex-Rovio staff, scientists and academics prepares for first release

By Will Freeman

Rovio sees revenue leap 94% in second quarter

Angry Birds Evolution and Battle Bay showed the "strongest launch ARPDAU and other KPIs ever seen in Rovio Games business unit"

By Will Freeman

Bluehole squashes Tencent investment rumour

Update: Bluehole confirms no investment was made by Chinese company

By Will Freeman

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