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Nintendo issues reminder it didn't make Pokémon Go, stock slumps 18%

$6.7 billion wiped from Nintendo's market cap in its biggest one-day drop since 1990

By Matthew Handrahan

Gaming revenues down 9% at Microsoft as hardware sales slow

Update: Xbox One price cut to $249 in the US for a "limited time" as new consoles loom

By Dan Pearson

Pokemon GO drives Nintendo market cap past Sony

Nintendo's value has doubled, approaching $40 billion, thanks to Niantic's Pokemon mobile game

By James Brightman

Ubisoft's sales climb 44% as Vivendi increases stake in publisher

Vivendi now holds over 20% of the voting rights in Ubisoft

By James Brightman

SoftBank to buy ARM for Ł24bn

UK processor firm will keep Cambridge base, expects to double workforce

By Dan Pearson

Line IPO raises $1.1 billion, the biggest in tech in 2016

Around 40% of revenue comes from games, stickers and comics, and Japanese messaging service is seeking to expand with new content

By Matthew Handrahan

Animoca acquires Finnish dev TicBits

Brand-based mobile publishers pays €2.35m for small team

By Dan Pearson

Vivendi ups Ubisoft share ownership to 20%, but delays takeover

Both companies' stock rise after Vivendi boss proposes "fruitful cooperation"

By Dan Pearson

Tencent could be lining up to buy Supercell - at a $9bn valuation

World's biggest games company in talks with Softbank to purchase 73% share, say reports

By Dan Pearson

Limitless scores close to $1m in seed funding

VR technology behind Gary The Gull that delivers "Pixar-quality VR characters"

By Rachel Weber

Funcom back in black after $6.3m investment

Debt management and cash injection see Conan studio's future secured

By Dan Pearson

Tencent thought to be interested in Supercell purchase

The world's biggest games company also announced a new console for China

By Dan Pearson

Lucid Sight raises $3.5m in Series A

"The only place to effectively promote a VR experience is within another VR experience"

By Rachel Weber

Softbank rumoured to be considering Supercell sale

Japanese firm and majority stake holder thought to value developer at $5bn

By Dan Pearson

Sega returns to profit on cuts and streamlining

But revenue across Sega's games business was flat or in decline as new products failed to excite

By Matthew Handrahan

Ubisoft reports full year earnings

"The performances delivered by The Division and Far Cry Primal exceeded our expectations"

By Rachel Weber

Square Enix doubles annual profits

Publisher books nearly 20bn Yen ($184m) across business

By Dan Pearson

Bandai Namco profits slip, Dark Souls III soars

From Software's has shipped 3 million, but it launched a few days from the close of the fiscal year

By Matthew Handrahan

Disney Infinity is dead as Disney exits game publishing

Avalanche is being shuttered and 300 jobs are now lost as a result

By James Brightman

Star Wars Battlefront ships 14m copies, EA enjoys "phenomenal" FY2016

“We grew non-GAAP net revenue, profitability and cash flow to record highs,” said CFO Blake Jorgensen

By James Brightman

Metal Gear and mobile games give Konami a boost

Digital Entertainment division doubled its operating profit in the last fiscal year, but Konami sees decline in its future

By Matthew Handrahan

Capcom forecasts digital shift after solid fiscal year results

Packaged games will receive "limited sales runs" as the company pursues growth in digital games and Asian markets

By Matthew Handrahan

Glu confirms 100 jobs cut in five months following Q1 loss

"We cut nothing that was actually going to deliver in our mind certain revenue later this year"

By Matthew Handrahan

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