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Brexit prompts League of Legends price hike

Riot Games increasing the cost of virtual currency by 20% from July 25th

By James Batchelor

Ex-Nonstop, King developers form new studio, secure $775,000 in funding

Mighty Bear Games is funded by Global Founders Capital and incubated by the Singapore government

By James Batchelor

Sumo Digital acquires art studio Atomhawk

Firm behind key art for Guardians of the Galaxy and Injustice 2 now owned by Crackdown 3 developer

By James Batchelor

Razer files for IPO in Hong Kong

Peripherals company to pursue ambitious expansion plans by going public, expects to raise a reported $600 million

By Matthew Handrahan

Nickelodeon enters esports as part of $15m funding round for Super League Gaming

SLG total now at $28m, other investors include DMG Entertainment and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeffrey Vinik

By James Batchelor

Nexon acquires iDCC, renames it Nexon Thailand

Thai online games publisher will expand Nexon's presence in Southeast Asia

By James Batchelor

Dave Ranyard's Dream Reality Interactive secures investment from Phil Harrison

Virtual reality developers achieves first successful funding round since opening doors last year

By James Batchelor

New VC firm Eleven Ventures opens in California

Investment firm wants to focus on start-ups in VR, AR, esports and games development

By James Batchelor

Six ways to make the most of Video Games Tax Relief

Altara Games' Ella Romanos explains why there is no longer a barrier to UK studios who want to benefit from this government incentive

By Ella Romanos

Razer buys 19.9% of e-payment firm MOL

SE Asia focused company will help Razer to build its business in the region as "master distributor" of its zGold virtual currency

Waypoint publisher Vice Media takes $450m investment

CEO Shane Smith listed gaming as one area of expansion in bid to build "the largest millennial video library in the world"

By Matthew Handrahan

E3 is over and investors are hammering GAME, GameStop

After an E3 filled with great games, you might think retailers could get a little boost, but that's not the case

By James Brightman

Scopely raises $60m with injection from AOL founding team

Company behind The Walking Dead: Road to Survival has grown its revenues nine-fold in nine quarters

By James Brightman

TreasureHunt takes lifetime funding to $8.4 million

Berlin-based studio has raised $6 million to launch its second game, Pet Paradise, and to create a a new dev team

Discord raised $50 million in funding this year - report

Company behind game chat app was valued at $725 million in January

By Matthew Handrahan

Garriott reassures backers after fresh crowdfunding push exposes finances

Portalarium boss says studio tends to operate with $500,000 in the bank despite $11m in donations

By James Batchelor

Newly-launched VC Rooks Nest Ventures has £28m to invest in tech and games firms

UK-based venture capital company open to investing in studios overseas

By James Batchelor

Zelnick: “We're probably undermonetising our users”

Despite ongoing success of Grand Theft Auto Online, CEO insists publisher is “not going to grab the last nickel”

By James Batchelor

Klang receives additional funding, strikes a deal with Harvard Law professor

Unity founder David Helgason among backers for studio behind SpatialOS-powered MMO Seed

By James Batchelor

What went wrong at Mad Catz?

It was once the most powerful peripherals brand in the world, but now it's in bankruptcy

By Christopher Dring

Take-Two acquires Kerbal Space Program

Mexico City based developer Squad will continue supporting and making content for the popular space sim

By Matthew Handrahan

Forge of Empires reaches €250m lifetime revenue

And InnoGames' biggest hit is gathering momentum, with €150m earned in less than half its five-year lifetime

By Matthew Handrahan

Stillfront Group buys eRepublik Labs for €7.5m

eRepublik earned €2.5 million in 2016 from its portfolio of free-to-play browser games

VR startup Playsnak raises $2.5m

Japanese mobile company Gumi has invested $1.2 million of that total

Switch and Pokémon boost GameStop Q1 sales

Company beats expectations, although profits do slip

By Christopher Dring

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