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GameStop blames sales dip on "weak" game category

Specialty retailer sees game revenues down across the board as collectibles and mobile tech business each up more than 50% year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

Traplight secures $2.7m funding round

Big Bang Racing developer attracts Korea Investment

Tencent cleared $10 billion game revenue in 2016

Chinese company pulls away from rival publishers with new and old hits and Supercell acquisition

By Matthew Handrahan

Netmarble to raise $2.4 billion with an IPO

Around $1.3 billion will be used for deals and acquisitions as Korean publisher strides towards global top five

By Matthew Handrahan

Appodeal buys Corona Labs

Mobile ad firm brings maker of Corona SDK in-house, will add enterprise version to current free options

Zynga buys four Solitaire games for $42.5 million

Harpan's two-man team is richly rewarded for its social card titles

By Matthew Handrahan

Roblox lands $92m in funding

The F2P world-building game will benefit from financing led by Meritech Capital Partners and Index Ventures

By James Brightman

Small Giant secures €5.4m in funding

Finnish studios doubles down on mobile multiplayer with “Empires & Puzzles”

Nexon makes strategic investment in PlayFusion

British studio started by former Jagex staff is working on toys-to-life IP and technology

EA's Ultimate Team now worth $800 million annually

CFO Blake Jorgensen says EA spends "a lot of time thinking about" how to add similar mechanics to Battlefield and Battlefront

By Matthew Handrahan

Next Games looks to €30 million IPO

Listing on Nasdaq First North Finland seen as key to mobile developer's growth plans

By Matthew Handrahan

Nexon makes strategic investment in IMC Games

Nexon already works with the Korean developer on its PC MMO Tree of Savior

Virtuos acquires Black Shamrock

Chinese outsourcing firm picks up Dublin-based core game studio to bolster European presence

By Brendan Sinclair

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: When crowdfunding fails

New episode available to download now, featuring ICO Partners' Thomas Bidaux

By James Batchelor

£900,000 investment enables US expansion for Dimensional Imaging

Motion and performance capture firm secures fresh funding from Percipient Capital

By James Batchelor

Keywords Studios buys animation firm Spov for £1.2 million

Seventh acquisition in 12 months, with just over €20 million spent

Apocalypse Now dev raises target after Kickstarter failure

Erebus now calling for $5.9m via direct donation, despite only raising $173,000 with crowdfunding campaign

By James Batchelor

Dead by Daylight boosts Starbreeze revenue

Behaviour's horror title inspired 58% full year rise, Payday 3 in production as IP sales show decline

By Matthew Handrahan

NetEase game revenue topped $4 billion in 2016

Blizzard's Overwatch sold 5 million units, Chinese publisher says, setting a new record for "buy-to-play" in mainland China

By Matthew Handrahan

Paradox profits up 27% year-on-year

Publisher's first full-year report following IPO shows healthy growth

Glu's 2016 revenues just surpass $200m

Mobile games giant exceeds booking expectations for Q4, but full-year results still down $50m compared to 2015

By James Batchelor

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