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Zynga posts Q3 loss of $41m but beats guidance

Social publisher happy with "over-delivery" on NaturalMotion's CSR2 and growth of live mobile franchises

By James Brightman

October's big new releases disappoint - GameStop

Retailer says month with Battlefield 1, Mafia III, Gears of War 4, PSVR fell short of software sales expectations

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobile and VR specialist Playsnak secures $1.3m in funding

Seed investment led by South Korean VC firm K Cube Ventures

$2m funding for AR start-up GoMeta

Investors include former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, company creates tools for location-based augmented reality mobile apps

EA raises guidance off "excellent" Q2

Publisher misses sales target but posts better bottom line, says Battlefield 1 launch player base nearly doubled Battlefield 4

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony's Q2 earnings show impact of PS4's falling price

PS4 shipments now top 47 million, but price reductions prompt decline in revenue and profit

By Matthew Handrahan

Newzoo: Top 25 games firms made $34.5bn in H1 2016

Mobile accounts for 40% of all revenues of Top 10, industry leaders show biggest growth in five years

By James Batchelor

Digital growth slows to 5% in September - Superdata

Pokemon Go and World of Warcraft: Legion help boost other sectors as console market sags 14% for the month

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobcrush raises another $20 million for mobile streaming

Lifetime funding sails past $35 million as audience reaches 1 million active users

By Matthew Handrahan

Capcom sales drop 9.4% in half-year figures

Publisher says 40% operating income fall is in line with expectations

Sale of Seattle Mariners stake keeps Nintendo in the black

Six month figures show company shortening sales forecasts for full year

By Dan Pearson

Keywords Studios acquires Player Research in deal worth 1.3m

Brighton-based consultation and user testing service joins burgeoning empire

By Dan Pearson

NPD: PS4 Slim and Xbox One S fail to prevent US sales decline

Spending on hardware, software and accessories down 23% year-on-year

By James Batchelor

Xbox One won US market share in Q1, says MS

The Xbox One S and new games fueled Xbox momentum but gaming revenue declined 5% overall

By James Brightman

$850m raised towards Tencent's Supercell acquisition

Chinese investors will hold 76.9% stake in Clash Royale studio

By James Batchelor

NPD: Price is biggest barrier to higher DLC sales

Microtransactions also impacted, with earned virtual currency the preferred purchase method

By James Batchelor

Razer bolsters audio IP with THX acquisition

THX CEO points to "leadership role" in VR audio as motivating factor behind the deal

By Matthew Handrahan

MTG acquires 35% of InnoGames for €90 million

Swedish entertainment firm expands interest in games beyond eSports, could raise its stake in InnoGames to 51% next year

By Matthew Handrahan

Pre-tax profits down 81% at Game Group

Retailer still in black despite "challenging UK console market"

By Dan Pearson

Ubisoft: "We won't relax until they sell their shares"

UPDATE: Ubi succeeds in adding two new independent directors to the board, and reelects Yves and Gerard Guillemot

By Matthew Handrahan

Ubisoft buys back €122.5 million in stock

Publisher regains 3.2% in share capital ahead of Vivendi's request for greater board representation

By Matthew Handrahan

Perwyn LLC buys NorthEdge Capital's share of Sumo Digital

Firm which facilitated 2014 management buyout sells up

By Dan Pearson

Guillemot family to buy another 3.5% of Ubisoft

Purchase of a further 4 million shares will add protection against a possible Vivendi takeover

By Matthew Handrahan

Team17 secures 16.5m investment, buys Mouldy Toof

Lloyds Development Capital will help fund British company's portfolio growth and international expansion

By Matthew Handrahan

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