Playtika's deal to acquire Rovio has come to an end

Conversations with other parties interested in buying the Angry Birds maker will continue

Jeffrey Rousseau

Merge games as a fulfillment of the American Dream

GDC 2023: Big Fish's newly installed VP of creative Jason Mai explains how he approached EverMerge and a genre he didn't really know when he was hired six months ago

Brendan Sinclair

The building blocks of a AAA partnership: Lego and 2K on their first game together, and beyond

As the two firms finally unveil Lego 2K Drive, we find out why an open-world driving game is a "no brainer" for Lego

James Batchelor

Elden Ring and God of War Ragnarök sweep GDC 2023 Awards

Meanwhile, Betrayal At Club Low takes both top accolades at Independent Games Festival Awards

James Batchelor

Atari to acquire Nightdive Studios for $10m

Studio behind System Shock and Shadowman remasters could earn further $10m based on three-year performance

James Batchelor

Tim Sweeney believes the metaverse is "happening for real"

GDC 2023: Epic Games boss says Apple "will either try to crush the metaverse, or extract all the profit from it"

Marie Dealessandri

Meta reveals Oculus Publishing as Meta Quest Store revenues pass $1.6bn

The VR game division has financially supported more than 300 since its inception

Jeffrey Rousseau

Gamestop revenue dips as it pulls nearly $6bn in 2022

The retailer's collectible business segment saw an increase of 17% as it hit $964 million throughout the year

Jeffrey Rousseau

Unreal Editor for Fortnite launching in beta today

GDC 2023: Epic's State of Unreal showed off long awaited UEFN and Creator Economy 2.0, as well as new unified marketplace Fab, which is open to all engines

Marie Dealessandri

Nexon's MapleStory Universe to feature NFTs

The games firm announced that it will partner with Polygon Labs for business and operational support on the project

Jeffrey Rousseau

Microsoft reveals Xbox Developer Sustainability Toolkit

With the new resource game studios can reduce power consumption and carbon emissions during development

Jeffrey Rousseau

Pokémon Snap, systemic comedy and siding with the player: How Bugsnax came to life

GDC 2023: Young Horses' John Murphy on Bugsnax's pitching and prototyping stages and the unexpected inspirations behind the hit

Marie Dealessandri

Amazon Luna launches in the UK, Germany and Canada

Ubisoft+ support also available to UK subscribers from today as Amazon's cloud gaming service expands

James Batchelor