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Kotick's ex-girlfriend obtained a restraining order against him

Activision Blizzard CEO subsequent girlfriend, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, twice leaned on a tabloid to shelve stories on the issue

By Brendan Sinclair

Games industry rallies behind Ukraine in face of Russian invasion

Update: Wargaming ceases business operations in Russia and Belarus, Riot donates $5.4 million in total

By GamesIndustry Staff

Judge dismisses investor lawsuit against Activision Blizzard

Justice said that the case lacked enough facts to prove that the company was aware of harassment within its workplace

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Marty O'Donnell and Mike Salvatori settle legal dispute over Halo music

Pair filed a lawsuit against Microsoft in 2020 over unpaid royalties from using their work in the franchise

By Danielle Partis

How can the industry and education bring through the next generation of games talent?

Speakers from this week's Games Education Summit discuss solving the skills shortage

By Lisa Carter

Mobile studio Spoilz Games raises $693,000

The funds will go towards expanding the Riyadh-based studio's portfolio

By Marie Dealessandri

Coherence raises $8 million for its multiplayer tech

The funding round was led by Griffin Gaming Partners

By Marie Dealessandri

Tencent cutting off Chinese gamers' access to foreign games

May 31 update to internet acceleration app will only support games operating in China

By James Batchelor

California lawyer alleges Governor Newsom interfered with Activision Blizzard suit - Report

DFEH assistant chief council Melanie Proctor resigns, says governor's office pressured agency for the benefit of publisher

By Brendan Sinclair

Cocos Technology raises $50 million to further its open-source game engine

Funds to go towards improving the technology behind Cocos Creator, as well as advance its use beyond games

By Marie Dealessandri

China ends nine-month freeze on game approvals

First batch of games approved for release since July includes 45 titles

By Brendan Sinclair

Epic raises $2bn from Sony and Lego investors

Funds to go towards "the company's vision to build the metaverse"

By Marie Dealessandri

Limit Break applications open for 2022

Industry program open to mentors and mentees from underrepresented backgrounds

Take-Two selling $2.7bn senior notes to fund Zynga acquisition

Public offering to be made next week, publisher aiming to complete acquisition by January 9, 2023

By James Batchelor

Legendary Play raises $4m for esports-themed mobile titles

The funding round was co-led by Bitkraft Ventures and MTG

By Marie Dealessandri

Thunderful Group full-year revenues up to $345m

Company sees another yearly uptick in earnings, net profit in Q4 hits $5 million

By Danielle Partis

Crown prince of Saudi Arabia's foundation now has a 96% stake in SNK

Purchase follows after organization's 2020 controlling stake of 51% for The King of Fighters maker

By Jeffrey Rousseau

"We need to be more positive about the games industry"

University of West London's Jay Shin discusses the barriers that the video games business needs to bring down to keep attracting future talent

By James Batchelor

Roblox CEO set to receive $232.8 million by 2028

But David Baszucki's payment will rely on him raising the company's share price to $375 in seven years

By James Batchelor

Roblox backs Apple in ongoing battle against Epic's appeal

Company behind popular kids game says App Store “enhances safety and security”

By James Batchelor

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