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Esports brand Fnatic raises $10m

Also offering fans the chance to invest via $1.3m Crowdcube campaign

By James Batchelor

Judge dismisses Apple's claim of theft in Epic case

Court says ongoing legal battle should focus on breach of contract and anti-trust claims

By James Batchelor

Nexon posts its best Q3 ever thanks to mobile revenue surge

Mobile revenue up 140% thanks to The Kingdom of the Winds: Yeon, KartRider Rush+ and V4

By Rebekah Valentine

Enthusiast Gaming plans to list on NASDAQ

Parent behind The Escapist and Luminosity Gaming

By James Batchelor

Take-Two acquisition of Codemasters expected to go through in early 2021

Both publishers' board of directors approve the proposed deal, valuing Codemasters at Ł726 million

By James Batchelor

Griffin Gaming Partners raises $235m for gaming investments

Gaming-focused VC firm run by Philip Sanderson, Peter Levin, and Nick Tuosto already invested in Discord, Skillz and more

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft removing UK journalist from Watch Dogs over "controversial remarks"

The Atlantic writer Helen Lewis voiced a character on an in-game podcast

By James Batchelor

Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Avengers push Square Enix H1 sales up 43%

Publisher's HD Games division posts profits for the six-month period, but last quarter was in the red

By Brendan Sinclair

Sega Sammy raises forecasts, despite losses driven by COVID-19

Publisher expects structural reform and increased games sales to carry company through tough financial year

By James Batchelor

Sega Sammy calls for 650 staff to voluntarily retire

Japanese publisher records extraordinary losses around structural reform

By James Batchelor

Take-Two president "highly sceptical" about games subscriptions

Karl Slatoff tells investors services like Xbox Game Pass will become the primary way games are consumed

By James Batchelor

POC in Play champions Black talent with BHM 100 list

The initiative aims at inspiring young talent, and provides a resource for journalists and event organisers to diversify their line-ups

By Marie Dealessandri

Esports platform Edge raises $1.5m

Investment will be used for recruitment and improving its tech, which simplifies esports contracts, payments and more

By James Batchelor

EA quarterly sales slide due to later FIFA, Madden launches

Full game sales for the second quarter halved but publisher still beats guidance, announces stock buyback and dividend plans

By Brendan Sinclair

NBA 2K21 drives Take-Two earnings

Revenues and bookings flat but net income hops as CEO Zelnick reports pandemic-driven engagement boost hasn't let up at all

By Brendan Sinclair

Ten risks associated with the new EU Digital Content Directive

Legal expert Sebastian Schwiddessen breaks down how buggy games at launch, shutting titles down early and more can violate consumers' rights

By Sebastian Schwiddessen

Nintendo raises forecasts as H1 profits triple to $2.8bn

Full-year Switch sales predicted to reach 24 million, five million units higher than previously expected

By James Batchelor

Zynga posts record quarterly revenues, bookings

Social publisher sees even more acquisitions in its future as revenue, engagement metrics grow, but net loss remains

By Brendan Sinclair

Bandai Namco, AtGames resolve legal dispute

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Ms. Pac-Man rights, clearing way for re-release of AtGames' Namco arcade microconsole

By Brendan Sinclair

Phil Spencer calls for more diverse leaders in games

Having "visible leaders" should be the industry's focus, Xbox chief said, addressing the role Microsoft has to play against racial inequity

By Marie Dealessandri

Judge rejects Google's attempt to push Epic case to October 2022

Fortnite firm has suggested February 2021 as judge tells both companies to "get moving"

By James Batchelor

Pokémon Go's 2020 revenues estimated at $1bn so far

Niantic game on course to record its best year ever, third biggest mobile game globally

By James Batchelor

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