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Tamatem secures $2.5 million to localise mobile games for MENA region

MENA mobile market expected to triple by 2022, but only 1% of games are localised to Arabic

By Haydn Taylor

GungHo details Puzzle & Dragons rescue plan following further decline

Japanese games firm investing in esports, manga, anime, toys and more as mobile hit struggles

By James Batchelor

Sony's software strength offsets flat hardware sales

Sony shipped 9 million units of the PlayStation 4 in Q3, down 700k over last year

By Matthew Handrahan

Trailmix aims to reinvent casual games - with a little help from Supercell

Backed by $4.2m from Supercell, King veterans Carolin Krenzer and Tristan Clark will push toward a richer and more meaningful take on casual gaming

By Matthew Handrahan

$10m Future Fund seeks innovations in blockchain, esports, AR and more

V2Games' Sam Chandola discusses what his company is looking for when investing in start-ups

By James Batchelor

Keywords expects $186m in revenues after 11 acquisitions in 2017

Service empire's studio count has grown eightfold in the last five years

By James Batchelor

EA stock reaches all-time high ahead of Battlefront II loot box return

Company's stock rose 7%, peaking at $131 following recent financial results

By James Batchelor

UK game dev sector grows more than four times the rate of the economy in 2017

Games development sector contributes nearly 1.5 billion to the UK's GDP, says TIGA report

By Haydn Taylor

212 games approved for UK games tax relief in 2017

Government initiative to fund more games development continues, with a further 182 titles receiving interim certification

By James Batchelor

Sales and profits both climb at Konami

Decent mobile performance and 80m downloads for mobile PES lead to increased profits guidance

By Ben Parfitt

Capcom income surges thanks to stellar games performance

Ultra Street Fighter II on Switch is a "smash hit", making up for "soft" sales of Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite

By Ben Parfitt

Nintendo's revenue rockets as Switch nears 15m sold

Super Mario Odyssey has sold more than 9m, one of eight million-sellers for Switch this fiscal year

By Matthew Handrahan

EA makes $186m Q3 loss despite rising digital revenue

Packaged sales fell 18%, but digital revenue now 67% of total earnings

By Matthew Handrahan

Coffee Stain launches gender equality fund to improve developer diversity

Goat Simulator publishers will be investing in startups that employ at least as many women as men

By James Batchelor

Tencent takes minority stake in Skydance Media

Reports suggest the stake in Skydance Interactive parent is worth $100 million

By Matthew Handrahan

Starbreeze raises $30m in share sale after failure of Raid: World War II

Swedish publisher pledges a stronger marketing push for Overkill's The Walking Dead, and to accelerate production of Payday 3

By Matthew Handrahan

Aristocrat buys Big Fish for $990 million

Australian casino firm follows up $500m Plarium acquisition with another huge deal

By Matthew Handrahan

UK Games Fund opens for fourth round, grants of up to 25,000 available

Pitch development programme announced for developers who don't meet the UKGF criteria

By Haydn Taylor

Irdeto acquires Denuvo in bid to beef up security for the games industry

"The success of any game title is dependent upon the ability of the title to operate as the publisher intended," says Irdeto CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Logitech earned a record $812 million in Q3

The peripherals company's revenue was up 22 per cent year-on-year to record levels

US games industry revenue hits record $36bn in 2017

Industry revenue sees 18% growth over 2016 with strong performance from hardware and software sales

By Haydn Taylor

City State Entertainment lands $7.5m from Mythic investors

Mythic founder Mark Jacobs' studio pledges to accelerate the release of crowdfunded MMO Camelot Unchained

By Matthew Handrahan

Games revenues expected to reach $235bn by 2022

Could reach $170bn this year, predominantly driven by mobile and PC

By James Batchelor

Tencent strikes deal with Lego to develop online games

Deal includes potential social network aimed at Chinese children

By Haydn Taylor

Spanish government confirms €6.5m grant for indie devs

More funding available following news that €2m grant had been scrapped, reviving a market that lost 30 studios last year

By James Batchelor

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