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Vivendi sells remaining Ubisoft shares

Media conglomerate ultimately gained €1.2 billion from failed attempt to acquire publisher

By Brendan Sinclair

Rovio in talks to sell streaming service Hatch

Angry Birds firm brings in “several” investors to discuss reducing its 80% stake

By James Batchelor

Law firm encouraging shareholders to sue Activision Blizzard over Bungie split

Kuznicki Law joins search for lead plaintiff after publisher made “materially false and misleading statements”

By James Batchelor

Tencent among shortlisted bidders for Nexon

Netmarble not invited but forms consortium with MBK partners, main bidding to begin in early April

By James Batchelor

Mobile gaming studio Sviper raises $2.8m

Modern Times Group leads funding for studio and business growth, expansion

By Rebekah Valentine

Activision Blizzard: 800 job cuts could “negatively impact” our business

Call of Duty publisher has set aside $150 million to compensate affected staff

By James Batchelor

Is Red Dead Redemption Online tanking Take-Two's share price? | Opinion

Despite fantastic sales, Take-Two can't catch a break - perhaps because investors expected RDR2 to be something it simply isn't

By Rob Fahey

EA, Amazon, Comcast reportedly bidding for Nexon

Companies join Netmarble, Kakao in pursuing founder's controlling stake

By Rebekah Valentine

Activision's Bobby Kotick and EA's Andrew Wilson among most overpaid CEOs in US

Latest study shows the two chief execs earn more than 300 times the average wage of their employees

By James Batchelor

NetEase maintains revenue growth despite Chinese approvals freeze

Online games revenue was up 11% in 2018, with ten new games still waiting for approval in China

By Matthew Handrahan

THQ Nordic raises $225m for further acquisitions

“Substantially oversubscribed” share issue brings on a range of new investors for growing publisher

By James Batchelor

Keywords acquires cloud software firm GetSocial

GetSocial's team of 12 engineers will join Keywords Studios as part of the deal

Overkill's The Walking Dead earned $3.7m from sales in Q4

Starbreeze full-year financial report underlines commercial performance of key title

By Matthew Handrahan

SEIS/EIS funding changes hurting UK games studios

How new government rules have created a catch-22 problem for developers, suspended a 150 million fund, and damaged investor confidence

By James Batchelor

Tonk Tonk Game secures $2m in seed funding

Bitkraft Esports Ventures leads investment in uFighter dev

By Haydn Taylor

Paradox Interactive capped strong 2018 with best quarter in its history

Expansion-driven strategy paid off as Q4 revenue surged 50% despite no new games

By Matthew Handrahan

Next Games laying off 26 staff to cut costs

The Walking Dead: Our World developer seeks to minimise damage caused by €17 million losses

By James Batchelor

Tencent joins Netmarble consortium in Nexon bid

Bidding for largest Korean game developer expected to begin on February 21

By James Batchelor

TinyBuild raises $15 million in Series A funding

Funds to be used to increase staff, build more franchises, and invest in innovative gameplay

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft holds steady in Q3 despite competitive holiday

CEO Yves Guillemot anticipates "record performances" for both Q4 and the full fiscal year

By Rebekah Valentine

Rovio prepares to sell Hatch following lacklustre financials

Angry Birds developer sees annual profit and revenue decline following "best ever year"

By Haydn Taylor

THQ Nordic net sales rose 713% to $447.6m in 2018

Publisher now has 77 games in development, including 48 unannounced projects

By James Batchelor

THQ Nordic buys Australian publisher 18Point2

€1.9m cash deal will give THQ Nordic a publishing platform for Australia and New Zealand

THQ Nordic acquires Warhorse Studios in a €33.2m cash deal

Kingdom Come: Deliverance has sold 2m units one year on from its release

By Matthew Handrahan

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