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

PlayStack launches new marketing and user acquisition fund

The games publisher and investor sets out its vision to 'fix' the games industry

By Christopher Dring

Video games crowdfunding raised $25m in 2017

ICO Partners estimates show only three projects raised more than $1m last year

By James Batchelor

Fantastic, Yes receives €1m investment from M2 Entertainment

Returner 77 developer partners with one of Europe's largest 3D animation studios

Ukie launches Access to Finance guide with Harbottle and Lewis

"There is money available if you know where to look," says Ukie CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Google joins investors in Chinese game streaming platform

Chushou has now raised $120 million, Google wants to push it to "more people around the world"

By Matthew Handrahan

Investment on crowdfunding site Fig down by 28% in 2017

Overall funding down, but number of successful projects nearly doubled

By Haydn Taylor

Wands VR developer raises $2.48m

Cortopia receives significant cash injection

By Christopher Dring

Sumo Group valued at 145m in IPO

Offering a "significant step forward" in Sumo's journey, says CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Funcom takes $10.6 million investment ahead of licensing push

Norwegian developer has co-founded a company to manage interactive rights of Robert E. Howard IPs

By Matthew Handrahan

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