Indie developers have raised word that digital distribution site Desura, and its bundle site Indie Royale, have been failing to pay them.
In a post on /r/IndieGaming, a developer of Battle Fleet 2 claims that it has not recei... read
Square Enix's somewhat screwy PS4 release of the previously release Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster topped Japanese sales chartsfor the week ending on May 17 (it was released in Japan May 14), according to Gematsu's report of... read
There's a predominant school of thought toward making money in the mobile gaming sector: Focus your attention on the people who are willing to spend exorbitant amounts. That is, make the majority of your cash from a small poo... read
Creative Assembly's Alien: Isolation was one of the most well-received games of 2014, but "well-received" seemingly doesn't cut it for its publisher. Sega released its year-end financial results today, and in it expresse... read
What would you do if you woke up this morning to find your Steam wallet was suddenly worth 13,000 times it's normal value? This may seem like a silly question, but Steam users in Indonesia found themselves in this very situat... read
Sony's fiscal year ended at the close of March, and the Japanese conglomerate just released its annual report. 2014 was a good year for PlayStation -- so much so that it holds the mantle as Sony's biggest earner, as it drove ... read
OUYA, the microconsole that was a $15 million hit on Kickstarter, is in financial trouble. According to a confidential email obtained by Fortune, OUYA is deep enough in debt that it's going to be put up for sale. This coming ... read
[Update: Konami provided us with an official statement. It can be found underneath the original story.]
Japanese publisher Konami (KNM) has delisted itself from the New York Stock Exchange. The removal took place before ... read
Microsoft slashing the price of the Xbox One may be a positive for consumers, but it's a negative for the company's investors. The results from quarter three of Microsoft's 2015 fiscal year are in, and the Xbox division took ... read
Fresh off its revealed partnership with Nintendo to bring the revered Japanese publisher's properties to smart devices, DeNA isn't holding back with its expectations. It won't settle for anything less than a giant player base... read
Today, Nintendo and DeNA formed a capital and licensing alliance to bring Nintendo intellectual properties to smart devices. They will also be creating a multi-device membership service set to deploy worldwide. The part... read
With Majesco's money troubles -- the company does not have new games in development for 2015, but is instead continuing to distribute its back catalog -- and the closure of its indie publishing arm Midnight City, the PC hit G... read
To make sure everyone knew that the PlayStation 4 was in charge of this console generation (so far), Sony humbly announced that the console has sold more than 20.2 million units worldwide as of March 1.
It's still too early t... read
In an upcoming World of Warcraft patch, Blizzard will introduce the WoW Token, an in-game item purchasable with real money that facilitates the exchange of gold for 30 days of game time.
"The WoW Token was created to give pla... read
SuperData has expounded on its general reporting of digital sales in the United States videogame industry -- collectively $1.1 billion worth in the month of January -- with specific details on the console-side of the digital market.
Here's the breakdown of the $263 million made in worldwide digital console sales in January. read
To foster a healthy ecosystem for its gaming framework, Epic needs a stable of developers that are comfortable, well-versed, and dedicated to creating games around Unreal Engine 4. A fair share of large studios build their ga... read
Ubisoft didn't have a disappointing holiday season, as it posted financial reports today indicating that the publisher exceeded its quarterly sales expectations by approximately €80 million. More surprising, it did ... read
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has sunk $10 million into Ouya, WSJ reports.
According to sources familiar with the situation, Alibaba inked the deal last month with hopes of integrating the Ouya library on it... read
Sega of America, like all companies, has its eyes set on becoming as efficient as possible. Today, the publisher revealed plans to take drastic steps toward that goal by streamlining through downsizing and relocation.
In a no... read
To date, some 1,500 users have earned a collective $57 million from Valve for creating custom in-game content for titles like Team Fortress 2, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Up until now, only the company's tit... read
Nintendo released its Q3 financials, shedding light on the performance of its properties as of December 31, 2014--so throughout the holiday season.
The New Nintendo 3DS is doing well. 1.3 million of the XL version have ... read
It was a given that Dragon Age: Inquisition was going to be a big hit for both Electronic Arts and BioWare. That's a no-brainer for the conclusion to a triple-A trilogy. But, even the publisher seems to be taken a bit ab... read
A few weeks ago the staff talked about how we feel about amiibo. The consensus is that they are neat little Nintendo figures that don't have amazing functionality but they don't break the bank. One anomaly showed up in the di... read
PlayStation Plus was such a clever way to migrate people towards the idea of paying for online mulitplayer. It's still a good service, but also sly as hell. I let my membership lapse last year, but I'm (probably) in the minor... read
Majesco Entertainment's fallen on hard times. It had gotten so bad that sources familiar with the publisher's financial situation said the company had become unresponsive and that its leadership had gone reclusive. And, that ... read
We get it; you're a hip cat. You got some of those bitcoins to your name. You also have a Microsoft account for purchasing content from the Windows and Xbox stores. The latter isn't so much because you're cool; it's because o... read
YouPorn, which a cursory Google search tells me is a streaming adult video webpage, has announced its sponsorship of a Spanish eSports team (Hearthstone, League of Legends).
Play2Win will now be known as Team YP, which s... read
[Update: According to anonymous sources familiar with the situation at Majesco, things are indeed pretty bleak for the company.
Our contacts confirmed a reduction in staff at Majesco and Midnight City, adding any attempt... read
Call of Duty: Ghosts was bad, even for Call of Duty.
There was some hopeful schadenfreude that this would impact series sales, that people would maybe realize these games are sort of lame, that the largest entertai... read
Super Smash Bros. 3DS is selling as well as you would expect. According to NPD data, 705,000 units in its first two days in the United States, good for fourth best-selling in September. This is close to Pokemon X/Y's one... read
Apple sold 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models during launch weekend, topping the sales record previously set by the iPhone 5S and 5C last year, the company has announced.
At this point, you have to imagine a snowbal... read
Indie no more [Update: Microsoft's Phil Spencer and Notch have chimed in with their own statements. Spencer is obviously excited (and confirms that Minecon still exists), and Notch gives us a look at his mindset over the past few year... read feature