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Riot Games acquired the creator of sandbox RPG Hytale

Riot Games has an answer to Minecraft and Roblox, and it's called Hytale. The creator of League of Legends and Valorant announced that it has acquired Hypixel Studios, the team behind Hytale, a bound-to-be-huge sandbox RPG that's scheduled ...

 
 
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THQ Nordic opens Slovakian studio Nine Rocks Games

THQ Nordic continues to grow its expansive studio portfolio with the news that it has opened a brand new company in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava: Nine Rocks Games.Nine Rocks is headed up by David Durcak, formerly of Bohemia Interacti...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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THQ Nordic announces opening of Japanese division

One of the industry's biggest publishers continues to expand its portfolio across the globe, as THQ Nordic has announced the opening of a new international subsidiary in Tokyo. THQ Nordic Japan KK will now handle all advertising, PR and dis...

 
 
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More top talent signs up for Xbox studio The Initiative

Fledgling Xbox studio The Initiative continues to bolster its ranks with some of the video game industry's top AAA talent, having added four more developers from major league studios.As noted by their respective LinkedIn profiles, Apex Lege...

 
 
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THQ Nordic announces acquisition of multiple companies

Publishing giant THQ Nordic has announced multiple new acquisitions within the industry, adding smaller studios and investment partners to their expanding video game industry empire.The first such acquisition is studio Milestone S.r.l. (for...

 
 
 
 
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YouTube Gaming app and standalone site shutting down tomorrow

Google has announced that it will be shutting down the standalone version of Twitch-like streaming service YouTube Gaming tomorrow, May 30. The decision to call it a day on the independent version of the service was made last year, followin...

 
 
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Sega acquire UK indie developer Two Point Studios

Sega has announced that its European division has acquired British developer Two Point Studios, best known for their comical hospital simulation Two Point Hospital. Two Point has been taken under the Sega umbrella as part of the publisher's...

 
 
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Epic Games is buying Rocket League maker Psyonix

In a surprise announcement this afternoon, Rocket League creator Psyonix confirmed its plans to join Epic Games. The deal is expected to go through "near the end of May to early June 2019," and while the developer has answered several immed...

 
 
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Google will be joined by id Software and Ubisoft at GDC 2019

Google is certainly setting itself up for something big in the gaming industry. Not only did it recently hire a major name in the form of ex-Ubisoft and EA bigwig Jade Raymond, but it also revealed designs for an awful-looking game controll...

 
 
 
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UK developer Rebellion acquires TickTock Games

Rebellion Developments, who most recently were responsible for treasure-huntin' shooter Strange Brigade, has announced that they have acquired Yorkshire-based indie developer TickTock Games, adding them to Rebellion's expanding presence in ...

 
 
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South Korean mobile gaming giant Nexon is going up for sale

South Korean mobile game publisher Nexon has suddenly announced that it is preparing to put itself on the market. Kim Jung-Ju, who founded the company in the '90s, is expected to put up just under 99% of the company's stock, believed to be ...

 
 
 
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Microsoft is reportedly trying to acquire Obsidian

At E3 2018, Microsoft boldly revealed its new initiative to release more first-party games for Xbox and Windows 10 PC through acquisition of talented studios. It came alongside the announcement from Xbox head Phil Spencer that Microsoft had...

 
 
 
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Paradox buys the BattleTech and Shadowrun studio

The Paradox Interactive family just got a little bigger. Harebrained Schemes, the studio behind BattleTech and Shadowrun, is now a subsidiary of Paradox. As announced through a press release on Paradox's site, the Sweden-based publishe...

 
 




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