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505 Games acquires Puzzle Quest developer Infinity Plus Two

505 Games has expanded its portfolio of business ventures this week, with the news that – via parent company Digital Bros – the publisher has purchased mobile gaming studio Infinity Plus Two, best known for its work on popular g...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Microsoft purchases online tournament platform Smash.gg

In a truly surprising bit of industry news, Microsoft has purchased online tournament esports platform Smash.gg. Microsoft acquired the site for an undisclosed amount earlier in the week, with news of the purchase being broken on the Smash....

 
 
 
 
 
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Xbox really wants to buy a Japanese studio

These days, it feels like Xbox has its eyes set on everyone. Studios are getting gobbled up by Microsoft's gaming division, and Xbox is fresh off of its crown jewel acquisition: Buying Bethesda for $7.5 billion. A dent in anyone's wallet fo...

 
 
 
 
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Devolver Digital acquires Serious Sam developer Croteam

Irreverent indie publisher Devolver Digital has announced that it has acquired Croatian video game studio Croteam, best known for the explosive Serious Sam series as well as philosophical puzzler The Talos Principle. The acquisition comes a...

 
 
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Rockstar purchases Crackdown 2's Ruffian Games

Rockstar Games has added UK studio Ruffian Games to its ever-expanding portfolio, rebranding its latest acquisition "Rockstar Dundee," after the Scottish developer's home city. Rockstar Dundee joins a lengthy list of studios operating under...

 
 
 
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Ready At Dawn is now a part of Oculus Studios

Some of us still associate Ready At Dawn with the cinematic PS4 shooter The Order: 1886, but recently, the studio has leaned into VR with games like Lone Echo and its in-development sequel Lone Echo II. That path is even more set in stone t...

 
 
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Dontnod Entertainment opens new studio in Montreal

Dontnod Entertainment, the French studio behind a run of great mid-budget releases, has announced that opening of a brand new studio in Montréal, Canada. Staffed by talented folk from the city itself, Dontnod Montréal is expec...

 
 
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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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