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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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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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