Category - Industry News

THQ Nordic Acquires All NovaLogic IPs

October 24, 2016: Today, THQ Nordic announced that an asset purchase agreement with NovaLogic Inc. containing all games and/or projects owned by NovaLogic Inc has been closed. In essence, that means that they’re back at it again with the...

SAG-AFTRA on Strike Against Video Game...

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 21, 2016) — After nearly two years of unsuccessful negotiations, SAG-AFTRA has called a strike against certain video game producers, effective at 12:01 a.m. PT today. SAG-AFTRA is striking the following video game employers:...

Razer Acquires THX

IRVINE, Calif. – Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today confirmed it acquired the majority of the assets of THX Ltd. and have brought onboard the management and employees of the company. Financial details of the...

Nordic Games is Now THQ Nordic

VIENNA, Austria (Aug. 12, 2016) – This is not your standard press release. Instead, we would like to make this corporate statement regarding our company Nordic Games reincorporating to THQ Nordic. Obligatory Flashback Part (in only 2...

Paramount Television Options Rights for...

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 11, 2016) – Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have optioned the rights to one of the most successful and dynamic videogames, Battlefield™, from DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio. Michael Sugar, 2016 Academy...

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Reveals Two...

June 23, 2016 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products continues to make headlines at Licensing Expo 2016 with the announcement of two partnerships, further expanding their solid portfolio of products. Pop culture jewelry and accessories creators...

Ubisoft Closes Casablanca Studio

Paris – June 9, 2016 – Today, Ubisoft announced it will close its Casablanca studio. The studio will cease production on June 13. Employees were informed last week, and Ubisoft is providing transfer opportunities to other studios or...

Kalypso Games Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ridgewood, NJ – June 7, 2016 – “There is no future in video games.” Those were the words spoken by a German bank when they sent Kalypso Media founder Simon Hellwig away, declining his application for a loan to start his own video games...

Techland Moves Into Global Publishing

June 2nd , 2016 – Wroclaw, Poland/ Techland, the Poland-based company best known as the developer of many fan-favorite games including Dying Light, Dead Island, and the Call of Juarez series, is proud to announce its move into the...