Category - Industry News

Bigben Interactive Acquires Test Drive Brand

Lesquin (France), December 14th, 2016 – Bigben Interactive has announced the acquisition of the rights to use and develop the TEST DRIVE brand from the Atari group and announces its project to develop new titles from the franchise Test Drive...

Drifter Entertainment Raises $2.25 Million...

Seattle, WA (December 13, 2016) – Seattle-based Drifter Entertainment has announced that is has raised $2.25 million in seed funding to continue and bolster development of its virtual reality e-sports games. Drifter founders Ray Davis...

Annapurna Interactive Announced

(Los Angeles, CA) December 1, 2016 – Annapurna Pictures, the production company behind ZERO DARK THIRTY, HER, and SAUSAGE PARTY, has expanded its operations with the creation of Annapurna Interactive, a division entirely dedicated to...

Wargaming and SEGA Enter Partnership for...

November 14, 2016 — Wargaming, SEGA and Creative Assembly announced today a new strategic partnership that will see Total War: ARENA published worldwide¹ as the first title released by the newly created publishing label, Wargaming Alliance...

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...