Kalypso Media Creates Mobile Division

Kalypso Media Creates Mobile Division

Ridgewood, NJ– April 3rd 2014 – Kalypso Media has today announced a newly created sister company within the Kalypso Media Group. Kalypso Media Mobile GmbH, based in Berlin,…

Facebook Buys Oculus for $2 Billion Dollars

Facebook Buys Oculus for $2 Billion Dollars

So… This is either going to be great or not so great. It looks like Facebook has acquired Oculus VR for a whopping $2 Billion…

Konami Announces New President

Konami Announces New President

El Segundo, CA – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Tomohiro Uesugi as its new President. Uesugi previously held the position of Executive Vice President of…

3D Realms Purchased by Danish Investment Firm

3D Realms Purchased by Danish Investment Firm

Aalborg, Denmark – March 3rd, 2014 – Danish investment firm, SDN Invest, has acquired Apogee Software, Ltd d/b/a 3D Realms (not to be confused with…

Irrational Games Winding Down, Levine to Form Smaller Studio

Irrational Games Winding Down, Levine to Form Smaller Studio

Looks like Irrational Games founder, Ken Levine, is leaving the BioShock universe in the hands of 2K Games and closing down his Irrational Games development…

Bethesda Softworks Opens Australia Office

Bethesda Softworks Opens Australia Office

October 2, 2013 (Rockville, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced it has established a new publishing office in Sydney, Australia. ZeniMax Australia Pty…

Red 5 Studios Lays Off and Restructures

Red 5 Studios Lays Off and Restructures

Laguna Hills, Calif. – September 16, 2013 – Red 5 Studios™ announced today that the studio is being reorganized prior to the launch of Firefall….

Konami Opens LA Games Studio

Konami Opens LA Games Studio

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – September 6th, 2013 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today announced the opening of a new Los Angeles development studio. The studio…

Xbox One Release Date Announced

Xbox One Release Date Announced

Microsoft has announced that its next generation gaming console, the Xbox One, will be released on November 22nd, 2013 in 13 different markets. The Xbox…

Activision Blizzard Separates from Vivendi in $8.2B Dollar Buyout

Activision Blizzard Separates from Vivendi in $8.2B Dollar Buyout

It looks like Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has led a buyout of the company from its previous controlling shareholder, Vivendi. Activision Blizzard purchased 439…

InnoGames Shuts Down Kartuga and Studio Before Game Even Launches

InnoGames Shuts Down Kartuga and Studio Before Game Even Launches

Hamburg, July 16th, 2013. Today, online games publisher InnoGames and Development Studio Ticking Bomb Games announced the discontinuation of the pirate-MMO Kartuga. Simultaneously the companies’ partnership was disbanded. Regardless of…

Activision Blizzard and Tencent Join The ESA

Activision Blizzard and Tencent Join The ESA

Washington, DC – July 8, 2013 – The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced today that Activision Blizzard, Inc. and Tencent have joined the trade association. They increase…

gamigo Acquires Airwin Entertainment

gamigo Acquires Airwin Entertainment

July 2nd, 2013 – gamigo AG acquires 100% of the Austrian company Airwin Entertainment GmbH from A1 Telekom Austria AG. The company hereby expands its…

EA’s Sean Decker Joins CCP Games

EA’s Sean Decker Joins CCP Games

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND – July 2, 2013 – CCP Games, the world’s leading independent developer of massively multiplayer games, today announced it has hired Sean Decker as its…

Rob Dyer Leaves Zynga

Rob Dyer Leaves Zynga

June 25, 2013 – Zynga’s Vice President of Partner Publishing, Rob Dyer announced today that he is no longer with the company and will be…