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…

Harmonix Acquires Site License for RAD Game Tools Telemetry

Cambridge, MA, March 13, 2013—Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., developer of the award-winning Rock Band™ and Dance Central™ video game franchises, has announced that it has acquired a site license…

The ESA Announces Parental Controls Education Campaign

Washington, DC – March 11, 2013 – The U.S. video game industry today announced a new national public education campaign to educate American parents further…

THQ Files Chapter 11, Game-Making to Continue

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI), a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced that it entered into an…

Spike Video Game Awards 2012 Award Winners

Getting home after a long night at the Spike Video Game Awards, I wanted to post up a comprehensive list of the award winners. Congrats…

Black Ops II Hits $1 Billion in Sales

Santa Monica, CA – December 5, 2012 -Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that Call of Duty®: Black Ops…

Paradox Interactive to Expand North American Presence

NEW YORK – December 4, 2012 – Leading global PC game publisher Paradox Interactive today announced the planned expansion of its U.S. presence, starting with the…

HeroEngine 2 is Now Available

LONDON – November 28, 2012 – Idea Fabrik today announced the launch of HeroEngine 2. The new Engine will offer developers state-of-the-art graphics, high spec…

THQ Announces Deal with Wells Fargo

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) announced today that it has entered into a forbearance agreement with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, LLC. Under the agreement, Wells…

Unity 4.0 Released

Unity 4.0 Released

San Francisco – November 14, 2012 – Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, is proud to announce Unity 4.0 is now…

SteelSeries Expands North American Retail Presence

CHICAGO – Nov. 8, 2012 –SteelSeries, the leading global manufacturer of premium gaming peripherals, today announced its expansion and growth in North America with new retail…

Disney Acquires Lucasfilm – Will Make More Star Wars Films

Burbank, CA and San Francisco, CA, October 30, 2012 – Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional creative content to audiences around the world, The Walt Disney…

Square Enix Signs Multi-Game License with Unreal Engine

CARY, N.C. (OCTOBER 23, 2012) – Epic Games, Inc. announced today an agreement with Square Enix Co. Ltd. granting Square Enix a group-wide license to develop multiple games with Epic’s…

Bethesda Opens Battlecry Studios in Austin

October 3, 2012 (Rockville, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, is pleased to announce it has established a new studio in Austin, Texas,…

New Game Director for The Secret World

Durham, USA – September 24th, 2012 – Funcom is excited to announce that Joel Bylos has taken the new position as Game Director on ‘The Secret World’,the…