Entries in 'jagex' (15)

Runescape on mobile

RuneScape coming to mobile this winter

Jagex has announced that its renowned MMORPGs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape will be coming to mobile and tablet devices starting later this year. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 17th 2017 at 2:00PM in News
Riot and Jagex join Ukie

Riot and Jagex join Ukie

The companies behind League of Legends and Runescape have been named as the latest members of UK games trade body Ukie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2017 at 9:20AM in News
Improbable

Improbable and Jagex to bring SpatialOS to future game projects

Hot off the back of securing $500m of investment from Softbank, UK developer Improbable has just secured its most high profile partner yet in the form of Jagex. The two ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 17th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
Jagex reports another record financial performance

Jagex reports another record financial performance

Runescape developer Jagex has reported record revenues for the second successive year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2017 at 10:18AM in News

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Echo

Talking heads: RuneScape comes to Alexa

We’ve seen plenty of surprise partnerships in the games industry over the years. Valve teamed up with phone maker HTC to create Vive, for example, and even the once staunchest ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 11:41AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Mansell steps up at Jagex

MCV Jobs Weekly: Mansell steps up at Jagex

Jagex has a new COO and acting CEO, while Mark Oxenham joins Good Catch.

on Feb 10th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Amazon Echo

Jagex brings RuneScape to Amazon Echo

Jagex has announced it's bringing the RuneScape series to Amazon's Alexa Engine. Entitled RuneScape Quests: One Piercing Note, Jagex describes the exclusive audio-based adaptation of the studio's flagship MMORPG as ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 1st 2017 at 2:24PM in News
Phil Mansell

Jagex appoints Phil Mansell as COO and acting CEO as Cousens departs

Jagex has appointed Phil Mansell as COO and acting CEO, the company has announced today. He replaces outgoing CEO Rod Cousens, who has now left the studio.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 27th 2017 at 11:57AM in News

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Jagex to sell banned Runescape players' loot in blind auctions

Jagex to sell banned Runescape players' loot in blind auctions

Banned Runescape players are to have their indignity heightened by watching their in game loot snapped up by other players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Chinese investors have completed the acquisition of UK studio Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
Bigpoint acquired by Chinese games giant Youzu

Bigpoint acquired by Chinese games giant Youzu

Online games giant Bigpoint has been acquired by Chinese games specialist Youzu Interactive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 12:51PM in News
UPDATE: Chinese mining company in talks to buy Jagex for $300m

UPDATE: Chinese mining company in talks to buy Jagex for $300m

UPDATE: Jagex is in talks over a proposed buy-out by Chinese mining company Shandong Honda.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2016 at 4:48PM in News

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SpecialEffect's GameBlast16 kicks off tomorrow

SpecialEffect's GameBlast16 kicks off tomorrow

A 24-hour Twitch stream kicking off tomorrow hopes to raise money for the really very wonderful SpecialEffect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2016 at 2:28PM in News
Jagex signs Hyper Hippo to make RuneScape clicker title

Jagex signs Hyper Hippo to make RuneScape clicker title

Hyper Hippo has become the first external developer to create a game based on the RuneScape IP after collaborating with franchise creator Jagex.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 17th 2016 at 2:08PM in News
Former Jagex boss Gerhard teams with Tomy for indie toys-to-life venture

Former Jagex boss Gerhard teams with Tomy for indie toys-to-life venture

One of the key figures behind hit MMO Runescape is partnering with toy maker Tomy to launch a new toys-to-life competitor.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 10th 2016 at 3:10PM in News