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Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

A company-wide wave of layoffs at Warner Bros is scheduled to take place later this week, according to multiple reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 6:38PM in News
Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 13th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google is finalizing a $1bn deal to acquire streaming video network Twitch, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 1:52AM in News

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Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

US mobile studio Machine Zone is currently wrapping up a new round of fundraising that will value the developer at more than $3bn, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi executives considered firing Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick during last year's buyout deal, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 8:06AM in News
Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Apps that have no visibility at all – or “zombie apps” – make up 80 per cent of Apple's App Store library, new research from Adjust shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:31AM in News
PEGI rated 1,200 fewer games in 2013 than it did in 2009

PEGI rated 1,200 fewer games in 2013 than it did in 2009

1,542 games were rated by PEGI last year – that’s 1,208 fewer than were rated than back in the heady days of 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:08AM in News

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Redbox rentals driving games sales - report

Redbox rentals driving games sales - report

Movie and video game rental kiosk company Redbox is bringing in notable revenue for the video games industry through converting rentals to purchases, a new report has uncovered.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 9:09AM in News
Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous sources close to Crytek have confirmed a sequel to Ryse: Son of Rome has been canceled.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:01AM in News
Halo: Master Chief Collection landing on Xbox One this year - report

Halo: Master Chief Collection landing on Xbox One this year - report

Halo: The Master Chief Collection – a bundle packing remastered versions of the four numbered Halo releases – will reportedly launch later this year on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 18th 2014 at 2:24AM in News
Sony to reveal VR headset at GDC - report

Sony to reveal VR headset at GDC - report

Sony will reveals its rumoured VR gaming headset at GDC next week and prototypes have already been sent out to developers, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 1:30AM in News

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60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

An average of 60 Flappy Bird clones are uploaded onto the iTunes App Store every day, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending

Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending

Google Play and iOS games accounted for 75 per cent of app store spending last year.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 26th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
Amazon prepping Android console or set-top box for March - report

Amazon prepping Android console or set-top box for March - report

Amazon is reportedly readying Android-powered hardware for release in March, though details are fuzzy on what entertainment medium will be the focus.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 5:12AM in News
Microsoft VP Satya Nadella likely firm's next CEO - report

Microsoft VP Satya Nadella likely firm's next CEO - report

Microsoft's ongoing search for a CEO might be over as soon as next week, with executive vice president Satya Nadella reportedly the frontrunner for the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 31st 2014 at 8:00AM in News

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Microsoft paying YouTube content producers for Xbox One coverage - report

Microsoft paying YouTube content producers for Xbox One coverage - report

Microsoft reportedly made deals with several Machinima video partners for extra pay, provided they promote Xbox One without mentioning any endorsement from the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2014 at 7:50AM in News
Twitch adds 15m viewers in just six months

Twitch adds 15m viewers in just six months

The rise of Twitch isn't new to anyone in the games industry. But the latest numbers are simply astronomical.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 16th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

The UK game industry shrunk by nearly half in 2012 compared to 2011, according to figures released by the department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:05PM in News
Report: Gamers suffered 11.7m malware attacks in 2013

Report: Gamers suffered 11.7m malware attacks in 2013

A new report from Russian internet security company Kaspersky Lab claims that gamers faced 11.7m malware attacks worldwide in 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 4:45AM in News
Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Xbox One's 500 GB hard drive reportedly maxes out around 362 GB used, meaning more than 25 per cent of the console's storage space is used up before any game ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Report: Xbox tops hardware sales at Walmart, Target on Black Friday

Report: Xbox tops hardware sales at Walmart, Target on Black Friday

Xbox One and Xbox 360 were reportedly the top selling consoles at Target and Walmart during Black Friday, accounting for 61 per cent of hardware sales between the two retailers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 3:31AM in News
Report: Multi-platform Lego The Hobbit due out next year

Report: Multi-platform Lego The Hobbit due out next year

A Lego version of Peter Jackson's three-part film adaption of The Hobbit will arrive next year across all major platforms, according to what appears to be leaked promotional material.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 25th 2013 at 5:55AM in News
Report: Game of Thrones title in the works at Telltale

Report: Game of Thrones title in the works at Telltale

Telltale is reportedly developing a new game based on either George R.R. Martin's fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire or the hit HBO show based on it, Game ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 7:46AM in News
Apple posts first earnings decline in 11 years

Apple posts first earnings decline in 11 years

For the first time in 11 years Apple has posted an annual decline in earnings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 10:59AM in News