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How Big Fish Games is focusing on its core business of casual mobile games

HOW BIG FISH GAMES IS FOCUSING ON ITS CORE BUSINESS OF CASUAL MOBILE GAMES

Larry Plotnick, former head of Amazon's Prime Gaming business, recently became president of Big Fish Games, the maker of casual games.

The DeanBeat: Stanley Pierre-Louis on why games are getting respect

THE DEANBEAT: STANLEY PIERRE-LOUIS ON WHY GAMES ARE GETTING RESPECT

The recent Games for Change Festival in New York presented refreshing looks about the positive impact of games, particularly during...

 
 
 
Mighty Bear Games raises $10M for Mighty Action Heroes Web3 game

MIGHTY BEAR GAMES RAISES $10M FOR MIGHTY ACTION HEROES WEB3 GAME

Mighty Bear Games has raised $10 million to launch a blockchain game division and make its Mighty Action Heroes Web3 game.

Kaser Focus: Team Frye, Team Shiver, or Team Big Man?

KASER FOCUS: TEAM FRYE, TEAM SHIVER, OR TEAM BIG MAN?

GamesBeat's Rachel Kaser considers her allegiances in the new Splatoon title, and also joins the roast of Forspoken.

 
 
 
Hogwarts Legacy delayed to February 2023

HOGWARTS LEGACY DELAYED TO FEBRUARY 2023

Warner Bros is pushing Hogwarts Legacy to the 2023 release calendar, saying the game needs more time in development.

Capcom vet Hiroyuki Kobayashi joins NetEase

CAPCOM VET HIROYUKI KOBAYASHI JOINS NETEASE

Capcom veteran Hiroyuki Kobayashi announced on Twitter today that he is joining NetEase after departing the Resident Evil publisher.

 
 
 
Rumbleverse slams onto the scene with melee mayhem

RUMBLEVERSE SLAMS ONTO THE SCENE WITH MELEE MAYHEM

Rumbleverse, the new game from Iron Galaxy, is a unique take on the battle royale. You see, Rumbleverse is a melee brawler royale.

Rec Room announces Showdown, its newest original game

REC ROOM ANNOUNCES SHOWDOWN, ITS NEWEST ORIGINAL GAME

Rec Room has revealed its latest original game, a Western-styled 3v3 shooter room called Showdown, which launches on August 18.

 
 
 
TerraGenesis developer Alexander Winn on going groundside in sequel

TERRAGENESIS DEVELOPER ALEXANDER WINN ON GOING GROUNDSIDE IN SEQUEL

Edgeworks Entertainment launches Operation Landfall, the follow-up to TerraGenesis. GamesBeat discussed the sequel with creator Alexander...

FundamentalVR receives $20 million in funding for medical simulator Fundamental Surgery

FUNDAMENTALVR RECEIVES $20 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR MEDICAL SIMULATOR FUNDAMENTAL SURGERY

VR developer FundamentalVR has received $20 million in funding. The new round of funding comes from EQT Life Sciences and Downing Ventures.

 
 
 
Meta Audience Network: 93% of mobile game devs consider in-game ads to be critical

META AUDIENCE NETWORK: 93% OF MOBILE GAME DEVS CONSIDER IN-GAME ADS TO BE CRITICAL

The vast majority of mobile developers consider ads critical to successful monetization, with 93% of developers using in-game ads.

Unity partners with Mercedes-Benz on infotainment OS in future cars

UNITY PARTNERS WITH MERCEDES-BENZ ON INFOTAINMENT OS IN FUTURE CARS

Mercedes-Benz is partnering with Unity to build the new infotainment OS and UI in their future luxury cars.

 
 
 
AppLovin proposes to combine with Unity for about $17B

APPLOVIN PROPOSES TO COMBINE WITH UNITY FOR ABOUT $17B

AppLovin has proposed a merger with Unity, where it would acquire the game company in an all-stock deal worth about $17 billion.

Multiversus passes 10 million players milestone

MULTIVERSUS PASSES 10 MILLION PLAYERS MILESTONE

Warner Bros. new brawler Multiversus has hit quite the milestone. Over 10 million players have signed up for the mayhem.

 
 
 
Koch Media is now Plaion

KOCH MEDIA IS NOW PLAION

Koch Media announced today that it is changing its name to Plaion, pronounced "play on."

Social gaming platform INK raises almost $19M in funding

SOCIAL GAMING PLATFORM INK RAISES ALMOST $19M IN FUNDING

INK Games has completed a new round of funding, which it will put towards its upcoming game, Prize Kingdoms.

 
 
 
Basketball game Swoops releases new daily challenge called Swoops GM

BASKETBALL GAME SWOOPS RELEASES NEW DAILY CHALLENGE CALLED SWOOPS GM

Swoops, an in-development basketball game featuring NFT ownership, has announced a daily free-to-play challenge called Swoops GM.

InfiniteWorld acquires Super Bit Machine game studio for Web3 expansion

INFINITEWORLD ACQUIRES SUPER BIT MACHINE GAME STUDIO FOR WEB3 EXPANSION

InfiniteWorld is serious about the Web3 and the metaverse, and so it has acquired game studio Super Bit Machine for an undisclosed...

 
 
 
Embark Studios delays Arc Raiders to 2023

EMBARK STUDIOS DELAYS ARC RAIDERS TO 2023

Embark Studios announced it's delaying its online free-to-play shooter Arc Raiders to 2023, saying it will improve the game in the...

Take-Two reports so-so earnings, updates forecast to include Zynga

TAKE-TWO REPORTS SO-SO EARNINGS, UPDATES FORECAST TO INCLUDE ZYNGA

Take-Two released its first quarterly earnings report for the fiscal year, along with an adjusted forecast that falls below expectations.