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Nobuyuki Idei, Sony’s PlayStation 2 Era CEO, has died

Nobuyuki Idei was Sony’s CEO from 1998 until 2005. The CEO who oversaw the launch of Sony’s enormously popular PlayStation 2 console has died. The PS2 remains the top-selling video…more»

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Geoff Keighley: Summer Game Fest to focus on previously announced games

Don’t expect a ton of game announcements at Summer Game Fest. Veteran game journalist Geoff Keighley says that this week’s Summer Game Fest will focus “primarily” on games that were…more»

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Raven Software QA workers vote to unionize

QA workers at the Activision Blizzard studio Raven Software voted to unionize. It’s a major win for organized labor within the video game industry. The vote to unionize at Raven…more»

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EA Activision Blizzard? Analyst says EA likely tried to merge with Activision

Before Microsoft announced a deal with Activision Blizzard, EA was apparently interested in a merger. News broke over the weekend that Electronic Arts was looking to strategically combine into an…more»

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Saudi Arabia buys 5% stake in Nintendo

Saudi Arabia is now the fifth-largest Nintendo shareholder. The Saudis continued their spending spree in the gaming industry with a significant purchase of Nintendo stock. This is the latest in…more»

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Embracer Group buys Crystal Dynamics, Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief IPs for $300M

Embracer Group has purchased several studios and IPs from Square Enix. The deal includes Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, and Thief among other franchises. In what can only be described as…more»

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Destiny developer Bungie goes remote-first in seven states

The developer behind Destiny 2 is now a remote-first company for most of its positions. Bungie said this week that it is committed to remote work. In a post on…more»

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What’s hindering the progression of women in the games industry?

The games industry has seen numerous headlines regarding the harassment and discrimination of women. This article is not about the awful and overt actions that women have endured while employed…more»

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Focus Home Interactive acquires retro gaming leader Dotemu

Focus Home Interactive, a prominent European video game publisher and developer, has announced the purchase of a 77.5 percent stake in retro gaming company Dotemu. Focus Home Interactive has announced…more»

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High Moon Studios is hiring

If you’ve always wanted to work in the video game industry, here’s your chance. High Moon Studios is expanding and hiring for multiple positions. “Our team continues to grow strong…more»

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