All publications for 03.08.2021
Report: Tencent to acquire King’s Bounty developer 1C Entertainment
Tencent is continuing its acquisition spree, with the latest report claiming that the Chinese company is ready to buy 1C Entertainment. The Russian-founded and Poland-based company is best known for reinventing the iconic King’s Bounty series.
Playrix to support charities in four countries as part of its $115K nonprofit contest
Mobile publisher Playrix has announced the results of its annual nonprofit contest, which lets employees request finances for a charity of their choice. The company allocated a total of $115,000 for this initiative.
Voodoo’s Corentin Selz on hybrid-casual games: “We want players to stay for 14 or 30 days, or even longer”
Corentin Selz, Publishing Manager at Voodoo, discusses how the publisher is transforming its existing portfolio of hits into hybrid-casual titles in order to meet the increased demand from users for more in-depth gameplay.
J. Allen Brack stepping down as Blizzard Entertainment president amid ongoing harassment scandal
On August 3, Blizzard Entertainment announced that J. Allen Brack is stepping down as the leader of the studio. After his departure, Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra will co-lead the company. They will share responsibilities over game development and company operations.