All publications for 28.07.2022
Taking 50% of revenue for ‘nothing’? Indie devs and publishers debate on predatory deals and other pitfalls
Some say a game can’t become a commercial hit without a good publisher, while others claim that developers can survive and break through without signing “predatory contracts.” Here is what different industry professionals think about this age-old problem.
Diablo Immortal becomes second fastest video game IP to surpass $100 million in mobile revenue
Diablo Immortal has reached another revenue milestone. According to Sensor Tower, the mobile version of Blizzard’s latest game has already generated over $100 million in less than two months since its launch.
FTC aims to block Meta from buying VR studio Within and monopolizing VR industry
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a complaint to block Meta’s proposed acquisition of Within Unlimited, a studio known for its VR app Supernatural. This deal, according to the regulator, will let the company kill competition and become a monopolist in the industry.