All publications for 14.06.2023
How CD Projekt gave Gabe Amatangelo carte blanche to fix Cyberpunk 2077 and direct its sequel
Industry veteran and former BioWare dev Gabe Amatangelo has been with CD Projekt RED since 2020. And he seems to have been instrumental in not only fixing Cyberpunk 2077, but shaping the future and finding the right vision for the game.
Saudi Arabia already invested almost $8 billion in global game companies over past 18 months
It is no secret that Saudi Arabia is betting big on video games as part of its strategy to diversify the country’s oil-centric economy. Here is how much money it has already invested in the sector across the globe.
UK Games Fund to receive additional £5 million to support domestic game developers
The UK government has announced an additional funding of £77 million to accelerate the growth of the country’s creative sectors. This also applies to the video game industry, where developers and emerging studios will be able to receive help at early stages.
FTC achieves temporarily ban on Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, hearing set for June 22-23
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been granted a restraining order against the Microsoft-Activision deal. This means the companies are now temporarily blocked from completing the merger.