Half-Life 2 art director Viktor Antonov and Wargaming veterans form new studio Eschatology Entertainment
A group of former Wargaming developers, together with renowned video game art director Viktor Antonov, have formed the new studio Eschatology Entertainment. They have now raised $4 million to create their debut AAA game.
Former Epic Games devs raise $4.1 million for remote-first studio Noodle Cat, offering 4-day work weeks
A group of Epic Games veterans have founded the new indie studio called Noodle Cat Games. They have already raised $4.1 million to hire staff and develop their debut title, while also offering flexible working options to their team members.
Unity completes ‘transformational’ merger with ironSource to help devs turn their games into sustainable businesses
Unity has officially completed its merger with ironSource. While outlining its future plans, the company also addressed developers’ concerns about monetization and a possible shift to the ad business.
Embracer Group snaps up five companies for $575 million, including Lord of the Ring IP rights
Embracer Group’s buying spree continues. The Swedish holding company has announced five deals, including an acquisition of Middle-earth Enterprises, which owns IP rights to media products based on Tolkien’s works.
Nintendo acquires CG production company Dynamo Pictures, which worked on Death Stranding and Persona 5
Nintendo has acquired Dynamo Pictures, a company that produces CG and other visual content for games and anime. The team will become a wholly owned subsidiary focused on making content based on Nintendo IPs.
Unity to merge with ironSource in deal valuing app monetization platform at $4.4 billion
Unity has announced a merger agreement with app monetization platform ironSource, which is now valued at $4.4 billion. The companies plan to build a unique platform for creating, publishing, and monetizing games.