WolfEye Studios partners with VC fund Galaxy Interactive to remain independent and create “ambitious new IP”
Raphael Colantonio is working on a new game, his second after leaving Arkane. The title is said to be more ambitious thanks to a new partnership between WolfEye Studios and Galaxy Interactive.
Brief history of Sony’s M&A deals: how PlayStation brought together 20+ first-party studios
Sony remains one of the largest game publishers in the world, constantly expanding both through nurturing internal teams and buying new studios (e.g. its latest acquisition of Firewalk Studios). Here’s a brief guide to the history of PlayStation’s M&A deals and all the developers it currently owns.
Saudi wealth fund to snap up Scopely for $4.9 billion in one of largest-ever gaming deals
Savvy Games Group, established by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, has announced its decision to acquire mobile developer and publisher Scopely. The company is best known for titles based on the Marvel and Star Trek franchises.
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.