A new twist in the TikTok drama. President Donald Trump has approved a deal between China’s ByteDance and US companies Oracle and Walmart. Following the deal, the owners of the app will set up a company called TikTok Global headquartered in the United States, which…
Microsoft announced plans to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks. The deal will cost Microsoft $7.5 billion in cash.
Bandai Namco announced the acquisition of Montreal-based Reflector Entertainment, co-founded by ex-Creative Director at Ubisoft. The studio is now making its first game Unknown 9: Awakening.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has requested information on security protocols from US gaming companies fully or partially owned by Tencent. Among them are Riot Games and Epic Games.
In a new study, Newzoo dissected the key components to Fall Guys‘ massive success. Key success factors include a deal with Sony, promotion via streamers, viral marketing, and community engagement.
IKEA is developing about 30 pieces of gaming furniture that will go on sale in February 2021, starting in China.
ByteDance, primarily known for social networks TikTok, Douyin, and Helo, continues to step up its gaming capabilities. The company listed nearly 1,000 new gaming jobs in the coming year.
Gameloft announced today that it has acquired The Other Guys, the studio behind interactive series app Linda Brown and interactive storytelling platform Journeys.