Archive for category: games

Call of Duty Storms Japanese Charts
/ November 20, 2014 10:43 am
Call of Duty Storms Japanese Charts

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 both entered the Japanese charts this week and secured three of the top five spots between them.”. Read More

Game of Thrones Ascent dev Raises $3.2 Million
/ November 20, 2014 10:43 am
Game of Thrones Ascent dev Raises $3.2 Million

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Framingham, MA-based Disruptor Beam, the studio behind the social title Game of Thrones Ascent (which is based on the HBO show and has over 7 million players) today announced a new round of Series A funding worth $3.2 million.”. Read More

Phéromone Introduces Sports Game Studio
/ November 20, 2014 10:43 am
Phéromone Introduces Sports Game Studio

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Montreal-based Phéromone Design + Technologies today announced the launch of its new game industry spin-off, Studio Qi.”. Read More

Nintendo and Anki Try to Humanize New Interactive Toys
/ November 20, 2014 10:43 am
Nintendo and Anki Try to Humanize New Interactive Toys

Re/code reports “Few would have guessed five years ago that the videogame industry would be championing the merits of toys, the kind you can throw.” . Read More

Activision’s Warcraft Subscribers Pass 10 Million
/ November 20, 2014 10:43 am
Activision’s Warcraft Subscribers Pass 10 Million

Bloomberg reports “Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI), the largest U.S. video-game maker, said subscribers to its World of Warcraft game passed 10 million after the release last week of the latest edition.”. Read More

EA CFO Says Xbox One is “catching up quickly” to PS4
/ November 19, 2014 9:07 am
EA CFO Says Xbox One is “catching up quickly” to PS4

GamesIndustryBiz reports “EA CFO Blake Jorgensen believes the gap between the sales of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One is rapidly closing.” . Read More

When a AAA Studio Makes the Jump to Mobile
/ November 19, 2014 9:07 am
When a AAA Studio Makes the Jump to Mobile

GamesIndustryBiz reports “In early 2012, Ollie Sykes was tapped to help build up Square Enix's brand new Montreal studio and reinvent the Hitman franchise for new audiences on the next generation of consoles.” . Read More

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