Microsoft Close to Buying Minecraft Studio Mojang

It looks like Microsoft could be getting ready to make a big move to bolster its Xbox gaming division. The company is in "serious discussions" to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the... |
GameStop makes another move into the mobile market

GameStop is entering into a partnership with AT&T-owned mobile phone chain Cricket to bring its smartphones and accessories to the company's chain of game stores across the U.S. |
A microcosm of mobile games reveals the coming death of the consoles

On my recent Labor Day holiday weekend, my extended family gathered for a vacation on the beach. It was a moment for me to look into the consumer petri dish and think about the state of modern gaming. |
Little Orbit snaps up Vicious Cycle

Licensed-game publisher Little Orbit (Barbie: Dreamhouse Party) has acquired North Carolina-based Vicious Cycle Software in order to expand its talent pool and gain access to the studio's... |
Xbox One Update Now Rolling Out

Microsoft's Larry Hryb, also known as Major Nelson, on Thursday announced the start of the roll-out of the latest Xbox One system software update, which will bring several new media and... |
GOG Moves to Diversify Its Lineup by Adding DRM-Free Films has long billed itself as a digital distribution platform for DRM-free PC games, and now it's expanding that remit to encompass DRM-free movies as well. The company launched... |
Twitch Helped Bring Back 13-Year Old 'Super Smash Bros: Melee'

Twitch's meteoric rise from spin-off company to Amazon's most expensive acquisition ever over three years is a gaming success story. But Twitch has also helped bring about other gaming successes... |
Amazon is Buying Twitch for More Than $1B

How's this for a twist: Amazon is close to acquiring video game live streaming site Twitch, according to reports by the Information and the Wall Street Journal. The acquisition could be announced... |
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