PopCap Games Lays Off Staff

An unspecified number of PopCap Games employees lost their jobs today. Polygon reports that PopCap claims the layoffs have not affected the team that developed the recently-release... |
Candy Crush Maker Pushes Toward IPO

Candy Crush Saga maker King said in a regulatory filing today it plans to price its shares between $21 and $24 for its initial public offering. |
Start Twitch Streaming From Xbox One Later Today

Xbox One users will be able to broadcast their game sessions via Twitch when the app is updated later today. According to a tweet, the app update for Twitch on the Xbox One will be ready at 4 PM PT. |
OnLive Returns With New Leadership, New Cloud Gaming Products and Steam Integration

In 2012, cloud gaming company OnLive abruptly laid off most of its staff, filed for a bankruptcy alternative and sold itself to investment firm Lauder Partners for $4.8M, a pittance compared to its... |
Batman Game Series to End with 'Arkham Knight'

The next installment in Warner Bros.' successful Batman videogame franchise will be "Batman: Arkham Knight." WB Games unveiled a trailer for the new game, to be released later this year, on Sony's... |
Despite New Health Vertical, Game Consoles Will Still Be Nintendo's "Core Focus"

Earlier this year, Nintendo revealed that it planned to enter the health business in some fashion, keeping mum on details except to say that it would not make a wearable device. Now president... |
Valve's virtual reality headset might be better than the Oculus Rift

Valve has been vocal in its support of virtual reality technology, saying that "compelling, consumer-priced VR hardware" could "transform the entertainment industry." Valve says it has offered... |
GSN Gobbles Up Bash Gaming, Ending Lawsuit

Three months ago, Game Show Network was suing Bash Gaming for allegedly welching on a $160 million acquisition deal. Today, GSN will announce that it has bought Bash, maker of the hit social... |
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